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Name: Kathleen Burkhardt-Medicke (Germany)

Department Analytical Environmental Chemistry

Research topic

I work on a protein in the zebrafish that plays a major role in the active transport of chemicals. The aim is to develop an in vitro test to determine the interaction of chemicals with this transport protein.


At UFZ since

November 2010


How did you learn about the UFZ?

Internship a few years ago


Why did you come to the UFZ?

Interesting topic(s) and a very good working atmosphere


What do you like about the city you live in?

I like it.


How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

I have friendly and supportive colleagues. The HIGRADE courses I have attended were quite good. We get funding to travel (e.g. conferences).


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HIGRADE Welcome Meeting for new PhDs:

14 April 2015, 2 p.m., seminar room 220, building 1.0, UFZ Leipzig

HIGRADE Spring Conference: 29 April 2015, UFZ Leipzig more info

HIGRADE CareerCafé: 30 April 2015, UFZ Leipzig more info

PhD Retreat "DocDays":  4-5 Nov 2015, Colditz

HIGRADE Fall Conference: 17 Nov 2015, UFZ Leipzig

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