We started in Bochum in 2015. At this time we have no PhD positions to fill – nevertheless you should contact us, if you're interested to work with us. We also do have interesting projects for MSc students available!

Dr. Andreas Reiner

Juniorprof. Dr. Andreas Reiner

Andreas Reiner studied Biochemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany and obtained his PhD working with Thomas Kiefhaber at the Biozentrum Basel, Switzerland. After a research stay at the Technical University Munich, he joined the lab of Ehud Y. Isacoff at the University of California Berkeley to study neuronal glutamate receptors using optochemical approaches. Since 2015 he leads his own research group at the Ruhr-University Bochum.


Felix Borowski

Felix Borowski, PhD student

Felix Borowski studied Chemical Biology at the Technical University Dortmund, Germany and did his M.Sc. thesis at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund.

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Adela Dudic

Adela Dudic, PhD student

Adela Dudic is a pharmacist by training. She studied at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn and did an internship at Bayer.

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Robin Herbrechter

Robin Herbrechter, PhD student

Robin Herbrechter studied Biology at the Ruhr-University Bochum. In his B.Sc. thesis he addressed the pharmacology of the 5-HT3A receptor and he completed his M.Sc. thesis in the division of General Zoology and Neurobiology, where he investigated neuronal plasticity in the cerebellum.

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Nadine Hube

Nadine Hube, Technical assistant

Nadine Hube worked as a medical technical assistant in infection serology for several years, studied Medical Biology at the University of Essen and obtained her M.Sc. at the Universitätsklinikum Essen.

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Leonie Inderwiedenstraße

Leonie Inderwiedenstraße, MSc student

Leonie Inderwiedenstraße obtained a B.Sc. in Biology at the Ruhr-University Bochum and is now finishing her M.Sc. studies with a thesis in our group.

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Stefan Pollok

Stefan Pollok, PhD student

Stefan Pollok obtained his B.Sc./ Biology at the Ruhr-University Bochum working with Stefan Herlitze, and joined us after a research stay at the University of Münster.

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Tim Ziebarth

Tim Ziebarth, PhD student

Tim Ziebarth obtained his B.Sc. in Biology at the Ruhr-University Bochum and joined us as a PhD student after doing his M.Sc. thesis in our group.

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Melina Terhufen, MSc MSc student and student assistant, 2016-2018

Jeannette Gebel, MSc MSc student, 2017/2018

Rebecca Bake, MSc MSc student, 2017/2018

Jan Mayland, MSc MSc student, 2017/2018

Armin Safaei, MSc MSc student, 2018/2019