Dr. Anja Günther

Kontakt

Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11
D-26129 Oldenburg
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
              +49 (0) 441 798 3095

email: henrik.mouritsen[at]uol.de

Personal Assistant

Nadine Ruthenberg

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3149

Email: nadine.ruthenberg[at]uol.de

Dr. Anja Günther

Dr. Anja Günther

Personal Data

Address: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3095

Work

2021-present: Fellowship „Programmhaushalt Forschung“ (PH-F), University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

Project: Connectivity of photoreceptor cell types and bipolar cell types in the European robin retina

Education

2014-2020: PhD at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

Thesis: Double cones in the avian retina: Location of cryptochrome 4 and photoreceptor cell connectivity.

2012 – 2014: Studies of Biological Sciences (Master), University of Oldenburg. Focus: Neurosensory Science and Behaviour, Ornithology

Master thesis at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: "Identification and characterisation of Cryptochrome 4 of European robins”

2009 – 2012: Studies of Biological Sciences (Bachelor), University of Marburg. Focus: Behaviour and zoology. Bachelor thesis: “ Das Verhalten von ziehenden Greif- und Großvögeln an Windkraftanlagen”  (AG Spezielle Zoologie/ Organismische Ausrichtung; Group leader: Prof. Dr. L. Beck)

2001 – 2009: Freiherr-vom-Stein Gymnasium

Publications

2021: Günther, A

., Dedek, K., Haverkamp, S., Irsen, S., Briggman, K.L. and Mouritsen, H. (2021) Double cones and the diverse connectivity of photoreceptors and bipolar cells in an avian retina. Journal of Neuroscience, early release: JN-RM-2495-20; DOI: doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2495-20.2021

2018: Dreyer, D., Frost B. J., Mouritsen, H., Günther, A., Green, K., Whitehouse, M., Johnsen, S., Heinze, S. Warrant, E. (2018) The Earth's magnetic field and visual landmarks steer migratory flight behaviour in the nocturnal Australian Bogong moth. Current Biology 28, ISSUE 13, P2160-2166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.030

2018: Günther, A., Einwich, A., Sjulstok, E., Feederle, R., Bolte, P., Koch, K.-W., Solov’yov, I.A., Mouritsen, H. (2018) Double-Cone Localization and Seasonal Expression Pattern Suggest a Role in Magnetoreception for European Robin Cryptochrome 4. Current Biology 28, doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.003

2016: Bolte P., Bleibaum F., Einwich A., Günther A., Liedvogel M., Heyers D., Depping A., Wöhlbrand L., Rabus R., Janssen-Bienhold U., Mouritsen H. (2016) "Localisation of the Putative Magnetoreceptor Chryptochrome 1b in the Rentinae of Migratory Birds and Homing Pigeons". PloS ONE 11: e0147819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147819

Conference Contributions

2021: Talk: Günther, A., Dedek, K., Haverkamp, S., Irsen, S., Briggman, K.L. and Mouritsen, H. “Double cones and the diverse connectivity of photoreceptors and bipolar cells in an avian retina.” OPL meeting, January 28-29, 2021, Germany (GER)

2019: Poster and Talk: Günther, A. , Einwich, A., Sjulstok, E., Feederle, R., Bolte,P., Koch, K.-W., Solov'yov, I. and Mouritsen, H. "Double-Cone Localisation and Seasonal Expression Pattern Suggest a Role in Magnetoreception for European Robin Cryptochrome 4" 10th RIN Conference on Animal Navigation, 10-12 April 2019, Egham (UK)

2019: Poster: Günther, A., Dedek, K., Irsen, S. and Mouritsen, H. “The chicken double cone and its synaptic contacts” European retina meeting, September 12-14,2019, Helsinki (FIN)

2018: Poster: Günther, A., Irsen, S., Mouritsen H. "Volume elctron microscopy for 3D avian photoreceptor reconstruction". 22th EMBL PhD Symposium Game changers, November, 2018, Heidelberg (GER)

2017: Poster: Günther, A. and Mouritsen, H. "Characterisation of Cryptochrome in the retina of birds." 6th International caesar Conference. Overcoming Barriers — atomic-resolution and beyond: advances in molecular electron microscopy, September 12-15, 2017, Bonn (GER).

2017: Poster: Günther, A. and Mouritsen, H. “Characterization of cryptochromes in the retina of birds” FENS-Hertie Winter School, December, 10-16,2017, Obergurgl (AUT)

2016: Talk: Anja Günther, Henrik Mouritsen. "Characterisation of the putative magnetoreceptor cryptochrome in the retina of migratory birds". 2nd European meeting on Phototransduction. Monte Verità. Schweiz

2014: Poster and talk: Günther, A., Bolte, P. and Mouritsen, H. "Characterisation of the putative magnetoreceptor Cryptochrome in the retina of migratory birds." Gordon Research Seminar Bioelectrochemistry, July 5-6, 2014, Biddeford (MA).

(Stand: 15.08.2021)