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Sefa Berkay Çayır

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Deciphering the role of epigenetic mechanisms during ageing and environmental stress in COPD using lung organoids

Keywords: Lung, COPD, Organoids, Ageing

Funk Lab(Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Nancy Dhyani

Ph.D. candidate (TUM)

Project Title: Effect of climate change on chronic diseases (e.g. COPD) and the innate immune system: Function of Epigenome

Keywords: Epigenome, Trained Immunity, Innate Immune system, Redox Signalling, ROS (reactive oxygen species), NO (nitric oxide)

Lindermayr Lab(Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Mansi Kumari

Dr. rer. nat. candidate (TUM)

Project Title: Effect of abiotic and biotic stress conditions on trained immunity: Redox-regulation of cellular pathways and epigenetic mechanisms

Keywords: ROS (reactive oxygen species), NO (nitric oxide), Trained Immunity, Epigenetics, Redox Signaling

Lindermayr Lab(Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Sharduli

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Lung organoids to investigate the links between ageing and environmental stress in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Keywords: Lung organoids, airway epithelial barrier function, environmental insults, smoke microinjections, drug screening

Funk Lab(Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Lin Shen

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Identification, Validation, and Development of Novel Antifibrotic Drugs by Using Next-Generation Human Fibrosis Models

Keywords: Phenotypic Drug Screening; IPF; 3D Cell Culture; Cell Biology

Burgstaller Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Dmytro Sirokha

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Deciphering the Role of Monocytes in the Progression of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Keywords: IPF, Monocytes, Myeloid Lineage, Platelets

Fernandez Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Marleen Stremlau

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Establishment and validation of an in vitro mini-lung model for activation of different types of disease mechanisms

Keywords: lung-on-a-chip, Cyclic in vitro cell-stretch (CIVIC), Biphasic Elastic Thin for Air-liquid culture conditions (BETA) membrane

Schmid Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Claas Tapken

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: CD30 regulates iBALT driven immunopathogenesis of COPD

Keywords: Lung Health; COPD; Immunology; B cells

Yildirim-Conlon LabStrobl Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)