November 2023 – Cluster Science Days

Each November, scientists of our Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation meet to discuss their latest reseach. This year we had over 300 in-person attendants in the BMZ I lecture hall and our lab was well-represented by one short talk given by Luisa and 5 poster presentations!

June 2023 – New PhD and MD student grants

Teresa received a mini-grant from the Bonner Forum Biomedizin (BFB) program for PhD students supporting innovative ideas. She will collaborate with Marc Hübner at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology on the role of Tfh cells and GCs in murine filarial infections. Anna received a BONFOR SciMed MD fellowship to work full-time on […]

May 2023 – New DAAD RISE Germany research intern from Canada

The Baumjohann Lab is happy to host Eric Chiu, a DAAD RISE Germany research intern from the University of Toronto, for the next three months. During his stay he will dive into the fascinating world of T helper cells with an interesting hands-on research project under Luisa’s guidance.

April 2023 – Day of Immunology

Each year, April 29th is the Day of Immunology, which aims to promote the benefits of immunology research throughout the world. This year, Dirk gave a talk about antibodies at an outreach event of ImmunoSensation2 at the Bonn City Library.  

March 2023 – New journal cover

The cover of the newest issue of Trends in Cancer features our recent review article on the three different types of T follicular helper cell function in cancer (good, bad or ugly) depending on the cancer context. Ella Marushchenko turned Nicolás’ initial draft into real artwork!

February 2023 – Carnival

Leaving behind the inevitable delays of the past couple of years, we very much enjoyed the lab’s first carnival season in the Rhineland, including Wieverfastelovend (Weiberfastnacht) and Karnevalszoch (Karnevalsumzug)!

January 2023 – New review article in Trends in Cancer

Our new review article on T follicular helper cells in cancer was published open access in Trends in Cancer! This work was spearheaded by Nicolás and provides a comprehensive overview of Tfh cells in different tumor entities: Nicolás Gutiérrez-Melo, Dirk Baumjohann. T follicular helper cells in cancer. Trends in Cancer. 2023. Abstract: T follicular helper (Tfh) cells provide […]