Group Members

Dr. Alexander Gottschalk
Professor & Group Leader     
phone +49-(0)69-798-42518 fax +49-(0)69-798-763-42518

Dr. Jana Liewald        
Postdoctoral Fellow
phone +49-(0)69-798-42513


Dr. Christina Schüler      
Postdoctoral Fellow
phone +49-(0)69-798-42520

Dr. Holger Dill    
Postdoctoral Fellow
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
dill@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Dr. Jiajie Shao    
Postdoctoral Fellow
phone +49-(0)69-798-42520
shao@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Dr. Ichiro Aoki    
Postdoctoral Fellow
phone +49-(0)69-798-42520
Aoki@bio.uni-frankfurt.de

Barbara Jánosi       
PhD Student    
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
Janosi@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Jonas Weil     
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42713
weil@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de 

Frank Becker     
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
fr.becker@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Thilo Henß     
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
Henss@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Marcial Engel    
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42713
marcial.engel@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Maximilian Bach    
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
Bach@bpc.uni-frankfurt.de

Amelie Bergs   
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42713
bergs@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Dennis Vettkötter     
PhD Student
phone +49-(0)69-798-42519
vettkoetter@biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Publications 2020

Ikeda M, Nakano S, Giles AC, Xu L, Steuer Costa W, Gottschalk A, Mori I. (2020) Context-dependent operation of neural circuits underlies a navigation behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans. PNAS, online 2 March 2020. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1918528117

Serobyan V, Kontarakis Z, El-Brolosy MA, Welker JM, Tolstenkov O, Saadeldein AM, Retzer N, Gottschalk A, Wehman AM, Stainier DYR (2020) Transcriptional adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans. eLife 9:e50014. doi: 10.7554/eLife.50014

 

Publications 2019

Konietzna J, Fritz M, McWhirter R, Leha A, Palumbos S, Steuer Costa W, Oranth A, Gottschalk A, Miller III D, Hajnal A, Bringmann H. (2019) Epidermal Growth Factor Signaling Promotes Sleep through a Combined Series and Parallel Neural Circuit. Curr. Biol. December 12 online; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.10.048

Yu S-c*, Steuer Costa W*, Liewald JF*, Shao J, Gottschalk A. (2019) Synapsin is required for dense core vesicle capture and cAMP-dependent neuropeptide release. bioRxiv November 12th. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/838953

Steuer Costa W*, Van der Auwera P*, Glock C, Liewald JF, Bach M, Schüler C, Wabnig S, Oranth A, Masurat F, Bringmann H, Schoofs L, Stelzer EHK, Fischer S, Gottschalk A. (2019) A GABAergic and peptidergic sleep neuron as a locomotion stop neuron with compartmentalized Ca2+ dynamics. Nat. Communic. 10: 4095. https://rdcu.be/bQLlU

Azimi Hashemi N*, Bergs ACF*, Schüler C, Scheiwe AR, Steuer Costa W, Bach M, Liewald JF, Gottschalk A. (2019) Rhodopsin-based voltage imaging tools for use in muscles and neurons of Caenorhabditis elegans. PNAS 116: 17051-60. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1902443116

Woldemariam S, Nagpal J, Hill T, Li J, Schneider M, Shankar R, Futey M, Varshney A, Ali N, Mitchell J, Andersen K, Barsi-Rhyne B, Tran A, Steuer Costa W, Krzyzanowski M, Yu Y, Brueggemann C, Hamilton S, Ferkey D, VanHoven M, Sengupta P, Gottschalk A, L'Etoile N. (2019) Robust and sensitive GFP-based cGMP sensor for real time imaging in intact Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 213: 59-77. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.119.302392

Bergs ACF*, Liewald J, Gottschalk A. 2019. Optogenetischer Werkzeugkasten für neue experimentelle Ansätze. BIOspektrum 4.19, pp398

Liu Q, Sinnen BL, Boxer EE, Schneider MW, Grybko MJ, Buchta WC, Gibson ES, Wysoczynski CL, Ford CP, Gottschalk A, Aoto J, Tucker CL, Kennedy MJ. (2019) A photoactivatable botulinum toxin for inducible control of neurotransmission. Neuron 101: 863-875. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2019.01.002