Lab Alumni

 

ElianaBiancoE-mail

Eliana Bianco (2017-2018)
PhD Student (Cancer Biology Program)

Born and raised in
Italy

Scientific Education
2017 – 2018: Ph.D. student (Cancer Biology), University of Zurich, Switzerland
2016: Scholarship for the Promising Young, Laboratory of Genome Instability and Human Pathologies, Department of Bioscience, University of Milan, Italy
2013 – 2015: M.Sc. (Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics), University of Milan, Italy
2010 – 2013: B.Sc. (Biotechnology), University of Milan, Italy

Research interests
Genome instability
DNA repair and DNA damage checkpoints
DNA replication

AndrewSeeberE-mail

Andrew Seeber (2017-2018)
SNF BRIDGE Fellow

Born and raised in
South Africa / Ireland

Scientific Education
2017 – 2018: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2011 – 2017: Ph.D. student (Genetics), Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
2010 – 2011: NCCR Ph.D. program rotations, University of Geneva, Switzerland
2006 – 2010: B.Sc. (Biochemistry), National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Research interests
Chromatin organization and dynamics
DNA double-strand break repair and the DNA damage response with a focus on the role of chromatin modification in these processes
Genome editing

MichaelHauerE-mail

Michael Hauer (2017-2018)
Gebert Rüf Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Born and raised in
Germany

Scientific Education
2017 – 2018: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2013 – 2017: Ph.D. student (Biochemistry), FMI for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland (Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation PhD fellowship)
2011 – 2013: Master’s thesis work at University of California at Berkeley, USA and FMI for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland (DAAD PROMOS fellowship)
2010 – 2013: M.Sc. (Molecular Cell Biology & Immunology) Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
2009 – 2010: B.Sc. work at the FML of the Max Planck Society, Tübingen, Germany, the EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany and the IMP, Vienna, Austria
2007 – 2010: B.Sc. (Biology), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Research interests
Chromatin biology
Genome editing
The DNA damage response with a focus on homology-driven DNA double-strand break repair
Global changes in chromatin composition upon genotoxic insults

PakizeE-mail

Pakize Canturk (2016)
Visiting Research Scientist

Born and raised in
Turkey

Scientific Education
2016 – present: Faculty position, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
2016: Visiting Research Scientist, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2013 – 2016: Faculty position, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
2008 – 2012: Ph.D. (Biotechnology), Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
2005 – 2008: M.Sc. (Pharmaceutical Biotechnology), Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
2000 – 2005: B.Sc. (Biology), Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Research interests
Roles of DNA topoisomerases in anticancer drug mechanisms and replication stress

Thomas SchmidE-mail

Thomas Schmid (2015-2017)
Doctoral Student (Dr. vet. med.)

 


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