Hannes Uchtenhagen


College / University

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Highest Degree

Bachelor of Science

Major Subjects

Molecular Biology / Biochemistry




Lab Experience

Basic molecular biology, biochemistry and biophysical chemistry techniques.

Projects / Research

  • 2005: Internship at the Zentrum für molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg (ZMNH): Receptor transport and scaffolding at the postsynaptic site at inhibitory synapses
  • 2004 – 2005: Expression analysis of herbivory-induced genes of Medicago truncatula and Lima Bean and isolation of an (E)-ß-Ocimene-Synthase from Lima Bean's cDNA. MPI for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany


  • Maffei M, Mithöfer A, Arimura G, Uchtenhagen H, Bossi S, Bertea C, Starvaggi Cucuzza L, Novero M, Volpe V, Quadro S, Boland W (2005) Effects of feeding Spodoptera littoralis on Lima beans leaves. III. Membrane depolarization and involvement of hydrogen peroxide (Submitted)
  • Arimura G, Mithöfer A, Maffei M, Uchtenhagen H, Bossi S, Starvaggi-Cucuzza L, Garms S, Schulze B, Leitner M, Boland W (2005) Synergistic and antagonistic cross-talks within signaling networks mediating herbivory-induced terpenoid formation in Medicago truncatula (Submitted)

Scholarships / Awards

2005 – 2006: Stipend International Max Planck Research School


I am very interested in getting to know a broad range of projects in different fields such as immunology, NMR or gene regulation and protein expression to expand my horizon and find out where my strengths and weaknesses lie.