07.06.2022

Mareike Schell had the great opportunity to present her PhD work at this year's Scientific Sessions of the ADA (American Diabetes Association) in New Orleans, USA. We congratulate her on this acievement and hope to see more of her work in upcoming events!

06.06.2022

Our PhD student Simran Chopra just had her abstract accepted to present a poster during this year's  International Congress of Neuroendocrinology held August 7-10 in Glasgow, Scotland. Looking forward to your presentation!

DDG/Dirk Deckbar

30.05.2022

Congratulations to Robert Hauffe, PhD graduate of the Kleinridders Lab! He was just awarded a price for his dissertation by the German Diabetes Association (Deutsche Diabetes Gesellschaft DDG). The DDG honors up to three outstanding dissertations in the diabetes field each year. Read more here.

DDG/Dirk Deckbar

28.04.2022

Congrats to Michaela Rath and Rbert Hauffe, who have just published their paper "Obesity Hinders the Protective Effect of Selenite Supplementation on Insulin Signaling" in Antioxidants.

Read all about how pre-existing obesity precludes beneficial effects of a selenite supplementation here.

18.03.2022

We are happy and proud to announce that our PhD candidate Simran Chopra has received a poster price for her poster presentation at this years conference of the German Society of Nutrition (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung, DGE)! Congratulations! Read more here.

02.05.2022

A warm welcome to Frank Müller, starting his masters thesis in our lab!

31.03.2022

Congratulations to Nicholas Baah Kwao, who has succesfully defended his Masters thesis today!

Emmanuel Richard Agyakwa Addo

04.03.2022

Congratulations to Richard Addo, who has succesfully defended his Masters thesis today!

Emmanuel Richard Agyakwa Addo

01.03.2022

Welcome Wilson Agyapong, new Master student in our lab!

New Seminar Series at the Institute of Nutritional Science: Nutrition&Toxicology: “NutriTox” Starting at 16.08 at 4pm. Always via Zoom Please visit https://www.uni-potsdam.de/de/mem/nutritox-seminarreihe For upcoming lectures
Photo: A. Kleinridders

Mark the date:

New Seminar Series at the Institute of Nutritional Science: Nutrition&Toxicology: “NutriTox”
Starting at 16.08.2021 at 16:00.
Always via Zoom


Please visit https://www.uni-potsdam.de/en/mem/nutritox-seminarreihe For upcoming lectures

After the 45 min Scientific Talk, there istheoptionfor students and postdocs to participateinaroundtablewith speakers (science, career options, advice, networking).
To participate in the seminar and/or the roundtable ,please write an email to: idiessel@uni-potsdam.de

New Seminar Series at the Institute of Nutritional Science: Nutrition&Toxicology: “NutriTox” Starting at 16.08 at 4pm. Always via Zoom Please visit https://www.uni-potsdam.de/de/mem/nutritox-seminarreihe For upcoming lectures
Photo: A. Kleinridders
Reduction of HSP60 in mice increases adipose tissue insulin resistance, leads to increased autophagy and basal glucose uptake, finally decreaseing overall fat mass and body weight.,
Photo: R. Hauffe

12.07.2021

Congrats to Robert Hauffe and all contributors for his new paper "HSP60 reduction protects against diet-induced obesity by modulating energy metabolism in adipose tissue"!
Find out how reduced mitochondrial folding capacity impacts adipose tissue and whole-body metabolism in the latest issue of Molecular Metabolism here

Reduction of HSP60 in mice increases adipose tissue insulin resistance, leads to increased autophagy and basal glucose uptake, finally decreaseing overall fat mass and body weight.,
Photo: R. Hauffe
Lower HSP10 signal after knockdown in the hypothalamus
Photo: K.W.

30.04.2021

Congrats to Kristina Wardelmann and all contributors for her new publication "Central Acting Hsp10 Regulates Mitochondrial Function, Fatty Acid Metabolism, and Insulin Sensitivity in the Hypothalamus"! Out now in the special issue "Antioxidants in Diabetes" of the Journal Antioxidants. Find out more here.

Lower HSP10 signal after knockdown in the hypothalamus
Photo: K.W.
Announcement for the lecture of Ignacio Torres Alemán on the 24.03.2021, 13:00. Topic: An IGF-1/orexin pathway in the body-brain dialog
Photo: DIfE

24.03.2021

Save the date!

We are happy to announce that Ignacio Torres Alemán will join us for the Rehbrücker Kolloquium on the 24.03.2021 at 13:00 to talk about "An IGF-1/orexin pathway in the body-brain dialog".
The lecture will take place online, details will follow. 

Announcement for the lecture of Ignacio Torres Alemán on the 24.03.2021, 13:00. Topic: An IGF-1/orexin pathway in the body-brain dialog
Photo: DIfE
Picture of Nicholas Kwao
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16.03.2021

Welcome Nicholas Baah Kwao, new Master student in our lab!

Picture of Nicholas Kwao
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Picture of Neslihan Oztas
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We welcome Neslihan Oztas to the MEM Lab!
She will perform her PhD thesis here and is interested in understanding sex-specific differences in neuronal insulin action.

Picture of Neslihan Oztas
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Untangling the effect of insulin action on brain mitochondria and metabolism
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28.01.2021

Congrats to Mareike Schell and Kristina Wardelmann to their new review "Untangling the effect of insulin action on brain mitochondria and metabolism".

Untangling the effect of insulin action on brain mitochondria and metabolism
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Picture of Richard Addo
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11.01.2021

Welcome Emmanuel Richard Agyakwa Addo, new Master student in our lab!

Picture of Richard Addo
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We welcome Simran Chopra to the MEM lab
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01.10.2020

We welcome Simran Chopra to the MEM lab. Simran will perform her PhD thesis about the investigation of novel causes of brain insulin resistance.

We welcome Simran Chopra to the MEM lab
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