Dr. Arndt Meyer, PostDoc

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name: Arndt Meyer, PhD

Adress: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation,

Universität Oldenburg, IBU

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3981

email: arndt.meyer(at)uni-oldenburg.de

Current Position

Since 2015: Postdoc at the Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen). Research focus: Physiology and anatomy of the vertebrate retina.

Academic Education

2010-2014: PhD-Studies in the Neurobiology group of Prof. Dr. Weiler. (Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg)
Thesis: “Synaptic connections of three different amacrine cells in the mouse retina”. Thesis defense on March, 25th, 2015. Final grade: Magna cum laude. Committee: PD Dr. Karin Dedek (Supervisor), Prof. Dr. Martin Greschner, & Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch.

2004-2010: Biology. (Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg)

Final degrees:
Bachelor of Science Biology, July 2007. Thesis in Biochemistry: “Proteins in photoreceptor-synaptosomes of the vertebrate retina”. Supervisors: Dr. Michael Müller and Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch.'
Master of Science Biology, May 2010. Thesis in Neurobiology: “Dye injections into connexin30.2-expressing neurons of the mouse retina”. Supervisors: PD Dr. Karin Dedek and Prof. Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold.

2001-2004: German language and literature studies, Philosophy, and Social sciences. (Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg)


 

Publications

2016: Meyer A, Tetenborg, Greb H, Segelken J, Dorgau B, Weiler R, Hormuzdi SG, Janssen-Bienhold U, Dedek K (2016) Connexin30.2: In Vitro Interaction with Connexin36 in HeLa Cells and Expression in AII Amacrine Cells and Intrinsically Photosensitive Ganglion Cells in the Mouse Retina. Front Mol Neurosci. 9:36. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2016.00036.

2015: Brüggen B, Meyer A, Boven F, Weiler R, Dedek K: Type 2 wide-field amacrine cells in TH::GFP mice show a homogenous synapse distribution and contact small ganglion cells.
Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Mar;41(6):734-47.
(PubMed)

2015: Lee SC, Meyer A, Schubert T, Hüser L, Dedek K, Haverkamp S: Morphology and connectivity of the small bistratified A8 amacrine cell in the mouse retina.
J Comp Neurol. 2015 Jul 1;523(10):1529-47.
(PubMed)

2014: Meyer A, Hilgen G, Dorgau B, Sammler EM, Weiler R, Monyer H, Dedek K, Hormuzdi SG: AII amacrine cells discriminate between heterocellular and homocellular locations when assembling connexin36-containing gap junctions.
J Cell Sci. 2014 Mar 15;127(Pt 6):1190-202.
(PubMed)

2010: Müller LP, Dedek K, Janssen-Bienhold U, Meyer A, Kreuzberg MM, Lorenz S, Willecke K, Weiler R: Expression and modulation of connexin 30.2, a novel gap junction protein in the mouse retina.
Vis Neurosci. 2010 Jul;27(3-4):91-101.
(PubMed)