Siemens Lab
Temperature Detection and Thermoregulation


Sara, congratulations to the EMBO fellow ship !
10. Januar 2019

Welcome Sara!

Dr. Sara Nencini – Postdoctoral Fellow


Sara is a new postdoctoral fellow in the lab. Welcome Sara!








October 2018

Lab outing to the Heidelberg ‚Thingstätte‘

After an exhausting hike (at 36 degrees) to the Heidelberg ‚Thingstätte‘ we spent a very pleasant afternoon with a diverse picnic and different games as french boole and viking chess.

August 2018

Welcome !

AG Siemens welcomed two new members.

August 2018

Visiting the European Space Agency (esa) in Darmstadt

European Space Operation Centre (ESOC), located in Darmstadt, is a home to the engineering teams that control spacecraft in orbit and build the systems on the ground that support missions in space. It was a pleasure to learn more about current challenges in the space exploration.






January 2018

A new doctor is born: Charlotte successfully defended

In March Charlotte was successfully defended with her doctorate thesis on “Differentiation and characterization of human stem cell-derived nociceptors and comparison to human and mouse dorsal root ganglia tissue”.


ERC Consilidator Grant

Jan Siemens has been awarded an ERC consilidator grant. The title of the ERC funded research is: ‚Hypothalamic mechanisms of thermal homeostasis and adaptation‘.

March 2018


Our technical assistant Christina celebrates her 40th year with the Institute of Pharmacology.

November 2017

PHOENIX Pharmazie Wissenschaftspreis 2017

The Phoenix Wissenschaftspreis was awarded for our study “The TRPM2 channel is a hypothalamic heat sensor that limits fever and can drive hypothermia”, which has been published in Science 2016.

October 2017

Infrared Camera in the Lab

When not imaging mice, we explored different ways to utilise our heat-sensing infrared cameras.


Juni 2017