Claudia Frick awarded a Young Investigator’s Grant!

Congratulations are in order for Claudia Frick, who is the recipient of a CMFI Young Investigator’s Grant! Claudia is a senior postdoc in the Ley Lab and investigates the role of sphingolipids in bacteria-host interaction. This award will assist her establish a mass spectrometry imaging-based platform for her research and contribute to a student assistant to help with method development and experimental support.

Is there a student out there who wishes to help Claudia achieve this mission? Get in touch here: claudia.frick(at)

This grant is a well-deserved achievement for Claudia and a fantastic outcome for the Ley Lab.

Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI) is a research cluster based at the University of Tübingen focused on the development of novel strategies to control infection by developing new targeted drugs that have a positive effect on microbiomes.