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Institute of Human Genetics – CNRS (France) 01/2014 – 08/2018
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mentor: Giacomo Cavalli

Harvard University (United States) 05/2012 – 12/2013
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mentor: Paola Arlotta & John Rinn

Wellcome Trust PhD 09/2007 – 04/2012
University of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Nancy Papalopulu Lab
“Role of microRNA-9 in vertebrate neural development”

BSc in Biotechnology 09/2003 – 09/2007
Mannheim University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
Blanche Schwappach Lab

Les Grandes Avancées Francaises en Biologique - Boyan Bonev Beddington Medal of Boyan Bonev
  • Great Advances in Biology Award, French Academy of Sciences (2018)
  • Best Poster Award, EMBO Gene regulation in neural fate decisions (2017)
  • Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013 - 2017)
  • Beddington Medal for best PhD thesis in Developmental Biology, British Society for Developmental Biology (2012)
  • Wellcome Trust PhD Fellowship (2007 - 2011)
  • Best Poster Award, Faculty Research Symposium Manchester (2011)
  • Best Presentation Award, Faculty Showcase Symposium, Manchester (2010)
  • Gold Medal, Bulgarian National Olympiad in Biology (2001 & 2002)
  • EMBO Nuclear Structure and Dynamics (France) - Invited Speaker (2017)
  • REDbrain Conference (Switzerland) - Invited speaker (2017)
  • EMBO Gene regulatory mechanisms in neural fate decisions (Spain) - Poster presentation (2017)
  • Cortical Development Conference (Greece) - Invited speaker (2017)
  • EMBO Chromatin & Epigenetics (Germany) - Poster presentation (2017)
  • Architecture and Plasticity of the Cell Nucleus (France) - Poster presentation (2016)
  • EpiGeneSys Conference (France) - Invited speaker (2016)
  • Genome Regulation in 3D (Israel) - Poster presentation (2015)
  • EMBO Nuclear Structure and Dynamics (France) - Poster presentation (2015)
  • Neuro-RNA Symposium – Boston (US) - Invited speaker (2013)
  • BSCB/BSDB/JSDB Joint Meeting (UK) - Invited speaker (2012)
  • Company of Biologists Cell Cycle workshop (UK) - Session chair (2011)
  • Non-coding RNA, Epigenetic Memory (UK) - Invited speaker (2011)
  • Keystone Mechanism and Biology of Silencing (US) - Poster presentation (2011)
  • EMBO The Non-coding Genome (Germany) - Invited speaker (2010)
  • 13th International Xenopus Meeting (Canada) - Poster presentation (2010)
  • miRNAs, siRNAs and non-coding RNAs (UK) - Invited speaker (2010)
  • London LRI Symposium on Developmental Biology (UK) - Poster presentation (2009)
  • UK Xenopus Meeting, Warwick (UK) - Invited speaker (2009)
  • Brain Development Symposium, London (UK) - Poster presentation (2008)
  • Reviewer – Nature Methods, Nature Genetics, Nature Protocols, MSB, Genome Biology and Frontiers in Neurscience
  • Grant Agencies Reviewer – National Science Center, Poland
  • Invited Contributer at Prelights - Company of Biologists

Lab Members

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Madalena Carido

Lab Manager

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Silvia Vangelisti

PhD Student

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Florian Noack

Postdoc

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Vera Manelli

PhD Student

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Frederike Schäfer

Master Student

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Faye Chong

Master Student