Barbara Waldmann


College / University

Philipps University Marburg

Highest Degree

Bachelor of Science

Major Subjects

Biology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology




Lab Experience

Various techniques in molecular biology and microbiology

Projects / Research

  • 07/2004 – 08/2004: Summer project at the Biotech Company Inologic: Effect of different compounds on breast cancer cells
  • 07/2007 – 08/2007: Summer project at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin in the Department of Prof. Dr. Arturo Zychlinsky: Effect of ions on the ability of histones to kill bacteria
  • 08/2007 – 09/2007: Summer project at the Wellcome Trust Biocentre in Dundee in the Department of Prof. Dr. Mike Ferguson: Cloning of genes coding for surface proteins of Trypanosoma brucei
  • 01/2008 – 06/2008: Bachelor thesis: Identification of proteins interacting with the hybrid-histidine-kinase RodK in Myxococcus xanthus

Scholarships / Awards

2008 – 2009: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School


Finding all fields of molecular biology highly fascinating I consider different opportunities to develop my future research interests. Currently I am particularly interested in the fields of microbiology and immunology. I am fascinated by the way how pathogens can cause diseases and how the sickened organism (especially the human organism) reacts to avoid and fight the infection. My main goal is to get a deeper knowledge in a wide range of fields of molecular biology.