BIH COHORT SEQUENCING GRANT secured by the Hegazy lab. The BIH Cohort Sequencing Program supports a broad range of sequencing technologies applied to patient cohorts and their respective preclinical models. The Hegazy lab will receive 140K EUR of funding from the Berlin Institute of Health to perform scRNA sequencing of IBD patients. Veronika Horn and Yu-Hsin Hsieh will be spearheading a project with the aim to characterise the dynamics and transcriptomics of circulating immune cell populations in inflammatory bowel disease. 

Elena von Coburg and Caitlin Jukes from the Hegazy lab together with Liviana Ricci from the Aberdeen University as well as Philipp Burt from DRFZ-Berlin were awarded the Einstein Kickbox – Young Scientist seed grant of 5.000 Euros from the Einstein Center for Regenerative Therapies (ECRT). 

Saskia Hainbuch participated in the iGEM competition 2019 in Boston, MA in the team of the Humboldt University of Berlin. The team was awarded with a gold medal and the prize “Best Plant Synthetic Biology” for an overgraduate team. 

Yu-Hsin Hsieh received a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant to attend an EMBL practical course "The Fundamentals of High-End Cell Sorting".

Roodline Cineus receives the TR241 Annual Retreat Poster Price for 2019. Congratulations!!!!

SFB/Transregio 241 "Immune-Epithelial Communication in Inflammatory bowel diseases" got funded by the DFG

A new Lichtenberg Professorship dedicated to intestinal tract immunity