Friederike returns from Pennsylvania
October 17, 2022
Friederike came back from a 6-month research stay at Ma lab, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. She learned to do in vivo virus-injections into the accessory olfactory bulb. These injections were used to chemogenetically inhibit Mitral cells during behavioural experiments.
News from ECRO 2022
September 4, 2022
Marc Spehr, Andres Hernandez-Clavijo, Hannah-Lena Tröger, Moritz Nesseler, Lena Terlau and Victoria Switacz participated in the annual meeting of the European Chemoreception Research Organization (ECRO) 2022—which took place in August in Berlin, Germany. An excellent opportunity to network and meet fellow scientists! See you again in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, for ECRO 2023!
News from ASA 2022
July 1, 2022
On the annual meeting of the American Society for Andrology (ASA) 2022—which took place in May in La Jolla, California, USA—Lina Kenzler presented her data and was awarded an ASA travel award as well as a travel grant from the Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI).
New Publication: Ventral striatal islands of Calleja neurons control grooming in mice
November 30, 2021
Zhang Y, Vargas Cifuentes L, Wright K, Bhattarai J, Mohrhardt J, Fleck D, Janke E, Jiang C, Cranfill S, Goldstein N, chreck M, Moberly A, Yu Y, Arenkiel B, Betley J, Luo W, Stegmaier J, Wesson D, Spehr M, Fuccillo M, Ma M (2021) Ventral striatal islands of Calleja neurons control grooming in mice. Nature Neuroscience 24 (12). DOI: 10.1038/s41593-021-00952-z
News from SSR 2021
November 19, 2021
On the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) 2021 which will take place in December in Saint-Louis, Missouri, USA, Lina Kenzler and Justine Fischoeder will present their respective data in posters as well as in virtual flash talks.
Lina Kenzler was awarded an SSR trainee-travel award. Justine won an SSR trainee-travel award as well and also received travel grants from the Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI) and the Molecular Science & Engineering Profile Area.
New Publication: ATP activation of peritubular cells drives testicular sperm transport
January 29, 2021
David Fleck, Lina Kenzler, Nadine Mundt, Martin Strauch, Naofumi Uesaka, Robert Moosmann, Felicitas Bruentgens, Annika Missel, Artur Mayerhofer, Dorit Merhof, Jennifer Spehr, Marc Spehr (2021) ATP activation of peritubular cells drives testicular sperm transport. eLife 2021;10:e62885.
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New Publication: Influence of Size and Cross-Linking Density of Microgels on Cellular Uptake and Uptake Kinetics
May 27, 2020
Victoria K Switacz, Sarah K. Wypysek, Rudolf Degen, Jérôme J. Crassous, Marc Spehr and Walter Richtering (2020) Influence of Size and Cross-Linking Density of Microgels on Cellular Uptake and Uptake Kinetics. Biomacromolecules.
New Publication: Synchronous Infra-Slow Oscillations Organize Ensembles of Accessory Olfactory Bulb Projection Neurons into Distinct Microcircuits
May 20, 2020
Chryssanthi Tsitoura, Sebastian T. Malinowski, Julia Mohrhardt, Rudolf Degen, Brett T. DiBenedictis, Yuan Gao, Katja Watznauer, Kira Gerhold, Maximilian Nagel, Monika Weber, Markus Rothermel, Ileana L. Hanganu-Opatz, Yoram Ben-Shaul, Ian G. Davison and Marc Spehr (2020) Synchronous Infra-Slow Oscillations Organize Ensembles of Accessory Olfactory Bulb Projection Neurons into Distinct Microcircuits. Journal of Neuroscience 40 (21).
Nadine Mundt was accepted as a young scientist and invited to the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2020! Congratulations, Nadine!
March 4, 2020
Nadine is one of 660 young scientists from 101 countries who were selected to participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from 28th June – 3rd July 2020 in Lindau, Germany. At the meeting she will have the unique opportunity to meet around 70 Nobel Laureates. Since 1951 this meeting has been a great opportunity for cross-generational and interdisciplinary exchange. Surely, attending this unique international scientific forum will be a great and inspiring experience.
For more information see www.lindau-nobel.org.
News from SSR 2019
July 21, 2019
On the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) 2019 in San Jose, California, USA, Dr. David Fleck, Nadine Mundt and Lina Kenzler will present their respective data in oral presentations. Justine Fischoeder will present her data on posters and in a flash talk.
Justine was awarded a Travel Grant from the Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI), Nadine and Lina each won an Best International Abstract Award.
Nadine won an SSR trainee-travel Award, Lina was awarded the Lalor Foundation Merit Award.