People in the Hockemeyer Lab

 


Principal Investigator Dirk Hockemeyer, Ph.D.


Dirk Hockemeyer

UC Berkeley Seal    Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology 

     Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

 

  Whitehead Institute Logo  Postdoctoral Fellow in Genetics (2007-2012)

     Advisor: Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute

 

  Rockefeller University Logo  Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology (2002-2007)

    Advisor: Dr. Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University

 

  Eberhard-Karls University Logo  B.S. and M.S. in Biochemistry (1998-2002)

    Advisor: Dr. Alfred Nordheim, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen

 


Lab Manager Kelsey Hennick 


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  Kelsey Hennick B.S. in Genetics

    University of California, Davis

 

Research interests in the lab:

(coming soon) 

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Graduate Student John Boyle


UC Berkeley Seal    B.A. in Molecular and Cell BiologyJohn Boyle

    University of California, Berkeley

 

Research interests in the lab:

Telomere length plays an integral role in both cancer and aging.  My project investigates the effects of telomere length dynamics in tumorigenesis.

E-mail address:


 


Graduate Student Franziska Lorbeer


UC Berkeley Seal   Franziska LorbeerPh.D. Candidate in Molecular and Cell Biology

   University of California, Berkeley

 

  PhD Fellow

  Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

 

University of Heidelberg Logo    M.Sc. in Molecular Biosciences (Caner Biology)

    Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

 

University of Bonn Logo    B.S. in Molecular Biomedicine

    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn

 

Research interests in the lab:

(coming soon)

E-mail address:


Graduate Student Timothy K. Turkalo


UC Berkeley Seal    Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular and Cell BiologyTim Turkalo

    University of California, Berkeley

 

University of Kansas Seal      B.S. in Cell Biology

      University of Kansas

 

Research interests in the lab:

(coming soon)

E-mail address:

 


Graduate Student Sara Seunga Choo 


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  Sara Choo Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular and Cell Biology

   University of California, Berkeley

 

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   B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology

   University of California, Berkeley

 

Research interests in the lab:

(coming soon) 

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Graduate Student Rebecca Bartke 


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    Ph.D. Student in Molecular and Cell BiologyRebecca Bartke

     University of California, Berkeley

  

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Seal    B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology '16

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

Research interests in the lab:

I am investigating the roles of nucleases in telomere maintenance. 

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Graduate Student Annika Martin


 

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     Ph.D. Student in Molecular and Cell BiologyAnnika Martin

     University of California, Berkeley

 

BYU Logo     B.S. in Biophysics '17

     Bringham Young University

 

Research interests in the lab:

(coming soon)

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Postdoctoral Associate Hanqin Li


UC Berkeley Seal    Postdoctoral Associate at the Innovative Genomics Institute

Hanqin Li

     University of California, Berkeley

 

SUNY_Buffalo     Ph.D. in Nueroscience

     State University of New York, Buffalo

 

Nanjing_logo    B.S. in Life Sciences

    Nanjing University

 

 

Research interest in the lab:

My project studies the functions of genomic elements using high-throughput methods.

E-mail address:

hanqin_email


Visiting Scholar Emma van Grinsven


Ulrecht_logo

   Emma_headshotM.S. student in Cancer, Stem Cells, and Developmental Biology

    Advisor: Dirk Hockemeyer

    Ulrecht University

 

Ulrecht_logo    B.S. in Biology

    Ulrecht University

 

Research interest in the lab:

Studying the molecular mechanism of TIN2 and investigating how TIN2 mutations lead to the telomere-shortening disease Diskeratosis Congenita

E-mail address:

emma_email