Research collaborators

Hugo Bellen, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Function of VATPases in exocytosis

Nils Brose, MPI experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany. Molecular biology and genetics of synapses

Britta Eickholt, Institute of Biochemistry, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Signalling mechanisms that control the dynamic reorganisation of the cytoskeleton

Salah El Mestikawy, The Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Canada. Glutamatergic systems in normal and pathological brains

Reinhard Jahn, MPI biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany. Role of synaptic vesicle proteins in neurotransmitter release

Erik M. Jorgensen, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biology, University of Utah, USA

Mark Mayer, NIH, Bethesda, USA. Structure-function analyses of glutamate receptors

Jose Rizo-Rey, UT Southwestern Dallas, TX. Structural biology of secretory proteins

Dietmar Schmitz, Neurocure NWFZ, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Functional studies on short term plasticity within intact neuronal circuits

Thomas Söllner, Biochemistry Center, University of Heidelberg, Germany. Regulated Membrane Fusion: Molecular Mechanisms and Machinery

Thomas Südhof, Stanford University, Ca, USA. Syntaxin function at mammalian synapses 

Huda Zoghbi, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX, USA. Function of MeCP2 in synapse function and formation.

Ferah Yildirim, NeuroCure & Department of Neuropsychiatry, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Epigenetic mechanisms associated with health and disease