Waskow Research Group

Current Projects

Our lab focuses on HSCs and hematopoiesis in mice and humans and we use state-of-the art techniques to understand the effect of cell physiological processes on stem and progenitor cell function. We further have a focus on developing optimized tools to address our questions in vivo.

Fundamental unresolved questions that we work on include:

  • How is hematopoiesis controlled on the molecular level?
  • What keeps a stem cell a stem cell? What invites a stem cell to differentiate?
  • What is the role of growth factors in lineage choice?
  • How does aging impact hematopoisis and how does hematopoiesis impact aging?

More information about the XpandHSC project supported by the Leibniz Association:


Claudia Waskow+49 3641 656707claudia.waskow@leibniz-fli.deGroup Leader
Stephan Culemann+49 3641 656203stephan.culemann@leibniz-fli.dePostdoc
Julia Fröbel+49 3641 656706julia.froebel@leibniz-fli.dePostdoc
Marc Riemann+49 3641 656704marc.riemann@leibniz-fli.dePostdoc
Emilie Coppin+49 3641 656706emilie.coppin@leibniz-fli.dePostdoc (external)
Antea Jorgo+49 3641 656051antea.jorgo@leibniz-fli.deDoctoral Candidate
Stavroula Litsiou+49 3641 656051stavroula.litsiou@leibniz-fli.deDoctoral Candidate
Giannoula Savvou+49 3641 656051giannoula.savvou@leibniz-fli.deDoctoral Candidate
Nina Henning+49 3641 656051nina.henning@leibniz-fli.deScientist
Gülce Itir Percin Schulz+49 3641 656051guelce.percin@leibniz-fli.deScientist
Thomas Hübschmann+49 3641 656051thomas.huebschmann@leibniz-fli.deTechnical Assistant
Melissa Krija+49 3641 656051melissa.krija@leibniz-fli.deTechnical Assistant
Elke Meier+49 3641 656051elke.meier@leibniz-fli.deTechnical Assistant

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