Alumni

CEPLAS Postdoc Programme

Dr. Juliana Almario
CEPLAS Juliana Almario

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Current Position: Researcher, Universiy of Tübingen, Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Kemen Group

Dr. Andrea Bräutigam
CEPLAS Andrea Bräutigam

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Professorship for Computational Biology, University of Bielefeld

Dr. Friederike Brüssow
CEPLAS Friederike Brüssow

Previous Institute: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Wilma van Esse
CEPLAS Wilma van Esse

Previous Institute: Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Current Position: Researcher, Plant Developmental Systems group, Wageningen University (three-year VENI grant scholarship)

Dr. Chihiro Furumizu
CEPLAS Chihiro Furumizu

Previous Institute: Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Current Position: Assistant Director/Research Administrator at Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Andrew Heidel
CEPLAS Andrew Heidel

Previous Institute: Institute of Population Genetics
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Dr. Nadine Höcker
CEPLAS Nadine Höcker

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Ganga Jeena
CEPLAS Ganga Jeena

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter
, University of Cologne

Dr. Sakshi Khosa
Foto Sakshi Khosa

Previous Institute: Institute of Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf 


Dr. Christiane Kiefer
CEPLAS Christiane Kiefer

Previous Institute: Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Current Position: Research Assistant, Centre for Organismal Studies Heidelberg, Department of Biodiversity and Plant Systematics, Heidelberg University

Dr. Magdalene Kutyniok
CEPLAS Magdalene Kutyniok

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Current Position: Bruker Daltonik GmbH, Bremen

Dr. Yuanyuan Li
CEPLAS Yuanyuan Li

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Molecular and Developmental Biology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Current Position: Lecturer at Shandong Normal University, China

Dr. Anita Loeschcke
CEPLAS Anita Loeschcke

Previous Institute: Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology
, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Current Position: Leader BioSC FocusLab Combicom, Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf c/o Forschungszentrum Jülich

Dr. Peter Lundquist
CEPLAS Peter Lundquist

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK, USA
Peter will be joining the Michigan State University as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Otho Mantegazza
CEPLAS Otho Mantegazza

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Biochemistry

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Current Position: Postdoc at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Dévelopment, Montpellier, France

Dr. Helge Pallakies
CEPLAS Helge Pallakies

Previous Institute: Institute of Developmental Genetics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Amedon GmbH, Lübeck

Dr. Yao Pan
CEPLAS Yao Pan

Previous Institute: Institute of Informatics
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Application Specialist, Sysmex-Inostics, Hamburg

Dr. Manuela Peukert
CEPLAS Manuela Peukert

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Current Position: Researchar, Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food, Max Rubner-Institut, Kulmbach

Dr. Thea Pick
CEPLAS Thea Pick

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: JBEI, Joined Bioenergy Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA

Dr. Sebastian Ploch
CEPLAS Sebastian Ploch

Previous Institute: Institute of Population Genetics
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Labmanager, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center, Frankfurt am Main

Dr. Louai Rishmawi
CEPLAS Louai Rishmawi

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Dr. Stefanie Schulze
CEPLAS Stefanie Schulze

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Molecular and Developmental Biology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Dr. Filipa Tomé
CEPLAS Filipa Tomé

Previous Institute: Institute for Plant Genetics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf c/o Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Current Position: Scientific Liaison Officer at BioISI - Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Dr. Berkley Walker
CEPLAS Berkley Walker

Previous Institute: von Humboldt Fellow at Institute of Plant Biochemistry
, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Agriculture, University of Illinois, USA
Berkley accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University

CEPLAS Graduate School

Dr. Philipp Fesel
CEPLAS Philipp Fesel

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Dr. Rubén Garrido Oter
CEPLAS Rubén Garrido Oter

Previous Institute: Institute for Algorithmic Bioinformatics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Current Position: Junior Group Leader, Integrative Bioinformatics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Dr. Panpan Jiang
CEPLAS Panpan Jiang

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Current Position: Associate Researcher, Dümmen Orange, Rheinberg

Dr. Gwendolyn Kirschner
CEPLAS Gwendolyn Kirschner

Previous Institute: Institute for Developmental Genetics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Research Consultant, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Anna Matuszyńska
CEPLAS Anna Matuszyńska

Previous Institute: Institute for Quantitative and Theoretical Biology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Quantitative and Theoretical Biology,
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Dr. Udhaya Ponraj
CEPLAS Udhaya Ponraj

Previous Institute: Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Dr. Armin Sadat-Khonsari
CEPLAS Armin Sadat-Khonsari

Previous Institute: Institute for Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Molecular Pathology and Translational Genomics, University Hospital Cologne

Dr. Suraj Sharma
CEPLAS Suraj Sharma

Previous Institute: Institute for Quantitative and Theoretical Biology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Dr. Elia Stahl
CEPLAS Elia Stahl

Previous Institute: Institute of Plant Molecular Ecophysiology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Current Position: Research Assistant, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Vicky Tilmes
CEPLAS Vicky Tilmes

Previous Institute: Department of Plant Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Plant Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Dr. Silke Weckopp
CEPLAS Silke Weckopp

Previous Institute: Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne

Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Forschungszentrum Jülich