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The kick-off meeting for our EU-funded project ENDOMIX took place 30th/31st January in the Kubus. We look back on two amazing, motivating days full of productive discussions and a lot of commitment and look forward to working on it together!
On January 18th, the 17th Research Festival for Life Sciences took place at the University of Leipzig. Dr. Tobias Kretschmer presented a poster about his research on endocrine-disrupting chemicals and their effects on fertility.
We are happy to announce that our new research project ENDOMIX, initiated and coordinated by Prof. Ana Zenclussen, has officially started on 1st January 2024. Within the project, we aim to investigate the previously hidden dangers of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and to decipher their effects on human health.
Read the official press release here.
We warmly welcome Rita Grabowska and Sergio Gomez-Olarte to our team!
On November 29th 2023, the international workshop "Environment, climate change and health", organized by Chiba University, Japan, the University of Leipzig and the Charité Berlin, took place in Leipzig. Also UFZ scientists presented their research and there was the opportunity for exciting discussions.
We congratulate our guest scientist Prof. Dr. Stefan Fest on his appointment as a professor at the OVGU Magdeburg.
Last week, our team member Dr. Tobias Kretschmer attended the "Netzwerktreffen Reproduktion" in Augsburg and met many colleagues from the field of reproduction medicine.
We warmly welcome Xiaoya He and Bingyu Wang as new PhD student to our team!
We are very proud of our PhD student Stembridge Ayuk, who won the New Investigator Travel Award at the IFPA meeting 2023 in New Zealand for his excellent abstract. Congratulations!
The annual IFPA meeting 2023 took place from 5th to 8th September in Rotorua, New Zealand. Prof. Ana Zenclussen gave an invited talk about B cell-mediated mechanisms underlying pregnancy complications.
We congratulate Prof. Ana Zenclussen on her appointment as a member of the BfR Commission on Contaminants in the Food Chain for the session period 2022 to 2025 and wish her every success!
We participate in the joint research project SaxoChiLD.
We participate in the joint research project