Jan-Henning is an ERC grant-holder, Professor, and Director of Pediatrics & Pediatric Oncology at the University Hospital of Halle.
Dirk is a Max Eder Fellow and Professor at the University Hospital of Halle. He specializes in CRISPR-Cas9 systems and modeling leukemia in mice.
Jessica is a physician and junior group leader at the University Hospital of Halle. Her research centers on the role of RNA-binding proteins in leukemia.
Raj (postdoctoral fellow) works on patient-dervied xenograft models of pediatric AML, in vivo non-coding RNA studies, and pre-clinical drug testing.
Daniela (postdoctoral fellow) works on mapping the interactomes of the GATA1 / GATA1s transcription factors.
Hasan (postdoctoral fellow) works on delivering lipid nanoparticle-based oligonucleotides into AML cells, towards RNA-centered therapies.
Oriol (PhD student, independent) is investigating the interactive genetic network of the stem cell microRNA cluster miR-99a/105~125b.
Michelle (PhD student, HBRS Molecular Medicine) is using CRISPR-based perturbation approaches to interrogate long non-coding RNAs in AML.
Lonneke (PhD student, independent) is investigating interactions within the DLK1-DIO3 non-coding RNA locus in normal and malignant megakaryopoiesis.
Konstantin (PhD student, independent) is screening RNA-binding proteins for novel contributors to acute leukemia pathogenesis.
Luca (PhD student, independent) is modeling de novo translocation-driven leukemogenesis and cooperating mutations using CRISPR-Cas9.
Kristof (PhD student, independent) is screening genes encoding drug-targetable proteins, towards identifying novel therapy options for AML.
Robert (medical student, UKH) is performing CRISPR/Cas-based screens of long noncoding RNAs to discover novel contributors to AML pathobiology.
Christoph (medical student, UKH) is performing histone and transcription factor profiling in order to map the epigenetic landscapes of AML cells.
Lisa (technician) assists with the GATA1 / GATA1s / RUNX1 interactome projects.
Lucie (technician) supports the in vitro aspect of all non-coding RNA projects.
Katja (technician) works on projects using CRISPR-Cas9 functional genetics to model AML.
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Martin is a molecular biologist and immunologist. He researches endogenous retroviruses and gene expression in cancer and autoimmunity.
Kristina (postdoctoral fellow) works on the characterization of endogenous retroviruses in tumor cells and autoimmune diseases.
Anna (PhD student) works on the characterization of endogenous retroviruses in tumor cells and autoimmune diseases.
Lisa (PhD student) studies the expression of endogenous retroviruses (ERVs) and their interaction with Epstein-Barr virus.
Ines (technician) supports all cell culture experiments and gene expression analyses.