Our interdisciplinary and international team represents more than 20 different nationalities

​Current members:
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Richard Chahwan

Lab Head

 

Phone: +41 44 635 37 10

Telfax:  +41 44 635 68 83

chahwan[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Carmen Merki

Administrative Assistant   |   CH

 

Phone: +41 44 635 37 02

Telfax:  +41 44 635 68 83

merki[at]immunology.uzh.ch

Research Team:
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Ala'a Al Hrout

PhD Student    |    JO

Vontobel Stiftung Awardee

BSc / MSc: UAE University, UAE

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

alhrout[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Dr Aitziber Antoran

Visiting Group Leader    |    SP

SNF Scientific Exchange Awardee

BSc: University Basque Country, SP

MSc: University of West England, UK

PhD/PD/PI: University Basque Country, SP

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

aitziber.antoran[at]ehu.eus

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Karla Cervantes-Gracia

PhD Student   |   MX

CONACYT Scholarship Awardee

BSc: Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, MX

MSc: Glasgow University, UK

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

cervantes[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Anna Gramalla-Schmitz

PhD Student   |   DE

BSc / MSc: Lubeck University, DE

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

gramalla-schmitz[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Jitte Jennekens

MSc Intern    |    NL

Utrecht scholarship Awardee

BSc: Maastricht University, NL

MSc (ongoing): Utrecht University, NL

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

jitte.jennekens[at]uzh.ch 

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Olga Krzyzaniak

MSc Student    |    CH

BSc: University of Zurich, CH

MSc (ongoing): ETH, CH

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

olgak[at]student.ethz.ch 

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Kristina Lykova 

MSc Student   |   CH

BSc: University of Zurich, CH

MSc (ongoing): University of Zurich, CH

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

kristina.lykova[at]uzh.ch 

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Emiel  Seta

MSc intern    |    NL

SEMP/Radboud scholarship Awardee

BSc: Radboud University, NL

MSc (ongoing): Radboud University, NL

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

emiel.seta[at]hotmail.nl

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Julian Weischedel

PhD Student   |   DE

Swiss Excellence Awardee

BSc / MSc: Tubingen University, DE

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

weischedel[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Paulina Wyrzykowska

Research Technician   |    PL

 

 

BSc / MSc: University of Warsaw, PL

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

wyrzykowska[at]immunology.uzh.ch

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Kevin Yim

PhD Student   |    HK

Rosetrees Trust Fund Awardee &

BioMedTech Fellowship Awardee

BSc / Msc: University of Exeter, UK

Publications

+41 44 635 47 36

yim[at]immunology.uzh.ch

LAB Alumni:
  • Giacomo Koch (BSc intern, 2021 |  Publications): now finishing his studies at UZH, CH

  • Ojaswi Biswas (Think Swiss scholarship MSc intern, 2021 |  Publications): now finishing her thesis at Max Plank Institute, DE

  • Dr Simone  Borgoni (BBSRC Postdoc, 2020-2021  |  Publications): now Associate Scientist at Tecan, CH

  • Agshin Balayev (MSc student, 2020-2021  |  Publications): now at Yale University, USA

  • Tirawit Meerod (DPST scholarship MSc intern, 2021 |  Publications): now back to finish his MSc at CGI, TH

  • Sarah Erraiss (SEMP scholarship MSc intern, 2021 |  Publications): now back to finish her MSc at ENS, Lyon, FR

  • Dr Rikke Morrish (EPSRC scholarship PhD student, 2016-2020  |  Publications): now Senior Medical Specialist at ProPharma Group, UK

  • Dr Laura Reffo (AMS scholarship PhD student, 2016-2020  |  Publications): now Research Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific, IT

  • Bianca Horvath (MSc intern, 2020 |  Publications): now MSc student at ETH, CH

  • Elina Pfister (Part-time lab tech, 2020 |  Publications): now at MSD, CH

  • Dr Teresa Gagliano (BBSRC Postdoc, 2020  |  Publications): now Assistant Professor at University of Udine, IT

  • Nefin Yaganoglu (SEMP scholarship BSc intern, 2019 |  Publications): now MSc at UZH, CH

  • Dr Josefine Ruder (Visiting MD/PhD student, 2019 |  Publications): now MD/PhD with Prof Martin Roland at USZ-Zurich, CH

  • Laurence Higgins (PhD student, 2014-2019 |  Publications):

  • Dr Sally Rogers (BBSRC Postdoc, 2018 |  Publications): now postdoc with Prof Steffen Scholpp at LSI, UK

  • Kevin Yim (MSc student, 2017-2018 |  Publications): now PhD student at U Zurich, CH

  • Dr Emily Sheppard (BBSRC scholarship PhD student, 2014-2018 |  Publications): now at Sciterion Pharmaceuticals, UK

  • Isabel Leitch (A2I scholarship BSc intern, 2017  |  Publications): now PhD student at University of Oxford, UK

  • Dr. Dominic Wiredu (Postdoc, 2017-2018 |  Publications): now Lecturer at University of Exeter Medical School, UK

  • Dr. Michael Dilon (BBSRC Postdoc, 2016-2018 |  Publications): now Lecturer at Peninsula Medical School, UK

  • Miriam Lohr (Erasmus scholarship BSc intern, 2017 |  Publications): now Master Student at Max Plank Institute, DE

  • Luke Deane (BSC intern, 2016 |  Publications): now PhD student at University of Bristol, UK

  • Abraham Perera (BSc intern 2015 |  Publications): now finishing his studies at U Bristol, UK

  • Angelina Bloch (Erasmus scholarship BSc intern, 2015  |  Publication): now  at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), DE

  • Dr Pravenna Deekonda (Aspire scholarship BSc intern, 2014  |  Publications): now Surgeon in training, UK

  • Hugo Parker (MSc student, 2014 |  Publications): now at Porton Biopharma Ltd, UK