Dr. Sophie Steinhäuser


Affiliations: Clinic for Internal Medicine II, Hematology and Oncology / University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
Address: Arnold-Heller-Str. 3, Bldg L, 24105 Kiel

Curriculum Vitae

Research Experience

Since 09/2019Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Group Functional Genomics of Acute Leukemias (AG Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Baldus), Department of Inner Medicine II (Hematology/Oncology), University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) – Campus Kiel: “IDH mutations drive leukemogenesis by oncogenic activation due to insulator dysfunction”
11/2015 – 09/2019Philosophiae Doctor Biomedical Science, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thorarinn Gudjonsson, Stem Cell Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Iceland: “Heterotypic interactions between endothelial & cancer cells in breast cancer progression and metastasis.”


09/2013 – 10/2015Master of Science Biology, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Olafur Andresson, Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland: “Fungal and cyanobacterial gene expression in a lichen symbiosis: Acclimatization and adaptation to temperature
10/2009 – 08/2013Bachelor of Science Biology, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wilhelm Hagen, Department of Biology/Chemistry, University of Bremen: “Effects of Ocean Acidification on Risk Cues of the Green Crab Carcinus maenas on Reproduction and Foreign Behavior of the Common Periwinkle Littorina littorea.”


09/20222-year Project grant Deutsche Jose Carreras Leukämie Stiftung DJCLS 21 R/2022: “Metabolische Interaktionen zwischen Leukämie und Microenvironment in IDH1 mutierter AML: Regulation und therapeutische Angriffspunkte” (Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Baldus)
01/20181-year Doctoral grant Icelandic Research Fund (RANNIS) 185042-051: “Functional role of extracellular matrix protein 1 (ECM1) in angiogenesis and breast cancer progression” (Principle Investigator: Prof. Thorarinn Gudjonsson)

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