Dr. Rebecca George Tharyan
Rebecca, hails from Kerala, India & obtained her bachelor’s degree in B. tech Genetic Engineering from SRM University, Chennai, India. She moved to Germany & received her Master’s Degree from the University of Cologne. During her Masters she got interested in molecular genetics of stress response and ageing research. She carried out her Ph. D under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Adam Antebi at the Max-Plank Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany. During her doctorate work she focused on how mitochondrial function, stress response and intra-cellular crosstalk regulate longevity. She joined Münch lab in Nov 2020 to study the role of cellular stress responses upon infection.