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Independent Junior Research Group Leader

At the Faculty of Medicine, young scientists are active in the following areas through various funding programmes:

Emmy-Noether Junior Research Groups

  • Characterization of HIV-1 Antibody Resistance in Humans and its Impact on Viral Fitness
    PD Dr. Dr. Philipp Schommers
    Department I for Internal Medicine (2022-2024)
  • Neural circuits for oxytocin release and maternal behavior
    Dr. Silvana Valtcheva
    Department for Vegetative Physiology (2022-2024)

BMBF funded Junior Research Group

  • Immunotherapies against bacterial infections
    Dr. Alexander Simonis
    Department I for Internal Medicine (2022-2027)

Junior Research Groups funded by the Mildred Scheel School of Oncology (MSSO) Cologne-Bonn

  • Dissecting functional determinants of therapy response and immune-interactions in squamous cell carcinomas
    Dr. Johannes Brägelmann
    Translational Genomics (2020-2024)
  • Evolutionary adaption of cancer to therapeutic response
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Julie George
    ranslational Genomics (2020-2024)
  • Mutation-driven vulnerabilities in Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Dr. Filippo Beleggia
    Translational Genomics (2020-2024)

NRW return program

UzK/MPI Junior Research Group