Johanna Tenner, B.sc.
Master Student - 04.2018 - 03.2019

Johanna is from Germany and carried out her Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg. Her Master’s thesis project focused on the impact of Oncostatin M on stromal cells. 

Caitlin Jukes, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher - 07.2018 - 12.2019

Caitlin is from the United Kingdom. She obtained her PhD from The University of Glasgow during which investigated the factors that influence Clostridium difficile infection. Caitlin joined the lab in July 2018 and was working on a project to determine how bacteria derived metabolites are able to influence immune cell phenotype. 

Saskia Hainbuch, B.sc.
Master Student - 05.2019 - 10.2020

Saskia is from Germany and graduated from Goethe-University in Frankfurt with a degree in Bioscience. Saskia performed her Master’s thesis, as part of a program at Humboldt-University. She investigated the effect of different cytokines on the expression of the OSM receptor in epithelial organoids. Saskia completed her Master thesis in 09/2020. 

Elena von Coburg, B.sc.
Master Student - 08.2019 - 10.2020

Elena von Coburg is from Germany and is a student of Nutrition Science at the University of Potsdam. Her Master’s thesis project investigated the impact of bacterial metabolites on immune cells. Elena completed her Master thesis in 09/2020. 

Zuzanna Borek, M.sc.
Research associate - 01.2018 - 10.2020

Zuzanna Borek comes from Poland, where she did her Masters in Biotechnology at Jagiellonian University. She joined the Hegazy Lab in 2017 and was focusing on analysing single cell datasets from IBD patients from both mass cytometry (CyTOF) and single-cell RNA sequencing experiments. 

Yu-Hsin Hsieh, M.sc.
Research assistant - 09.2018 - 01.2021
Yu-Hsin (Josh) is from Taiwan. He graduated from the National Taiwan University with a Master Degree in Molecular Medicine. Josh joined the Hegazy Lab as a research assistant in September 2018 and has been characterising the phenotype and functional properties of circulating and gut-resident T cells in health and disease.  


Aya Abdel Rahman, M.sc.
M.D. Student - 08.2020 - 01.2022
Aya Abdel Rahman is from Egypt. She studied medicine at Charité-University Medicine-Berlin. Aya joined the Hegazy Lab in August 2020. In her doctoral thesis she was analysing the clinical role of Oncostatin M in the therapy of inflammatory bowel disease.  


Roodline Cineus , M.sc.
Ph.D. Student - 06.2018 - 01.2023
Roodline Cineus is from the United States of America. She holds a Bachelor degree in Biology and a Master degree in Molecular Medicine. Roodline joined the Hegazy lab in June 2018 and was investigating the role of Oncostatin M in inflammatory bowel disease pathogenesis.

Konstantin Fritz, M.sc.
M.D. Student - 10.2020 - 01.2021
Konstantin Fritz was a german medical student.  He studied medicine at Charité-University Medicine-Berlin.  He joined the group in October 2020 and focused on the recruitment and characterisation of distinct IBD patients receiving various biologics. 

Veronika Horn , M.D.
Medical Postdoctoral fellow - 09.2018 - 09.2019
Veronika Horn is a german physician scientist. Veronika studied medicine in Freiburg, Lyon, Ankara, Havana and London. Her research aimed to decipher the phenotype and distribution of circulating immune cells in IBD. Veronika spent a year in the lab from 09/18 till 09/19 supported by a Gerok research rotation position funded by the DFG SFB-TRR241.  

Diana Bösel, M.sc.
Research Assistant - 05.2018 - 12.2023

Diana Bösel is from Germany. She studied to become a research assistant at “Berufsbildende Schulen” in Weißenfels. In previous postions she has focused on a range of different topics including neurology, anatomy, cardiology and infectious diseases. Diana joined this group in May 2018 as a lab manager and played an active part in all research projects.

Doğa Bingöl, M.sc.
Ph.D. Student - 10.2020 - 05.2023

Doğa Bingöl is from Turkey. She graduated from the biology department of Middle East Technical University (METU) and then earned her master's degree in biotechnology at the same university. Doga joined the Hegazy lab in October 2020. In her doctoral thesis, she was focusing on host-microbiota interaction and working on aspects of Oncostatin M and its regulation by the microbiota. Doğa was funded by the Study Abroad Program of the Turkish Ministry of National Education.