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Julia Vornweg

2007 - 2010 Study of Biology (B.Sc.), Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen
2010 Bachelor thesis in Biology, Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen
2010 - 2011 Participation in European scholarship program for internships abroad, Leonardo da Vinci, School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
2011 - 2013 Study of Biology (M.Sc.), Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
2012 - 2013

B05 Epigenetic programming of kidney development

The number of nephrons is a major determinant for the development of chronic kidney disease and hypertension. We hypothesise a link between environmental factors, epigenetic modification and nephron formation. To identify the complex gene regulatory networks of nephron programming influenced by DNA methylation, transcriptome analysis will be combined with DNA methylation analysis on DNA methyltransferase-deficient renal cell populations. In addition, known maternal environmental determinants of nephron formation will be tested for their influence on DNA methylation.

Tobias Huber

1992 - 1999 Study of Medicine, Universities of Freiburg, Vienna and South Florida
1996 - 1997 MD thesis work, University of Freiburg
1999 - 2005 Full US-Medical Certification (USMLE)
1999 - 2001 Residency, Division of Nephrology, University Freiburg Medical Centre
2001 - 2003 Fellow in Medicine, Experimental Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, University Freiburg Medical Centre
2007
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