Renkawitz Lab - News

July 2020: See Petra’s & Jörg’s review on the ‘Principles of Leukocyte Migration Strategies’ in Trends in Cell Biology


July 2020: Welcome Rifat! Rifat joins for her master thesis (Biology, LMU Munich)


June 2020: Meet Janina at the EMBO|EMBL symposium ‘Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems’


June 2020: Join Jörg’s talks in the realm of the Nucleus Science Talks series organised by Patricia Davidson & Bruno Cadot (Institute Curie)

July 2020 (Mauricio, Kasia, Janina, Madeleine, Petra, Rifat, Benjamin, Jörg, Monika)

March 2020: Welcome Monika! Monika joins us for a research internship during her master course (Gene Center, LMU Munich)


February 2020: Meet us at the International Cell Culture Under Flow Meeting 2020 at the Biomedical Center


February 2020: Mauricio participates in the EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data at EMBL Heidelberg


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



(source: nature video; highlighting our findings in Renkawitz et al, Nature 2019; produced and narrated by Shamini Bundell)

Lab Retreat, November 2019

(Mauricio, Madeleine, Petra, Benjamin, Jörg, Janina)

August 2019: Welcome Madeleine! Madeleine joins us as a PhD student after finishing her Master of Science in Biomedicine at University Würzburg


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

Dendritic cell in a 3D collagen network (Renkawitz et al, Nature 2019; Imaged by Meghan K. Driscoll)

Lab, April 2019 (Max, Petra, Benjamin, Kasia, Jörg)

April 2019: Jörg’s paper from the time as a postdoc in Michael Sixt's lab at IST Austria is online in Nature (PDF; see also the highlight in nature video)


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.


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


December 2018: Our lab gets associated with SFB914 Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease and its graduate program (Integrated Research Training Group, IRTG)


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 Lab

Lab Kick-Off, October 2018 (Kasia, Jörg, Petra)