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Molecular Pathogenesis in Fibulin-4 Associated Aortic Aneurysms
10. October
16:00 Uhr - 17:30 Uhr
SFB SFB TRR 259 Seminar in cooperation with the CMMC and the CCRC GRK 2407

We are very pleased to invite you to the seminar of the SFB TRR259 – aortic disesase - in cooperation with the CMMC and the CCRC GRK2407 held by Jeroen Essers (Department of Molecular Genetics, Cancer Genomics Center, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam (NL)) scheduled for Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 04:00 p.m. in the Mediathek of the CMMC Research Building, Robert-Koch-Straße 21, 50931 Cologne. Please find the seminar announcement attached.
Jeroen Essers is associate professor at Erasmus MC and group leader molecular imaging. His research is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms and biological function of complex genetic interactions by using a multi-disciplinary approach and exploit the gained knowledge to pioneer new diagnostic tools to visualize biological processes in vivo. Therefore, his group aims to identify target processes for the two most common diseases in modern society (cardiovascular disease and cancer) using genetically modified mouse models and live cell imaging and visualize these target processes in vivo. Major results and breakthroughs include the identification of the importance of homologous recombination for genome stability in mammals. He is one of the initiators of the Applied Molecular Imaging Erasmus MC (AMIE) facility, which provides a platform for scientists to work with state-of-the-art imaging technology, including PET, SPECT, CT, MRI, ultrasound, optical and opto-acoustic imaging. His research group is embedded in the Department of Molecular Genetics (, which has a world-wide reputation on unravelling the molecular mechanisms and physiological relevance of the DNA damage response.
Gerhard Sengle (Center of Biochemistry II) is hosting the guest speaker. If you would like to meet with Jeroen Essers before or after her talk, please contact
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We are looking forward to welcoming you and interested members of your institution.