News and Press
Two travel grants for conferences in Australia obtained
Sivanjah received grants to participate at the Inflammation in Reproduction, Pregnancy and Development Symposium in Palm Cove, Australia as well as the Joint Conference of the Society for Reproductive Biology/Endocrine Society of Australia at Gold Coast were she contributed with a talk.
Submission Monash and JLU for joint award
Conni, conducted her doctoral research within project 8 and just now submitted her thesis.
Well done, we're proud of her!
Thesis title Conni:
Hyperglycaemia is associated with male infertility and activin dysregulation in type 1 diabetes
Erasmus+ grant for international staff mobility
His visit offers a great opportunity to discuss prospective IRTG collaboration with Undraga Schagdarsurengin and Klaus Steger.
We are looking forward to welcoming him here and having him with us.
Medical student in project 5
Welcome to Elena who will spend the next 6 months in the Molecular Andrology lab to carry out research for her thesis. We wish her a fruitful stay and a succesful time here with us at the IRTG!
Doctoral Student of project 6 on his way back home to Giessen
After a 3 months research stay in Monash under supervision of Stuart Ellem Robert Kügler is on his way back home from Australia.
A warm welcome back!
Doctoral Student in project 8 joined IRTG
We are happy about Qingkui's decision to join the IRTG after already working in Thomas Linn's group for some time. We are looking forward to a successful collaboration.
from DAAD and the Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund (375 US$)
To attend and give a long oral presentation at the SSR 2016 meeting (Society for the Study of Reproduction) Rukmali has secured two travel grants this June.
Title of presentation:
Activin over-expression is associated with androgen deficiency and structural alterations in the murine male reproductive tract
Anna-Lena awarded as best speaker in Rennes
The 9th meeting of the International Network for Young Researchers in Male Fertility (INYRMF) took place in Rennes, France.
Congratulations to Anna-Lena!
Submission Monash and JLU for joint award
Anna-Lena and Britta, working within project 1&2, submit their thesis. Both carried out research within the field of veterinary medicine and completed their work within 3 years, fantastic job!
Thesis title Anna-Lena:
Hypospermatogenesis in men: Investigation regarding HENMT1 expression and pathway function in human testicular biopsies
Thesis title Britta:
Immunocharacteristics of testicular germ cell cancers – revelation of a new key network?
Monash supervisors visiting JLU
We are looking forward to welcoming Kate Loveland and Mark Hedger in Giessen to discuss their projects and plan the IRTG renewal application.
Vera Michel's paper to be published in Journal of Pathology
We are pleased about the new publication in IRTG project 9 "Uropathogenic Escherichia coli cause fibrotic remodelling of the epididymis."
Centre for Reproductive Health PhD Student Travel Grant
Congratulations to Rukmali (IRTG project 9) who received that travel grant covering the cost for attending the European Testis Workshop taking place June 11- 15, 2016 in St. Malo, France and for lab visits in USA. Good job!
INYRMF and ISA Grant for ETW, St. Malo, France, June 11-15, 2016
The International Network for Young Researchers on Male Fertility has selected Anna-Lena's abstract for a talk at their meeting in Rennes, France to be held June 09-10, 2016.
With the support of the International Society of Andrology, these abstracts are awarded with a free registration for the ensuing European Testis Workshop in St. Malo. Compliments on this new success, Anna-Lena!
New position for Sebastian Galuska
One of our Supervisors in project 3 has obtained an attractive permanent position as a group leader in Glycobiology at the well-known Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology.
Though up in the far North of Germany he will continue supervision of doctoral student Pradeep Kumar Kudipudi.
All the best to Sebastian for this new position and his future!
Doctoral student of project 7 and 8 return to Giessen
After successful completion of their research year at Monash Nour Nicolas and Constanze Maresch return to Giessen and enter the final stage of their doctoral project. A warm welcome back!
"Snapshots of the Immune System"
Sivanjah's photo visualising macrophages in the adult mouse testis has been selected to be displayed at the inaugural Day of Immunology photography exhibition. Congratulations on your success!
Monash University Postgraduate Travel Grant for the ETW, St. Malo, France, June 11-15, 2016
Congratulations to Nour (IRTG project 7) who won the travel grant for the European Testis Workshop where she will be presenting her research results in a 5 minutes talk. Well done!
New doctoral student in the group of Ralf Middendorff
We cordially welcome Mathias Seidensticker, new associated student in project 6. We are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation.
2 Monash students on their way home
It was a pleasure to have Maciej and Sophie with us in Giessen. We hope you enjoyed your time in Giessen. Thank you for coming.
"Opportunities for German Australian Research Cooperation" on March 16, 2016
At this event, organised by the Australian Ebassy, Austrade and GOstralia!, Andreas Meinhardt was invited to speak about the "Research Cooperation with Australia: From the individual project via group funding to university partnership"