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Past Seminars

InSight Seminars

Dr. Manuel Winkler

Molecular regulation of hepatic angiodiversity and liver fibrosis by GATA4 and MAF

Prof. Iris Bibli

The role of CSE in endothelial cell aging

Wednesday, July 12, 2023


Dr. Pooja Sagvekar

Investigation of endocardium derived factors influencing cardiomyocyte regeneration dynamics in zebrafish

Giorgia Ciliberti

The role of ADAR2 in atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Nalan Tetik

RNF20-mediated transcriptional pausing and alternative splicing of pro-angiogenic genes orchestrate vessel growth

Francesco Cortopassi

Fine-tuning of NK cell responses by the HIF-1α–AhR pathway

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Dr. Sana Safatul Hasan

Obesity drives depot-specific vascular remodeling in white adipose tissue

Dr. Miki Kamiyama

Cleavage of Tie1 ectodomain sensitizes vasculature to inflammatory insults

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Kuheli Banerjee

SMAD4 maintains the fluid shear stress set point to protect against arterial-venous malformations

Shanshan Zhang

Platelet-specific C5a receptor (C5aR) 1 deficiency improves cardiac function in a mouse model of acute myocardial infarction

Wednesday, March 8, 2023



Dr. Thomas Leibing

New insights into the role of LSEC-mediated scavenging of fasciclin domain proteins

Dr. Seyed Javad Rasouli

Organ-specific specialization and functional heterogeneity of pericytes

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Prof. Carmen Wängler

Development of radiopharmaceuticals: From basic science to application

José Ricardo da Cruz Vieira

Endothelial PlexinD1 signaling instructs spinal cord vascularization and motor neuron development   

Wednesday, January 11, 2023


Steve Grein

Stress-induced lncRNA Lockd modulates angiogenesis and proliferation of endothelial cells 

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Moritz Jakab

Vascular control of metastatic fates 


Lucas Tombor

Dynamic endothelial states after myocardial infarction


Stephanie Gehrs

Distal regulatory elements control the angiogenic and homeostatic endothelial state

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Dr. Nirmeen Elmadany

Fractionated irradiation boosts antigen-specific T-cell response in malignant glioma via enhancing leukocyte-endothelial interactome

Dr. Hebatullah Laban

NFAT5-dependent regulation of endothelial gene expression in the hypoxic lung
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Janina Wittig

Cysteine carbons support glutathione synthesis and histone acetylation to preserve cell survival and stemness


Dr. Christian Schmid

ALK1 controls hepatic vessel formation, angiodiversity, and angiocrine functions in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia of the liver

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Armaan Mehra

Angiocrine control of zebrafish heart regeneration 


Dr. Santosh Lomada

Investigations on inhibitors of nucleoside diphosphate kinases as putative novel therapeutics for the treatment of heart failure

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Sophia Papaioannou

Immune-endothelial axis in liver inflammation


Linda Kessler

Transcriptional and epigenetic control of the cardiomyocyte-endothelial cell crosstalk during embryonic development


Rafael Saup

Pathways to resistance against BRAF/MEK inhibitors in melanoma

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Tridomus B, S41

Svetlana Ovchinnikova

Linked Charts - Turn your code into an interactive map


Elena Cano Rincon

Origin and functional implication of coronary endothelium heterogeneity

Wednesday, April 6, 2022, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Yanzhu Lin

Endothelial Pdgfb ablation leads to arterio-venous shunting


Kejia Kan

Bioinformatics-based analysis of targets for abdominal aortic aneurysm

Wednesday, March 9, 2022, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings



Dr. Rodrigo Diéguez-Hurtado

Regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell specification in the central nervous system


Jessica Krzistetzko

Role of Stabilin1 and Stabilin2 in inflammatory and fibrotic diseases


Lena Wiedmann

HAPLN1 is a driver for peritoneal colonization and immune modulation in PDAC

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

José Ricardo da Cruz Vieira

Motor neurons instruct spinal cord vascularization via a Sema3C-PlexinD1 signaling axis


Dr. Corinne Hübers

Angiopoietin-like 4 and concomitant tumor resistance

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Carolin Mogler

Histological spectrum of liver lesions in rodent models for liver tumorigenesis


Merve Keles

Deletion of long non-coding RNAs GADLOR1 and GADLOR2 preserves cardiac function during pressure overload


Dr. Nirmeen Elmadany

Investigating molecular targets in glioma-derived endothelial cells for a better response to immunotherapy

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Sonja Thaler

Therapy resistance mechanisms in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer


Prof. Thomas Korff

Coping with hypoxic stress - Adjustsment of cellular transcription in pulmonary arteries by NFAT5

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Ashik Ahmed Abdul Pari

Vascular aging limits metastasis


Dr. Katharina Schlereth

DNMT3A-dependent DNA methylation ensures

endothelial cell function in development and aging

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, Tridomus, House B, S43, Mannheim & online

Dr. Katja Breitkopf-Heinlein

Differential BMP-9/ALK1 signalling outcome in human

endothelial and epithelial cell types of gut and liver


Lukas Tombor

Endothelial plasticity after myocardial infarct

Wednesday, July 7, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Prof. Iris-Sofia Bibli

Endothelial de-CYS-tiny: Cysteinolysis and endothelial cell fates


Dr. Victor Olsavszky

Activating β-Catenin mutation in bone marrow sinusoidal endothelium leads to dyserythropoiesis

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Hadil El-Sammak

Vegfc signaling promotes coronary revascularization during cardiac regeneration in zebrafish


Yohanes Wibowo

The cyclic AMP effector Epac1 is a main endothelial

signaling hub


Dr. Felix Trogisch

Endothelial Sox9 Is A Master Regulator of Cardiac Fibrosis and Maladaptive Remodeling

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Ana Stojanovic

Immuno-endothelial cross-talk in the liver


Nalan Tetik-Elsherbiny

The role of RNF20 in Vascular Development

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Alexey Uvarovskii

Analysis of spatial expression patterns in hepatocytes and endothelial cells


Dr. Nathalie Tisch

Casp8 in endothelial cells is required to maintain intestine homeostasis


Dr. Natalia Kuch

Photobiomodulation – Influence of blue light on skin cells

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Jacqueline Taylor

Fat wasting in cancer: the role of endothelial Notch1 signaling


Kuheli Banerjee

Kruppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) is a key determinant in arteriovenous malformation (AVM) pathogenesis

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Seyed Javad Rasouli

Organ-specific specialization and functional heterogeneity of pericytes


Dr. Thomas Leibing

Systemic atheroprotection by Stabilin1/2 inhibition

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Hebatullah Laban

Endothelial NFAT5-dependent control of lung hypoxia responses


Jihong Lin

microRNA-124a prevents retinal vasoregression in PKD rats

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Katrin Huck

Vascular control of tumor immunity in the central nervous system


Dr. Haristi Gaitantzi

Generation of Human Organoids from adult, normal or malignant Tissue

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Katharina Schlereth

Aging-associated epigenetic changes in endothelial cells


Sarah Wahby

Investigation of extracellular matrix-dependent mechanisms by multiomics Analysis of bladder Cancer 3D in vitro mode

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Kaixuan Yan

Influence of ABC5+ mesenchymal stem cells on hypoxic damage in vitro and in vivo


Dr. Miki Kamiyama

Endothelial lipidome/transcriptom profile during tumor progression

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Dr. Kay Klapproth

Delineating ontogenic and functional heterogeneity of tissue macrophages


Dr. Caroline Schreiber

Physiological and pathophysiological roles of ASAP1

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, ONLINE via Cisco Webex Meetings

Anna Jauch

Role of Lyve-1 during hepatic metastatis of malignant melanoma


PD Dr. Walter Muranyi

A human in vitro model of the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier to study endo-epithelial as well as host-pathogen interaction

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Tridomus, House B, S41, Mannheim

Mahak Singhal

Angiocrine regulation of metastatic progression


Jia-Xiang See

Liver sinusoidal endothelial cell-mediated control of innate lymphoid cell function

Wednesday, November, 2019, Tridomus, House B, S41, Mannheim

Rui Gao

Pioneering function of Isl1 in epigenetic regulation during second heart field development


Nalan Tetik

The role of RNF20 in vascular function

Wednesday, November, 2019, Tridomus, House B, S41, Mannheim

Eva-Maria Weis

Ketone bodies induce endothelial cell proliferation


Haristi Gaitantzi

Generation of human liver organoids

Wednesday, October, 2019, Tridomus, House B, S41, Mannheim

Dr. Prama Pallavi

Influence of Mesenchymal Stem Cells on HUVEC: Potential Impact for Chronic Limb Ischemia


Nicolas Gengenbacher

Targeting Angiopoietin-2 in Advanced Models of Metastasis

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Room S41, Mannheim

Dr. Georg Sedlmeier

Sleeman Group

Id proteins as therapeutic targets in cancer

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Ebene 2, Room S41

Ludolf-Krehl-Str. 7-11, 68167 Mannheim 

Dr. Katharina Schlereth
Epigenetic remodeling is essential for postnatal angiogenesis


Dr. Victor Olsavszky

Angiocrine HGF signaling in the liver

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Room S43, Mannheim

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Tridomus, House B, Room S43,   Ebene 2

PD Dr. Katja Breitkopf-Heinlein

How BMP-9 modulates the hepatic responses to LPS


Dr. Manuel Winkler - AG Goerdt/Koch

Gata4 - master regulator of organ-specific endothelial

specification in the liver

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Room S41, Mannheim

Dr. Anupriya Chatterjee - AG Feng / Wieland

The Role of O-GlcNAcylation in NDPK-B Deficiency-Correlated Endothelial Damage


Dr. Matthias Kolibabka -  AG Hammes

Impact of Endothelial Gene Regulation on the Cell-cell communication of the Neurovascular Unit

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Room S4, Mannheim1

Dr. Donato Inverso - AG Augustin
Angiopoietin-Tie Regulation of Organo-specific Angiocrine Wnt Codes
Dr. Andromachi Karakatsani - AG Ruiz de Almodóvar
Neurovascular Link in Neurogenic Niches of the Adult Mouse Brain
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, 12 pm, Tridomus, House B, Room S41, Mannheim

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