News and Press
Next student to stay at Monash
Julia Bender from project 10 under supervision of Sudhanshu Bushan and Andreas Meinhardt will spend her research year in Mark Hedger's lab and carry out research on the "Regulation of immune responses in the normal and infected testis: role of Sertoli cell-derived activins.
We wish Jule a lot of success and a pleasant stay in Australia!
Submission at Monash and JLU for joint award
Nils conducted his PhD research within project 5 and now has submitted his thesis. Well done! We're proud of him.
Thesis title:Inflammatory gene regulation in chronic prostatitis/ chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and prostate cancer.
Medical student in project 9
Welcome to Daniel who will spend the next 6 months in Andreas Meinhardt's lab to carry out research for his thesis. We wish him a fruitful stay and a succesful time here with us at the IRTG!
Next success within IRTG!
Congratulations to Maciej for the successful completion of his PhD at Monash.Well done!
Congratulations to Pradeep for the next doctoral degree
Pradeep is the eleventh student to successfully complete his degree within our IRTG. Applause and all the best for his new position.
New PhD student to start in project 5
The IRTG cordially welcomes Hang Yan, PhD student in the group of Florian Wagenlehner/ Undraga Schagdarsurengin. Hang will take over from Tatjana whom we wish all the best for her medical studies. We are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation.
Saying goodbye to postdoc in project 9
After six successful years in IRTG Britta is looking for new challenges and moving on to pastures new.
We want to say thank you for the good job, her continuous support and her outstanding team spirit.
All the best for your future, dear Britta!
Doctoral student n° 14 heading off to Australia
Doctoral student in Ralf Middendorff's group Beatrix Stadler will be hosted by Betty Exintaris and carry out research on her topic within project 12 "Role of oxytocin in the contractility of the male reproductive tract: implications for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia".
We wish Bea a successful and pleasant stay in Melbourne.
New medical students in P12 and P7
This spring, the medical students Ann-Catherine Gronau and Artem Kepsch have taken a 'one semester timeout' from their medical studies to do research work for their thesis within IRTG.
We wish them a successful stay in IRTG!
Congratulations to Robert for successful degree completion
Robert achieved his doctoral degree in Natural Sciences Dr. rer. nat. We wish him all the best for his future.
to attend the ASA Conference "Fertility and Men's Health"
Britta's successfully applied for the ASA Travel Grant and a travel grant from the funds of the JLU Postdoc Career and Mentoring Office (PCMO) which support her participation in 44th Annual Conference of the American Society of Andrology held 06-09 Apr 2019 in Chicago, USA. Congratulations!
Membership within IRTG extended
After successful completion of her degree in project 1, Christiane will stay with the IRTG as a postdoc in project 9. She will be succeeding Britta who will be continuing on her career.
We are happy to accompany Christiane's next stage in resesarch.
Andreas Meinhardt receives the 2019 Fuller W. Bazer SSR International Scientist Award
The Fuller W. Bazer SSR International Scientist Award recognises an outstanding international scientist who has consistently demonstrated excellence in research and graduate education at an institution outside of North America and who demonstrates outstanding potential for leading and directing scientific research overseas.
The award will be conferred to Andreas at the SSR 2019 Annual Meeting to be held 18-21 July in San José, California, US.
It's a fantastic achievement for IRTG to have a second recipient of this reknown recognition.
Submission at Monash and JLU for Joint Award
Christine Kauerhof and Mathias Seidensticker, doctoral researchers in project 7 and project 6 both submitted their thesis.
Well done, we're proud of them!
Monash PhD student working in project 1 visiting Giessen
We cordially welcome Lachlan Cauchi of Moira O'Bryan's lab for his research year at JLU. Here, he will be hosted by Daniela Fietz and carry out research on "Molecular mechanisms of male infertility in flies, mice and humans"
We wish Lachie a lot of success and a pleasant stay in Germany!
Felicitations on the completion of her joint doctorate!
With an outstanding performance at her oral defense, Christiane achieved the best possible merit "summa cum laude".
Bravo! We take pride in her having been part in the IRTG.
Congratulations for the next joint PhD
Dana is the sixth student to successfully complete the joint degree achieving the merit "magna cum laude". We wish all the best for her promising future as a postdoc in US.
JLU President Prof. Mukherjee travelling to Australia
Prof. Joybrato Mukherjee and Julia Volz, Head of the JLU International Office visited Monash to meet Monash Vice-Provost Ian Smith and other university and faculty leaders to enhance the collaboration between both institutions.
On this occasion Prof. Mukherjee also met Kate Loveland to award her the extension of her Liebig professorship.
Reapproval of Kate Loveland's outstanding contribution to the Monash-JLU relationship
On the occasion of his short visit at Monash University JLU president Prof. Joybrato Mukherjee conveyed the new certificate to Prof. Kate Loveland.
With the award that reminds of the most famous researcher and eponym of the university, Justus Liebig, JLU wants to honour renowned scientists for their outstanding achievements and to intensify international scientific relationship.
JLU spokesperson becomes Visiting Professor in Bejing
The School of Basic Medicine of the Peking Union Medical College (Institute of Basic Medical Sciences) has conferred the title of Visiting Professor upon Andreas Meinhardt who feels very honoured as to this recognition.