Ongoing Doctoral Theses

My Tien LuuMy Tien Luu

since November 2019


Rebecca BakeRebecca Bake

since December 2018


Amina BecicAmina Bećić

Investigations on the assembly, function and modulation of plant glutamate receptor homologues

since September 2018


Javeria ShaukatJaveria Shaukat

since May 2018


Jennifer LeifeldJennifer Leifeld

since December 2017


Sebastian ObstSebastian Obst

since January 2016


Finished Doctoral Theses

Tobias StrasdeitTobias Strasdeit

Functional analysis of delta receptors

October 2014 to February 2019

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Steffen PahlSteffen Pahl

Investigations on accessory proteins modulating glutamate receptor function

October 2010 to December 2018

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Peer Henning HöckerPeer Henning Höcker

Identification of domains relevant for AMPA receptor modulation by stargazin

March 2012 to April 2017

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Sandra LemosSandra Lemos

Modulation of AMPA receptors by type-II TARPs

April 2011 to March 2017

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Madeline Ferreira BeltranMadeline Ferreira Beltrán

Functional characterisation of splice variants of the GluN3B subunit

September 2012 to March 2017

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Thi Hong Thanh LuThi Hong Thanh Lu

Investigations on agonist specificity and heteromeric assembly of Arabidopsis thaliana glutamate-like receptor (AtGLR) subunits

September 2012 to December 2016

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Kevin GottschlingKevin Gottschling

Modulation of GluN3B-containing excitatory glycine receptors by zinc

October 2011 to November 2016

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Ina RothenbergIna Rothenberg

Molecular, pharmacological and evolutionary aspects in KV channel-mediated arrhythmias

February 2012 to July 2016,
from July 2012 at the University Hospital Münster

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Jan TerhagJan Terhag

Auxiliary subunits of voltage-gated calcium channels as modulators of ionotropic glutamate receptors

November 2008 to June 2016

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Simon HaeringSimon Haering

Identification and functional characterization of claudin subunits as new transmembrane AMPA receptor regulatory proteins

November 2010 to September 2015

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Veronika MatschkeVeronika Matschke

Regulation of the kainate receptor GluK2 by NDRG and SGK1

April 2011 to November 2014

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Karina EckeyKarina Eckey

Ligand-dependent regulation of voltage-gated potassium channels Kv7

October 2010 to June 2014

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Svenja PacherneggSvenja Pachernegg

Investigations on ionotropic glutamate receptors during neurodevelopment - An insight from an in vitro cell system

October 2008 to June 2014

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Eva WrobelEva Wrobel

Investigation of the mechanism and the molecular binding site of the Kv7.1/KCNE1 inhibitor JNJ303

October 2009 to March 2013

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Katja SteinkeKatja Steinke

Modulation of cardiac ion channels by coxsackievirus B3

October 2008 to March 2012

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Angela OrthAngela Orth

The delta subfamily of glutamate receptors: Identification of interacting proteins and characterisation of receptor chimaeras and mutants

October 2007 to November 2011

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Charlotte SagerCharlotte Sager

Investigations on the interaction of AMPA receptors with TARPs

October 2006 to July 2010

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Ulrike HenrionUlrike Henrion

Molecular mechanisms of LQT1-associated mutations

October 2006 to January 2010


Nora CavaraNora Čavara

The role of the NR3 subunits in NMDA receptors

October 2006 to December 2009

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Elke Muth-KöhneElke Muth-Köhne

Investigations on the expression and influence of ionotropic neurotransmitter receptors during stem cell development and differentiation

October 2005 to October 2009

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Sebastian EilebrechtSebastian Eilebrecht

Identification of a new function of 7SK RNA as a regulator of gene expression

December 2005 to December 2008

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Carsten SchmidtCarsten Schmidt

Investigations on Xenopus laevis glutamate receptors

August 2004 to September 2008

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Daniel TapkenDaniel Tapken

Molecular and functional characterisation of plant glutamate receptors

September 2002 to August 2008

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Thomas HülskenThomas Hülsken

Phylogenetic relationship and species identification within the Naticidae Guilding, 1834 (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda)

September 2002 to August 2008

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Sabine KottSabine Kott

Characterisation of the functional modulation of AMPA receptors by TARPs

March 2003 to July 2008

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Sabine SchmidSabine Schmid

Investigation of the delta subfamily of glutamate receptors by domain transplantation

October 2003 to April 2008

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Zhan-Lu MaZhan-Lu Ma

Assembly and intracellular trafficking of glutamate receptors

October 2002 to October 2007

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Illah JoshiIllah Joshi

Ionotropic glutamate receptor expression during embryonic stem cell differentiation

May 2002 to October 2007

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Elena GuschinaElena Guschina

Cloning, expression and functional analysis of RNA-uridylating enzymes

to June 2007

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Monika JerominMonika Jeromin

Functional studies of NMDA receptor concatemers in Xenopus laevis oocytes

February 2004 to January 2007

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Jutta HoffmannJutta Hoffmann

Structural and functional relationships between glutamate receptors and potassium channels

July 2001 to December 2005

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Thomas WegertThomas Wegert

Investigation of the transient interaction of RNA and protein complexes

April 1999 to May 2005

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Dorota Koper-EmdeDorota Koper-Emde

Phylogenetic heterogeneity of 7S-RNAs from eukaryotes

April 1999 to January 2004

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Hendrik MittendorfHendrik Mittendorf

Identification and characterisation of 7S K RNA-binding proteins

1999 to February 2002

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Edda DümpelmannEdda Dümpelmann

The efficient transcription of the viral EBER 2 RNA gene depends on the structural integrity of the RNA

1999 to November 2001

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Agnes ThalhammerAgnes Thalhammer

Investigation of desensitisation mechanisms of non-NMDA receptor subunits

May 1998 to October 2001


Nathalie StrutzNathalie Strutz

Structure and interaction of functional domains of ionotropic glutamate receptors

March 1998 to December 2000


André FrontzekAndré Frontzek

Binding studies with cellular proteins and RNA molecules of the Alu family

to February 2000

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Ingo PaarmannIngo Paarmann

Cell-specific expression of glutamate receptors in identified neurons, and experiments towards pharmacological receptor differentiation

September 1995 to November 1999


Inga EvertsInga Everts

N-glycosylation of ionotropic glutamate receptors: Implications for receptor function and functional modulation by lectins

February 1995 to April 1998


Carmen VillmannCarmen Villmann

Investigation of structure-function relationships of ion pore domains of ionotropic glutamate receptors

April 1995 to March 1998