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Current lab members

Björn Falkenburger
PI
DIGS-BB webpage

Dr. rer. nat. Arun Pal
Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Eva Szego
Postdoctoral Researcher

Annett Böhme
Technician

Sylvia Kanzler
Technician

Andrea Kempe
Technician

Julia Japtok
Doctoral student (Dr. rer. medic, TU Dresden)

Judith Beer
Doctoral student (DIGS-BB)

Lennart Höfs
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Anne-Karen Meyer
Medical student (TU Dresden)

 

Aachen lab members:

Dr. rer. nat. Theodora Saridaki (Aachen)
Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. med. Elisabeth Dinter (Aachen)
Postdoctoral Researcher

Karolina Gorzel
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Maike Pollmanns
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Victoria Witzig
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Nicole Albuscheit
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Christina Grafe
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

Fabian Boß
Doctoral student (Dr. med., RWTH Aachen)

  

Former lab members:

Antje Elstner: Chaperone therapy in mouse models of Parkinson’s disease.
Dr. rer. nat. thesis, Biologische Fakultät, Universität Tübingen, 01/2004-12/2007

Luis Felipe Opazo: Release of dopamine through the dopamine transporter.
PhD thesis, International Max-Planck Research School in Neuroscience Göttingen, 11/2004-03/2008

Sebastian Kowsky: RET does not modulate MPTP toxicity of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, Universität Göttingen. 2004-2007

Charlotte Pöppelmeyer: RET is required for regeneration of dopaminergic axon terminals in the striatum.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, Universität Göttingen. 2004-2007

Malte Butzlaf: Development of a lentiviral vector to express genes of interest specifically in dopaminergic neurons.
Bachelor thesis, Programm Molekulare Medizin, Universität Göttingen, 2006

Sebastian Richter: A56Pα-synuclein toxicity in cell culture and visualization of α-synuclein aggregates using modified PDZ-domains.
Lab rotation, International Max-Planck Research School in Neuroscience, Göttingen, 2007.

Susann Nötzold: Establishing an in vitro model of deep brain stimulation.
Lab rotation, FH Zwickau, WS2005/2006

Gregor Makosch: Spatial and temporal firing patterns in substantia nigra pars reticulata using multi electrode arrays.
Lab rotation, 2005-2007

Luisa Fensky: Effects of Rab-proteins on the toxicity of synuclein in Drosophila melanogaster and HEK293 cells.
Master thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 10/2013-6/2014

Andreas Vassiliou: Role of actin for aggregates of alpha-synuclein.
Lab rotation 10/2013-02/2014

Dr. med. Barbara Stopschinski: Wirkung zugelassener Medikamente auf Aggregate von Synuklein und TDP-43.
Postdoctoral researcher 2013/2014

Simon Stilling: The role of phosphoinositides in the primary cilium.
Master thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2015

Vanessa Pitz: Effect of ARTD10 on clearance of synuclein aggregates.
Lab rotation 2016/2017

Elisa Ehret: Messmethoden zur quantitativen Detektion von α-Synuklein-Spezies intrazellulär und in Zellkulturüberständen.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen, 2013-2017

Jessica Engels: Charakterisierung kortikaler, striataler und dopaminerger Neurone in Mono- und Ko-Kultur.
Master thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2016/2017

Natalie Gasterich: Lewy neurites after intracerebral injection of preformed α-synuclein fibrils in A30P α-synuclein transgenic mice.
Master thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2016/2017

Elisabeth Dinter: Rab7 induces clearance of α-synuclein aggregates.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2012-2017

Daniel Komnig: Functional analysis of Lifeguard proteins Faim2 and GRINA in the MPTP mouse model of Parkinson disease.
Dr. rer. nat. thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2015-2017

Anna Hilverling: Acidic vesicles containing α-synuclein are transported towards the cell periphery.
Dr. rer. nat. thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2015-2017

Akansha Nagpal: Inhibition of α-synuclein fibrillization: towards reversing Parkinson disease.
Senior Practical Training, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Maastricht, 2018

Andreas Neuhof: ASIC channels in LUHMES cells and primary striatal neurons
Dr. rer. nat. thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2015-2018 (co-supervised with Prof. Stefan Gründer, Department of Physiology, RWTH Aachen)

Markus Nippold: FYCO1 mediates Rab7-induced aggregate clearance.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2012-2015

Hannah Benninghoven-Frey: 3-phosphorylated phosphoinositides in primary cilia.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2017-2018

Larissa Kaltenhäuser: Analysis of C-terminal KCNQ2 mutations that cause epilepsy
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2014-2016

Stefanie Kammer: Mechanism of Faim2-mediated inhibition of Fas signaling.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2014-2016

Leonie Diederichs: Removal of alpha-synuclein aggregates.
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2015-2016

Cem Dagli: Effect of fingolimod in the MPTP mouse model of Parkinson's disease
Dr. med. thesis, Medizinische Fakultät, RWTH Aachen 2016-2017

Simon Stilling: Lipid signalling in primary cilia.
Dr. rer. nat. thesis, Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften, RWTH Aachen, 2015-2019

Sophie Apprich: Rab9 on synuclein aggregae clearance.
Bachelor student (FH Furtwangen, 2018)

 


Contact

Prof. Dr. med. Björn Falkenburger
Department of Neurology
Dresden University Medical Center
Fetscherstraße 74
01307 Dresden
Germany

Office: Uniklinikum Dresden, Building 27 (DINZ), Room 1.517
Directions: Take the large stairs to the first floor. Follow the gallery; the office is between letters E and F on the south side of the building (i.e. away from gallery).

Secretary: Frau Anke Wobst, Room 1.518

Laboratory: Uniklinikum Dresden, Building 25, 2. OG, "VW-Labore"