DGK Autumn Meeting, Berlin

Congratulation to our IRTG 1816 students Ms. Gabriela L. Santos and Mr. Andreas Maus. Both were awarded with the second prize for best poster during the German Cardiac Society - DGK Herztage 2018 from 11 until 13 October 2018 in Berlin. Ms. Santos' poster was entitled "Rho-associated kinases regulate compaction, contraction and stiffness of engineered human connective tissues". Mr. Maus' poster was entitled "DOX-induced side effects and alterations in ROS production, calcium handling, and sarcomeric integrity in iPSC-derived human cardiomyocytes".

Symposium "Pro- & Repro-graming the heart", Göttingen

The IRTG 1816 co-funded the symposium “Pro- & Repro-graming the heart” from 03 until 04 September 2018 in Göttingen. The meeting was organized by Dr. Katrin Streckfuss-Bömeke and Dr. Laura Zelarayan and took place in the conference building "Alte Mensa" of the Georg-August-University Göttingen.

3rd IRTG 1816 Retreat, Hannover


IRTG 1816 students from Göttingen and London participated in the 3rd IRTG 1816 Retreat from 06 until 08 May 2018 in Hanover. Please click on the picture and see more interesting impressions in our picture gallery.

CAVAD Symposium, Düsseldorf


IRTG 1816 students participated in the CAVAD Symposium from 15 until 16 March 2018 in Düsseldorf. The symposium was organized by the PhD students of the IRTG 1902.

Our IRTG 1816 student Ms. Lisa Leinhos from the work group of Prof. Katschinski was awarded with the prize for best talk during the CaVaD Symposium 2018 in Düsseldorf. Ms. Leinhos' talk was entitled "Myofibroblast differentiation in hypoxia: a novel role for ArhGAP29".

DGPT 2018, Göttingen

Our IRTG 1816 student Ms. Gabriela L. Santos from the work group of Prof. Lutz was awarded with the second prize for best poster during the 3rd German Pharm-Tox Summit: DGTP 2018 from 26 February until 01 March 2018 in Göttingen. Ms. Santos' poster was entitled "ROCK inhibition impacts myofibroblastic processes".


Upcoming lectures, seminars, workshop, events...


Time and Place

Who? What?


29.11.2018 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Guido Krenning (University of Groningen) Distinguished Speaker


1pm - 2pm

Jonas Peper

Cardiolunch (Lecture)

11.12.2018   IRTG 1816
Christmas Party


3pm - 4pm
Library, Physiology Dep.
Humboldtallee 23

Emiliano Medei
(Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil)

Distinguished Speaker


1pm - 2pm

Daniel Kownatzki-Danger

Cardiolunch (Lecture)


1pm - 2pm

Eric Schoger

Cardiolunch (Lecture)