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Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie

Research Group Panse

Members and General Information


  1. Vikram Govind Panse, Ph.D., principal investigator
  2. Michaela Oborská , Ph.D., postdoctoral research assistant
  3. Daniela Portugal Calisto, Ph.D., postdoctoral research assistant
  4. Yash Verma, Ph.D., postdoctoral research assistant
  5. Alexander Geiger, Ph.D. student
  6. Jarosław Mazur, Ph.D. student
  7. Bao-Guan Wang, Ph.D. student
Panselab 2020
Panselab 2019


  • R. Sigel, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • M. Peter, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • R. Aebersold, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • N. Ban, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • F. Allain, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • P. Beltrao (UK)

Supported by

Swiss National Science Foundation, European Research Council, Olga Mayenfisch Stiftung, Novartis Foundation, NCCR RNA & Disease, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, University of Zurich

Panse lab alumni

Apprentice trainees
Daniel Alper (2007); Laleh Bahrami (2008); Michaela Gerber (2010)

Bachelor's theses
Juliane Aldag (2024)

Master’s theses
Nicole Andenmatten (2009); Anna Maria Menet (2010); Jillianne Eyring (2012); Purnima Nerurkar (2012); Giacomo Robbiani (2014); Federica Richina (2014); Martin Jaeger (2016)
Petrit Hasani (2017); Alexander Geiger (2019); Shirin Aissat (2019); Andrina Caduff (2022); Tobias Von Arx (2024); Michael Rouss (2024)

Doctoral theses
Dr. Maria Veisu (2007-11); Dr. Marius Boulos Faza (2008-11); Dr. Laura Occhipinti (2008-12); Dr. Martin Altvater (2010-14); Dr. Sabina Schütz (2010-14); Dr. Anna Maria Menet (2011-15); Dr. Stefan Gerhardy (2012-17); Dr. Purnima Klingauf-Nerurkar (2012-17); Dr. Cohue Pena (2013-18); Michaela Oborska (2016-21)
Daniela Portugal-Calisto (2017-23); Agnese Pisano (2018-23); Stefanie Halter (2018-23)

Post-doctoral Researchers
Dr. Stefan Kemmler (2008-10); Dr. Yiming Chang (2011-13); Dr. Ute Rothenbusch-Fischer (2012-14); Dr. Janusz Petkowski (2013-15); Dr. Christine Weirich (2014-15); Dr. Nico Schauble (2014-16); Dr. Erich Michel (2017)
Dr. Sabina Schütz (2015-17); Dr. Ahmed Moursy (2018); Dr. Sanjana Rao (2017-19); Dr. Purnima Klingauf-Nerurkar (2019-20)

Contact and further information

Vikram Govind Panse, Ph.D.

Open positions

We are always happy to recieve applications from motivated PhD and master students. There is no specific requirement needed, however, prior experience in molecular biology, biochemistry and/or cell biology is of a great advantage. If you are interested in discussion of possible project, please contact us on:

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