Research associate,
Gastroenterology, Division of Nutritional Medicine

until March 2011

Dr. rer. nat.
Svenja Plöger
 +49 30 838-62593
Research topics
  • Regulation of claudin-2




10.2000 - 05.2006 Study of biology, Bielefeld University, Germany
06.2005 - 05.2006 Diploma thesis "Analysis der Rolle des CcpA-ähnlichen Repressors Cg1547 als Bestandteil des Ribosestimulons von Corynebacterium glutamicum", Dept. of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Bielefeld University, Germany
15.01.07 - 31.03.11 Postgraduate, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin;
DFG Research Unit 721 (FOR 721/1), project 2
17.06.2011 Dr. rer. nat. (~PhD), "[The short-chain fatty acid, butyrate, stabilizes the intestinal epithelial barrier function by HNF-4alpha-dependent down-regulation of claudin-2 expression]", Biology, Freie Universität Berlin
04.2011 - Research associate, Institute of Veterinary Physiology, Freie Universität Berlin