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.
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.
Congratulations to Michelina Kierzek for winning "Cell Calcium Best Poster Award!"
Congratulations to Cristina Biagioni for being granted an ECS Junior Travel Fellowship!
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.