Current lab members
Franziska completed Medical School at the University of Leipzig and then obtained her Ph.D. from Yale University, studying ribosome biogenesis in Susan Baserga's lab. As a postdoc, Franziska trained with James Berger at the University of California Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University to decipher structural mechanisms of DNA replication. In 2017, she set up her own lab at the Friedrich Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland, and was recruited to Yale in 2020. Franziska's past research was supported by the European Research Council, the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, and the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science. Her Ph.D. work was also recognized with the Stanford Biochemistry Founders' Award for Doctoral Excellence.
Franziska Bleichert, Ph.D.
Babatunde Ekundayo, Ph.D.
Friedrich Miescher Institute (Basel)
University of Geneva
University of Sheffield
Jan M. Schmidt
California Institute of Technology
London Research Institute
University of Tübingen
Undergraduate researcher (07-08/2017)
Research assistant (2017)
Research intern (09/2017-07/2018)
Research intern (04-12/2018)
PhD student (11/2018-10/2019)
Research assistant (2017-2019)
Patent attorney trainee at Gruenecker
Master student in Clinical Research and
Drug Development, Bicocca University, Milan
PhD student at University of Basel, group of Marek Basler
Research assistant, Facility for Advanced Imaging and Microscopy, FMI Basel