Sara is a new postdoctoral fellow in the lab. Welcome Sara!
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.
AG Siemens welcomed two new members.
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.
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”.
Jan Siemens has been awarded an ERC consilidator grant. The title of the ERC funded research is: ‚Hypothalamic mechanisms of thermal homeostasis and adaptation‘.
Our technical assistant Christina celebrates her 40th year with the Institute of Pharmacology.
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.
When not imaging mice, we explored different ways to utilise our heat-sensing infrared cameras.