Member of staff

Dr. phil. nat. Carolin Daniel
Leiterin Nachwuchsgruppe Immuntoleranz

Phone: 089/3187-2188
Fax: 089/3187-3144
Building/Room: 23


 Academic and Research Activities

March 2012-todayHelmholtz Zentrum Muenchen – German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Institute of Diabetes Research, Prof. Anette-Gabriele Ziegler
Junior Group Leader ´Immunological tolerance in Typ 1 Diabetes´
August 2008- Januar 2012Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA/USA
Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Development, Prof. Harald von Boehmer
Post-Doctoral Fellowship of the Leopoldina/National Academy of Sciences, Antigen-specific regulatory T cells: Mechanisms of conversion and suppression
Joint Appointment with Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA/USA (October 2008-Januar 2012), Prof. Harald von Boehmer
Research Fellow in Microbiology and Immunobiology (MBIB)
July 2007-July 2008Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute of Pharmacology/Immunepharmacology, Prof. Josef Pfeilschifter
Post-Doctoral Studies, Immunoregulation by Dendritic cells and T cells
Feb. 2003-July 2007Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt/Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, First Department of Internal Medicine, Prof. Dieter Steinhilber/Prof. Juergen Stein
PhD Fellowship of the European Graduate School of the DFG (GRK757)
Cumulative PhD Thesis: `New immunepharmacological strategies for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease – in vivo experiments with the TNBS- and Oxazolone-model in mice`
July 2001-July 2002Max-Planck Institute for Physiological and Clinical Research Bad Nauheim, Department of Physiology, Prof. Edgar Simon
Diploma Thesis: `Diet-induced modifications of the leptin responsitivity in C57/BL6 mice`
Oct.1997-Oct. 2002Studies of Nutrional Sciences at Justus-Liebig University Giessen
Pathophysiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry


Prizes and Awards

2011 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Research Award for `Prevention of type 1 diabetes by Treg vaccination with an insulin mimetope` with Harald von Boehmer
2011Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center (BADERC)
Research Award with Harald von Boehmer
2010Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA/USA
Prize for the best poster presentation at the Annual Retreat of the Department for Cancer Immunology and AIDS
2008German Association for Pharmacology and Toxicology, Mainz/Germany
Fritz Kuelz Prize 2007, Recognition for an excellent experimental pharmacological achievement granted to a junior scientist
2006Rhein-Main Association of Gastroenterology
Scientific prize of the year 2006, Frankfurt/Germany
2006German Association for Digestive Diseases (DGVS), Price for the best poster presentation, Hannover/Germany
2005Grant from the Danone Institute for Nutrition, Geneva/Switzerland
2005Middle German Association for Digestive Diseases (MGG), Prize for the best poster presentation, Bad Nauheim/Germany


Funding ID

December 2012 Deutsches Zentrum für Diabetesforschung (DZD) Research Grant 2013
March 2012-Junior Research Group at Helmholtz Zentrum München for 5 years with tenure track option
Oct 2011-Feb 2012Leopoldina Return Fellowship
The Funding is granted to Leopoldina Post-Doctoral Fellowship who will return from abroad to Germany in order to further establish project planning, grant writing and funding applications (Post-Doc salary for up to 12 months, 20.000 Euro/year)
Aug. 2008- Aug. 2011Leopoldina Post-Doctoral Fellowship
The Post-Doctoral Funding is granted by the German Academy of Sciences to junior scientists who have demonstrated outstanding scientific excellence (40.000 Euro/year)


Granted Patents

U.S. Application No.: 61/354,107: Prevention of type 1 diabetes by Treg vaccination with an insulin mimetope, filed 2011 (Inventors: Carolin Daniel & Harald von Boehmer)

Professional Memberships

2012-todayMember of German Diabetes Association (DDG)
2013-todayMember of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)



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