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Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
Tel.: +49-(0)441-798-3640
Raum: W4 1-137
E-mail: karb6pl.w.kocmyeach(at)p2uolwgf.deqfnw/ (karezl.w.koch@uol.defbbx)

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Third cohorte of PhD students

 

Principal Investigators and PhD students

PI's

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Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Homogeneous catalysis, bond activation, heterocyclic and combinatorial chemistry, natural product synthesis
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apl. Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek

Gap junctions, visual information processing in retinal networks

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach

Photoreceptors involved in orientation behavior in fish

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Prof. Dr. Martin Greschner

Visual information processing in retinal networks

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Apl. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold

Molecular mechanisms of visual information processing in the vertebrate retina

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Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Molecular mechanisms of phototransduction in rod and cone cells of the vertebrate retina

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Lienau

Optical properties of functional nanostructures, ultrafast and nano-optics

Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

Animal navigation mechanisms from molecules and cognition to behavior, magnetic sense

Quelle: Universität Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. John Neidhardt

Genetic diseases of the eye and retina, ciliopathies, translational research and treatment approaches in animal models

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Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang

Molecular mechanisms of function, development and evolution of the mammalian auditory system

Prof. Dr. Ralf Rabus

Molecular physiology and regulation in environmental bacteria

Prof. Dr. Ilia Solov'yov

Theoretical and computational methods for sensory biology

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Prof. Dr. Michael Winklhofer

Biophysics, molecular spectroscopy

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Dr. Christian Puller

Visual information processing in retinal networks
(associated RTG member; Prof. Greschner Group)

PhD students

PhD students funded by the DFG RTG

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Faiza Altaf

Funtional characterization of microRNAs in the auditory brainstem
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang
  Shambhavi Apte Magnetic sensing and orientation in migratory birds, and its anatomical correlate
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
  Charlotte Beelen Systems Biology and Statistical Physics of Cooperative Effects in Sensing
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
  Jens Brauer Local spectroscopy of molecular excitations in sensory systems
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Christoph Lienau
  Kristina Bruns Genetic basis of behavior
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach
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Ramona Buschen

Regulation and responsiveness of anaerobic ethylbeuzene / acetophenone degradation in A. aromatoleum EbN1
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Ralf Rabus
  Angelika Einwich The role of cryptochromes in magnetoreception
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
  Karim Habashy Computational Modeling of Navigation in Birds
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Micheal Winklhofer
  Alejandra Acevedo Harnecker The contribution of horizontal cells to retinal adaptation and the processing of natural scenes
supervied by: apl. Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek
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Germann Hergert

Multidimensional spectroscopy of light-induced charge and spin tranfer
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Christoph Lienau
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Malien Laurien

Sensory basis of oritnetation behaviour in fish
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach
  Lena Nemitz Characterization of horizontal cell function and modulation in the vertebrate retina
supervied by: apl. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold
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Dipti Pradhan

The mouse retinal output signal and its modulation by horizontal cells
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Martin Greschner
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Nils Schröder

Diaminoterephthalates - New tool for life sciences and Metarial science
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers
  Pranav Seth Downregulation of CRY4 form European robin (Erithacus rubecula) using small hairpin constructions (shOligos)
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
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Manisha Kumari
Shahu

Activity control of sensory membrane-bound guanylate cyclases
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
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Matteo Spinelli

supervied by: apl. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold
  Anitta Rose Thomas Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Charge Separation Processes in Natural Light Harvesting Complexes
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Christoph Lienau
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Muhammad Usman

supervied by: Prof. Dr. John Neidhardt

 

Christine Vössing

The retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator (RPGR) and defects in ciliary signaling and transport
supervied by: Prof. Dr. John Neidhardt

  Laura Ziegenbalg Magnetoreception in teleost fish
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Michael Winkelhofer

 

Sarah-Karina Zlomke-Sell

The GC/GCAP system in the retina of the zebrafish focussing on phototransduction in cones
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

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Domna Zourelidou

Molecular basis of magnetide-based magnetoreception
supervied by: Prof. Dr. Michael Winkelhofer
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Fabian Schuhmann

supervied by: Prof. Dr. Ilia Solov’yov

Funded by other sources

Name

Title of the project

Supervisor

Nicole Ahrens Functional analysis of zebrafish specific Opsin-Kinases (zGRKs) Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
Raisa Chetverikova Analysis of retinal cells in the avian retina with Ca2+ Imaging Prof. Dr. Henrik Mourtisen
Anja Günther Characterization of Cryptochromes in the retina of birds Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
Maja Hanic´ Structure and photoactivation of avian cryptochromes Prof. Dr. Ilia Solov'yov
Denise Krissel
Evolutionary Development of Excitatory Projection Neurons in Tetrapod Sound Localization Circuits Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang
Sebastian Swirski

Spliceosomal adaptation as a therapeutic tool against splice site mutations in retinal diseases.

Prof. Dr. John Neidhardt

 

Alumni PIs

Prof. Dr. Alexander Hartmann Complex behavior of discrete systems in physics, biology, mathematics and computer science  
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Parisi/
Jun.
Prof. Dr. Manuels Schiek
Photovoltaic-driven neurosensoric man-machine interfaces  

Prof. Dr. Christiane Richter-Landsberg

Cytoskeletal dynamics, stress responses and signal transduction mechanisms in neural cells

 

Prof. Dr. Reto Weiler

Dynamic and stability of chemical and electrical synaptic integration in the retina

 

Alumni PhD students

PhD students funded by the DFG RTG

Name

Title of the project

Supervisor

Bianca Brüggen

Synapses of amacrine cells and ceramide synthase deficiency in the mouse retina

apl. Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek

Anne Depping

The contribution of horizontal cells to retinal adaptation

Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek

Mirjam Kant (geb. Trinkler) Eingrenzung der Schwellenwertkonzentration von 4-Hydroxyacetophenon bei „Aromatoleum aromaticum“ Stamm EbN1 Prof. Dr. Ralf Rabus

Constanze Krohs (geb. Funke)

Functional characterization of miR-96 in the mouse auditory brainstem

Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang

Astrid Markgraf Identification of chemical recognition signals triggering social behavior Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach

Jörg Robin

Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Rydberg Electrons at a Gold Nanotip and Calcium Sensor Proteins

Prof. Dr.  Christoph Lienau

Janina Leyk

Stress responses and cell death mechanisms leading to sensory dysfunction

Prof. Dr. Christiane Richter-Landsberg

Tina Schlüter

Functional characterization of deafness genes in the central auditory pathway

Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang

Anka Schubert Diaminoterephtalic acid derivates - Fluorescent dyes for Life Sciences and Materials Science Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Jasmin Segelken

Characterization of horizontal cell function and modulation in the vertebrate retina

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold

Stefan Sulmann

The Guanylate Cyclase-GCAP System -a multi protein complex in phototransduction

Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Jannes Vagts Sensory distinction of structurally similar aromatic compounds

Prof. Dr. Ralf Rabus

Melanie Wallisch

Diaminoterephthalate – Neue Fluoreszenzsonden für Anwendungen in der Biochemie und Biologie

Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

 

Funded by other sources

Name

Title of the project

Supervisor

Seher Abbas

Molecular Switches Leading To Deactivation Of Sensory Signaling And Recovery Of The Cellular Response.

Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Michael Bottesch Navigationally relevant compass cues in migratory and dispersing species - star compass learning in a night-migratory songbird, magnetic compass orientation in coral reef fish larvae, behavioral and electrophysiological investigation of polarization sensitivity in migratory and non-migratory birds Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
Leon Buschbeck Diaminoterephtalate - neue Fluoreszenzfarbstoffe für die Life Sciences and Materials Science Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Lena Dübbel

Characterization of signaling pathways in tumor immunology and immune therapy.

Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Dana Elbers Switches and control of protein function on nano-structured surfaces Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Lena Freimuth    

Studien zur Synthese von fluoreszierenden Diaminoterephthalsäurederivaten zur Anwendung in den Life Sciences und der Materials Science

Prof. Jens Christoffers

 

Dmitry Kobylkov The magnetic senses of birds Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
Vincent Kunze Genetic Profiling of Cone Photoreceptor Types in the Mammalian Retina Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
Stephan Tetenborg The composition and regulation of electrical synapses in the inner plexiform layer of the retina Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek

Kristin Tietje

Bases of behavioral, genetic, and neuronal mechanisms of olfactory imprinting in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Prof. Gabriele. Gerlach

Farina Vocke

Dysfunction of the guanylate cyclase-GCAP1 complex by a pathogenic mutation and nanoparticles designed for delivery

Prof. Karl-Wilhelm Koch

Viviane Wilms Development and evolution of the auditory system Prof. Dr. Hans Gerd Nothwang
Hanna Wimberg Control of the guanylate cyclase signaling unit in phototransduction by the RD3 protein Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
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