Faculty Biology and Biotechnology » Prof. Dr. Stefan Herlitze

Flyer to Symposium Current Perspectives

Bilder of the Symposium:
Current Perspectives on Functional and Dysfunctional Neuronal Circuits

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Vertebrate Cone Opsins Enable Sustained and Highly Sensitive Rapid Control of Gi/o Signaling in Anxiety Circuitry. Anxiety Circuitry. Neuron, 18 (6):1263-1273

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Rezeptorsignale in Nervenzellen steuern und sichtbar machen
Dieses neue Werkzeug schlägt zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe. Künftig könnte es bei der Erforschung verschiedener Krankheiten helfen. (mehr)

Light receptors determine the behaviour of flashlight fish
Bioluminescence is a phenomenon especially in marine environments. However, how it affects animal behaviour is difficult to analyse and to predict. A new study is shedding light on this phenomenon. (mehr)

Investigating the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia 6
Scientists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum established a mouse model for the human disease SCA6. SCA6 is characterized by movement deficits and caused by similar genetic alterations as Chorea Huntington. The mouse model will be used to investigate the disease mechanisms. Experiments suggest that an impairment of eye blink conditioning could be an early disease symptom. The team from the Department of Zoology and Neurobiology published their data in “The Journal of Neuroscience”; the work was highlighted by the editor’s commentary. (mehr)


Romeo R, Boden-El Mourabit D, Scheller A, Mark MD, Faissner A (2021)
Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein 1 (LRP1) as a Novel Regulator of Early Astroglial Differentiation.
Front Cell Neurosci. 2021 Feb 18;15:642521. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2021.642521. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33679332
Free PMC article

Karapinar R, Schwitalla JC, Eickelbeck D, Pakusch J, Mücher B, Grömmke M, Surdin T, Knöpfel T, Mark MD, Siveke I, Herlitze S. (2021)
Reverse optogenetics of G protein signaling by zebrafish non-visual opsin Opn7b for synchronization of neuronal networks.
Nat Commun. 2021 Jul 23;12(1):4488. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24718-0. PMID: 34301944

Bohne P, Mourabit DB, Josten M, Mark MD (2021)
Cognitive deficits in episodic Ataxia type 2 mouse models.
Hum Mol Genet. 2021 Jun 2:ddab149. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddab149. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34077522

Siveke I, Myoga MH, Grothe B, Felmy F. (2021)
Ambient noise exposure induces long-term adaptations in adult brainstem neurons.
Sci Rep 11, 5139.

Hamad MIK, Jbara A, Rabaya O, Petrova P, Daoud S, Melliti N, Meseke M, Lutz D, Petrasch-Parwez E, Schwitalla JC, Mark MD, Herlitze S, Reiss G., Herz J, Förster E (2021)
Reelin modulates GABAB receptor function in the neocortex.
J. of Neurochemistry. DOI: 10.1111/jnc.14990


Bres EE, Safina D, Müller J, Bedner P, Yang H, Helluy X, Shchyglo O, Jansen S, Mark MD, Esser A, Steinhäuser C, Herlitze S, Pietrzik CU, Sirko S, Manahan-Vaughan D, Faissner A (2020)
Lipoprotein receptor loss in forebrain radial glia results in neurological deficits and severe seizures.
Glia. 2020 Dec;68(12):2517-2549. doi: 10.1002/glia.23869. Epub 2020 Jun 24. PMID: 32579270

Azimi Z, Barzan R, Spoida K, Surdin T, Wollenweber P, Mark MD, Herlitze S, Jancke D (2020)
Separable Gain Control of Ongoing and Evoked Activity in the Visual Cortex by Serotonergic Input
PMID: 32252889 , PMICD: PMC7138610, DOI: 10.7554/eLife.53552

Marquitan M, Ruff A, Bramini M, Herlitze S, Mark MD, Schuhmann W (2020)
Polymer/Enzyme-modified HF-etched carbon nanoelectrodes for single-cell analysis.
Bioelectrochemistry. Bioelectrochemistry. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2020.107487

Hellinger J, Jägers P, Spoida K, Weiss LC, Mark MD, Herlitze S (2020)
Analysis of the territorial aggressice behavior of the bioluminescent flashlight fish Photoblepharon steinitizi in the Red Sea.
Front. Mar. Sci. 7:78. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00078

Miao QL, Herlitze S, Mark MD, Noebels JL (2020)
Adult Loss of Cacna1a in Mice Recapitulates Childhood Absence Epilepsy by Distinct Thalamic Bursting Mechanisms. Brain. 143(1): 161-174.

Marquitan M, Mark MD, Ernst A, Muhs A, Herlitze S, Ruff A and Schuhmann W (2020)
Glutamate detection at the cellular level by means of polymer/enzyme multilayer modified carbon nanoelectrodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. DOI: 10.1039/c9tb02461a