Franziska Fischer

Research focus

Influence of ascorbic acid on chromium induced epigenetic alterations

  • Uptake and translocation studies

  • Gene expression analysis

  • Investigation of DNA-methylation changes



Methods ​​​​​​​

  • Methylation Specific PCR

  • Gene expression profiling using high-throughput RT-PCR

  • Quantification of metals (AAS, colorimetric assay)

  • Cytotoxicity assays

  • Quantification with HPLC (ascorbic acid, nucleosides)


  • Supervision of master and bachelor thesis
  • Organization of the lab course "Biochemisches und Toxikologisches Praktikum"
  • Supervision of teaching lab "Toxikologisches Praktikum" (AAS)