Dr. Montaha Anjass (1989)
Material Science, Chemistry
MSc Advanced Materials (2015), Universität Ulm
PhD Chemistry (2019), Universtiät Ulm
Thesis: "Experimental and theoretical reactivity studies of molecular metal oxides for energy conversion and storage"
2019 - 2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, Helmholtz-Institut Ulm
since 7/2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, Universität Ulm, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry I und Helmholtz-Institut Ulm
Project: "Photoactive Electrospun Nanofibers as Materials for Light-driven Catalysis"

Dr. Gabriela Calistro-Rivera
MSc Physics (2014), Universität Heidelberg
PhD Astronomy (2019), Leiden University, Niederlande
Thesis: "Colours of the extreme Universe - Panchromatic study of star forming galaxies and AGN"
since 9/2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, European Southern Observatory (ESO), Garching
Projects: "Investigating black hole feedback in quasars"

Dr. Christine Ewers (1985)
Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Ecology
Diplom Zoologie (2010), Universität Kiel
PhD Genetics (2015), University of Georgia, USA
Thesis: "How hermaphrodites and males coexist: Insights from mating system and life history of the androdioecious barnacle Chelonibia testudinaria (Coronulidae, Cirripedia"
2016 - 2028: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Davis, USA
since 7/2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Universität Kiel
Project: "Museomics as new tool to reconstruct anthropogenic evolution"

Dr. Zlata Fedorova (1994)
MSc Physics (2017), Universität zu Köln
PhD Physics (2022),  Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität, Bonn
Thesis: "Simulation of time-periodic and topological tight-binding systems with plasmonic waveguide arrays"
since 10/2022: Postdoctoral Fellow, Friedrich Schiller Universität, Jena
Project: "Investigation of light routing effects and tailoring of nonlinear selection rules in hybrid photonic systems consisting of resonant nanostructures and monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides"

Antonia Freibert (1992)
MSc Mathematics (2018), Universität Kiel
MSc Chemical Research (2019), University College London, UK
PhD Thesis (since 2020), MPI für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie/Universität Hamburg, Institut für Nanostruktur- und Festkörperphysik
"Non-adiabatic dynamics in excited molecular systems and their manifestation in spectroscopic observables"

Helena Gleißner (1996)
MSc Nanoscience (2019), Universität Hamburg
PhD Thesis (since 2020), Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Hamburg
"Dynamics of Surface Catalytic Reactions on TiO2"

Dr. Valeryia Kasneryk (1991)
Material Science/Engineering, Chemistry
MSc Materials for structure and energy, (2014), Chimie ParisTech and National Institute of Sciences and Nuclear Technique (INSTN)
PhD Physical Chemistry (2018), Faculty of Science of Charles University and J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Science of the Czechia
Thesis: "Design of zeolite materials with tailored interlayer structure and tunable textural properties"
10/2018 - 9/2019, Postdoctoral Fellow, Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Czechia
10/2019 - 6/2020, Postdoctoral Fellow, Charles University Centre of Advanced Materials, Czechia
since 7/2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Institute of Surface Science, Department of Functional Surfaces, Geesthacht
Project: "Design of metal organic framework (MOF) and hybrid metal organic framework - layered double hydroxide (MOF-LDH) coatings for Zn and Mg alloys corrosion protection"

Dr. Deniz Kumral (1990)
MSc Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience (2014), Freie Universität Berlin
PhD Neuroscience/ Neurology (2021),  Charité Berlin/ MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Science, Neurology, Leipzig
Thesis: "Variability in heart and brain activity across the adult lifespan"
since 2/2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Psychologie, Neuropsychologie
Project: "The memory engram: timing of plasticity and informational content in wakefulness and sleep"

Dr. Jennifer Leichliter (1986)
Chemistry, Evolutionary Biology
MSc Antrophology  (2011), University of Colorado, USA
PhD Antrophology (2018), University of Colorado, USA
Thesis: "Early Hominin Environments in Southern Africa: A Micromammalian Perspective"
2018 - 2021, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz
since 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Climate Geochemistry, Mainz
Project: "Southern African early hominins, their tropic position and dietary behavior; The Onset and Evolution of Early Hominin Meat Consumption (HoMe)"

Dr. Sheila Roitmann (1987)
Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology
MSc Marine Biology (2016), Technicon - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
PhD Marine Biology (2022), Technicon - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Thesis: "Expanding the Scope of the Virocell: Viral-Host Interplay in the Marine Environment"
since 12/2022: Postdoctoral Fellow, MPI für Biologie Tübingen, Molekular Biologie
Project: "The microvirome: expanding the plant holobiont"

Mariana Sanchez Londono (1992)
Molecular Biology, Genetics
MSc Entomology (2019), University of Nebrasca-Lincoln, USA
PhD Thesis (since 2019), Department Biology, Phillips Universität Marburg
"Characterization of the anti-plasmid and self-targeting Type IV CRISPR-Cas interference system in Pseudomonas oleovorans2"

Anni Sauthoff (1995)
MSc Physics (2018), Georg-August Universität, Göttingen
8/2018 - 2/ 2019: Research Assistant, RWTH Aachen
PhD Thesis (since 7/2019), TU Illmenau, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig
"Untersuchungen zu interferentiellen dispersiven Kompensationsmethoden zur rückführbaren Messung großer Längen im Raum"



Dr. Alison Scott (1989)
Evolutionary Biology, Plant Biology, Genetics
BSc Biology (2010), California State University, LA, USA
PhD Botany (2017), University of Wisconsin, USA
Thesis: " Evolutionary history and polyploid origin of California Redwoods"
6/2017 - 9/2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis, USA
since 10/2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, MPI for Plant Breeding,  Dept. of Chromosome Biology, Köln
Project: "Evolution of polyploidy in Siberian Arabidopsis lyrata"

Theresa Schütze (1995)
Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics
MSc Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience (2019), University of Groningen, NL
PhD Thesis (since 2019), Center for Regenerative Therapies, Technische Universität Dresden (CRTD), Albert Laboratory
"Cell-specific activity and evolutionary conservation of gene regulatory regions controlling neurogenesis in primate neocortex development"

Dr. Jana Speth (1988)
MSc Psychology (2013), Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
2021 MSc (Approbation) Phsychotherapie, Universität Bern, Schweiz
PhD Psychology/Cognitive Science (2016), University Dundee, UK
Thesis: "Mentation Reports in Cognitive Neuroscience"
since 2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg
Projects: "Multizentrische klinische Interventionsstudie zur Therapie nicht-organischer Insomnie"

Dr. Maria Stefanova (1993)
Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology
Diplom Molecular Biology (2015), Lomonosov MSU, Russia
PhD Biochemistry/Biophysics (2018), Lomonosov MSU, Russia
Thesis: "Large-scale ATP-independent nucleosome unfolding by a histone chaperone FACT"
since 6/2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin und  MPI f. Molekulare Genetik, Berlin
Projects: "Chromatin landscape of extrachromosomal DNA in cancer"