Alumni - PhD Students 2008

Constantin Bode

Research Topic: Uncovering the routes of distribution and metabolism of extracellular sphingosine 1-phosphate in vivo and in vitro by imaging and analyzing fluorescently-labelled sphingolipids

Supervisor: Dr. Markus Gräler, Institute of Immunology, Hannover Medical School

Academic Background: Biochemistry, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Nationality: German


Bode C, Sensken, SC, Peest U, Beutel G, Thol F, Levkau B, Li Z, Bittman R, Huan T, Tölle M, van der Giet M, Gräler MH. Erythrocytes serve as a reservoir for cellular and extracellular sphingosine 1-phosphate. J of Cellular Biochemistry 2009 in press

Weber C, Kueger A, Münk A, Bode C, Van Veldhoven PP, Gräler MH. Discontinued postnatal thymocytes development in sphingosine 1-phosphate-lyase-deficient mice. J Immunol. 2009 Oct 1; 183(7): 4292-301. Epub 2009 Sep 11

Sensken SC, Bode C, Gräler MH. Accumulation of fingolimod (FTY720) in lymphoid tissues contributes to prolonged efficacy. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2009 Mar; 328(3):963-9. Epub 2008 Dec 12


Antje Ksienzyk

Research Topic: Cellular and molecular analysis of antigen specific immune responses triggered by Interferon Regulatory Factor-1

Supervisor: Dr. Hansjörg Hauser, Molecular Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig

Academic Background: Biology, University of Leipzig, Germany

Nationality: German



Dr. Sabine Kirchhoff

GS-FIRE (HZI International Graduate School for Infection Research)

Helmholtz Zentrum für Infektionsforschung
Inhoffenstraße 7
38124 Braunschweig