Five more Pilot Projects granted!
For the first time, the Management Board of the CRU decided to support five exiting projects at once!
The funding received members from 3 CRU labs. In addition, two external teams with CRU-affiliated topics were supported:
Kim Westerich (PhD student), Institute of Cell Biology, ZMBE, P2
'Establishing state-of-the-art approaches to study RNA and protein expression in the germline of a live vertebrate model organism'
Dr. rer. nat. Eva Maria Mall, Max Planck Insitute for moleculare Biomedicine, P3
'Knockout of infertility associated genes in human pluripotent stem cells via the CRISPR/Cas9 system'
Dr. med. Johanna Raidt and Isabella Aprea (PhD student), Clinics of General Paediatric, UKM, P6
'Characterisation of radial spokes in human sperm flagella'
'Environmental toxins and male fertility – Is the fly a suitable model for a comprehensive approach from germ cells to accessory glands?'
Dr. rer. nat. Juan M Vaqueriza, Max Planck Insitute for moleculare Biomedicine, external
'Structural characterization of chromatin conformation in male infertility'