Dr. Kristin Junge

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Dr. troph. Kristin Junge

Scientist

Department Environmental Immunology
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig


Phone.: +49 341 235-1550
Fax: +49 341 235-1787

Kristin M. Junge
Photo: Sebastian Wiedling/UFZ

Research Interests

  • Environmental exposure and stem cell associated disease development (obesity associated mesenchymal stem cells, allergy relevant hematopoietic stem cells - Eo/B progenitor cells Website Stemcells in Allergy and Obesity)
  • Perinatal exposure to lifestyle and environmental factors and overweight/allergy development in epidemiological cohort studies; e.g. Vitamin D status/nutritional compounds and epigenetics in disease development
  • Influence of nutritional compounds on lipid metabolism and atherogenesis



Curriculum vitae / Scientific career

since 10/2018

Teaching activity: Bachelor/Master student lectures “Nutritional Sciences”, Martin-Luther University, Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Halle/Saale

01/2010 – 06/2010

Postdoc at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

since 06/2009

Scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Department of Environmental Immunology

06/2006 - 06/2009

PhD-student/Scientist, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Department of Human Nutrition

PhD thesis:
“Influence of lupin protein (L. angustifolius) on lipid metabolism and atherogenesis”

10/2001 - 06/2006

Student of Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences

Diploma thesis:
“Homocysteine thiolactone-induced hyperhomocysteinemia does not alter concentrations of cholesterol and SREBP-2 target gene mRNAs in rats”

Awards / Grants

07/2014

Participation in 64th Nobel Laureate Meeting (Physiology/Medicine) after nomination by Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. and qualification as highly-talented young researcher by the scientific review panel of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

01/2010

Luther-Award of Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

12/2009

Postdoctoral fellowship/ research grant of the German academic exchange service (DAAD)

07/2007

Award of the society for the support of agricultural and nutritional sciences at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg e.V.


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