Awards, Honours & Major Grants

To Lab Team Members:

2024: Haohan receives a DAAD PhD scholarship for his PhD research.

2024: Janina receives a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship from the 'MCSP Medical Scientist Track' program of LMU Munich.

2023: Johanna has been awarded the Best Abstract Award 2023 in the category 'best method' (LMU Medical Faculty, DoktaMed).

2023: Madeleine has been awarded as Young Investigator Award Winner 2023 in the 10th Cardiac Regeneration & Vascular Biology Conference.

2023: Janina has been awarded as Poster Competition Winner 2023 in the 10th Cardiac Regeneration & Vascular Biology Conference. 

2021 - 2023: Madeleine has been elected as a student representative of the graduate programme IRTG914.


To Jörg Renkawitz:

2024: Featured in ‘Cell Scientists to Watch’ series by the Journal of Cell Science

since 2021: Member of the DFG priority program SPP2332 'Physics of Parasitism'

since 2020: Member of the 'EMBO Scientific Exchange Grants' Advisory Board

2019: Life Science Research Award Austria (category Basic Research)

2019 - 2023: Member of the DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC914 'Leukocyte trafficking'PI project A12, 3rd funding period

since 2018: Endowed ‘Peter Hans Hofschneider Professor for Molecular Medicine’

2015 - 2017: EMBO postdoctoral fellowship

2014 - 2015: ISTFELLOW postdoctoral fellowship, Marie-Curie COFUND

2013: Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry Junior Research Award

2013: PhD ‘summa cum laude’

2009 - 2012: PhD fellowship of the Boehringer-Ingelheim-Fonds (BIF)

2008 - 2013: International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)

Current Funding

Endowed ‘Peter Hans Hofschneider Professorship for Molecular Medicine’ (Foundation Experimental Biomedicine)

SPP2332 (DFG Priority Programme) „Physics of Parasitism (PoP)“

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

MCSP, LMU Medical Faculty

LMUexcellent Investment Fund

Previous Funding

SFB914 (Collaborative Research Center CRC914, DFG)„ Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease“

(3rd & last funding period; 2019-2023)

LMUexcellent Junior Investigator Fund(2019/2020)

Friedrich Baur Foundation (2019/2020) 

"Verein zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Forschung an der Medizinischen Fakultät der LMU München e.V." (2019/2020) 

EMBO postdoctoral fellowship (2015-2017)

ISTFELLOW postdoctoral fellowship, Marie-Curie Cofund  (2014-2015)

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) PhD fellowship (2009-2012)