Thönnes, Michelle

IMG_7430I am a PhD student, supervised by Frank Pfennig.

My research topic is “Hormonal control of spermatogenesis in the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus“. I work with organ cultures, RT-qPCR and transcriptome analysis.



An ex vivo approach to study hormonal control of spermatogenesis in the teleost Oreochromis niloticus (2020), Michelle Thönnes,  Marlen Vogt, Katja Steinborn, Krist N. Hausken, Berta Levavi-Sivan, Alexander Froschauer and Frank Pfennig, Front. Endocrinol. | doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00443 link