October 2019: Welcome Mauricio! Mauricio joins us as a PhD student after finishing his Master of Science in Biochemistry at the Technical University Munich (TUM)
September 2019: Jörg receives the Life Science Award Austria 2019 in Basic Research by the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT)
September 2019: Meet us at the immunology conference 'II Joint Meeting of the German Society for Immunology (DGfl) and the Italian Society of Immunology, Clinical Immunology and Allergology (SIICA)' in Munich
August 2019: Welcome Madeleine! Madeleine joins us as a PhD student after finishing her Master of Science in Biomedicine at University Würzburg
(source: nature video, produced and narrated by Shamini Bundell)
Lab, April 2019 (Max, Petra, Benjamin, Kasia, Jörg)
August 2019: See our meeting report - written together with Binyam Mogessie and Helen Zenner - on the newest trends in the field on how the cytoskeleton shapes the dynamics, positioning and function of organelles
August 2019: We receive funding by LMUexcellent
July 2019: Welcome Janina! Janina joins us as a PhD student after finishing her Master of Science in Human Biology at Philipps University Marburg
July 2019: We receive funding for some microscopy upgrades by Friedrich Baur Stiftung and by 'Verein zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Forschung an der Medizinischen Fakultät der LMU München e.V.'
June 2019: Our research group is a part of the CRC914 “Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease” for the next four years, including funding for PhD positions!
May 2019: Meet us at the conferences 'Cell Dynamics: Organelle-Cytoskeleton Interface' in Lisbon and ESCI2019 'Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation' in Coimbra, Portugal
March 2019: Welcome Max! Max joins us for a research internship during his master course (Biochemistry, Gene Center, LMU Munich)
February 2019: Welcome Benjamin! Benjamin joins us as a PhD student after having finished his Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology at RWTH Aachen.
Dendritic cell in a 3D collagen network (Renkawitz et al, Nature 2019; Imaged by Meghan K. Driscoll)
Lab Kick-Off, October 2018 (Kasia, Jörg, Petra)
January 2019: Meet us during the Gordon Research Conference on Directed Cell Migration 'How Cells Integrate Biochemical Signals, Cytoskeletal Changes and Physical Forces to Guide Migration' in Galveston, US
November 2018: Meet Jörg in the realm of the Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar Series.
Thanks to Kari Vaahtomeri and the Biomedicum Helsinki Research Center for hosting!
October 2018: Lab Kick-Off Renkawitz Team. From left to right: Kasia, Jörg, Petra