Dr. Petra Bolte, PostDoc

Personal Data

Adress: 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 3478

Fax: +49 (0) 441 798 3982

email: Petra.Bolte(at)uol.de

Work

2012-present: Postdoc at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

Education

2006-2011: University Oldenburg; Awarded a Ph.D.; Department of Neurobiology, University of Oldenburg, AG Prof. Reto Weiler Project: “Expression and localisation of pannexins and connexins in the outer retina of mice”

2005-2006: University of Queensland; Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), Brisbane, Australia, Prof. John Mattick “Characterisation of novel proteins implicated in membrane trafficking- generation of Vps26 chimeric proteins”

2004-2005: Institute of Biochemistry, University of Cologne, Prof. Schomburg Master of sciences (M.Sc.) in Biology (Diplom-Biologe); “Project: generation of a Corynebacterium glutamicum transposon knock-out mutant collection and identification of insertion site flanking host sequences”

2003: Research Centre Jülich; Project: “Signal transduction and adaptation in olfactory sensory neurons”

1999: University Eye Hospital, Cologne

Student assistant “Apoptotic cell death in retinal pigment epithelial cells”

1998: Matriculated at University of Cologne, Germany

1997-1998: University Hospital of Cologne

Research assistant at Prof. Berthold; Project: “Expression and clinical relevance of NY-ESO-1, MAGE-1 and MAGE-3 in neuroblastoma”

1995-1997: Rheinische Akademie, Cologne

Apprenticeship as research assistent „Biologisch-technische Assistentin“

1995: Graduated from Teletta Gross-Gymnasium, Leer, Germany

Poster

Schmidt, Bolte, Janssen-Bienhold and Weiler (2007) “Panx2 expression in the mouse retina” 1 st European Retina Meeting, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Bolte, Janssen-Bienhold, Feigenspan and Weiler (2008) “Analysis of the molecular basis of

gap junction communication between rod and cone photoreceptors in mouse retina” FASEB

Research Conference, Retinal Neurobiology and Visual Processing, Colorado.

Schmidt, Janssen-Bienhold, Bolte and Weiler (2009) “Expression of pannexin2 in the mouse

Retina” 8th NWG Meeting Göttingen.

Bolte, Janssen-Bienhold, Schmidt, Monyer and Weiler (2010)    “Pannexin2 Expression in the

Mouse Retina” ARVO Research Conference, Fort Lauderdale, USA.

Schmidt, Bienhold, Bolte, Dorgau, Stolz, Monyer, Penuela, Laird and Weiler (2010) “Cell-

type-specific expression of Pannexin1 in the mouse retina” ARVO Research Conference, Fort

Lauderdale, USA.

Bolte, Herrling, Schultz, Janssen-Bienhold, Dedek and Weiler (2011) “Identification of

connexins in photoreceptors of 129/Sv mice” 9th NWG Meeting Göttingen.

Talks

Bolte, Janssen-Bienhold, Schmidt, Feigenspan and Weiler (2008), “Identification of gap junction proteins in mouse photoreceptors” 4th Connexin Meeting, Amsterdam.

Bolte, Janssen-Bienhold, Schmidt, Feigenspan and Weiler (2009) “The bystander hypothesis of retinal degeneration” 8th NWG Meeting Göttingen.

Publications

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

2015: Bolte, P., Herrling, R., Dorgau, B., Schultz, K., Feigenspan, A., Weiler, R., Dedek, K., Janssen-Bienhold, U. (2015) Expression and Localization of Connexins in the Outer Retina of the Mouse. J Mol Neurosci 58(2):178-92. doi: 10.1007/s12031-015-0654-y.

2015: Dorgau B, Herrling R, Schultz K, Greb H, Segelken J, Ströh S, Bolte P, Weiler R, Dedek K, Janssen-Bienhold U. Connexin50 couples axon terminals of mouse horizontal cells by homotypic gap junctions. J Comp. Neurol. 2015 Mar 30. doi: 10.1002/cne.23779.

2012: Kranz K, Dorgau B, Pottek M, Herrling R, Schultz K, Bolte P, Monyer H, Penuela S, Laird DW, Dedek K, Weiler R, Janssen-Bienhold U. (2012) Expression of Pannexin1 in the outer plexiform layer of the mouse retina and physiological impact of its knock-out. J Comp Neurol. doi: 10.1002/cne.23223.

2011: Klaassen LJ, Sun Z, Steijaert MN, Bolte P, Fahrenfort I, Sjoerdsma T, Klooster J, Claassen Y, Shields CR, Ten Eikelder HM, Janssen-Bienhold U, Zoidl G, McMahon DG, Kamermans M. (2011) Synaptic Transmission from Horizontal Cells to Cones is Impaired by Loss of Connexin Hemichannels. PLOS Biol 9(7): e1001107.doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001107.