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Over the last couple of years, we had the greatest pleasure working with many gifted and dedicated individuals. Here is an overview of their thesis achievements.

 PhD (DPhil) students

 Name

Thesis Title

Year

Supervisors

Examiner

Postdoc Position

Charlotta Filling

Short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases- structure, function and motifs of hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases

2002

U Oppermann, H Jornvall

J Adamski, GSF Munich

Sweden

Xiaoqiu Wu

Functional genomics at the interface of protein expression and biophysical analysis

2004

U Oppermann, H Jornvall

Par Nordlund, Stockholm University

SGC Oxford

Naeem Shafqat

Substrate specificities and functional properties of human short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases

2004

U Oppermann, H Jornvall

Bernd Nidetzky, Graz University

SGC Oxford

Malin Hult

11b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type I as a pharmacological target in metabolic disease

2004

U Oppermann, H Jornvall

Brian Walker, University of Edinburgh

Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm

 

Stanley  Ng

Biochemical And Structural Characterisation Of Histone Demethylation By The JMJD2 family Of 2-Oxoglutarate Dependent Oxygenases

 

2009

U Oppermann

Andreas Ladurner, EMBL Heidelberg

SGC Oxford, Ludwig Institute Oxford

Maria Tsoumpra

Targeting the mevalonate pathway for pharmacological intervention

2011

U Oppermann, G Russell

Serge Ferrari, University of Geneva

Oxford, Geneva

Nolanne Chang

Towards the Development of Vascularized Constructs for Bone Repair

2013

P Robie, J Trifffitt, U Oppermann

Richard Oreffo, University of Southampton

Postdoc, Australia

Clarence Yapp

Automated image-based recognition and targeted laser transfection techniques for drug development and stem cell research

2011

U Oppermann, J Dunford

Fraser Coxon, University of Aberdeen

SGC Oxford, Harvard University

Kahing (Harvey) Che

Development of biochemical tools to characterize human H3K27 histone demethylase JmjD3

2013

U Oppermann, W Yue

Roland Schuele, Freiburg University

University of Cambridge, UK

Bicycle Therapeutics, Cambridge

Anneke Kramm

Identification and characterisation of epigenetic mechanisms in osteoblast differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells

2014

U Oppermann, J Dunford

James Bradner, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Broad Institute, Harvard/MIT

Laurynas Pliuskys

Epigenetic regulation of the myeloid cell lineage

2014

U Oppermann, R Prinjha

Stephan Kubicek CEMM Vienna

Consultant

Radoslav Nowak

Identification of inhibitors for a family of human oxoglutarate -dependent oxygenases

2015

U Oppermann, C Johansson, A Tumber, D Owen

Julian Blagg, ICR London

Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard

Kelly Rooke

Identification of chromatin modifying mechanisms in inflammatory macrophages in rheumatoid arthritis

2016

U Oppermann, P Mander, R Prinjha

S Gay, Zurich University

Consultant

Stephanie Oerum

Characterisation of the mitochondrial RNase P complex and associated diseases

2016

U Oppermann, W Yue

 

Paris

Edward Hookway

The role of the Lysine demthylases KDM5 and KDM6 in bone malignancies

2017

U Oppermann, N Athanasou

Adrian Bracken Trinity College, Dublin

Postdoc, University College London

Pavel Guzanov

ERAP1 inhibitor development

2017

U Oppermann, P Brennan, J Dunford, C Wiesmann (Novartis)

Martin Mueller, University of Wurzburg

Oxford/London

Na Wu

Identification of anti-resorptive and anti-cancer activities of epigenetic inhibitors

2017

U Oppermann, J Dunford, A Tumber

Holger Auner, Imperial College London

 

Chitra Bhatia

tbd

2018

U Oppermann, W Yue

 

Leicester University, UK

 

MSC STUDENTS

Name

 Thesis

 Year

 Supervisors

 Current Position

Stefan Terlecki-Zaniewicz

Identification and characterization of epigenetic mechanisms of human CD4+ Tcell function

2015

U Oppermann, Adam Cribbs

PhD University of Vienna, Austria

Viktorija Hozjan

 Ligand supplementation as a method to increase soluble protein production

 

2008

U Oppermann

Research Assistant ETH Zurich

Charlotte Walker

 

2015

U Oppermann, A Kramm

DPhil, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oxford University

 

PostDocs

 Name

Period

Location

Position

Petra Lukacik

2004-2006

Diamond Synchrotron, Harwell

Senior Researcher

Kathryn Kavanagh

2004-2007

Austin, TX, USA

Consultant

Naeem Shafqat

2004-2008

Birmingham University, Brunei University

Assistant Professor

Xiaoqiu Wu

2004-2006

Karolinska Institute

Senior Researcher

Grazyna Kochan

2005-2009

 

Senior Researcher

Maria Tsoumpra

 

 

Senior Researcher

Wyatt Yue

2007-2009

Oxford University

Assiociate Professor

Kalle Soderstrom

2015-2017

 

Senior Researcher

Fernando Martinez

2014-2016

University of Surrey

Assistant Professor