CeGaT is a provider of genetic diagnostics and NGS services. The company is based in Tübingen, Germany and is accredited according to CAP, CLIA and DIN EN ISO 15189.
Brigitte Beifuss works in the CeGaT Sales team and she takes care of customer requests, creating of quotes, acquisition of new customers and the coordination on trade-shows and exhibitions.
Brigitte Beifuss completed her Bachelor degree in nutritional sciences at the Universtity of Hohenheim and her Master degree in Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen. During her master thesis and follow-up time as a research associate at the Institute of medical microbiology in Tübingen she was interested on the influence of the intestinal microbiota on inflammatory bowel diseases and other auto immune diseases like Type 1 Diabetes.
Dr. rer. nat. Anja Grohmann is part of the Customer Care team at CeGaT. Her responsibilities include answering next-generation sequencing service requests, preparing quotes and advising clients planning their projects.
Anja Grohmann studied biotechnology at the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences and Earth System Sciences at the University of Hohenheim. During her time as a doctoral student at the Fraunhofer IGB, she dealt with metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyzes of environmental samples.
Claudia Hener, PhD is working as project and product manager at CeGaT. She coordinates customer-specific next-generation sequencing projects. Further she supports different departments conjointly being responsible for CeGaT’s service products.
After Claudia Hener studied pharmaceutical chemistry at NTA Isny, she was employed by a pharmaceutical company in R&D for process and product development. She extended her biological expertise by a master’s degree in evolution and ecology at University of Tübingen, followed by a PhD at the Center for Plant Molecular Biology. During this time, she could expand her knowledge in different biotechnological and molecular biological methods.
Dr. rer. nat. Janina Johänning is working in the research team. Here, she is responsible for the development, elaboration and realization of research projects. In detail, her focus is on planning, coordination and analysis of research projects regarding tumor biology.
Janina Johänning studied biochemistry at the University of Tübingen specializing in pharmaceutical chemistry and toxicology. During her doctoral thesis at the Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch-Institute of clinical pharmacology she analyzed the formation of estrogenic metabolites of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen as well as their effect on tumor cells and their impact on therapy success in breast cancer patients.
Manuel Kreutzer is part of the Customer Care team at CeGaT. His responsibilities include answering next-generation sequencing service requests, preparing quotes and advising clients planning their projects.
After finishing his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Tübingen Manuel Kreutzer switched to studying bioinformatics as a master student, also at the University of Tübingen. During his studies he focused on next-generation sequencing technologies, mainly on high-throughput data analysis. He concluded his master’s degree with his thesis in the field of microbiome analysis.
Moritz Maisch is part of the IT department of CeGaT. He supports all IT-Infrastructure operations and is responsible for the backend Infrastructure.
Moritz Maisch gained experience as IT-Service Technician in the Visualization industry after his education as an IT specialist for system integration.
Ralf Merz works in the IT infrastructure department at CeGaT. He supports the administration and development of IT operations and is responsible for the backend infrastructure.
Ralf Merz completed his training as an IT systems electronics engineer while working and completed a degree in Betriebswirt (VWA). He gained his professional experience in IT as a supporter and Linux administrator at several companies in the fields of e-commerce and school IT.
Nicole Oberbeckmann heads the purchasing and warehouse management team. You and your team are responsible for purchasing consumer and capital goods as well as warehouse management.
Dr. rer. nat. Olga Rataj belongs to the CeGaT sales team and is focussing on the field of tumor diagnostics. Her duties encompass taking care of customer requests and coordinating internal processes.
Olga Rataj studied Molecular Biology and Virology at University of Tübingen.
She investigated the pathology and drug resistance of cervical cancer. Main focus of her PhD was the identification of novel molecular targets and their preclinical analysis.
Christine Schmieder supports CeGaT in the area of purchasing and warehouse management, with a focus on purchasing. Her tasks include ordering consumer and capital goods as well as checking invoices.
Tobias Wagenschwanz works in the IT department of CeGaT. He supports all IT-Infrastructure operations and is responsible for the backend infrastructure and IT-related projects.
Tobias Wagenschwanz got his experience as an IT-System Administrator, Project Manager and Team-Leadership after a commercial apprenticeship to become an industrial management assistant.
His way led him through large-scale and medium-sized companies in the metal and automotive industry up to supporting small customers during his time being self-employed.