Gina started her studies at the University of Potsdam in 2005. In 2008 she received her Bachelor of Science certificate in Life Sciences and in 2011 her Master of Science certificate in Biochemistry. She joined the Knaus Lab in 2012. Her PhD project deals with the analysis of a new BMPRII interacting protein and its putative influence on the fine tuning of BMP signalling and furthermore differentiation events.
Gina is a member of the Dahlem Research School (DRS) Biomedical Sciences and is supported by a Sonnenfeld PhD Fellowship. In 2013 she additionally obtained a General Project Grant from the German Diabetes Society (DDG).