Pierce Hoenigman is a Bachelor student at the University of Chicago, USA and he successfully applied for a DAAD RISE Germany fellowship. During his 3 months internship in our RTG, he is hosted by the Cell Biology lab of Hannes Herrmann and is supervised by our PhD students Büsra an Saskia. We wish a successful and pleasent stay!

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering and RISE Germany offers undergraduate students from North American, British and Irish universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. RISE Germany is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (further information on the program is available here).