IPhD Projects 2010

Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Studies Approved in 2010:

  1. An Integrated Biophysical Model of Phototropism in the Arabidopsis hypocotyl 
    PhD Student: Gabriella Mosca (UniBE)
    Mentors: Prof. Richard Smith (UniBE); Prof. Christian Fankhauser (UniL)

  2. Detection and Prediction of Neural Structures in Fluorescence Images Using Correlative Light/Electron Microscopy
    PhD Student: Clemens Blumer (UniBS)
    Mentors: Prof. Thomas Vetter (UniBS); Dr. Thomas Oertner (FMI)

  3. Ensemble Modeling of the Notch/p53 Interactions in Keratinocytes and Experimental Validation
    PhD Student: Nandy Preetam (ETHZ)
    Mentors: Prof. Heinz Koeppl (ETHZ); Prof. Gian-Paolo Dotto (UniL)

  4. Imaging the Interactions Between Transcription Factors and DNA 
    PhD Student: Grégoire Pierre Jean Laporte (EPFL)
    Mentors: Prof. Demetri Psaltis (EPFL); Prof. Bart Deplancke (EPFL)

  5. Metabolic Network Governing Energy Supply and Carbon Sources in Plasmodium falciparum
    PhD Student: Stepan Tymoshenko (EPFL)
    Mentors: Prof. Dominique Soldati-Favre (UniGE); Prof. Vassily Hatzimanikatis (EPFL)

  6. Nanoscale Imaging of Synaptic Connectivity in the Drosophila Larva
    PhD Student: Giuseppe Scalia (UniFR)
    Mentors: Prof. Simon Sprecher (UniFR); Prof. Frank Scheffold (UniFR)

  7. Quantifying the Activity Contribution of Individual Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) to the Overall MMP Activity in the Extracellular Space Using Highly Specific and Photo-switchable Inhibitors
    PhD Student: Silvia Bellotto (EPFL)
    Mentors: Prof. Christian Heinis (EPFL); Dr. Hermann Wegner (UniBS)

  8. Simultaneous Determination of Protein Levels and Their Exposure to Mechanical Stress in the Wing Imaginal Disc of Drosophila
    PhD Student: Dominik Eder (UZH)
    Mentors: Dr. Christof Aegerter (UZH); Prof. Konrad Basler (UZH)

  9. Single Cell Microfluidic Imaging for Spatial Mapping and Quantification of Gene Expression in an in vivo Model of Bone Adaptation
    PhD Student: Andreas Jonathan Trüssel (ETHZ)
    Mentors: Prof. Ralph Müller (ETHZ); Prof. Petra Dittrich (ETHZ)

  10. Systems Biology of Angiogenesis; Modeling of Vessel Formation in Cultured Endothelial Cells
    PhD Student: Siegrun Zinca (PSI)
    Mentors: Prof. Kurt Ballmer-Hofer (PSI); Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos (ETHZ)

  11. Systems Modeling of Metabolic Networks in Polyaromatic Compound Degrading Bacteria
    PhD Student: James Stuart Clulow
    Mentors: Prof. Jan Roelof van der Meer (UniL); Prof. Vassily Hatzimanikatis (EPFL)

  12. The in Silico Limb: Building a Dynamic Spatial Model for Morpho-regulatory Signaling Interactions During Vertebrate Organogenesis
    PhD Student: Erkan Ünal (UniBS)
    Mentors: Prof. Rolf Zeller (UniBS); Prof. Dagmar Iber (ETHZ)

  13. Tissue Engineering of a Quantifiable 3D in vitro Human Blood Vessel Model
    PhD Student: Andrea Negro (EPFL)
    Mentors: Prof. Matthias Lutolf (EPFL); Prof. Jürgen Brugger (EPFL)



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