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German-French Lung Retreat in Paris, France, September 12-13, 2018

Shortly before the international ERS Congress, MD and PhD students and post-docs from the German-French Lung School met for a two-day-retreat in Paris to discuss scientific topics as well as to build up and foster their bilateral network. The German-French Lung School was founded in 2013 as a cooperation between the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) and the French Institute National De La...
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Poster Award for Lin Yang

Lin Yang, PhD student in Otmar Schmid's lab "Dynamics of Inflammatory Lung Diseases" at the ILBD, received the first prize in the poster session "Basic Nanomedicine" at the 11th European and Global Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine, Targeted Delivery and Precision Medicine – The Building Blocks to Personalized Medicine, which took place in Basel, Switzerland, from September 02-05, 2018 (https://www...
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Public outreach activities of the CPC Research School at "Mini-München" 2018

“Mini-München”, which took place in the Olympiapark from July 30 to August 17, 2018, is the biggest municipal summer holiday program for children in Munich and features a parent-free area with city-like structures, where children get employed, study at the university, make money, and shape the city in every thinkable way. Organized and supervised by PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz, Scientific...
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Introductory Seminars - Fundamentals of Lung Biology and Physiology

You are cordially invited to join the seminars "Fundamentals of Lung Biology and Physiology", which will take place from September 26-28, 2018 (CPC seminar room 2nd floor, Max-Lebsche-Platz 31). Preliminary program This course is mandatory for all new MD and PhD students (class 2018/19) and those who have not completed the course yet; everyone else is welcome to join. We are looking forward to...
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German-French Retreat in Paris - Preliminary Program available

It is our sincere pleasure to announce the next German-French Lung Retreat, which will take place in Paris right before the ERS International Congress (https://erscongress.org), on September 12 and 13, 2018. Please take a look at the program to see your session assignment. Date: September 12-13, 2018 Location: Biopark Auditorium (11 Rue Watt, 75013 Paris) We are looking forward to seeing you in...
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6th Munich International Autumn School 2018 - Call for Applications!

It is our pleasure to announce the 6th Munich International Autumn School (MIAS), which will take place from November 26 to 30, 2018. This year’s Munich International Autumn School offers a limited number of training positions to clinicians or scientists with a MD or PhD background. Please see the flyer for details. Please send your application until July 31, 2018, including a CV and a list of...
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Register now: Sequencing Spotlight on September 27

Learn about cutting-edge seq techniques from the experts in the local scientific community in an informal half-day symposium. Register now! Date: Thurs, September 27, 2018 Time: 13:00 - approx. 17:30 Venue: Biomedical Center, small lecture hall N02.040 (Martinsried Campus) Target audience: Students, doctoral candidates and junior scientists who are interested in seq-analysis and/or being...
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National and international research funding opportunities for Postdocs

Monday,  July 09, 2018, 5.15 p.m. Topic: "National and international research funding opportunities for Postdocs" Location: N02.017, BMC, LMU   The aim of this information session is to provide an overview of research funding organisations, their funding portfolio as well as basic tips for writing grant proposals. The focus lies on national and European research funding programs for the early...
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Summer Lectures 2018: How to discover a drug? Lessons learned.

Let’s make a journey together into the future of drug discovery and development based on 100 years of lessons learned. What were the groundbreaking findings and which molecules really changed the world? How do drugs really work? Where are we now and what are the future challenges in the management of drug development in industry and science? These interactive lectures will highlight prominent...
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Congratulations Larissa Knüppel

Larissa Knüppel, member of the CPC Research School and PhD student in the Core Unit Matrix Genotyping, successfully defended her PhD thesis "Function and druggability of FK506 binding proteins (FICBP's) in pulmonary fibrosis" on June 13, 2018 in Munich. Congratulations!!!
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PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz invited to the editorial board of Respiratory Research

PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz from the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (ILBD) and Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) has been invited to join the editorial board of the journal Respiratory Research. Respiratory Research is the leading fully open access journal in the field of respiratory medicine. The journal promotes scientific exchange by facilitating worldwide visibility of...
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Save the date: Sequencing Spotlight on September 27

Learn about cutting-edge seq techniques from the experts in the local scientific community in an informal half-day symposium. Details and registration coming soon! Preliminary title: Seq Spotlight on Campus Date: Thurs, September 27, 2018 Time: 13:00 - approx. 17:30 Venue: Biomedical Center, small lecture hall N02.040 (Martinsried Campus) Target audience: students, doctoral candidates and junior...
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German-French Retreat in Paris - Call for abstracts

It is our sincere pleasure to announce the next German-French Lung Retreat, which will take place in Paris right before the ERS International Congress (https://erscongress.org), around September 13, 2018.   The one-day program consists of scientific highlight and career talks, a poster session incl. poster walks, a mentoring session, and great opportunities to network.   If you are interested to...
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Carolina Ballester Lopez receives International Trainee Scholarship Award

Carolina Ballester Lopez, PhD student in Ali Önder Yildirim's Lab ”Immunopathology of COPD” at the ILBD/CPC received an International Trainee Scholarship Award for 2018 from the American Thoracic Society (ATS). This award provides support to attend the ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA, and includes a one year In-Training Membership. Carolina Ballester Lopez's abstract with the title...
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Arunima Sengupta receives ATS Abstract Scholarship

Arunima Sengupta, PhD student in the core unit "Live Cell Imaging" at the iLBD/CPC and directly supervised by Dr. Gerald Burgstaller, received an Abstract Scholarship for the 2018 ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA, USA. Her abstract with the title “Secreted Frizzled Related Protein 1 (SFRP1) As A Novel Regulator Of The RhoA/Rock1 Pathway Is Expressed In A Distinct Subset Of Fibroblasts...
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Girls’ and Boys’ Day 2018

Like every year, a nationwide effort is made to offer girls and also boys the possibility to get to know professional areas and jobs, which they might not typically consider after their school career. The aim and concept of the Girls’ and Boys’ Day is to broaden the participants’ horizon on career options beyond gender specific clichés. As the German Research Center for Health and Environment, the...
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PhD positions available - Apply now!

The International Research School “Lung Biology and Disease“ in the field of translational pulmonary medicine is offering Full-time PhD Positions:    Project A: Development of in vitro approaches for research on mechanisms of lung regeneration Supervisor: PD Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz Our knowledge about lung regeneration so far stems largely from studies in the mouse, where initial acute...
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DZL Mentoring Program – Call for Applications

The German Center for Lung Research (DZL) aims to support highly motivated young DZL members working in biomedical sciences/medicine in their career development. Thereby, the DZL seeks to identify and raise future DZL (and lung community) leaders for executive-level positions requiring management and leadership skills. The DZL Mentoring program fosters establishing a network of early career...
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Munich International Autumn School 2018 - Save the date!

It is our pleasure to announce the 6th Munich International Autumn School (MIAS), which will take place from November 26 to 30, 2018. Stay tuned for details!
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Munich Lung Conference 2018: Register now!

Register now for the Munich Lung Conference 2018 / International DZL Symposium. Dedicated to the topic of 'Lung disease exacerbation' we are happy to have recruited very well renowned speakers from different fields for the event. Program Details and registration: https://mlc2018.helmholtz-muenchen.de
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Anne Sophie Lamort receives Distinguished Poster Award at the 16th Lung Science Conference in Estoril, Lisbon

Anne Sophie Lamort, postdoctoral fellow in the Lab “Molecular Lung Carcinogenesis” of Dr. Georgios Stathopoulos at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center received a poster prize at the 16th Lung Science Conference. The title of her poster is: “Tumor-derived granulocyte chemotactic protein 2 cooperates with neutrophil proteinase 3 to drive lung adenocarcinoma.”  “Inflammatory signaling from tumor to...
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Congratulations Vanessa Welk

Vanessa Welk, member of the CPC Research School and PhD student in the Research Group Proteasome Function in Lung Disease, successfully defended her PhD thesis "Dissecting the role of proteasome activators in lung biology and disease" on March 02, 2018 in Munich. Congratulations!!!
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MSc Project available - Research Group Systems Medicine of Chronic Lung Disease

MSc project available in Herbert Schiller's lab! We are looking for open minded, highly motivated individuals who are interested in understanding fundamental molecular and cellular principles of organ regeneration and fibrosis. The position will be funded with a competitive salary. For more information, please directly contact Dr. Herbert Schiller (herbert.schiller@helmholtz-muenchen.de).
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Congratulations Stephan Klee

Stephan Klee, member of the CPC Research School and Munich Medical Research School, and PhD student in the Research Unit Lung Repair and Regeneration, successfully defended his PhD thesis "Matricellular Proteins in Pulmonary Fibrosis" on February 19, 2018 in Munich. Congratulations!!!
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Laura Klotz receives DZL Poster Award - Disease Area Lung Cancer

Dr. Laura Klotz, physician-scientist in the lab "Molecular Lung Carcinogenesis" (headed by Dr. Georgios Stathopoulos) at the iLBD/CPC, received an award for the best poster of the disease area "Lung Cancer" at the 7th DZL Annual Meeting, held in Bad Nauheim, Germany, on February 8 and 9, 2018. Laura Klotz presented a poster with the title "Comprehensive clinical profiling of the Gauting...
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Arunima Sengupta receives DZL Poster Award - Platform Imaging

Arunima Sengupta, PhD student in the core unit "Live Cell Imaging" at the iLBD/CPC and directly supervised by Dr. Gerald Burgstaller, received an award for the best poster of the platform imaging (PLI) at the 7th DZL Annual Meeting, held in Bad Nauheim, Germany, on February 8 and 9, 2018. Arunima Sengupta and Dr. Gerald Burgstaller presented a poster with the title "High-resolution spatial mapping...
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Munich Lung Conference 2018: Submit your abstract and register!

It is our pleasure to announce the 2018 Munich Lung Conference (MLC). Dedicated to the topic of 'Lung disease exacerbation' we are happy to have recruited very well renowned speakers from different fields for the event. Program Details and registration: https://mlc2018.helmholtz-muenchen.de
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Season Greetings

It's been a fantastic and eventful year! We would like to thank everyone contributing to our program, for supporting and shaping it, and for making progress possible. We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with health, happiness, and success! May beautiful moments and happy memories surround you with joy this Christmas and always.
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Introductory Seminars - Fundamentals of Lung Biology and Physiology

You are cordially invited to join the seminars "Fundamentals of Lung Biology and Physiology", which will take place from January 15-17, 2018 (CPC seminar room 2nd floor, Max-Lebsche-Platz 31). Preliminary program This course is mandatory for all new MD and PhD students (class 2017/18) and those who have not completed the course yet; everyone else is welcome to join. We are looking forward to...
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Research Fellowship for Medical Student Michael Gerckens

The CPC Research School awards a research fellowship to Michael Gerckens, an MD student under the direct supervision of Dr. Gerald Burgstaller (Core Unit "Live Cell Imaging"). Michael has joined the CPC already in 2014 as a student trainee and entered the CPC Research School program in 2016 when starting his medical thesis on "Pharmacological inhibition of the deposition of extracellular matrix...
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Congratulations Wiola Skronska-Wasek!

Wioletta Skronska-Wasek, member of the CPC Research School and Munich Medical Research School, and PhD student in the Research Unit Lung Repair and Regeneration, successfully defended her PhD thesis "Wnt/Frizzled signaling in COPD and emphysema" on December 13, 2017 in Munich. Congratulations!!!
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Munich International Autumn School for Respiratory Medicine 2017

From December 04-08, 2017, the Munich International Autumn School (short: MIAS) was held for the fifth time at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC). Organized by the CPC Research School and greatly supported by AtemWeg - The Lung Disease Research Foundation, as well as by an unrestricted educational grant by Boehringer Ingelheim, participants learned about recent advancements in respiratory...
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New Research School Governance

The Research School "Lung Biology and Disease" at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center is a strong structural element in the lung research strategy of the Helmholtz Zentrum München. This field naturally encompasses the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (ILBD) and Research Unit Lung Repair and Regeneration (LRR), but also lung-focused research in other areas such as the field of epidemiology. To...
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CPC Tandem Grant Writing Challenge

The CPC Research School is awarding 10.000 € each for three innovative and creative tandem research projects between two different working groups. The aim is to support a tandem project between two MD/PhD students or between an MD/PhD student and a postdoc from two different working groups (newly established tandems). Applicants had to submit a proposal (3 pages including a description of the...
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CPC Research School Grant Writing Challenge

Our senior MD and PhD students had the opportunity to participate in a grant writing exercise in order to develop the skills needed to prepare professional, competitive, and successful grant proposals. They had to pick a topic of their choice - related to their MD or PhD projects, e.g. additional experiments or a side project - and write a structured, concise, and clear grant application (4 pages,...
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From OMICS to Systems Biology - Lab exchange at Insybio Ltd

After successfully applying for the HELENA Research stay grant, Mario Pepe, Ph.D  student, was awarded with a 3000€ travel grant to fund his lab exchange at the Insybio LTD in Patras, Greece. He worked under the supervision of Professor Seferina Mavroudi and Dr Konstatinos Theofilatos from September 1 till November 1, 2017. Mario had the opportunity to learn new kinds of system biology approaches...
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View beyond the horizon – Lab exchange at Shriner’s Hospital for Children

After successfully passing the final Research School exam on analyzing scientific articles, Stefan Preisendörfer, MD student, was awarded with a 1000€ travel grant. With this, he was given the opportunity for a lab exchange at the Shriner's Hospital for Children, which is part of the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. He worked under supervision of Hans Peter...
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CPC Career Day 2017 - Register now!

You are cordially invited to join us on December 04, 2017 for an interesting and interactive Career Day. Similar to last year's event, we invited speakers who will give an insight into their work and personal career paths, and are open for your questions. Preliminary program Please register by sending an email to stefanie.weissnoSp@m@helmholtz-muenchen.de We are looking forward to seeing you all on...
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PhD Position available - Interactions between oncogenes and innate immunity in lung adenocarcinoma

The Lung Carcinogenesis Group of the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) is now seeking a PhD Candidate "Interactions between oncogenes and innate immunity in lung adenocarcinoma" Job Description and RequirementsIdentification and analysis of immune cells in different models of lung adenocarcinoma in miceHandling of and experimentation on transgenic mice expressing or deficient in critical...
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PhD Position available - Identification and analysis of immune cells in different models of pulmonary inflammation in mice

The Research Groups "Dynamics of pulmonary inflammation" and "Immunopathology of COPD" at the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (iLBD) offer a PhD position. Please look here for details and for uploading your application.
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MMRS lecture series "Good Scientific Practice"

In the upcoming winter semester 2017/18, the MMRS will be offering a lecture series on "Good Scientific Practice". Details here.
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5th Munich International Autumn School - Call for applications

It is our pleasure to announce the 5th Munich International Autumn School (MIAS), which will take place from December 04 to 08, 2017. The MIAS offers training modules in different labs and clinics in Munich for a limited number of young clinicians and scientists with an MD or PhD background. Participants will hear outstanding lectures given by speakers of the faculty as well as international...
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Grant Writing Challenge - Call for applications

We are happy to announce that we are awarding 10.000 € each for three innovative and creative tandem research projects between two different working groups. Please submit your project proposal to research-school@cpc-munich.org, considering the following conditions:Format: 3 pages including a description of the project, a budget plan, and a work/time planTandem project between two MD/PhD...
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Escape the benches! – The CPC Research School Retreat 2017

This year's CPC Research School retreat for MD and PhD students took place on June 28 and 29, 2017, at the Grasgehren mountain lodge, Allgäu. The event included presentations on the student's progress with subsequent expert feedback by the Research School Team, and offered opportunities for building research connections during the structured sessions, lunchtime sessions, and evening receptions. ...
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MIAS Alumni Meeting in Washington D.C. on May 23, 2017

We are organizing a MIAS Alumni Meeting within the framework of the ATS Annual Conference 2017 in Washington DC. On behalf of AtemWeg - The Lung Disease Research Foundation and the Comprehensive Pneumology Center Munich, it is our sincere pleasure to invite you to an informal get-together on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 06:30 pm to catch up and connect with former participants and faculty, and maintain...
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SIC Rising Star of Research Award – Dr. Darcy Wagner

Darcy E. Wagner, member of the Research Unit "Lung Repair and Regeneration" at the CPC/LRR and member of the Helmholtz Munich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program has been selected as a Science and Innovation Center (SIC) Rising Star of Research representing the Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB) Assembly for this year's American Thoracic Society. The American Thoracic Society is one of the...
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Responsible Research 2017 - A campus-wide event for next-generation researchers

All researchers are obliged to conform to rules of Good Scientific Practice. These rules are implicit, but the border between acceptable and unacceptable practice is often unclear. What is responsible research conduct? How can I present data accurately? What exactly is plagiarism? What are the pros and cons of open science? What is an ombudsperson? This year's focus will be on data accuracy and...
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Translational Medicine Seminar Series

HELENA and the Helmholtz Research Schools Lung Biology and Disease and Radiation Sciences are hosting a Translational Medicine Seminar Series. Join us for the first session on May 30, 2017! This seminar series aims to give an overview on translational medicine starting from the disease towards the understanding of disease mechanisms, epidemiological evidence, identification of biomarkers and...
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Girls and technology? Let’s break with habits! – Girls’ Day 2017

Each year, on every fourth Thursday of April, a nationwide effort is made to offer girls the possibility to get to know professional areas and jobs, which they might not typically consider after their school career. The aim and concept of the Girls' Day is to oppose to stereotypes, such as girls not fitting to technical professions in engineering and science. As the German Research Center for...
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Jessica Götzfried awarded as Best Speaker at the 34th Protease Winter School in Tiers, Italy

Jessica Götzfried, PhD student in the Research Group of "Enzymes and Inhibitors in Lung Disease" (Jenne Lab), has been awarded as the Best Speaker out of more than sixty presentations at the 34th Protease Winter School in Tiers. Her talk entitled "Storage and transplantability of donor lungs is extended by α1-antitrypsin as an additive to Perfadex" convinced an international jury of leading...
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CPC Spring Party on March 20, 2017 at 4 pm

Spring is almost here! We will take this as an occasion to have an informal institute's get-together with some drinks, food, music, and dance :) You are cordially invited to join the CPC Spring Party on March 20, 2017 at 4 pm on the 2nd floor of the CPC in Großhadern. We would also like to use this occasion to celebrate the achievements of our "senior" MD and PhD students of the graduate program...
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ERS Short-Term Research Training Fellowship for Christoph Mayr

Christoph Mayr, PhD student in the CPC research group of Dr. Herbert Schiller, has received an European Respiratory Society (ERS) Short-Term Research Training Fellowship amounting to 4000€. Starting in April, the grant will support a three months lab exchange with the group of Dr. Richard Scheltema (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), specializing on cross-linking Mass Spectrometry. Together...
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Cigarette smoke curbs lung's self-healing

Smoke from cigarettes blocks self-healing processes in the lungs and consequently can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), and their international colleagues have reported this in the 'American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine'. Cough, bronchitis, and breathing...
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CPC Students @ Life Science Graduate Network Get-together

Bill Nye, an American scientist, once said: "Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't." This emphasizes the importance of networking in science, and for this purpose the second Life Science Graduate Network Get-together took place on Feb 23rd. Graduate students from different Life Science institutes in Munich were invited to join the meeting at the Biomedical Center Munich. From each...
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ATS Foundation Research Grant for Darcy Wagner

Darcy E. Wagner, member of the Research Unit "Lung Repair and Regeneration"(LRR) at the CPC and participant in the Helmholtz Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme has been awarded a grant endowed with 40.000 Dollars from the ATS Foundation. The grant aims to identify novel routes to induce lung repair in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating disease...
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2016 Graduate Students Award for Ilona Kammerl

In honour of her scientific achievements, Dr. Ilona Kammerl, scientist at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC), Helmholtz Zentrum München, received one of the three Graduate Students Awards. In order to encourage outstanding doctoral dissertations, the Münchner Bank, the Verein der Freunde und Förderer (VdFF), and the Helmholtz Graduate School Environmental Health (HELENA) awarded three...
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Munich International Autumn School (MIAS) for Respiratory Medicine 2016

Translating research into practice is one of the key aspects of modern medical science. To allow for such translations, qualified experts with notion of both basic science and clinical medicine are needed. To gain more insight into recent developments in lung biology and disease research at the interface of bench-to-bedside, the Munich International Autumn School (MIAS) was held for the fourth...
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Vanessa Welk honored with Award for Best Poster

Vanessa Welk, member of the CPC Research School and PhD student in the research group "Proteasome Function in Chronic Lung Disease" (Meiners lab) at the iLBD/CPC, was honored with a poster award for her abstract "Proteasome activator 200 (PA200) is dysregulated in fibrotic tissue remodeling" at the 3rd Proteostasis Action Meeting in Lisbon. The 3rd PROTEOSTASIS Action Meeting covered topics in...
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Career Day

You are cordially invited to our first Career Day on November 10, 2016. The aim is to provide insights on different career paths in specific fields (program). We invited alumni and other scientists from Academia, Industry and beyond to briefly share their personal career paths. Afterwards you have time to join round table Q&A sessions. Stay tuned for the individual profiles of the speakers (which...
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Introductory Module Finished!

The past few weeks have been very exciting for the new MD and PhD students of the CPC Research School. The introductory module was intended to bring all the new students on the same level of knowledge about common methods, good scientific practice, research ethics, and different projects at the institute. This was also a great opportunity for the students to improve their presentation skills. Just...
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CPC PhD Students @ Mini München

The award-winning play city “Mini-Munich” is the largest summer break project for children at the age of 7-15 that is organized by the City of Munich. Over the past 34 years, Mini-Munich has become the most renowned educational project for children and has been a role model for more than 200 play cities both nationally and internationally. Mini-Munich is a small model of the big city where...
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Welcome new MD and PhD Students

School has started - not just for many kids out there, also for the new MD and PhD students here at the CPC in Großhadern. The official program was kicked-off with two days of seminars about the lung including lung function, lung diseases, the immune system of the lung, and lung anatomy. The talks were all prepared and given by senior Research School students. We received a lot of information, for...
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Awards at PneumoUpdate 2016 for iLBD/CPC Scientists

Carolina Ballester Lopez, PhD Student, and Dr. Thomas Conlon, Postdoc in the research group "Immunopathology of COPD" (Yildirim Lab) at the iLBD/CPC have been honored for their scientific work during the PneumoUpdate 2016 conference. Carolina Ballester Lopez received the Young Investigator Award from PneumoUpdate for her abstract "A new tool to monitor the development of acute lung injury in...
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Flavia, Jessica, and Aina win Grant Writing Challenge

Our senior PhD students had the opportunity to participate in a grant writing exercise in order to develop the skills needed to prepare professional, competitive, and successful grant proposals. They had to pick a topic of their choice - related to their PhD projects, e.g. additional experiments or a side project - and write a structured, concise, and clear grant application (4 pages, max. 2000€...
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Awards for Aina Martin & Malamati Vreka at the Lung Science Conference

Aina Martin Medina, PhD student in the research group Lung Repair and Regeneration led by Melanie Königshoff, was awarded for the best oral presentation* at the Lung Science Conference in Estoril.  Malamati Vreka, PhD student in the research group Lung Carcinogenesis led by Georgios Stathopoulos, received the distinguished poster** award. Congratulations, ladies! The 14th Lung Science...
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Sabine Bartel honored with PhD-Award of the German Lung Foundation

Dr. Sabine Bartel, graduate of the Research School “Lung Biology and Disease”, was honored by the German Lung Foundation for the best experimental dissertation in 2015. The award for her thesis “mircoRNA-based identification of pulmonary signaling pathways in experimental asthma – The role of the cAMP element binding protein 1 (Creb1)” was presented to her by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Sybrecht, chairman...
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Poster Award for Larissa Knüppel & Aina Martin Medina

Larissa Knüppel and Aina Martin Medina, both PhD students of the CPC Graduate Program, were awarded with poster prizes at the AIR Symposium in Mainz. This year’s AIR Symposium “AIR 5.0: New insights and advances in IPF research“ took place in Mainz on February 12 and 13, 2016. The newest clinical studies, opportunities for therapy, as well as research on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have...
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Munich International Autumn School for Respiratory Medicine 2015

From October 5 - 9, young scientists and clinicians from around the world had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience on recent developments in lung biology and disease research at the interface of basic sciences and clinical medicine. The Munich International Autumn School (MIAS) was held for the third time at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) and organized by “AtemWeg – Stiftung zur...
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