Sebastian Siegner

Master Student

Sebastian received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Konstanz in 2018. In his bachelor thesis he worked at the University of Oregon with Prof. Dr. Monte Westerfield on modeling Usher Syndrome using zebrafish, focusing on the Usher protein Ush1g in the retina. Sebastian joined the Corn Lab as a Master student in September 2019, investigating Fanconi Anemia and the therapeutic potential of CRISPR based systems for this genetic disease. His research interests include DNA repair mechanisms and genome engineering, with a special focus on developing treatments for rare genetic disease.