Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

Dr. habil. Miray Rügen (née Tonk) (Ph.D., Dr. vet. med.)

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Dr. habil. Miray Rügen (née Tonk) (Ph.D., Dr. vet. med.)


Institut für Insektenbiotechnologie
AG Angewandte Entomologie
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32
35392 Giessen
Büro: IFZ / B332



Research areas

Antimicrobial peptides, natural compounds, entomology, tropical diseases, vector-borne diseases, parasitology.

  • Identification, characterisation and functional analysis of proteins and peptides
  • Bioassays e.g. antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer activity tests, haemolysis and cytotoxicity assays, toxicity assessment of compounds
  • Artificial infection of arthropods, in-vivo arthropod injections
  • Teaching - Entomology in Insect Biotechnology Master’s Program
  • Module coordination - MK 091 Entomology II

Teaching activities

Since 2017 - Core modules: MK 088 Entomology I, MK 091Entomology II

Justus-Liebig University, Insect Biotechnology Master’s Program, Giessen, Germany.


Guest Editor

Antibiotics: Special Issue, "Drugs from Arthropods: Leveraging Antimicrobial Peptides from Arthropods"