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ANA VALERIA Meléndez Mayorga


PhD Lab:

Winfried Römer

Department: BIOSS Centre for Biological Signalling Studies
Address: Schänzlestr. 18
79104 Freiburg
Phone: +49 761 203 67503
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Research Area: Synthetic Biology and Signalling

Curriculum Vitae

Country: Mexico
Education/Training: MSc in Biomedical Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (graduated 2015)
BSc in Biological Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico (graduated 2010)
Start of PhD Thesis: January 2018
Subject of Thesis: Lectins, cancer and immune system
Research Interests: Cell biology, cancer biology, biotechnology, synthetic biology
Research Techniques: Cell Culture, Confocal Microscopy, flow cytometry, molecular cloning, Western Blotting, transfection, transformation


1.: Diploma of Advanced Studies in Biomedical Sciences Scholarship DAAD
2.: Collaborative Research Center 850 (SFB 850) Stipendium



Brandel A, Aigal S, Lagies S, Schlimpert M, Lehmann A, Hummel D, Fisch D, Meléndez AV, Madl J, Eierhoff T, Kammerer B, Römer W. The Gb3-enriched CD59/flotillin plasma membrane domain regulates host cell invasion by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. bioRxiv preprint (2020)

Østevold K, Meléndez AV, Lehmann F, Schmidt G, Aktories K, Schwan C. Septin remodeling is essential for the formation of cell membrane protrusions (microtentacles) in detached tumor cells. Oncotarget. (2017) 8(44):76686-76698.  Abstract

Thesis Committee

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