Dr. Alesia Walker

Phone: +49 89 3187 4656
Building/Room: 44 / 021


Current position

PhD candidate at Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry (BGC)

Research interest

Discovery of Gut Microbial Patterns in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity by using
non-targeted metabolomics approach with high resolution mass spectrometry techniques.


2007 - 2009: Master Degree (MSc) in Nutritional Science, Technische Universität München (TUM)

2004 - 2007: Bachelor Degree (BSc) in Nutritional Science, Technische Universität München (TUM)

Professional and research experience

since 2010: Doctoral student at Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry (BGC)

2009: Student Assistant in Chair of Food Chemistry and Molecular Sensory Science of Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann

2009: Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Nutrition Science: Topic: Isolation, identification and gustatory characterization of novel taste modulating Creatinyl-Maillard reaction products and quantification thereof by means of stable dilution analysis in roasted beef and pork

2007: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.): Topic: „Effekte von Butyrat auf Thapsigargin ausgelösten endoplasmatischen Reticulum Stress in einer murinen intestinalen Epithelzelllinie“

Scientific communications

2012: Discovery of metabolic patterns of gut microbiome in C57BL/6J and C57BL/6N mice using high resolution mass spectrometry, Metabomeeting, September 24-27 Manchester, UK (oral presentation)

2011: Non-targeted metabolomics to study the metabolic impact of gut microbiome, International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics, IPC 2011, June 14-16, Kosice, Slovakia. (Poster presentation)