Upcoming presentations by the Yun lab
IRCAN PhD symposium, 8th April '24, Nice, France
EMBO Developmental circuits in Ageing, 9-12th April '24, Nice, France
Biology Department seminar series, 23rd April '24, Univerzita Karlova, Prague, Czech
4th Nordic Meeting on Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration, 28-31st May 2024, Bergen, Norway
4th European Amphibian Club, 1-3 July 2024, Bordeaux, France
CAMS2024, 22-24th July 2024, A Coruña, Spain
Aging Cell Conference, 24-26th July, Edinburgh, UK
Salamander Meeting '24, Hiroshima, Japan
NeuroDoWo 2024, 23rd August '24, Leipzig, Germany
ICSA 2024, Puerto Varas, Chile
IDRM seminar series Oxford University, 22nd Nov '24, UK
Yuliia Haluza selected as one of the "Faces of SPIN" by the Science State of Saxony
Dec 2023 - Learn here about the SPIN23 personalities and their passion for Saxony and science
Have you ever wondered what the regulatory elements of Brachyury look like?
Oct 2023 - In a team effort lead by Alexa Burger and Zbynek Kozmik, we identify three Brachyury-driving notochord enhancers conserved from fishes to mammals - including axolotls, of course!
Linda Kasielke joins us for her FSJ
Sept 2023 - We welcome Linda to our lab for her FSJ year
Our latest collaboration with the Sterneckert lab is out
Sept 2023 - The Sterneckert lab identifies Obatoclax is a candidate for repurposing as a possible ALS therapeutic and other age-associated disorders linked to defects in protein homeostasis. We helped uncovering its senolytic function and range!
Visiting Professors: this month we host Moshe Khurgel, Jifeng Fei and Katia Del Rio-Tsonis
ISRB Presentations and best talk award
Sept 2023 - Anna and Svetlana presented their fantastic work at the inaugural meetign of the ISRB, with Anna awarded best postdoc talk by the jury - congrats!
DAAD support for Lizbeth Bolaños Castro
July 2023 - Liz obtained a competitive extension of her PhD scholarship - well done!
Anna Czarkwiani awarded a TUD Maria Reiche Postdoctoral Fellowship
July 2023 - Congrats to Anna on obtaining the MRPF, which supports female postdocs in their way to independence!
Senescent cells promote dedifferentiation
April 2023 - Our work describing how senescent cells contribute to muscle regeneration by promoting dedifferentiation of muscle fibres, led by talented Hanna Walters, is out in Aging Cell. More news here.
Svetlana Iarovenko awarded an eV Scholarship
March 2023 - Congrats to Svet on obtaining independent support for her MSc studies
Georgii Vdovin awarded a FOSTER grant
March 2023 - Well done to Georgii on securing an independent FOSTER grant to support his research
A warm welcome to Vishnu Balaji
February 2023 - Dr Vishnu Balaji joins us on our quest to solve the puzzle of what underlies negligible senescence in salamanders
The Iberian Ribbed Newt Genome
October 2022 - Together with the Simon and Leigh labs and thanks to the unparalleled skills of genome guru Tom Brown and a fantastic team of researchers, we completed the HiFi sequencing and chromosome level assembly of the P. waltl newt. Congrats!
And the DAAD Prize 2022 goes to ... Yuliia Haluza
October 2022 - A prize for outstanding achievements by international students at German universities, every year TUD honours one student with it - congrats to Yuliia!
Congrats to Anna Czarkwiani on the German Unesco-L'Oreal funding programme award
October 2022 - The German Commission for UNESCO and L'Oréal Germany, in partnership with the Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Foundation, award prizes every year for excellent young female scientists with children
Yuliia Haluza awarded the 'Best poster presentation' prize at EMBO Regeneration 2022
September 2022 - On how salamanders maintain their telomeres in regeneration and ageing - well done, well deserved!
Find out how salamanders are contributing to research
April 2022 - Our review of the 3rd Salamander models in cross-disciplinary biological research meeting, co-organised by us, is out here.
Congratulations to Yuliia Haluza and Diana Zhilina on receiving FOSTER awards
March 2022 - Our students Yuliia and Diana are awarded independent research funds to pursue their MSc projects, well done!
Our work on the determination of positional identity in regeneration is out
Hannah Walters awarded postdoctoral research funds
December 2021 - Congrats to Hannah on receiving a TUD postdoctoral starter grant. Stay tune for exciting research as a result!
Welcome to this year's MSc students: Yuliia Haluza, Kanish Siddarth, Tolga Danismaz
October 2021 - Welcome to the Yun lab: learn, explore and make the most out of this experience.
The Yun lab becomes affiliated to PoL
September 2021 - The YUN lab is now affiliated to the new Physics of Life Cluster of Excellence, which will allow us to tackle the laws of physics that underlie regenerative processes in cooperation with world leading researchers.
Salamander models for understanding ageing and rejuvenation
June 2021 - Our perspective on how salamander models can aid our understanding of ageing and rejuvenation is published here, happy reading!
Congrats to Lizbeth on winning the DIGSBB Fellow award
May 2021-The DIGS-BB Fellow Award honours outstanding achievements of DIGS-BB PhD students after the 1st year of thesis - Well deserved, Liz!
Standardising salamander nomenclature
April 2021 - The axolotl community finally gets a clear set of nomenclature guidelines thanks to the nice work of the Nowoshilow, Fei, Tanaka, Voss and Murawala labs. We support their adoption among the P. waltl community and beyond, in our latest paper!
Preethi Kesavan awarded a CRTD eV Scholarship
March 2021 - Congrats to Preethi for obtaining support for her upcoming MSc Thesis at the Yun lab
Max Yun appointed TUD Young Investigator
March 2021 - This recognition offers support for the development of Dr Yun's academic career and will strengthen her integration into the Biology Faculty of TU Dresden.