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Katharina Lauk

Institute of Physics
University of Freiburg
Hermann-Herder-Strasse 3
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau
room: High-rise 206
phone: +49 761 203 7639
mail: katharina.lauk -at-


Research Interests:
- Modeling of cell-signaling pathways
- Phenotype-centric modeling
- Target identification for personalized medicine
- Model-based Prediction of drug response

Lauk K. , Peters M-C, Velthaus J-L, Nürnberg S, Ueckert F.:
Use of Process Modelling for Optimization of Molecular Tumor Boards.
Applied Sciences , 2022 , 12(7) , 3485.

Burda PC, Crosskey T, Lauk K. , Zurborg A, Söhnchen C, Liffner B, Wilcke L, Pietsch E, Strauss J, Jeffries CM, Svergun DI, Wilson DW, Wilmanns M, Gilberger TW:
Structure-Based Identification and Functional Characterization of a Lipocalin in the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
Cell Reports , 2020 , 31(12) , 107817.

27 - 28/08/2021    Talk    University Cancer Center Hamburg Research Retreat:
Presentation: Providing support for the generation of personalized therapy recommendations with the Knowledge Connector
03 - 09/11/2019    Attendance    EMBO Practical Course: Practical integrative structural biology
Centre for Structural Systems Biology, Hamburg

Curriculum Vitae:
Since 03/2023 Research Assistant in the group of Prof. Jens Timmer
07/2021 - 02/2023 Research Assistant in the group of Prof. Frank Ueckert at
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Institute of Applied Medical Informatics
    Project Lead: Supporting Molecular Tumor Boards
07/2020 - 03/2021 Research Internship at Spindiag GmbH, Freiburg
09/2015 - 09/2020 Master of Science in Molecular Biology at University of Hamburg
    08/2018 - 06/2020      Master thesis in the group of Prof. Tim Gilberger at the Centre for Structural Systems Biology
10/2012 - 9/2015 Bachelor of Science in Biology at Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
    06/2015 - 09/2015      Bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Peter Beyer at the Institute of Cell Biology
09/2010 - 09/2011 Malaika Children's Home, Kakamega, Kenia
09/2009 - 09/2010 Free Ecological Year, Forest kindergarten, Radolfzell
09/2008 - 09/2009 Free Social Year, Clinic for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Freiburg University Medical Center
2008 Abitur at Wentzinger Gymnasium, Freiburg
1988 Born in Freiburg