News and Press
Bea honoured with best poster award at the 30th DGA Annual Meeting
Congrats to Bea who received an award from the German Society of Andrology for her poster presented at the Annual Meeting held 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2018 in Giessen
Title of poster: "Die Kontraktilität von Prostatadrüsen in Unterscheidung zu Prostatagängen und Oxytocins Einfluss hierauf".
Jessica Ott received one of the two best talk awards at the DGA
Congratulations to Jessica, the first medical student in IRTG to be awarded.
She had agreed to orally present her project at the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Andrology (DGA), held 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2018 in Giessen.
Title: "Molekulares Expressionsmuster von TOP2A und SF1 in normaler und gestörter Spermatogenese im humanen Hoden"
Launch of the Australia-Germany Research Network
Together with Julia Volz, head of the JLU International Office, Andreas Meinhard attended this fantastic event held on 20 Nov 2018 at the Australian Embassy in Berlin and represented our IRTG.
10th National Symposium on Advances in Gastrointestinal & Urogenital Research
Congratulations to Mathias who received an award for the best oral presentation in Glenelg, Adelaide
PhD student of project 4 in Melbourne
Raouda, PhD student under supervision of Thorsten Diemer, Adrian Pilatz and Daniela Fietz has gone to Melbourne. Hosted by Peter Stanton and Liza O'Donnell she will be carrying out research on her project "Proteomics and male infertility: seminal lasma and blood biomarkers as predictors of successful sperm retrieval"
We wish Raouda a lot of success and a pleasant stay in Australia
JLU President & DAAD Vice President, Prof. Joybrato Mukherjee, travelling to Australia
Prof. Joybrato Mukherjee met with the Monash Vice Chancellor Margaret Gardner, Vice Provost Zlatko Skrbis and the IRTG team at Monash University to deepen the alliance between both institutions.
New PhD student starts in the group of Florian Wagenlehner/ Undraga Schagdarsurengin
The IRTG cordially welcomes Tatjana Kuzenko, the new PhD student in project 5 (Andrology lab). We are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation.
GGL (Giessen Graduate Center for the Life Sciences) conference held Sep 19 - 20, 2018
We are proud that both student talks in section 6 ‘Reproduction in Man and Animals’ were given by IRTG members, Christiane Pleuger (project 1) and Nils Nesheim (project 5).
Molecular investigations of CBE1 (Ciliated broncial epithelium 1) in spermatogenesis
Prostate cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) promote macrophage CCL18 upregulation
3rd place Best Poster Award at the 11th GGL Annual Conference
Bea from project 12 was awarded for one of the best posters at the conference. Posters are evaluated by a specially compiled committee.
Well done Bea!
The difference in contractility between prostatic ducts and glands, and how oxytocin is involved
New PhD student joining project 3 under supervision of Georgios Scheiner-Bobis and Lutz Konrad
The IRTG welcomes Hassan who has started his PhD in project 3.
We are looking forward to a successful collaboration!
for the ICS 2018 in Philadelphia, USA
Mathias successful application for the ADB Travel Grant and the Monash Travel Grant (Study away) enabled him to attend the 48th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society. Congratulations!
Poster Prize awarded at the ESA-SRB Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 19-22 Aug 2018
Congratulations to Christine (IRTG project 7) who won this year’s Early Career Researcher Poster award with her poster entitled "Investigation of intratesticular inflammatory responses in humans and mice implicates activin A as a potential inducer of fibrosis in the testis". Bravo!
Juliette joining project 2 under supervision of Daniela Fietz and Hans-Christian Schuppe
The IRTG welcomes Juliette who has started her work in project 2 this August.
We are looking forward to a successful collaboration!
Congratulations to Sophie who successfully completed her PhD at Monash.
We wish her all the best for her promising future.
Monash student on her way home
It was a pleasure to have Siv with us in Giessen. We hope you enjoyed your time here. Thank you for coming.
IRTG fellow investigator awarded with the highest recognition of the Federal Republic of Germany
For his outstanding honorary commitment in the field of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Weider, dean of the Medical Faculty, received the Order of Merit first grade conferred by Volker Bouffier Minister-President of the state of Hesse.
New doctoral student starts in the project of Undraga Schagdarsurenging and Klaus Steger
We cordially welcome Shanjid Shiplu, new PhD student in project 11, taking the place of Anton Müller to whom we send our best wishes for his future. We are looking forward to a successful collaboration.
Kate Loveland receives the Fuller W. Blazer 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 Kate at the SSR 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.
It's a great achievement and a well-merited recognition of your superb performance, Kate.
to attend the US Endocrine Society Meeting and its Early Career Forum Workshop
Congrats to Sophie who received the Early Career Forum Award and the Australasian Women in Endocrinology Early Career Travel Grant for her participation in both meetings, held March 17-19, 2018.
Well done, Sophie!
funded by von-Behring-Roentgen Stiftung
Congratulations to Britta who secured a travel grant covering the cost for her participation in the 20th European Testis Workshop held 23-27 May in Obidos, Portugal.