Current team members

Diana Boesel, BTA

Research Assistant

Doga Bingöl, M.sc.

Ph.D. Student

Roodline Cineus, M.Sc.

Ph.D. Student 

Konstantin Fritz

M.D. Student 

Veronika Horn, M.D.

Medical Postdoctoral fellow (part-time)

Yu-Hsin Hsieh, M.Sc.

Ph.D. Student

Aya Abdel Rahman
M.D. Student 

Ravi Shankar Ojha, B.Sc.

Master Student 

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 plays an active part in all research projects.

Doga 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 is focusing on host-microbiota interaction and working on aspects of Oncostatin M and its regulation by the microbiota. Doga is funded by the Study Abroad Program of the Turkish Ministry of National Education. 

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 is investigating the role of Oncostatin M in inflammatory bowel disease pathogenesis.

Konstantin Fritz is a german medical student.  He studies medicine at Charité-University Medicine-Berlin and is currently in his 9th semester.  He joined the group in October 2020 and will focus on the recruitment and characterisation of distinct IBD patients receiving various biologics. 

Veronika Horn is a german physician scientist. Veronika studied medicine in Freiburg, Lyon, Ankara, Havana and London. Her current research aims 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. Veronika is currently back in the clinics continuing her internal medicine training. 

Yu-Hsin (Josch) is from Taiwan. He graduated from the National Taiwan University with a Master Degree in Molecular Medicine. Josch joined the Hegazy Lab as a PhD student in September 2018 and is currently investigating the phenotype and functional relevance of circulating and tissue-resident T cell in homeostasis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Aya Abdel Rahman is from Egypt. She studies medicine at Charité-University Medicine-Berlin and is currently in her 6th semester. Aya joined the Hegazy Lab in August 2020. In her doctoral thesis she is analysing the clinical role of Oncostatin M in the therapy of inflammatory bowel disease. 

Ravi Shankar Ojha is from India and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic science. Currently he is pursuing a Master’s in Toxicology from University of Potsdam. Ravi joined the Hegazy lab in Sept. 2020. His Master’s thesis aims at investigating the signalling pathway of a newly discovered pathogenic cytokine in IBD.