Biochemistry of neurosensory processes/ signal transduction

University Oldenburg:

Dr. Izabella Brand, IRAC, AG Physical Chemistry,(Prof. Dr. Gunther Wittstock, Head of the group)

Project: Lipid-protein interactions (s. also Nullmeier et al. in ChemPhysChem, 2011)

Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers, IRAC, AG Organic Synthesis

Project: Test of new fluorescence dyes attached to calcium sensor proteins (Bachelor and Master thesis)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Lienau, IfP, AG Ultrafast Nano-Optics

Project: Time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy of neuronal calcium sensor proteins

Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen, IBU, AG Neurosensory/Animal Navigation

Project: Biochemical characterization of cryptochromes (Bachelor thesis)

Prof. Dr. Christiane Richter-Landsberg, IBU, AG Molecular Neurobiology

Project: Interactions of α-Synuclein with proteins of the vertebrate retina (Bachelor thesis)

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach, IBU, AG Biodiversität und Evolution der Tiere

Project: Molecular basis of sensory biology (GRK 1885/1)

External Collaborations:

Prof. Dr. Teresa Duda and Prof. Dr. Ramesh Shama (Research Divisions of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Salus University, Elkins Park, USA)

Different projects on guanylate cyclases

Prof. Dr. Pere Garriga (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)

Project: Study of rhodopsin and rhodopsin mutants by surface plasmon resonance

Dr. Michael Kreutz (Leibnitz Insitute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany)

Project: Interactions of recoverin and caldendrin

Prof. Dr. Joan Manyosa (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Project: Study of rhodopsin and rhodopsin mutants by surface plasmon resonance

Prof. Dr. Pavel Philippov und Dr. Ivan Senin (A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Moscow State University, Russia)

Different projects on recoverin and rhodopsin kinase

Prof. Dr. Giorgio Rispoli (Section of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Ferrara, Italy)

Project: Physiology of zebrafish GCAPs in intact cells

Prof. Dr. Bernd Wissinger (Molecular Genetics Laboratory, University of Tübingen, Germany)

Project: Mutations in the GUCA1A gene and impact on guanylate cyclase activity

Prof. Dr. Daniele dell'Orco (Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italia)

Project: Processing of sensory signaling