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February 2012 - We congratulate Judit Barniol, Kerstin Rosenberger and Susanne Sonnberg on defending their theses.

January 2012 - We congratulate Christian Stock on defending his thesis.

December 2011 - We congratulate Lina Jansen on defending her thesis.

November 2011 - We congratulate Katharina Buck, Heike Krämer and Karina Zaineddin on defending their theses.

August 2011 - We congratulate Lu Yin on defending her thesis.

June 2011 - We congratulate Mariam Adamu and Norma Grandi on defending their theses.

The Final Symposium of the GRK takes place on June 8th 2011. Announcenment: Please find the program here (registration form: )

31st March 2011 - After nine years of funding, the GRK has reached its end. However, there is a "Auslauffinanzierung" given by the DFG to allow all students a three year funding period.

September 2010 - We congratulate Heiner Claessen on defending his thesis.

24th September 2010 - Silvia Funke, former member of the GRK and currently PostDoc at the DKFZ, won the Stephan-Weiland-Price for Young Scientists (2nd price) at the annual Meeting of the German Society of Epidemiology (DGEpi) in Berlin.

16th September 2010 - Lina Jansen won the "Best Talk of Young Scientists" price ("Bester Vortrag der Nachwuchswissenschaftler") at the annual Meeting of the German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS) in Mannheim.

27th April 2010 - Lei Gao, former member of the GRK, won the 2009 National Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Students Study Abroad, granted by the China Scholarship Council (CSC).

18th April 2010 - Sabrina Hundt, former member of the GRK, won the Felix Burda Award (Medical Prevention) for her project entitled 'Stuhltests zur Darmkrebs-früherkennung: Vergleichende Bewertung verschiedener Tests auf Blut im Stuhl und des Tests auf Tumor M2-PK in der Zielbevölkerung des Screenings'.

March 2010 - We congratulate Theresa Redaniel on defending her thesis.

Summer School Epidemiology 2010 (26 - 30 July 2009) (for information see also here)

2009 - Sabrina Hundt, former member of the GRK, won the Präventionspreis 2009 of the Akademie für Management und Gesundheit.

December 2009 - We congratulate Shelby Yamamoto on defending her thesis.

Tutorial "Demographic Methods for Epidemiologists"(19 - 20 November 2009)
­ program: (registration form: here)


17th September 2009 - (Former) Members of the GRK won Stephan-Weiland-Prices for Young Scientists at the annual Meeting of the German Society of Epidemiology (DGEpi) in Münster. We congratulate Heiner Claessen (2nd price), Sabrina Hundt (3rd price) and Volker Winkler (3rd price).

9th September 2009 - Rebecca Hein, former member of the GRK and currently PostDoc at the DKFZ won the GMDS Förderpreis for her PhD thesis entitled 'Statistical methods for the investigation of gene-environment interactions in genetic epidemiological association studies', supervised by Jenny Chang-Claude.

July 2009 - We congratulate Birgit Höft and Sabrina Hundt (summa cum laude) on defending their theses.

June 2009 - We congratulate Devendra Prasad Gnawali on defending his thesis.

May 2009 - We congratulate Silvia Funke on defending her thesis.

March 2009 - We congratulate Núria Riera Guàrdia on defending her thesis.

Summer School Epidemiology 2009 (20 - 24 July 2009) (for information see also here)

November 2008 - 4 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Rebecca Hein (summa cum laude), Adrian Loerbroks, Vivien Marquard and Qiuli Zhang.

October 2008 - 2 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Melanie Weck and Heiko Müller.

September 2008 - 2 PhD students have defended their thesis. We congratulate Katharina Nimptsch and Sascha Abbas for receiving summa cum laude.

27.09.2008 - Members of the GRK won Young Scientist Prices at the Meeting of the German Society of Epidemiology (DGEpi) in Bielefeld. Three first prices were assigned and all prices went to Heidelberg. We congratulate Sascha Abbas, Katharina Nimptsch and Melanie Weck (read more).

August 2008 - Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kaaks , German Cancer Research Center, joined the GRK as supervisor.
We congratulate Maria Timofeeva for the successful defense of her thesis.

July 2008 - 3 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Jördis Jennifer Ott (summa cum laude), Volker Winkler and Robert Ndugwa.

Summer School Epidemiology 2008 (21 - 25 July 2008) (for information see also here)

June 2008 - Christian Apfelbacher won the oral presentation award for his presentation on the PACO-study (abstract "The role of atopy in hand dermatitis: PACO follow-up study", award in the oral abstract session "Urticaria and Contact Dermatitis") at the XXVII Congress of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology in Barcelona, Spain, 07-11 Juni.


27.2.2008 - Announcement

TUTORIAL
SOME SPECIAL TOPICS IN STATISTICAL METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CANCER
in Heidelberg, April 5, 2008
Professor Duncan C. Thomas
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

course outline and registration form


21.2.2008 - 15 new fellowships available (read more)

20.9.2007 - Members of the GRK won young scientist prices at the meeting of the German Society for Epidemiology, Augsburg. We congratulate
* Michael Hoffmeister (1st price, 750 €)
* Sascha Abbas (3rd price, 250 €)
* Jördis Jennifer Ott and Volker Winkler (3rd price, 250 €)

July 16th and 17th, 2007 - Internal Symposium Oberflockenbach. Agenda and Abstracts: (0.02 MB) (0.5 MB)

September 2006 - Carmen Lilla received the Nachwuchspreis of the GMDS for her doctoral thesis as the best thesis in Epidemiology.

August 2006 - After positive evaluation, the DFG will fund the GRK for a period of another 4.5 years until April 2011.

July 11th and 12th, 2006 - Internal Symposium Oberflockenbach. Agenda and Abstracts: (0.4 MB)

May 2006 - 2 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Martina Schmidt and Natalia Zumkeller.

April 2006 - 2 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Hao Wang and Tin Tin Su.

March 2006 - 4 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Yazoumé Yé, Ulrike Haug (summa cum laude), Carmen Lilla (summa cum laude) and Manuela De Allegri.

February 15, 2006 - Evaluation of the GK by the DFG. (Programme: (0.3 MB))

January 2006 - 3 PhD students have defended their thesis. We congratulate Catherine Kyobutungi, Adam Gondos and Martin Wolkewitz.

November 2005 - All students of the first round have submitted their thesis.
2 PhD students have defended their thesis. We congratulate Emaculate Verla-Tebit and Desiree Debling.

October 2005 - 2 PhD students/associated members have defended their thesis. We congratulate Mercy Guech-Ongey and Susanne Lietzau.

15.09.2005 - Members of the GRK won young scientist prices at the annual meeting of the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Epidemiology (DAE), Freiburg.
We congratulate
* Ulrike Haug (1st price, 1000 €)
* Emaculate Verla-Tebit (3rd price, 250 €)

July 2005 - 15 new PhD students have started their projects.

June 2005 - 6 PhD students have submitted their thesis.

November 2004 - The first stipendiate has finished her thesis. We congratulate Verena Bergk for receiving summa cum laude.


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