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Susanne Vorhagen

Phone: +49-(0)221-470-76052

E-mail: svorhag2[at]


Susanne Vorhagen studied Biology at the University of Cologne and did her PhD in the lab of Carien Niessen at the University Hospital Cologne/ CECAD. After completion of her PhD she became a PostDoc and lab manager in the lab of Carien Niessen. She then performed an advanced training course on Project Management in Clinical Research/ Biosciences at the mibeg-Institut Medizin and became the Managing Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 829 “Molecular Mechanisms regulating Skin homeostasis” in 2019. Since July 2020 she is the coordinator of our RTG2550-reloc.

Additional Qualification: Mental Health First Aid (Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit Mannheim).


Student Assistant

Alexander Rüter

E-mail: RTG-reloc[at]

Alexander Rüter obtained a BA in Media Studies and English Studies at the University of Cologne and a MA in Comparative Literature at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He is currently finishing an MA in American Studies at the University of Cologne. Starting in October 2020 he has been part of the coordination team for the RTG2550-reloc.