Portrait Prof. Dr. Ronen Alon

Guest at ISAS: Colloquium with Prof Dr Ronen Alon

The role of the protein ICAM-1 and its receptor LFA-1 in the immune response will be one of the topics of the colloquium with Prof. Dr. Ronen Alon on August 24. The event will take place in Dortmund; online participation is also possible. More

Julia Rauch & Susmita Ghosh am Bravo Roboter

Tumour-Associated Neutrophils: A Robot Could Save Precious Samples

For Susmita Ghosh, examining the molecular makeup of tumour-associated neutrophils comes with two challenges: limited samples and biopsy material prone to damage. With the help of a robot and fellow PhD student Julia Rauch, not only Ghosh, but also other scientists could profit when working with leucocytes in the future.

Portrait Andreas Hentschel

Biomarkers for Babies with Rare Diseases

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare neuromuscular disease that causes muscle weakness and paralysis in young children. For some infants, the inherited disease is even fatal. To improve drug therapy for SMA patients, scientists at ISAS have identified a protein that can be used to control the course of the disease. More

Kshitij Sinha

Internship: From Varanasi to Dortmund with the Help of Twitter

At ISAS, Kshitij Sinha is not only coming into contact with the German language for the first time, but also with new programming languages. The 22-year-old shares his thoughts on how he made it from India to Germany and how he intends to contribute to the development of new drugs against tuberculosis. More

Portrait Kaja Reiffert

More than Jewellery: Silver as Protection against Implant Infections

Supporting or replacing bodily functions is possible thanks to implants - but only if they do not lead to bacterial infections. To prevent the latter, Kaja Reiffert is investigating the antimicrobial effect of silver on the surface of implants. What the doctoral student has found out so far: To prevent poisoning in the body, the particle size plays a crucial role. More

Portrait Dirk Janasek

Congratulations on his Habilitation to Dirk Janasek

With a lecture on paper-based microfluidic test systems such as rapid antigen tests and pregnancy tests, PD Dr. Dirk Janasek successfully completed his habilitation at TU Dortmund University. The biochemist has been researching microfluidic systems for 20 years, 19 of them at ISAS. More

Portrait Susmita Ghosh

"They made me feel like I have a new family here"

Susmita Ghosh came to ISAS to work in the Bio-Fluorescence group for her dissertation on neutrophils in tumours and inflammatory tissue. In the interview, the biologist reveals what it was like to emigrate in the middle of the pandemic and what made it easier for her to do her doctorate abroad. More

Portrait von Prof. Dr. Sanjeeva Srivstava

Guest at ISAS: Colloquium with Prof. Dr. Sanjeeva Srivastava

The development of proteomics-based assays for the detection and prognosis of COVID-19 will be the topic of the colloquium at ISAS on July 14, 2022. Prof. Dr. Sanjeeva Srivstava will present a method for the detection of the coronavirus in low and high viral load patients. The event will take place in Dortmund – online participation is possible. More


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