MINT Sections

Doctorates in the Informatics/Engineering and Natural Sciences Sections

The Informatics/Engineering and Natural Sciences sections confer the academic degrees "Dr. rer. nat." and "Dr.-Ing.". The doctoral committee is the same as the senate committee for MINT (for the meeting schedule, please visit the page “Senate Committee for MINT"); Prof. Dr. Norbert Tautz is the chair.

Please set up an advisory meeting about half a year before submission of the dissertation (group appointments – Tuesdays, 1 p.m.):

Ms Susanne Markmann
MINT Administration Office
Bldg. 64, Room 101
Tel.: +49 451 3101-3002
Fax: +49 451 3101-3004

View the doctorate degree regulations here.

Ongoing Doctorate Process

View dissertations and expert evaluations:
Doctoral candidate for pharmacology, Franziska Schuster:
" Influence of the angiotensin II receptor antagonists on development of nutrition-induced adiposis and leptin resistance ", from 1 Feb. to 22 Feb. 2018
Doctoral candidate for pharmacology, Kristin Müller:
"Significance of the NF-kB essential modulator (Nemo) in cerebral endothelial cells for the blood-brain barrier", 1 Feb. to 22 Feb. 2018
Rose Kohlie, M.Sc.:
"Dopamine directly increases mitochondrial mass and thermogenesis in brown adipocytes", 7 Feb. to 28 Feb. 2018
Mohamed Ahmed M. Hail, M.Sc.:
"Named data networking for the Internet of Things", 19 Feb. to 12 Mar. 2018

The documents to be viewed are saved on a cloud. (Accessibly only by those with a doctorate in the doctoral committee, and for habilitated members of the MINT section)


For information on the habilitation process, please contact the joint habilitation committee.

Laufende Promotionsverfahren

Mündliche Prüfungen:

Dienstag, 13.08.2019, 9 Uhr, Seminarraum TS2, Geb. 50: Janina Petry, M.Sc.: "The role of lgG sialylation in the attenuation of anaphylactic reactions"

Mittwoch, 28.08.2019, 14 Uhr, Seminarraum Informatik 2/3 (Cook/Karp), Raum 68/69, Geb. 64, EG: Konstantina Antoniou, M.Sc.: "
The role of the C5a/C5aR1 axis activation on pulmonary dendritic cell function in allergic asthma" (Dr. rer. nat.)

Dienstag, 10.09.2019, 8.30 Uhr, Seminarraum B1/B2, CBBM:
Arkan Al-Zubaidi, M.Sc.: "Modulatory impact of metabolic states on the connectivity of the resting human brain" (Dr. rer. nat.)

Montag, 07.10.2019, 15.00 Uhr, Bibliothek der Klinik für Infektiologie und Mikrobiologie, Geb. 50, 2. OG: Dorinja Zapf, M.Sc.: "The interplay of HIF-1α and LC3-II controls Histoplasma capsulatum survival in human macrophages" (Dr. rer. nat.)

Montag, 07.10.2019, 15.30 Uhr, Seminrraum Mathematik 1 (Hilbert), Raum 3.015, Geb. 64, 3. OG: Dipl.-Inf. Maik Stille: "Die Reduktion von Metallartefakten in der Computertomographie durch einen Optimierungsalgorithmus mit Nebenbedingungen" (Dr. rer. nat.)

Mittwoch, 09.10.2019, 10 Uhr, Raum R60 im Zentralklinikum: Fabian Mey, M.Sc.: "Impact of the complement system and Gab3 on natural killer cells during Toxoplasma gondii infection" (Dr. rer. nat.)


Ongoing Doctorate Process

Viva schedule:

Tuesday, 20 Feb. 2018, 10 a.m., Seminar Room S1/S2 im CBBM, Bldg. 66:
Julian Assmann, M.Sc.:
"The role of activating the hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2 in autoimmune illnesses” (Dr. rer. nat.)
Wednesday, 21 Feb. 2018, 10 a.m., Auditorium, Institute for Biomedical Optics, Room R60, Bldg. 81:

Jan Philip Kolb M.Sc.:
"Improvement and application of ultra-fast optical coherence tomography to a human eye" (Dr. rer. nat.)
Friday, 16 Mar. 2018, 11 a.m., Seminar Room B1/B2, CBBM, Bldg. 66, Grd. Flr.:
Appr. pharm. Franziska Schuster:
Influence of the angiotensin II receptor antagonists on development of nutrition-induced adiposis and leptin resistance" (Dr. rer. nat.)
Friday, 27 Apr. 2018, 10 a.m., Department of Dermatology, Bldg. 10:
Iswariya Venkataraman:
"Identification of novel autoantigens in stiff-person syndrome and associated hyperexcitability disorders" (Dr. rer. nat.)