Mandy Hannemann


College / University

Lausitz University of Applied Sciences, Senftenberg

Highest Degree

Bachelor of Science

Major Subjects





Lab Experience

Techniques in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry and cell biology

Projects / Research

  • 08/2006 – 01/2007: Molecular and structural characterization of a putative virulence chaperone in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (Bachelor Thesis). McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
  • 03/2006 – 06/2006: Detection of collagens in cartilage tissue depending on proteoglycans. Lausitz University of Applied Sciences Lausitz, Senftenberg, Germany
  • 08/2005 – 01/2006: Ring Exported Protein 4 (REX4) from the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum (Research Thesis). Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia


  • Spielmann T, Dixon MW, Hernandez-Valladares M, Hannemann M, Trenholme KR, Gardiner DL (2006) Reliable transfection of Plasmodium falciparum using non-commercial plasmid mini preparations. Int J Parasitol. 36(12):1245-8
  • Spielmann T, Hawthorne PL, Dixon MW, Hannemann M, Klotz K, Kemp DJ, Klonis N, Tilley L, Trenholme KR, Gardiner DL (2006) A cluster of ring stage-specific genes linked to a locus implicated in cytoadherence in Plasmodium falciparum codes for PEXEL negative and PEXEL positive proteins exported into the host cell. Mol Biol Cell 17(8):3613-24

Scholarships / Awards

2007 – 2008: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School
2007: Scholarship from e-fellows
2006: Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2005 – 2006: Scholarship from the Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH (InWEnt)


I have a great interest in molecular genetics and microbiology. I am fascinated by pathogens and their ability to adapt to changing environments by gene regulation. Iam looking forward to study how they can cause diseases.