Ute Jungwirth, PhD

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Research interests

Our lab at the University of Bath is interested in the role of tumour microenvironment and how it impacts tumour progression and therapy response. We aim to identify novel strategies to target the tumour and/or stroma for the prevention or suppression of (metastatic) cancer and to overcome treatment-resistant tumour progression.

 

Biography

Until January 2024, I was Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Bath. Since then I am a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bath and Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Cancer Drug Discovery at Newcastle University in the Cancer Research UK Newcastle Drug Discovery Unit and Translational and Clinical Research Institute

 

Current University of Bath lab members:

Ioanna Kontou (PhD student)
Tressan Grant (PhD student)
Ella Rimmer (PhD stduent together with Prof Tosh)
Pooja Murali (MBiochem student together with Dr Gurevich)

Former lab members:

PhD students:
Emily Lay (Oct 2019-Aug 2023)
Carmen Grimaldos Rodriguez (Nov 2018-Mar 2023, together with Prof Tosh)

MSc students:
Uliana Filie (MSc Molecular Biosciences 2023), Amalda Erdmane (MSc Molecular Biosciences 2023), Spyroula Antoniou (MSc Drug Discovery, 2021), Shujun Wang (MSc Drug Discovery, 2020)

BSc final year students:
Phoebe Elvin (BSc Biochem 2023/24), Victoria Summers (BSc Biochem, 2022/23), Sophie Bliss (BSc Biochem, 2022/23), Honor Tookey (BSc Biochem, 2022/23), Laura Edwards (BSc BiomedSci, 2021/22), Sabrina James (BSc BiomedSci, 2021/22), Mari Davies (BSc BiomedSci, 2019/20), Meryl Attrill (BSc BiomedSci, final 2019/20) 

ERASMUS visiting students:
Simone Herwig (2022), Anna Lauridsen (2018/19)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Malignant Diseases, Doctor of Philosophy, Medical University of Vienna

Toxicology, Master of Science, Medical University of Vienna

Chemistry, Master of Chemistry, University of Vienna

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