• Dr. Ursula Dietrich



    Sarah Verena Kalusche

  • Studied Biochemistry at the Goethe University Frankfurt and performed her master thesis on the selection of HIV-1 envelope-specific nanobodies from immunized dromedaries by phage display in the Dietrich group. In April 2016 she started her PhD thesis on the optimization of HIV neutralizing nanobodies for clinical applications.

    PhD Student

    Tel.: +49 69 63395-149 (office)
    Tel.: +49 69 63395-124 (lab)



    Sebastian Renelt

  • Sebastian studied biochemistry at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. He joined the GSH in 2013 for his diploma thesis on the generation and expression of mutant ccr5 variants. Since 2014 he performs his PhD on the infectability of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells by HIV-1 in vitro and in vivo.

    Diploma Student

    Tel.: +49 69 63395-149 (office)



    Oliver Ringel

  • Oliver studied biology at the Technical University in Darmstadt, where he also did his diploma thesis on DNA repair. Within his PhD, which he started in 2013, he selects HIV-1 neutralizing antibody fragments from immune phage libraries he generated from HIV controllers and performs preclinical analysis of a gp41 epitope within the European HIVERA consortium.

    PhD Student

    Tel.: +49 69 63395-220 (office)
    Tel.: +49 69 63395-124 (lab)



    Patricia Schult-Dietrich

  • Patricia studied biology at the University in Hamburg, where she also did her diploma on genetics of sooty moulds. After working four years in geriatric care, she began working as a technician at the Heinrich Pette Institute in Hamburg. Since 2000 she is working as technician at the GSH and since 2010 in the Dietrich group. Besides her experimental work, Patricia also is deputy project leader in the S3 lab.


    Tel.: +49 69 63395-149 (office)
    Tel.: +49 69 63395-124 (lab)



    Alumni (PhD Students and Postdocs)


    Dr. Sascha Antoni
    Manager Assay Development
    Roche Diagnostics GmbH Penzberg

    Dr. Sandra Beermann
    Wiss. Koordinatorin und Projektmanagerin
    Robert-Koch-Institut Berlin

    Dr. Xavier Dervillez
    Research Scientist
    Luxembourg Institute of Health

    Dr. Julia Dietz
    Goethe Universität Frankfurt

    Dr. Dr. Ralf Dürr
    Assistant professor
    New York University School of Medicine

    Dr. Dirk Freitag
    Leitender Oberarzt
    Klinikum Fulda

    Prof. Dr. Stephan Gehring
    Leiter Pädiatrische Infektiologie
    Universitätsmedizin Mainz

    Dr. Thomas Haarmann
    Senior research scientist
    AB Enzymes GmbH Darmstadt

    Prof. Dr. Anna Heinzelmann
    Adjunct professor
    Lone Star College Houston, Texas, USA

    Dr. Michael Humbert
    Senior Scientist
    NTxBio, Santa Fe, USA

    Dr. Dr. Christoph Königs
    Facharzt für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin an der Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin
    Goethe Universität Frankfurt

    Dr. Alexandra Kreutz (nee Hüther)
    Regional Clinical Trial Manager
    TEVA Pharmaceuticals International GmbH Basel

    Dr. Ulrike Loderstädt
    Universitätsmedizin Göttingen

    Dr. Anette Pustowka
    Medical Franchise Head Oncology
    Novartis Nürnberg

    Dr. Ina Raudonat
    Senior Manager Clinical Monitoring
    Chiltern International GmbH Bad Homburg

    Dr. Horst Ruppach
    Global Coordinator Virology
    Charles River Pharmaceutical Services Köln

    Dr. Sonja Schmier
    Scientific Manager Clinical Development
    B.Braun Melsungen

    Dr. Britta Schröder
    Leiterin Qualitätsmanagement
    Koordinierungszentrale für Klinische Studien Uniklinik Heidelberg

    Dr. Andreas Volk
    GLP Study Director
    Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH Frankfurt

    Dr. Svenja Weiß
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

    Dr. Mingkui Zhou
    Avacta Life Sciences, Cambridge, UK