Master Thesis

Since 2002 139 master students had finished our master programme. In the below mentioned tables you have an overview about all master theses.

NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
13930th May, 2017Utkarsh GoyalStringent response and its correlation with the development of type IV pili in Azoarcus sp. BH72
1386th April, 2017Saurabh JoshiMeasuring the mechanical properties of living neonatal mouse skin tissue using atomic force microscopy & Measuring the protrusive forces of pollen tube
1374th April, 2017Hazem IbrahimRFX6 associated neonatal diabetes disease modeling using CRISPR/Cas9 genome edited patient derived iPSCs
13623rd March, 2017Shreyas MedaFunctional analysis of the putative sRNA gene GFL in Arabidopsis thaliana
13510th March, 2017Bhavishya SarmaInvestigation of the influence of HDGF on cutaneous wound healing in mice
1343rd March, 2017Kim Julia GroßeMicrobial community analysis in German agriculture soils with and without catch crop management
13316th February, 2017Shaunak KanadeNon-cell autonomous role of mitochondria in regulating PCD in animal cells
1328th February, 2017Moritz JandaMass spectrometry imaging based metabolomics of host-microbe interactions in marine invertebrates
1316th February, 2017Anna MankowskiComparative and functional genomics of deltaproteobacterial symbionts in gutless oligochaetes
1301st February, 2017Julia GroßeMicrobial community analysis in german agriculture soils with and without catch crop managment
12911th January, 2017Xun JiangStudy on the Type VI secretion system in Azoarcus sp. BH 72
12810th January, 2017Jana SchnakenbergAnalysis of protein-protein-interaction between Azo0536 and dinitrogenase reductase using the bacterial two hybrid system


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
12723rd December, 2016Daniel Arno BlumSerfs of the Corals: Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions on the Cell Surface of the Cultivated Symbiont Symbiodinium Clade A
12621st December, 2016Theresa HartenAnalysis of the Promoter Region of exaA3 Encoding an Alcohol Dehydrogenase in Azoarcus sp. BH72
12519th December, 2016Hania MoussaEstablishment of a cholesterol quantification assay and investigation of the effects of methyl β-cyclo-dextrin on glial cells
12416th December, 2016Johann SteinmeierEnzyme-Dependent and -Independent Reduction of the Tetrazolium Salt WST-1
12313th December, 2016Anasua PalInvestigation of Hippo kinase LATS2 in pancreatic ß-cells
12217th June, 2016Osmond Darrel RebelloInvestigation of the binding of recombination trans-sialidases from Trypanosoma congolense to blood cells
12127th May, 2016Radhika Jayant DhekaneModification of PAR-2 agonist peptide and establishment of calcium mobilization assay to test its agonistic properties
12025th May, 2016Emily-Jane RüschendorfCalcium dependent effects on expression, secretion and sub-cellular distribuition of HDGF-A and HDGF-B in the human keratinocyte cell line HaCaT
11919th April, 2016Mandy HegewaldNatural and Artificial genetic Modifications and their Impact on the Development and Function of the Arabidopsis Female Gametophyte
11815th April, 2016Nilima Dinesh KumarRole of N-glycosylation in Trypanosoma congolense trans-sialidase enzyme activity and oligomerization
11729th February, 2016Arundhati JoshiUptake and toxicity of copper oxide nanoparticles in C6 glioma cells
1162nd February, 2016Karsten StapelfeldWST-1 reduction as a viability and cell metabolism assay in cultured brain astrocytes
11519th January, 2016Lucas LansingEctomycorrhiza repressed genes: cellular localisation of gene expression in Aspen roots and subcellular localisation of encoded proteins
11414th January, 2016Eric EhrkeModulation of the glycolytic flux in cultured brain astrocytes
1138th January, 2016Jana MüllerPlant growth promotion and root colonisation by rare isolates of rice


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
11219th July, 2015Manasi SawantIn vitro chracterization of Hepatoma-derived growth factor insoforms in human skin cells
1115th June, 2015Hedi KruseInteractions of hepatitis A virus non-structural poteins with cell organelles
11030th April, 2015Alexander MakowkaCloning of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase genes from ectomycorrhizal fungi into the bacterial expression vector pET28a
10923rd March, 2015Sushil AwalCharacterization of a novel inhibitor of Mst1 in pancreatic beta cells and a screening for deubiquitinating enzyme modulating Mst1
10826th Februar, 2015Hannes EichnerInflammatory differences of immune cells in a diabetic, Siglec-F knock-out mouse model
10730th January, 2015Reshma KadamAcute stimulation of glycolytic flux by Tyrphostin 23 and Metformin in cultured brain astrocytes
10616th January, 2015Barbara SafaricPurification and characterization of the linalool isomerase from Thauera linaloolentis 47Lol


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
10512th December, 2014Judith WeberScreening of the tsetse fly midgut for sialidase activity- Application of a sialidase assay in the gut of tsetse flies
1041st December, 2014Christian ArendChronic effects of anti-retroviral drugs on the glutathione and glucose metabolism of cultured brain astrocytes
10316th October, 2014Damilola Modupe DawoduMetabolomics, transcriptomics and proteomics analysis of Alexandrium spp. in the presence of copepod cue
10222nd September, 2014Jonghyun LeeSpecialized search pattern of Physarum polycephalum
10114th July, 2014Vedrana AndricCharacterization of cytoplasmic lamin LIII in enucleated Xenopus oocytes
10024th March, 2014Kristina KleinAnalysis of protein secretion by the type VI secretion system in Azoarcus sp. BH72
9924th March, 2014Fabian Robert BognerImproving methods of chloroplast DNA isolation from higher plants
9817th March, 2014Sohail Keegan PintoMicrobial Metal Reduction- and Methanogenesis Potentials in the Helgoland Mud Area
9712th March, 2014Ajinkya Chandrakant KulkarniDynamics of Iron (III)-oxide reducing microorganisms in rice field soils
9612th March, 2014Wiebke BüngerIsolation and characterization of rice-associated bacteria
955th March, 2014Mukta DhananjayChinchwadkarAnalysis of nitrogen cycling in the Kavango region of Namibia for sustainable land use and management
945th February, 2014Isha Girish ShirsikarInvestigation of LAMP1 during Hepatitis A virus infection
9315th January, 2014Nimesha Suresh Sarma TadepalleInfluence of arsenite on the glycolytic flux and glutathione export of astrocyte-rich primary culture


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
9213th December, 2013Supreet KaurRole of PHLPP 1/2 phosphatases in pancreatic ß-cells
9123th September, 2013Eva-Maria BlumrichStudies on the intra- and extra-exosomal secretion of hepatoma-derived growth factor
9026th July, 2013Kore Irina Jasmin SchlottauEstablishment of a quantitative in-house RT-PCR for the detection of HAV-RNA
8920th June, 2013Marie-Kristin Sarah LampeTranscriptomic analysis of the alternative Sigma factor deletion mutants BHΔrpoN1 and BHΔrpoN2 in Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
8820th June, 2013Vrushali Yashwant KhobragadeInvestigation of role of fatty acid binding protein 5 (FABP5) in survival and function of pancreatic beta cells
8722nd May, 2013Fabian TrempelInvestigation of the winzig mutant in Eschscholzia californica
8624th April, 2013Anika Nieder-RöhrmannConstruction of recombinant Hepatitis A viruses for the detection of virus infection and viral replication sites and to shut down synthesis of certain cellular proteins
8527th March, 2013Urjita JoshiInvestigation of the involvement of lipid rafts in the nonlytic release of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) from the host cells
8411th March, 2013Maria GrünbergRecombinant Myelin-associated Glycoprotein preparations for biological assays
8311th March, 2013Jessica NüßeInvestigations on the role of Exosomes in Hepatoma-derived growth factor unconventional secretion
828th March, 2013Shweta BendreThe effect of transient expression of a lamin A mutant on the nuclear structure and mechanics in different human cell lines
818th February, 2013Paul SchilfAnalysis of the lamin genes of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)
801st February, 2013Jana SchulzCharacterization of cytoplasmic lamin LIII in Xenopus oocytes before nuclear transport


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
7919th December, 2012Andreas BeustInvestigation of the transcriptional and post-translational regulation of the type VI secretion system in Azoarcus sp. BH72
7818th September, 2012Martin SchäferAnalysis of potential plant defence elicitors from Azoarcus sp. BH72 on rice
773rd July, 2012Rutuja DiwanSearch for nuclear-encoded saxitoxin genes in the marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense strain A5
754th June, 2012Sebastian NintemannFunctional analysis of mycorrhizal carbohydrate exchange in poplar
7421st May, 2012Ashwini BhideAnalysis of PISTILLATA as a target of post-translational protein modification
7316th May, 2012Vishakha BhedasgaonkarThe effect of the antiretroviral drug efavirenz on the energy metabolism of cultured rat brain astrocytes
7211th May, 2012Madhura PanseEffect of Phosphatidyl inositol 3 kinase gamma (PI3Kγ) knockout on obesity induced glucose intolerance and cell function
7125th April, 2012Chinmay RahaneRND efflux pumps and the metabolism of monoterpenes in Castellaniella defragrans
7011th April, 2012Ina VottelerAnalysis of the involvement of lipid rafts in the nonlytic release of Hepatitis A virus from infected host cells
6915th March, 2012Rucha TongaonkarFormaldehyde oxidation and its effect on the glycolytic flux in OLN-93 cells
6815th March, 2012Felix BulckeCharacterization and accumulation of fluorescent iron oxide nanoparticles by oligodendroglial cells
6727th Februar, 2012Amod Anand GodboleAn in vitro study of the interactions of Xenopus lamin LIV with other endogenous lamins


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
667th December, 2011Mithila Vinay VaidyaCharacterization of alternative Sigma factor deletion mutants, BHΔrpoN1 and BHΔrpoN2, in Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
6525th November, 2011Neeti Shrikant SudumbrekarCharacterization of antimicrobial plasma coatings on titanium implant material
6423rd November, 2011Manasee Kishore MankarAnalysing the gene cluster azo2969 to azo2981 and its possible role in ethanol oxidation in Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
6324th October, 2011Varad Ravindra ShendeAnalysis of germ line-specific lamin LIV from Xenopus laevis
621st September, 2011Jan Michel MeyerEstablishment of a 454-amplicon sequencing method for field applications to study biodiversity with emphasize on Azadinium
611st July, 2011Aishwarya Kishore PaknikarAnaerobic degradation of cyclic alkanes by nitrate-reducing enrichment cultures
6027th June, 2011Xi ChenApproaches towards Detection of Putative Candidate Genes in Oryza sativa Involved in Endophytic Colonization of Azoarcus sp. Strain BH72
5920th May, 2011Karsten EichholzTranscriptomic characterization and evolutionary classification of polyketide synthase genes in the spirolide producing marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium ostenfeldii
5819th April, 2011Anamika ChatterjeeInteractions between iron oxide nanoparticles and proteins released by astrocytes
5715th March, 2011Maria SchlöckerCross-talk between PI3K catalytic subunits p110alpha and p110beta and the influence on Akt in diabetes
5617th February, 2011Hannah KlingenbergGeneration of Azoarcus sp. BH72 reporter strains for quantification and visualization of quorum sensing-like gene regulation
5519th January, 2011Upasana Anand KulkarniCharacterization of Bacterial Candidate Division OP3
5413th January, 2011Charlotte PettersInvestigations on the subcellular localization of iron oxide nanoparticles in cultured astrocytes


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
5317th December, 2010Payal Nandkumar ShahRole of TLR4 signalling in ageing and obesity induced insulin resistance
5215th December, 2010Fardous Kaneer El-SendunyInteraction of Candida albicans with sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectins (siglecs)
5113th December, 2010Aboli Ranjan Joshi“FISH”ing for Azadinium with quantitative PCR: Resolving the azaspiracid producing Azadinium species complex with molecular maker tools
5015th November, 2010Meenakshi Manohar PrabhuneComparison of mechanical properties of cancer cells and normalcells using Atomic Force Microscope
4912th March, 2010Jaaee Prashant JadhavComparative analysis of cis-regulatory elements in the developmental regulators EScaAG1, EScaAG2 and EcCRC


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
485th November, 2009Shaunak Vivek KhandekarIdentification and isolation of lamin LIII gene in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
474th November, 2009Ketaki Ujwal ApteEx vivo expression of wild type and mutated Caenorhabditis elegans lamin in Xenopus laevis oocyte
4629th October, 2009Amey Sunil BhideExpression analysis of carpel developmental genes during seed development in Arabidopsis thaliana
4522nd June, 2009Shobhit AgrawalTesting the stepping stone mode of dispersal along the Scotia Arc: A molecular case study on the Antarctic giant isopod Glypotonotus antarcticus
4418th June, 2009Gitanjali Vinayak DharmadhikariSialic acid binding immunoglobulin-like lectins:
4310th June, 2009Siddharth Rajendra DeshpandeTubular network formation in Physarum polycephalum
425th February, 2009Manawa Suhas DiwekarEstablishment of a bacterial system for the investigation of SUMOylation of PISTILLATA
419th January, 2009Yean Sin OngStructural basis of ligand-binding in Siglec-2


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
4025th November, 2008Sandeep Kumar BotlaDNA methylation pattern in breast cancer leading to epigenetic signature of breast cancer
3924th November, 2008Rohit Sanjeev NalavadeCapture probe digestion and signal optimization for a ligation based DNA microarray system
3821st October, 2008Alaa Mohamed Ahmed OthmanQuantitative study of the cellular interactions of B-6-16 boron containing liposomes
3713th October, 2008Teja Shripad ShidoreInvestigating the presence of type VI secretion system in Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
369th October, 2008Ketki Ninad TulpuleUptake of ferrous iron by cultured astrocytes
358th October, 2008Soniya Vikas SavantAnalysis of the Lamin A-specific domain in Xenopus embryos and oocytes
346th October, 2008Dipti Milind KelkarRelative quantification of HMGA2 gene expression in fibroadenomas of the breast by quantitative real-time RT-PCR
3320th June, 2008John Paul GrubeSequence specific isolation of DNA using paramagnetic nanobeads containing target specific oligonucleotides
3229th April, 2008Mariette Mourad Youssef Riad Kassabgy16S rRNA-targeted DNA microarrays - a potential routine tool for the high throughput characterization of marine bacterioplanktion communities?
3128th March, 2008Annett DümmlerApproach to miniaturize electrophysiology
3024th January, 2008Terlumun Thaddeus GbemExpression of recombinant trans-sialidase from Trypanosoma congolense


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
296th November, 2007Xiaojing ChenQuantification of NAD(H) and NADP(H) levels in cultured brain astrocytes using enzymatic cycling assays
2821st September, 2007Tejas Vijay BorwankarInfluence of osmolytes on the mobility and aggregation of poly(Q) containing proteins
276th February, 2007PrajwalFunctional analysis of the glutamine synthetases – GlnA and GlnT in a nitrogen-fixing grass endophyte, Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
2612th January, 2007Michael Frederick FreitagAnalysis of differential gene expression in the haptophyte Prymnesium parvum


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
2529th November, 2006Nicole FreyComparative analysis of defence responses against biotrophic and necrotrophic fungi in Arabidopsis thaliana
2426th 0ctober, 2006Sanyukta RanaGap junction hemichannel mediated release of glutathione from brain astrocytes
2324th October, 2006Trung Tat NgoIdentification of sequence specific nucleic acid binding protein(s) by a qantitative proteomics approach
2229th September, 2006Christina PöhlerConstruction of adeno-associated viruses for gene therapy and characterisation of cancer-related HMGA2 gene
2115th September, 2006Umesh GangishettiPhotosynthetic gene expression in Emiliania huxleyi
2011th September, 2006Shivangi GuptaIdentification of new splice variants and differential expression of HRP-2
198th August, 2006Theresa Marie DinseGeneration of mutant Neisseria gonorrhoeae for the characterization of a novel sRNA proposed to autoregulate pilE transcripts
188th August, 2006Rahul RavindranSialic acid dependent interaction of siglecs with the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi: Implication of siglecs as pathogen receptors
174th August, 2006Arshad Ali SyedMolecular characterization, function and regulation of an LPS-related gene msbB in Azoarcus sp. strain BH72
1624th July, 2006Diana Cipriana Ioana RadovanBSH-induced leakage of various liposomal formulations for future cancer therapy applications
1513th June, 2006Ioan Daniel DarabanInteraction of BSH with liposomes measured with different leakage assays
1412th May, 2006Ketan ThakarIdentification of non-consensus sumoylation motif in Hepatoma-Derived Growth Factor
132nd May, 2006Junqing ZengA recombinant protein expressed in E. coli from a synthetic gene of the abalone Haliotis laevigata shows perlucin-like activity
1226th April, 2006Xiaolong KongAnalysis of HMGB1 expression in human non-small cell lung cancer tissues and non-cancerous lung tissues using real-time RT-PCR
1124th April, 2006Gerrit VolkmannConstruction and characterization of protein splicing elements for future protein engineering applications
1018th April, 2006Mukul MoholkarInteractions of Iron and Glutathione Metabolism in Astrocytes


NumberDate of defenseName of master studentTitle of master thesis
929th September, 2005Daojun DiaoPrimary research of inhibitors against human fucosyltransferase V (hFucTV)
816th September, 2005Xin FuQuantitative analysis of thyroid adenoma associated (THADA) gene expression in thyroid tumors from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues using real-time RT- PCR
715th August, 2005Elwy OkazPosttranslational modification of the hepatoma-derived growth factor by the small ubiquitin-like modifier
615th August, 2005Ravi Varaha Sudarshan MallaCharacterization of Nogo receptor and Nogo receptor homologues by interaction and expression studies
511th August, 2005Joel SmithMolecular cloning, recombinant expression and enzymatic activity of a trans-sialidase from trypanosoma congolense
411th August, 2005Sarang LimayeFunction of CD-33-related siglecs for the tumor-induced activation of human mononuclear phagocytes
326th April, 2005Roland MeyerEnzymatic Treatment of Siglec Fc-Chimeras
225th April, 2005Srujana ChitipothuFirst steps towards the development of the micorarray for the indentification of calanidae copepod species of the Atlantic Ocean
129th March, 2005Irene Tikum TabodInteraction of cationic liposomes and mercatoundecahydro-closo-dodecaborate(2-) BSH