MSc/PhD Program
Manuela Schmidt
First Name:
Manuela

Last Name:
Schmidt

Country:
Germany

 

 



Manuela Schmidt

EDUCATION

College / University:
Universität Würzburg

Highest Degree:
Diplom

Major Subjects:
Plant physiology, biotechnology, pharmacology and toxicology

Lab Experience:
Different practical courses in the above mentioned subjects, research project in Nottingham (UK), practical course in the institute of epidemiology of the GSF (Munich), diploma thesis in plant physiology; applied techniques: sequencing, MALDI-TOF analysis, site-directed mutagenesis, QTL analysis, electrophysiological techniques, working with RNA, cloning, in-situ hybridization, techniques for protein analysis

Projects/Research:
Summer 2000: QTLs for ammonium resistance of Arabidopsis thaliana, Institute for Plant Physiology, University of Nottingham
Winter 2000/20001: The role of the STAT6 gene in the development of asthma bronchiale, GSF, Neuherberg
2001 Diploma thesis: The regulation of a K+ -outward-rectifying channel of Arabidopsis thaliana, Institute of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, Universität Würzburg

Scholarships:
Grant of the bavarian government depending on the „Bayerisches Begabtenförderungsgesetz“; Grant for books from the “Oskar-Karl-Forster-Stiftung”


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Getting well educated in the challenging field of neuroscience and trying to combine that knowledge with virology as a lot of cruel diseases caused by viruses do affect the nervous system in some way.