Research in the time of Corona

Kira, Patrick and Ines

2020/04/01 Ines Ansmann joins the lab to work on her medical thesis

Master student, Ines Ansmann, is researching the sperm-specific Potassium channel, Slo3 and developing a test, which can be used to identify patients with a Slo3 loss-of-function phenotype.

2020/03/02 | 20,000 euros for junior scientists in “cell dynamics and imaging”

Carrying out interdisciplinary research and broadening scientific horizons / Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre at the University of Münster supports career steps
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Creating a fully automated system for analysing sperm motility

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2019/09/26 Michelina Kierzek presenting her research at the 6th International Workshop "Molecular Andrology" in Giessen

Congratulations to Michelina for being selected to present her research at the conference. "Optical recording of rapid non-genomic progesterone-signaling events in human sperm"

2019/09/26 Network for Young Researchers in Andrology and the 6th International Workshop "Molecular Andrology" in Giessen, Germany

Congratulations to Sam Young for winning the best oral presentation award at the 12th meeting of the Network for Young Researchers in Andrology and the best poster award at the 6th International Workshop "Molecular Andrology"

2019/04/03 Laura Vinnenberg joins the lab to work on her Master's thesis

Master student, Laura Vinnenber, is researching the sperm-specific Potassium channel, Slo3 and developing a test, which can be used to identify patients with a Slo3 loss-of-function phenotype.

2019/03/04 Alice Wagner joins the lab to work on her Master's thesis

Master student, Alice Wagner, is characterizing the biochemical composition of spermatozoa lacking the sperm-specific calcium channel CatSper. She plans on completing her Master's thesis by March 2020.

2019/01/27 688. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on Physics and Physiology of Motile Cilia at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef

Exciting and dynamic talks organized by Dr. Veikko Geyer, Dr. Benjamin Friederich and Dr. Timo Strünker. Congratulations to Michelina Kierzek and Sam Young for winning best poster prizes!

2018/09/13 Michelina Kierzek and Cristina Biagioni at the XV International Meeting of the European Calcium Society

Congratulations to Michelina Kierzek for winning "Cell Calcium Best Poster Award!"

Congratulations to Cristina Biagioni for being granted an ECS Junior Travel Fellowship!

2018/09/07 "Die lange Nacht" at the University Hospital Münster

We spent a successful evening giving short lectures and performing exciting experiments for the public, describing a sperm's journey through the female genital tract as well as the ins and outs of in vitro fertilization.

2017/10/5 A SWR Aktuell report about Dr. Christian Schiffer, the winner of the 2017 Klaus Tschira Foundation "KlarText" award in the field of biology