Sandra Stößer

Research focus

Investigations of epigenotoxic effects of metal compounds on genes of DNA repair considering differential methylation patterns

  • Investigation of metal-induced changes in gene-specific and global DNA methylation patterns
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Cytotoxicity studies


  • Methylation Specific PCR (MSP)
  • Methylation-Sensitive High Resolution Melting (MS-HRM)
  • Gene expression profiling using high-throughput RT-qPCR
  • Cytotoxicity assays
  • Quantification by HPLC (nucleosides)


  • Supervision of master thesis, term papers and bachelor thesis
  • Supervision of "Lebensmittelchemisches Praktikum II"


Lumpp T., Stösser S., Fischer F., Hartwig A., Köberle B.
Role of Epigenetics for the Efficacy of Cisplatin
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2024

Stösser S., Lumpp T., Fischer F., Gunesch S., Schumacher P., Hartwig A.
Effect of Long-Term Low-Dose Arsenic Exposure on DNA Methylation and Gene Expression in Human Liver Cells
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2023

Matthäus T., Stösser S., Seren H. Y., Haberland V. M. M., Hartwig A.
Arsenite Impairs BRCA1-Dependent DNA Double-Strand Break Repair, a Mechanism Potentially Contributing to Genomic Instability
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2023