On November 22nd 2021 we had the workshop “I am worth it!” - Avoid the gender pay gap and conduct successful salary negotiations - Trainer: Tina Groll Tina Groll: business journalist, permanent editor at ZEIT ONLINE with the specialist topics labor market & social policy, incidentally: trade unionist (federal chairwoman of the German Union of Journalists in ver.di), trainer, speaker, entrepreneur (wirsindderwandel.de), author, salary training since 2014 at colleges and universities all over Germany.
As the pandemic is still ongoing we organized a virtual spring retreat on May 3rd and May 4th 2021. We enjoyed a successful meeting on the platforms Zoom and Gather.Town. We heard talks and were challenged during a virtual team building event. The interactive discussions on Gather.Town with different discussion topics as well as the informal meetings at the “Bar” on Gather.Town were well received. We also enjoyed an extraordinary keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün from the [...]
Due to special times we organized a virtual retreat on November 26th & 27th 2020. Although a bit different from our last in-person retreats we had a successful meeting using the platforms Zoom and Gather.Town. We heard classic talks, played funny games and had interactive discussions during our graphical abstract presentation and our virtual dinner. Finally, we enjoyed an extraordinary keynote lecture by Prof. Panayiota Poirazi from the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece. We wish you a merry [...]
Due to the on-going restrictions caused by the pandemic we cannot be physically at the same place. Thus, we meet each other quite infrequently and only for official business. To rocket start our personal communication again, we would like to start The Beverage Club. We will meet on Wednesday evenings after work via zoom for all the informal conversations, that we didn't have for the last months. So please take any drink you like (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), sit down comfortably and talk [...]
NEW PUBLICATION: DNA Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Function Is Implicated in the Age-Related Loss of Cortical Interneurons
NEW PUBLICATION: DNA Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Function Is Implicated in the Age-Related Loss of Cortical Interneurons Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 22 July 2020: https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2020.00639 Anne Hahn, Daniel Pensold, Cathrin Bayer, Jessica Tittelmeier, Lourdes González-Bermúdez, Lisa Marx-Blümel, Jenice Linde, Jonas Groß, Gabriela Salinas-Riester, Thomas Lingner, Julia von Maltzahn, Marc Spehr, Tomas Pieler, Anja Urbach and Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch
NEW PUBLICATION: DNA Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Acts on Neurodegeneration by Modulating Proteostasis-Relevant Intracellular Processes
NEW PUBLICATION: DNA Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Acts on Neurodegeneration by Modulating Proteostasis-Relevant Intracellular Processes Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21(15), 5420; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21155420 Cathrin Bayer, Georg Pitschelatow, Nina Hannemann, Jenice Linde, Julia Reichard, Daniel Pensold and Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch
NEW PUBLICATION: Epigenomic Remodeling in Huntington’s Disease—Master or Servant? Epigenomes 2020, 4(3), 15; https://doi.org/10.3390/epigenomes4030015 Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch
Nadine Mundt was accepted as a young scientist and invited to the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2020! Congratulations, Nadine!
Nadine is one of 660 young scientists from 101 countries who were selected to participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from 28th June – 3rd July 2020 in Lindau, Germany. At the meeting she will have the unique opportunity to meet around 70 Nobel Laureates. Since 1951 this meeting has been a great opportunity for cross-generational and interdisciplinary exchange. Surely, attending this unique international scientific forum will be a great and inspiring experience. For more information see www.lindau-nobel.org. [...]
We are happy to welcome a new team member! Christopher Wiesbrock just joined our RTG and will support our team as Data Manager. In the future he will be responsible for establishing an infrastructure that allows the RTG members to archive their research data in a reproducible way. For this purpose, he will support the process from data acquisition to the final publication figure, according to the guidelines of the DFG and RWTH Aachen University, as well as [...]
In August, we hosted our first Women in Academia Day which turned out to be a great success. All speakers allowed us insight into some interesting statistics about women in academia, their individual career paths and sometimes shared very personal experiences. Thank you for this! It will surely be helpful for all students.