Simone Immler – PI
Simone is interested in all scientific aspects of sexual reproduction with a special interest in the genetics of reproduction. She uses a a wide range of organisms and employs theoretical, comparative, experimental and genomics tools to address the many unanswered questions .
Andreas Sutter – Postdoctoral Researcher
Andreas is working on the role of gamete selection in adaptation to changing environments.
Jean-Charles (Johnny) de Coriolis – Research Assistant
Johnny makes sure, all the fish are healthy and happy and assists with the various projects running in the lab.
Daniel Marcu – PhD Student
Daniel is interested in identifying genes under haploid gametic selection.
Berrit Kiehl – PhD Student
Berrit is combining experimental work with RNAseq to study small RNAs in the zebrafish, Drosophila and the ocellated wrasse.

Current Masters Students:

Weronika Robak

Jayme Cohen

Sara Irish


Ding He (postdoc) – now a Marie Curie postdoctoral Fellow at Copenhagen University, Denmark

Willian Silva (PhD student) – now a post-doctoral Researcher at Lund University, Sweden

Hwei-yen Chen (postdoc) – now a Marie Curie postdoctoral Fellow at Copenhagen University, Denmark

Susanne Zajitschek (postdoc) – now Lecturer at Liverpool John  Moores University, UK

in Munich, Germany

Khriezhanuo Nakhro (postdoc) – now a Postdoctoral researcher at the UNIST, South Korea

Ghazal Alavioon (PhD student) – now a postdoctoral Researcher at Uppsala University, Sweden

David Murray (Research technician) – now a Researcher at the Norwich & Norfolk Hospital, UK

Cécile Jolly (postdoc) – now researcher at Uppsala University, Sweden

Constance Nebendahl (postdoc) – now a Researcher in a German fertility clinic

Roy Francis (postdoc) – now Bioinformatician at NBIS at SciLifeLab Uppsala, Sweden

Marta (Promerova) Burri (postdoc) – now Researcher at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany

Cosima (Hotzy) Hermans (PhD student) – now a data scientist at the Swedish company Vattenfallen

Aivars Cirulis (MSc student) – currently doing a PhD at Lund University, Sweden

Andrea Cabrera Garcia (research assistant) – is now doing an MSc at Linköping University, Sweden

Jessica Nettelblad (MSc student) – now working at UPPMAX as bioinformatician at Uppsala University, Sweden

Joaquin Alcalde (research assistant)

Berenice Villegas Ramirez (research assistant) – currently looking for a PhD position

Sergio Tusso (MEME student) – currently doing a Postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany

Gil Henriques (MEME student) – currently doing a PhD at the University of British Columbia, Canada

… and many visiting students from all around the world. We always welcome visitors and exchange students!!