Head of the Group

Christina Zielinski studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg (Germany), at Harvard University (USA) and Duke University (USA). Her MD thesis research was performed at Yale University as a scholar of the German National Merit Foundation where she focused on the role of T cells in the pathogenesis of lupus erythematosus. Christina performed her postdoctoral training as a scholar of the German Research Foundation in the lab of Federica Sallusto in Switzerland where she deciphered the regulatory cues that drive distinct functionalities of human Th17 cells. She then started her own research group as a clinical scientist at the Department of Dermatology at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin. Christina also completed her clinical specialization in dermatology and Allergology at the University of Tübingen and the Charité in Berlin. In 2015, Christina was appointed professor at the German Center for Infection Research at the Technical University of Munich, where she continues to work on the regulation of human T cells and their translational impact in autoimmunity, infections, and cancer.

Group Members

Name Position Phone Number E-Mail Adress
Zielinski, Christina Head of the Group 089-4140-4134/7143 christina.zielinski@tum.de
Chao, Ying-Yin PhD Student 089-4140-4127  
Chu, Chang-Feng PhD Student 089-4140-4127  
Litinetskaya, Anastasia Student 089-4140-4127  
Pereira de Almeida, Gustavo Post Doc 089-4140-9118  
Rapp, Gianna Student 089-4140-9119  
Sun, Shan PhD Student 089-4140-4186  
Werner, Andrea-Barbara Laboratory Assistant 089-4140-4186