Our team

The team behind GEN·H

  • Dr. Harald Kranz

    CEO / Founder

      Dr. Harald Kranz has more than 20 years of experience in global biotechnology. He led the “Cloning” group at Lion Bioscience AG (from 1999-2002), Germany, where...

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    • Dr. Marlen Schmidt

      Senior Scientist Strain modification

        Dr. Schmidt received her Ph.D in Biochemistry from the University of Greifswald, Germany. During this period, she focused on protein engineering and recombinant protein...

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      • Dr. Martina Reiss

        Senior Scientist Transgenics

          Dr. Reiss obtained her Ph.D in Genetics at the University of Cologne in collaboration with Taconic Biosciences GmbH in Cologne, Germany. There, she extensively focused...

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        • Dr. Kate Brechun


            Dr. Brechun completed her PhD at the University of Toronto in Canada as a collaborative degree with the University of Potsdam in Germany. During her PhD research,...

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          • Michaela Friedrich

            Human Resource Officer / Office Manager

              Mrs. Friedrich joined Gene Bridges GmbH, Germany in 2004. She established together with Dr. Harald Kranz the profit center as research technician. After 10 years...

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            • Katrin Lampe

              Genomics Technician

                Mrs. Lampe worked at EMBL, DKFZ and Promocell GmbH before we could win her for our team in 2016. Already familiar with the recombineering technology before she joined...

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              • Marion Förschle

                Genomics Technician

                  Ms. Förschle joined us in 2011 when she left the KIT Karlsruhe to expand and deepen her cloning skills about the recombination technology. She now executes most...

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                • Saskia Lösch

                  Genomics Technician

                    Ms. Lösch joined the Gene Bridges’ service unit in 2005 after having collected work experience in the industry at Roche Diagnostics GmbH (Mannheim) and Orpegen...

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                  • Dr. Claus Bollschweiler

                    Scientific Advisor

                      Dr. Bollschweiler has more than thirtyfive years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He worked from 2004 to 2012 as Head of research...

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