Dr. Nicole Meyer

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Dr. rer. nat. Nicole Meyer

Scientist, Theme Coordinator of Effects of environmental chemicals on the physiology of the vascular tissue and Platform Coordinator of In vivo and in vitro imaging

Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research – UFZ
Department of Environmental Immunology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

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Dr. Nicole Meyer
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Research Interests

  • Investigating the underlying mechanisms of physiological spiral artery remodeling
  • Understanding the role of mast cells and chymases in the regulation of spiral artery remodeling and other pregnancy-associated processes
  • Investigation of direct and indirect influences of prenatal exposure to environmental chemicals on maternal and fetal parameters


Curriculum vitae / Scientific career

Since 09/2020

Scientist, Department of Environmental Immunology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

03/2017 - 04/2017

Research stay, National University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina

2016 - 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany

06/2015

Research stay, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

2012 - 2016

PhD, Department of Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany

09/2010 - 10/2010

Student Assistant, Institute of Clinical Genetic, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

03/2010 - 07/2010

Research Internship at the Polymer Reaction Design Group, Hasselt University, Belgium

2006 - 2011

Diploma in Biology, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany


Own third-party funded projects

since 04/2019

Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying uterine spiral artery remodeling, a critical process for pregnancy and fetal well-being: importance of chymases, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), ME 5360/1-1


Awards

09/2019

Travel grant from Commission for the Promotion of Young Scientists, Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg

09/2017

Travel grant from Commission for the Promotion of Young Scientists, Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg

07/2015 - 06/2016

PhD scholarship from Commission for the Promotion of Young Scientists, Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg

04/2015

Travel grant from Commission for the Promotion of Young Scientists, Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg

12/2013

Travel grant from the European Cooperation in Science and Technology

04/2013

Travel grant from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Young Investigator Award + Travel Award of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology


Publications