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Nabin Koirala, PhD
Thesis: "Structural network characterization in patients with Parkinson's disease"
Current affiliation: Haskins Laboratories, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Guilherme Horta, PhD
Thesis: "Synaptic phospholipid signaling at cortical glutamatergic synapses: role in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders"
Current affiliation: PostDoc, AG Prof. Schmeißer, Institute of Microanatomy and Neurobiology, University Medical Center Mainz 



Alaa Ibrahim, PhD
Thesis: "The role of TLR-4 in the generation of posttraumatic inflammation in the tibia fracture model"
Current affiliation: Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Georg Payrhuber, PhD                                                                                                                       Thesis: "The role of PRG1 at the dendritic spine"                                                                                Current affiliation: Test Engineer, P3 Systems GmbH, Stuttgart

Andrea Schnatz, PhD                                                                                                                              Thesis: "Early events after axon injury: a link between regenerative signaling and axonal ribisome transfer"
Current affiliation: Institute of Developmental Biology and Neurobiology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Anna Gerlicher, PhD
Thesis: "Dopaminergic enhancement of extinction memory consolidation"
Current affiliation: Clinical Psychology Department, Universiteit van Amsterdam

Klytaimnistra Kiouptsi, PhD
Thesis: "Influences of gut microbiota, hypoxia and F8-deficiency on plasmatic von Willebrand factor levels and integrin αIIbβ3 mediated platelet function"
Current affiliation: Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH)

Dr. rer. nat. Anja Klein
Thesis: "Functionalisation of biomaterials with bone sialoprotein for joint and bone replacement"
Current affiliation: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. rer. nat. Heide-Katharina Bauer
Thesis: "Etablierung und Charakterisierung eines prävaskularisierten in vitro Schleimhaut-Äquivalents"
Current affiliation: Operative Consulting at agap2, Frankfurt

Sadhna Sahani, PhD
Thesis: "Role of plasticity-related gene-2 (PRG-2) in processing of precise somatosensory information"
Current affiliation: Regulatory Affairs, Coty, Frankfurt


Qi Wang, PhD
Thesis: "Nitric oxide guanylyl cyclase isoform 1 facilitates presynaptic transmitter release and modulates brain damage after unilateral traumatic brain injury through regulation of TNF-α expression in the sensorimotor cortex of mice"
Current affiliation: Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

Oriane Blanquie, PhD
Thesis: "Electrical activity in the developing mouse neocortex controls apoptosis in a region- and cell type-specific manner"
Current affiliation: German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany

Jin Cheng, PhD
Thesis: "Precise somatotopic thalamocortical axon guidance depends on LPA-mediated PRG-2/radixin signaling"
Current affiliation: Institute of Neuroscience (ION), Shanghai, China

Alireza Pouya, PhD
Thesis: "Effects of mutant GDAP1 on mitochondrial dynamics and function in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease studied in neural cells differentiated from patient-derived pluripotent stem cells"
Current affiliation: Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie der Universität Heidelberg (ZMBH), Heidelberg University, Germany

Carine Thalman, PhD
Thesis: "The role of autotaxin at glutamatergic synapses"
Current affiliation: Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Mainz

Lianyong Qiao, PhD
Thesis: "Molecular cause and functional impact of Plasticity-related gene-1 SNP"
Current affiliation: Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking



Amgad Droby, PhD
Thesis: "Structural and functional imaging of neuronal compartment damage in multiple sclerosis patients"
Current affiliation: Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Mainz

Florie Le Prieult, PhD
Thesis: "Early cortical transhemispheric alterations after unilateral traumatic brain injury in the mouse sensorimotor cortex"
Current affiliation: AbbVie, Neuroscience R&D, Ludwigshafen



Yunbo Li, PhD
Thesis: "Plasticity-related Gene 1 Specifically Mediates Lysophosphatidic Acid Uptake"
Current affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Xingfeng Liu, PhD
Thesis: "PRG-1 Regulates Cell Adhesion via PP2A/ß1-integrin Signaling"
Current affiliation: Guizhou Province Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China