Teammembers 2019

Jannis Stadager - 23

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Leader
  • What do you like about iGEM? Working on an own project outside of university. The diversity in tasks and independent thinking.
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Thinking outside of the box, dealing with teamdynamics and group diversity
  • Other Interests: Surfing, snowboarding, diving and gaming

Benedikt Schober - 22

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Vibrio
  • What do you like about iGEM? iGEM imparts diverse core competencies and skills in a wide variety of areas, including outside the lab such as public relations, design, sponsoring, presentation skills and most importantly how to sell your idea and yourself
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Staying motivated even after repeated failure in order to learn from your mistakes. Labelling is not a bad idea, especially when working in a big team.
  • Other Interests: playing in a band, sports in all its forms (track & field, soccer, fitness), gaming

Verena Haug - 22

  • iGEM Stuttgart subteam: Team Algae, head of finances
  • What do you like about iGEM? Creation and realization of a project based on one’s own ideas within a team
  • What did iGEM teach you for life? Bringing together teamwork and planning experiments on our own
  • Other Interests: Horseback riding, dancing

Katharina Hofer - 26

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Vibrio, qPCR
  • What do you like about iGEM? iGEM gives me the opportunity to further develop skills in many areas and allows me to work with one of my best friends!
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Effective teamwork is a challenge, that is both simple and difficult at the same time
  • Other Interests: Horseback riding, traveling

Dimitri Graf - 27

  • iGEM Stuttgart subgroup: Team Algae, public relations
  • What do you like about iGEM? Building your project from the bottom up. Finding partners helping you to realize your ideas
  • What did iGEM teach you for life? It taught me what teamwork really means. I learned a lot about the value of communication in a group project setting.
  • Other Interests: sport, music, cooking

Sini Münßinger - 26

  • iGEM Stuttgart subteam: Team Vibrio, qPCR, sponsoring
  • What do you like about iGEM? The opportunity to experience all sides of a scientific project and to learn many lessons - for the project and ones own life
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Coordination and planning in a team; openness and the courage to do so; staying power until the goal has been reached
  • Other Interests: Our children and family; craftsmanship in all dimensions; realisation of side projects; Foodsharing and the reasonable use of everything

Hannah Berreth - 22

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Algae
  • What do you like about iGEM? realizing your own project as a team
  • what did iGEM teach you for life? What it means to coordinate a project within a large team and to stay motivated if your algae grow too slow.
  • Other Interests: swimming, dancing

Jan Seeger - 22

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Vibrio, qPCR
  • What do you like about iGEM? Work on your own project, Teamwork
  • what did iGEM teach you for life?  Planning experiments on my own, project management and keep an overview over different topics
  • Other Interests: Sport

Marvin Bubeck - 24

  • iGEM Stuttgart subteam: Team Algae
  • What do you like about iGEM? Project building from scratch, independend work
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Making plans ahead and that fundraising is not fun
  • Other Interests: cooking, growing vegetables, gaming

Katharina Kocher - 22

  • iGEM Stuttgart subteam: Team Vibrio
  • What do you like about iGEM? The possibility to develop and realize something together as a team
  • What did iGEM teach you for life? Never forget the controls in an experiment
  • Other Interests: Dancing

Corinna Kersten - 25

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Alge
  • What do you like about iGEM? developing own ideas, Gathering of many young students worldwide
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  solving problems on my own, planning experiments,
  • Other Interests: climbing, trampolining

Sabrina Holl-24

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Team Alge
  • What do you like about iGEM? teamwork, project-planing, working on an own project
  • What did iGEM teach you for life? Self-organization and communication is very important in a team
  • Other Interests: reading, soccer

Advisors

Jan Notheisen - 23

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Advisor
  • What do you like about iGEM/synthetic biology? Scientific discussions, realizing new ideas
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Teamwork, self-organization, working independently
  • Other Interests: Sport, motorcycling, gardening

Philip Horz - 25

  • iGEM Stuttgart Subgroup: Instructor
  • What do you like about iGEM/synthetic biology? Planing and realizing new projects. Discussions about science with peaople all around the world.
  • What did iGEM teach you for life?  Synthetic biology is a powerful tool for improving and understanding the biology currently known
  • Other Interests: Motorcycling, doing sports and watching sports

Erik

  • Name and age:  Eppinger, Erik
  • What are you studying: Currently: I am doing my PhD thesis at the Institute of Microbiology
  • Your iGEM tasks:
  • What do you like about iGEM/synthetic biology?
  • Previous iGEM experiences:
  • Other Interests:

Principal Investigators (PIs)

PD Dr. rer. nat. Martin Siemann-Herzberg

PD Dr. rer. nat. Martin Siemann-Herzberg is deputy director and academic teacher at the Institute of Biochemical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart. His research focuses on Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology with regard to its use for technical purposes.
Together with former iGEM participants he spearheaded the idea to start the first iGEM Team at the University of Stuttgart. He always believed in our idea, stayed positive and motivating us in all kinds of situations during the project. He also provided massive support with technical and organizational problems.

We would like to thank you for all your support.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Björn Voß

We are very happy to call him our Secondary PI and thankful for the support of our team! Besides his research and academic teaching position at the Institute of Biochemical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart  is also member of Faculty of 1000 (F1000), Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics & Computational Biology. His work focuses on Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and RNA Biology. His topics of intrest are RNA-based Regulation, Analysis of "Direct Duplex Detection" Data, Interactive Graph Visualisation in Galaxy, Algorithms for RNA Structure Analysis and the IBVT Galaxy Server.

 

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