Group Leader at Fraunhofer-Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology
Dr. Sandy Tretbar obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology at Leipzig University in Germany. Sandy pursued her first Postdoc in the field of RNA biochemistry and biophysics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her second Postdoc was in an immunology lab at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg. She joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI (Fraunhofer IZI) in 2018 as Research Associate. Currently, she is the Group Leader of the Cell and Molecular Biology Unit of the Department for Cell and Gene Therapy Development. She combines her long-standing RNA research experience with cell therapy development in immuno-oncology to investigate mRNA-based cell and gene therapies for the treatment of cancer and various other diseases.