Proteostasis in Aging and Disease (Janine Kirstein)

Group picture Summer 2019

back row - from left to right: Alen Kocak, Janine Kirstein, Sara Ayala, Maria Lucia Pigazzini, Christian Gallrein

front row - from left to right: Hassan Khan, Kerstin Steinhagen, Manuel Iburg

Group picture summer 2018

from left to right: Christian Gallrein, Sara Ayala, Marymajella Dubbelaar, Fabian Schraufstetter, Sina Shadfar (FENS-sponsored visiting scientist), Manuel Iburg, Janine Kirstein, Kerstin Steinhagen, Tim Michelberger, Diogo Feleciano, Mandy Lawrenz

not in this picture: Barbara Moahamed, Katrin Juenemann and Lucia Pigazzini

Group picture summer 2017

front row from left to right: Lucia Pigazzini, Annika Scior with Elsa, Ashley Zheng, Diogo Feleciano

middle row from left to right: Janine Kirstein, Kerstin Steinhagen

back row from left to right: Manuel Iburg, Katrin Jünemann, Linda Bergemann, Kristin Arnsburg, Lisa Neidhardt, Christian Gallrein 

Group picture Fall 2016

from left to right: 

Diogo Feleciano, Annika Scior, Janine Kirstein, Elsa, Manuel Iburg, Katrin Jünemann, Kristin Arnsburg, Christian Gallrein, Kerstin Steinhagen, Lucia Pigazzini, Marc Bohlmann, Irving Rosas-Brugada  

Group picture Spring 2016

Back row: Christian Gallrein, Kristin Arnsburg, Katrin Jünemann, Kerstin Steinhagen, Manuel Iburg, Kalina Tosheva

Front row: Diogo Feleciano, Janine Kirstein, Annika Scior with Elsa

Group Leader

Janine Kirstein, PhD

PI at the FMP and NeuroCure Excellence cluster (



phone: +49-30-94793-250

Robert-Roessle-St. 10 13089 Berlin, Germany

09 / 2013 - present

PI at FMP and NeuroCure Excellence Cluster

02/2008 –  08/2013  
Postdoc in the lab of Prof. Dr. R. I. Morimoto, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

10/2007 –  02/2008  
Postdoc in the lab of Prof. K. Turgay, FU Berlin, Germany

10/2003 – 09/2007
PhD in the lab of Prof. Dr. K. Turgay / B. Bukau ZMBH Heidelberg + FU Berlin, Germany

1998 - 2003               
BSc and MSc Biology; University of Greifswald, Germany


Sara Maria Ayala Mariscal, PhD


PhD in the labs of P. Genevaux and P. Faller, Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse, France


MSc in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse, France 

2007 - 2011                   

BEng in Biotechnology, Universidad Tecnológica de Morelia, Mexico

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PhD student

Diogo Feleciano

2013 - 2014

Research Assistant (Imperial College London, UK)


BSc Coimbra University, Portugal

PhD student

Christian Gallrein

2012 - 2014 MSc in Biochemistry Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

2009 - 2012 BSc in Biochemistry Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

PhD student

Manuel Iburg

2014 MSc of Life Science Leibniz Universität Hannover  

2012 BSc of Life Science Leibniz Universität of Hannover

PhD Student

Lucia Pigazzini

2014 MSc Neuroscience at University College London

2011 BSc Biochemistry at King's College London


Kerstin Steinhagen

Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FMP)
Campus Berlin-Buch
Robert-Roessle-Str. 10
13125 Berlin, Germany
+4930 94793 - 100 
+4930 94793 - 109 (Fax)

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