2019/05/02 Sara Miguel visits the lab as an ERASMUS student to work on her PhD thesis

PhD student, Sara Miguel, is visiting us from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) to advance her project granted by the Aragon goverment, "Chemosensory signal transduction and intracellular calcium dynamics in ram spermatozoa." Her stay in Münster is supported through Erasmus+ and Ibercaja-CAI internships.

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.

2018/01/27 688. 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.

2017/11/01 Tao Wang visits the lab

PhD student, Tao Wang, from Nanchang University in China is visiting the lab to elucidate the regulatory mechanism of the sperm ion channel, CatSper. He will be working with us until September 2019.

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