Marie Kristin Lebherz


PhD student




Email: m.lebherz@uni-muenster.de

Tel.: +49251 8321634

Room: 100.20

Curriculum

  • 2024 - Present: PhD student in the group of Erich Bornberg-Bauer, University of Muenster, Germany
  • 2023 - 2024: Research assistant in the group of Erich Bornberg-Bauer, University of Muenster, Germany
  • 2022 - 2023: Master Thesis student in the group of Erich Bornberg-Bauer, University of Muenster, Germany
  • 2020 - 2023: Master of Science (Msc) in Biosciences, University of Münster
  • 08/2019 - 12/2019: Erasmus semester, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • 2017 - 2020: Bachelor of Science in Biosciences, University of Münster Thesis: "Influence of the developmental environment on behavioural and physiological responses of Drosophila melanogaster-females to different levels of mating pressure"

Research Interests

  • De novo protein evolution

Publications

  • Lebherz, Marie Kristin, Bharat Ravi Iyengar, and Erich Bornberg-Bauer. "De novo ORFs are more likely to shrink than to elongate during neutral evolution." bioRxiv (2024): 2024-02.
  • Lebherz Marie Kristin, Fouks Bertrand, Schmidt Julian, Bornberg-Bauer Erich and Grandchamp Anna. "DNA Transposons favour de novo transcript emergence through enrichment of transcription factor binding motifs." bioRxiv (2023): 2023-10.
  • Grandchamp, Anna, Lucas Kühl, Marie Kristin Lebherz, Kathrin Brüggemann, John Parsch, and Erich Bornberg-Bauer. "Population genomics reveals mechanisms and dynamics of de novo proto-gene emergence in Drosophila melanogaster." Genome Research vol 33; no. 6 (2023).