Yearly Archives: 2021

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Philosophy of Mind, Mental Causation and Free Will

Over the last few years in secondary school, Theresa became obsessed with understanding how the human mind works -with all the naïvety that only teenagers can have. She started reading books on the brain, neuropsychology, and came in touch with the Philosophy of Mind. This topic, the question about the […]


Science Chatter Hamburg Theresa is a huge fan of science podcasts. When starting the Science Chatter Hamburg project, she realized that among PhD students and Postdocs who are interested in outreach science communication there is high interest in the booming audio format. Thus, she teamed up with Michael Büker, who […]

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Panel Discussion on the Future of Scientific Publishing

As a science blogger and recent graduate from the Center for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies (CIBSS) Cluster of Excellence at the University of Freiburg, Theresa was invited on the panel discussion “Clicks, Likes and Preprints: are we entering a new age of scientific publication?”, organized by CIBSS on November 23, […]

Articles for Newspapers or Magazines

Theresa is passionate about bridging the gaps between science and scoiety. Thus, besides here scientific publications, she authored or coauthored some articles in newspapers or magazines that appeared in print or online. In 2017 Theresa got in touch with Veronika Lipphardt, Professor for Science and Technology Studies on the University […]

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The Gene of the Week Blog

From the time of her university studies, Theresa was and is blown away by the amazingness of genetics. She is convinced that everybody would feel the same, if just they would know about it. However, at some point here friends were fed up with her talking about genetics all day […]

Genetic Factors in Embryonic Development and Differentiation

Think about: keeping all your organs functional every day is already an enormous achievement by the proteins in your body, all of which are encoded on your genome. However, that’s by far not all of it: your genome also needs to orchestrate the very development and formation of all these […]

Molecular Biology and Genetics: Genealogy of a Science

For the 2018 summer semester Theresa prepared a course for the Life Science major students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences program at the University College Freiburg. Find a description of the course content here.

Genetics Research and Laboratory Techniques

Bachelor in Biology at University of Innsbruck In her Biology undergraduate degree at Uni Innsbruck Theresa chose two focus topics: zoology and molecular biology. There she got the chance to rotate through several research groups doing laboratory practical courses, among those a Basic Laboratory Techniques practical course in which she […]