Coralie Guy

Title: Exploring the role of mitochondria and metabolism in human inflammasome activation by RNA viruses
Supervisor: Prof. A. Bowie
Hometown: Clermont-Ferrand, France
BSc: the University of Clermont-Ferrand, France: cellular and physiology Biology
MSc: in Biology of microorganisms specialized in Virology at University of Strasbourg (France)


Maria Soultsioti

Title: To define innate immune- and lipid metabolism changes associated with viral replication organelles
Supervisor: Prof. E. Snijder
Hometown: Larissa, Greece
BSc: in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from the University of Thessaly, Greece.
MSc: at Uppsala University, Infection Biology.


Alix Spahn

Title: Changes in metabolic pathways associated with type III IFN-mediated signalling by pneumoviruses in mucosal cells
Supervisor: Prof. M. Anthonsen
Hometown: Hesse, Germany
BSc: Technical University of Darmstadt
MSc: the CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory the antiviral effects of specific micro RNAs against Hendra Virus and Influenza A infections.


Chiara Aloise

Title: Stress granules as platform for antiviral signalling
Supervisor: Prof. F. van Kuppeveld
Hometown: Florence, Italy
BSc: in Biology at Università degli Studi di Firenze
MSc: in Functional Genomics in at Università degli Studi di Trieste


Susma Balasubramaniam

Title: The impact of influenza virus and Pneumovirus proteins on immunometabolism pathways
Supervisor: Prof. R. Fouchier
Hometown: Coimbatore, India
BSc: Tech-Biotechnology at Anna University
Followed by internship with Pasteur Institute of India.


Hauke Weiss

Title: Unravelling the effect of Pneumovirus and Influenza virus components on innate immune cell metabolism
Supervisor: Prof. L. O’Neill
Hometown: Luebeck, Germany
BSc: in Biology,
MSc: in Immunology in Freiburg, Gemany. master thesis in the lab of Erika Pearce at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg.


Pau Ribo Molina

Title: To determine the role of Pneumovirus infection in regulation of MAVS signalling and its effect on immune- and metabolic pathways
Supervisor: Dr. B. van den Hoogen
Hometown: Barcelona, Spain
BSc: in Biotechnology from the University of Barcelona (UB).
MSc: MSc in Advanced Immunology from the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).


Xavier Martinez Vendrells

Title: To determine the role of picorna- and coronavirus proteases in manipulating cellular protein metabolism and innate immunit
Supervisor: Dr. M. Kikkert
Hometown: Valls, Spain
BSc: Biomedical Sciences at the University of Barcelona,
MSc: in Biomedical Sciences at Leiden University


Magdalini Alexandridi

Title: Effect of Influenza virus infection on Nrf2 activation of the oxidative stress response
Supervisor: Prof. J. Hiscott
Hometown: Athens, Greece
BSc: in Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Thessaly (Greece),
MSc: Sorbonne University (Paris, France) on Developmental Biology


Julija Mazej

Title: How innate lymphoid cells modulate inflammation by targeting STAT4
Supervisor: Prof. A. Santoni
Hometown: Ljubljana, Slovenia
MSc: in Biochemistry at the University of Ljubljana.


Lorenz Wirth

Title: Elucidating the effects of IFNs in the plasticity of innate immune cells
Supervisor: Dr. K. Pardali
Hometown: Berlin, Germany
BSc: Department of Medical Biotechnology, Technical University of Berlin (Title: “Angiopoietin-Signaling in an in vitro Model of the Human Hematopoieitic Stem Cell Niche”)
MSc: German Rheumatism Research Centre (Titel: Expression and Regulation of EPSTI1 in T-Helper Lymphocytes)


Zsofia Keszei

Title: Investigation of cytokine-induced metabolic rewiring of the liver in chronic viral infections
Supervisor: Dr. A. Bergthaler
Hometown: Budapest, Hungary
BSc: ELTE University of Budapest
MSc: University of Geneva. There she joined the laboratory of Professor Didier Picard to study the molecular chaperone heat-shock protein 90.


Mihai Sularea

Title: To determine the interaction between viral detection and innate immune responses in inducible pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived hepatocytes from hepatitis C virus resistant individuals
Supervisor: Prof. C. O’Farrelly
Hometown: Rome, Italy
BSc: Biotechnology at Sapienza, University of Rome
MSc: Genetics and Molecular Biology at Sapienza, University of Rome


Adriana Loverre

Title: To determine how in vivo STING stimulation activates adaptive immune responses
Supervisor: Dr. N. Manel
Hometown: Gravina in Puglia, Italy
BSc: Biological Sciences at University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Italy
MSc: in Health Biology at the University of Bologna “Alma Mater Studiorum”


Sonia Marquez Martinez

Title: To determine the influence of immunometabolism pathways in the improvement of mucosal vaccination by adenoviral vectors
Supervisor: Dr. R. Zahn
Hometown: Seville, Spain
BSc: Basic and Experimental Biomedicine at University of Seville
MSc: Biomedical Sciences: Infection and Immunity at University of Amsterdam