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Group leader Systems Biology of Inflammation
Dr. Kevin Thurley

Group leader Systems Biology of Inflammation

Dr. Kevin Thurley

Leibniz Best-minds program
Junior research group supported by the Leibniz Association

Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin
A Leibniz Institute
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 28460 734 kevin.thurley@drfz.de


Scientific Career
Since 2018 Junior group leader “Systems Biology of Inflammation” at DRFZ, Berlin
2014 – 2017 Postdoctoral fellow with Profs. Steven Altschuler and Lani Wu, University of California San Francisco: “Response-time modeling of cell-cell communication networks”.
2011 – 2014 Postdoc position with Dr. Pal Westermark and Prof. Dr. Achim Kramer, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin: “Circadian control of biochemical networks“.
2009/10 Guest scientist with Prof. Colin Taylor, University of Cambridge, UK: “Live cell imaging of elementary Ca(2+) release events”.
2008 – 2011 Doctoral student with Prof. Dr. Martin Falcke, Max Delbrück Center Berlin and Humboldt University Berlin: “Hierarchical modeling and single-cell analysis of stochastic intracellular Ca(2+) signaling”.
2006/07 Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. Thomas Höfer, HU Berlin and DKFZ Heidelberg: “Spatiotemporal modeling of cell-cell communication in T cells via Interleukin-2”.
2011 PhD in Biophysics (Humboldt University Berlin), summa cum laude
2007 Diploma in Biophysics (Humboldt University Berlin)
2001 – 2007 Study of Biophysics at Humboldt University Berlin and Université Bordeaux II, France.
Thurley lab
Understanding the complex relationships among immune cells with mathematical tools