Sep 23, 2015

Controlling anxiety

Researchers at Andreas Lüthi's laboratory have identified a cell type in the brain, which controls anxiety - a complex behavioral state - and have elucidated the underlying mechanisms. These findings thus improve our understanding of the brain processes which are triggered in states of anxiety and which are dysfunctional in anxiety disorders. Read more

Sep 08, 2015

Obituary Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann (1954 - 2015)

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Sep 01, 2015

An important shortcut to models of disease

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Aug 12, 2015

Common breast cancer mutation induces multipotency and tumor heterogeneity

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Oct 08, 2015. Time: 14.30  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Life and death in patient-derived cancer organoids
Hugo Snippert, UMC Utrecht

Oct 12, 2015. Time: 11.00  FMI Room 539  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Cellular mechanisms of persistent activity and mnemonic representations in cortical circuits
Ben Strowbridge, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

Oct 12, 2015. Time: 16.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Protecting the genome by homologous recombination
Maria Jasin, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
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Oct 13, 2015. Time: 12.15  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

How to prevent and deal with replication stress
Boris Pfander, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

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Recent Publications

Chiovaro F, Martina E, Bottos A, Scherberich A, Hynes NE, Chiquet-Ehrismann R Transcriptional regulation of tenascin-W by TGF-beta signaling in the bone metastatic niche of breast cancer cells Int J Cancer. 2015 Oct; 137(8):1842-54

Botta P, Demmou L, Kasugai Y, Markovic M, Xu C, Fadok JP, Lu T, Poe MM, Xu L, Cook JM, Rudolph U, Sah P, Ferraguti F, Lüthi A Regulating anxiety with extrasynaptic inhibition Nat Neurosci. 2015 Oct; 18(10):1493-500

Laumonnerie C, Bechara A, Vilain N, Kurihara Y, Kurihara H, Rijli FM Facial whisker pattern is not sufficient to instruct a whisker-related topographic map in the mouse somatosensory brainstem Development. 2015 Sep; [Epub ahead of print]

Mattout A, Aaronson Y, Sailaja BS, Raghu Ram EV, Harikumar A, Mallm JP, Sim KH, Nissim-Rafinia M, Supper E, Singh PB, Sze SK, Gasser SM, Rippe K, Meshorer E Heterochromatin Protein 1 (HP1) has distinct functions and distinct nuclear distribution in pluripotent versus differentiated cells Genome Biol. 2015 Sep; 16(1):213

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