Three graduates earn their doctorates in October

Within three days in October 2012, three students defended their doctoral theses at Düsseldorf University.

On 24 October, Anita Loeschcke presented her thesis entitled “A novel system for the functional expression of clustered genes”, followed by Irene Kullartz on 25 October with her thesis defence of “Rational design of aldolases for organic synthesis”.

Christian Schwarz, who defended his work on “Rational design of Type I secretion substrates” on 26 October was awarded his degree summa cum laude. He had also won the second place in the innovation competition of Düsseldorf University in summer 2012.

We congratulate our three new alumni!