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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2009

Biosciences, life sciences

Arnold, Dr. Sebastian J.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Anant B. Parekh University of Oxford
  • Sebastian J. Arnold, Elizabeth J. Robertson: Making a commtment: cell lineage allocationa and axis patterning in the early mouse embryo. In: Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. 10(2), 2009, p. 91 - 103 [Developmental Biology, Mouse, Patterning, Axis Determination, Gastrulation, Cell Type specification].

Bollenbach, Prof. Dr. Tobias

Universität zu Köln, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical biology
Host: Prof. Dr. R. John Collier Harvard Medical School
  • Tobias Bollenbach, Selwyn Quan, Remy Chait, Roy Kishony: Nonoptimal microbial response to antibiotics underlies suppressive drug interactions. In: Cell. 139, 2009, p. 707 - 718 [Antibiotics, Escherichia coli, gene regulation, drug interactions].

  • Tobias Bollenbach, Roy Kishony: Quiet gene circuit more fragile than its noisy peer. In: Cell. 139, 2009, p. 460 - 461 [Synthetic biology, noise in gene expression].

  • Jonathan Swoboda, Timothy Meredith, Jennifer Campbell, Stephanie Brown, Takashi Suzuki, Tobias Bollenbach, Amy Malhowski, Roy Kishony, Michael Gilmore, Suzanne Walker: Discovery of a small molecule that blocks wall teichoic acid biosynthesis in Staphylococcus aureus. In: ACS Chemical Biology. 4, 2009, p. 875 - 883 [Staphylococcus aureus, antibiotics, wall teichoic acid].

Franze, Dr. Kristian

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Christine E. Holt University of Cambridge
  • Kristian Franze, Jens Gerdelmann, Michael Weick, Timo Betz, Steve Pawlizak, Melike Lakadamyali, Johannes Bayer, Katja Rillich, Michael Gogler, Yun-Bi Lu, Andreas Reichenbach, Paul Janmey, Josef Kas: Neurite branch retraction is caused by a threshold-dependent mechanical impact. In: Biophys J. 97(7), 2009, p. 1883 - 1890 [neurons mechanosensitivity AFM calcium stretch-activated channel retraction].

Fufezan, Dr. Christian

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Frederick W. Smith City College
  • C Negron, C Fufezan, R L Koder: Geometric constraints for porphyrin binding in helical protein binding sites. In: Proteins . 74, 2009, p. 400 - 416 [heme binding ,rotamer ,heme ruffle , bionanotechnology, protein design].

Geiger, Prof. Dr. Otto

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Biosynthesis
Host: Prof. Dr. Eugene P. Kennedy Harvard Medical School
  • Mario Sandoval-Calderon, Otto Geiger, Ziqiang Guan, Francisco Barona-Gomez, Christian Sohlenkamp: A eukaryote-like cardiolipin synthase is present in Streptomyces coelicolor and in most actinobacteria. In: Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 2009, p. 17383 - 17390.

Hahn, Prof. Dr. Ingo J.

Hochschule München, Germany
Field of research: Biogeography
Host: Prof. Dr. George K. Psaras University of Patras
  • Hahn, I., U. Römer, P. Vergara & H. Walter: Diversity, biogeography and, conservation of the birds of the Juan Fernández Islands, Chile. In: Vertebrate Zoology . 59, 2009, p. 103 - ´114.

  • Vergara, P. & I. Hahn : Linking edge effects and patch size effects: Importance of matrix nest predators. In: Ecological Modelling . 220, 2009, p. 1189 - 1196.

Holzenburg, Prof. Dr. Andreas

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, United States of America
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Lars G. Ljungdahl University of Georgia
  • Andreas Holzenburg, Alexandra Dittmer, Elke Bogner: Assembly of monomeric human cytomegalovirus pUL104 into portal structures. . In: J. Gen. Virol. . 90, 2009, p. 2381 - 2385 [HCMV, DNA packaging, portal, protein structure, electron microscopy].

Kreft, Prof. Dr. Holger

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Biogeography
Host: Prof. Dr. Immo E. Scheffler University of California, San Diego
  • Walter Jetz, Holger Kreft, Gerardo Ceballos, Jens Mutke: Global associations between terrestrial producer and vertebrate consumer diversity. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences . 276, 2009, p. 269 - 278 [biodiversity, plants, vertebrates].

  • Gerold Kier, Holger Kreft, Tien Ming Lee, Walter Jetz, Pierre L. Ibisch, Christoph Nowicki, Jens Mutke, Jens Mutke, WIlhelm Barthlott: A global assessment of endemism and species richness across island and mainland regions. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106, 2009, p. 1 - 6 [biodiversity, conservation, human impact, terrestrial vertebrates, vascular plants].

Krogmann, Prof. Dr. Lars

Universität Hohenheim, Germany
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Steven J.B. Cooper South Australian Museum
  • Lars Krogmann, Andy D. Austin, Ian D. Naumann: Systematics and biogeography of Australian rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a global synopsis of the enigmatic genus Olixon Cameron. In: Systematic Entomology. 34, 2009, p. 222 - 251.

  • John T. Jennings John, Lars Krogmann: A new species of Pristaulacus Kieffer from Baltic amber (Hymenoptera: Aulacidae). In: Insect Systematics & Evolution . 40, 2009, p. 201 - 207 [Hymenoptera, fossil, systematic palaeontology].

  • Lars Krogmann, Roger Burks: Doddifoenus wallacei, a new giant parasitoid wasp of the subfamily Leptofoeninae (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae), with a description of its mesosomal skeletal anatomy and a molecular characterization. In: Zootaxa. 2194, 2009, p. 21 - 36 [Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, new species, biogeography, Wallace Line].

Kruse, Dr. Martin

University of Washington, United States of America
Field of research: Cell biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Bertil Hille University of Washington
  • Martin Kruse, Eric Schulze-Bahr, Valerie Corfield, Alf Beckmann, Birgit Stallmeyer, Güven Kurtbay, Iris Ohmert, Ellen Schulze-Bahr, Paul Brink, Olaf Pongs: Impaired endocytosis of the ion channel TRPM4 is associated with human progressive familial heart block type I. In: Journal of Clinical Investigation. 119, 2009, p. 2737 - 2744 [TRPM4, progressive familial heart block type I, endocytosis, gain-of-function].

Kutschera, Prof. Dr. Ulrich

Universität Kassel, Germany
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans Kende Michigan State University
  • U. Kutschera, K. J. Niklas: Evolutionary plant physiology: Charles Darwin's forgotten synthesis. In: Naturwissenschaften . 96, 2009, p. 1339 - 1354.

  • K.J. Niklas, U. Kutschera: The evolutionary development of plant body plans. In: Funct. Plant Biol. . 36, 2009, p. 682 - 695.

  • U. Kutschera, W.R. Briggs: From Charles Darwin's botanical country-house studies to modern plant biology. In: Plant Biol. . 11, 2009, p. 785 - 795.

  • Ulrich Kutschera: Symbiogenesis, natural selection, and the dynamic Earth. In: Theory Biosci. . 128, 2009, p. 191 - 203.

  • Ulrich Kutschera: Charles Darwin's Origin of Species, directional selection, and the evolutionary sciences today. In: Naturwissenschaften . 96, 2009, p. 1247 - 1263.

  • Ulrich Kutschera: Darwin's philosophical imperative and the furor theologicus. In: Evo. Edu. Outreach. 2, 2009, p. 688 - 694.

Kümmerle, Prof. Dr. Tobias

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Donald Macgregor Waller University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tobias Kuemmerle, Oleh Chaskovskyy, Jan Knorn, Ivan Kruhlov, Volker C Radeloff, William S Keeton, Patrick Hostert : Forest cover change and illegal logging in the Ukrainian Carpathians in the transition period from 1988 to 2007. In: Remote Sensing of Environment. 113, 2009, p. 1194 - 1207.

  • Magdalena Main-Knorn, Patrick Hostert, Jacek Kozak, Tobias Kuemmerle: How pollution legacies and land use histories shape post-socialist forest cover trends in the Western Carpathians. In: Forest Ecology and Management. 258, 2009, p. 60 - 70.

  • Astrid Björnsen Gurung, Anita Bokwa, Wojciech Chełmicki, Marine Elbakidze, Manuela Hirschmugl, Patrick Hostert, Pierre Ibisch, Jacek Kozak, Tobias Kuemmerle, Elena Matei, Katarzyna Ostapowicz, Joanna Pociask-Karteczka, Lars Schmidt, Sebastian van der Linden, Marc Zebisch: Global Change Research in the Carpathian Mountain Region. In: Mountain Research and Development. 29, 2009, p. 282 - 288.

  • Achim Röder, Joachim Hill, Tobias Kuemmerle, Gabriel del Barrio, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Georgios M. Tsiourlis,: Geomatics-based characterization of spatial and temporal trends in heterogeneous Mediterranean rangelands of Northern Greece. In: Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment. (Ed. Achim Röder, Joachim Hill) CRC Press: London, New York, Leiden, 2009, p. 281 - 300.

Nimmerjahn, Prof. Dr. Axel

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, United States of America
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Dr. Mark J. Schnitzer Stanford University
  • Axel Nimmerjahn, Eran A. Mukamel, Mark J. Schnitzer: Motor behavior activates Bergmann glial networks. In: Neuron. 62, 2009, p. 400 - 412 [Bergmann glia, cerebellum, calcium imaging, in vivo, behavior].

  • Eran A. Mukamel, Axel Nimmerjahn, and Mark J. Schnitzer: Automated analysis of cellular signals from large-scale calcium imaging data. In: Neuron. 63, 2009, p. 747 - 760 [Automated analysis, calcium imaging, cerebellum, Purkinje cell, Bergmann glia, behavior].

Reichenbach, Dr. Tobias

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Field of research: Biophysics of sensory cells
Host: Prof. Dr. A. James Hudspeth Rockefeller University
  • Maximilian Berr, Tobias Reichenbach, Martin Schottenloher, Erwin Frey: Zero-one survival behavior of cyclically competing species. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. . 102, 2009, p. 048102 [biophysics, ecology,statistics].

  • Jonas Cremer, Tobias Reichenbach, Erwin Frey: Neutral evolution can maintain cooperation in social dilemmas. In: New J. Physics. 11, 2009, p. 093029 [biophysics, ecology, statistics].

Schnier, Dr. Joachim

University of California, Davis, United States of America
Field of research: Genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Terrance Leighton University of California, Berkeley
  • K Nishi, H Inoue, JB Schnier, RH Rice: Cyclin D1 downregulation is important for permanent cell cycle exit and initiation of differentiation induced by anchorage-deprivation in human keratinocytes. . In: J Cell Biochem.. 106, 2009, p. 63 - 72 [cyclin D1, keratinocytes, differentiation].

Schupp, Prof. Dr. Peter

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Steinberg University of New South Wales
  • Peter J. Schupp, Claudia Kohlert-Schupp, Susanna Whitefield, Anna Engemann, Sven Rohde, Thomas Hemscheidt, John M. Pezzuto, Tamara P. Kondratyuk, Eun-Jung Park, Laura Marler, Bahman Rostama and Anthony D. Wright: Cancer Chemopreventive and Anticancer Evaluation of Extracts and Fractions from Marine Macro- and Microorganisms Collected from Twilight Zone Waters Around Guam. In: Natural Product Communications. 4, 2009, p. 1717 - 1728 [Chemoprevention, anticancer, NFκB, aromatase, quinone reductase, nitric oxide synthase, DPPH, RXR, MCF-7 and HL-60 proliferation, extracts, fractions, Twilight Zone, Guam, micro-organisms, marine organisms].

  • Makoto Kitamura, Peter J. Schupp, Yoshikatsu Nakano, Daisuke Uemura: Luminaolide, a novel metamorphosis-enhancing macrodiolide for scleractinian coral larvae from crustose coralline algae. In: Tetrahedron Letters. 50, 2009, p. 6606 - 6609 [Luminaolide Enhancer Hydrolithon reinboldii Leptastrea purpurea Coral larvae Crustose coralline algae (CCA)].

  • PJ Schupp, C Kohlert-Schupp, WY Yoshida, TK Hemscheidt: Structure of Pseudocerosine, an Indolic Azafulvene Alkaloid from the Flatworm Pseudoceros indicus. In: Organic Letters . 11, 2009, p. 1111 - 1114.

Sohlenkamp, Dr.-Ing. Christian

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Otto Geiger Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Ramos-Vega, A. L., Dávila-Martinez, Y., Sohlenkamp, C., Contreras-Martinez, S., Encarnacion, S. M., Geiger, O., and I. M. Lopez-Lara. : SMb20651 is another acyl-carrier protein from Sinorhizobium meliloti. . In: Microbiology (SGM). 155, 2009, p. 257 - 267.

  • Sandoval-Calderon, M., Geiger, O., Guan, Z., Barona-Gomez, F., and C. Sohlenkamp. : A eukaryote-like cardiolipin synthase is present in Streptomyces coelicolor and in most actinobacteria. . In: Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 2009, p. 17383 - 17390.

Wiermer, Dr. Marcel

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Brian Edward Ellis University of British Columbia
  • Yu Ti Cheng, Hugo Germain, Marcel Wiermer, Dongling Bi, Fang Xu, Ana V. García, Lennart Wirthmueller, Charles Després, Jane E. Parker, Yuelin Zhang, Xin Li: Nuclear Pore Complex Component MOS7/Nup88 Is Required for Innate Immunity and Nuclear Accumulation of Defense Regulators in Arabidopsis. In: Plant Cell. 21, 2009, p. 2503 - 2515 [Plant immunity, Nucleoporin, Nucleocytoplasmic transport].

Wolschin, Dr. Florian Christoph

Arizona State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Dr. Gro V. Amdam Arizona State University
  • Florian Wolschin, Juergen Gadau: Deciphering proteomic signatures of early diapause in Nasonia. In: PLoS One. 4, 2009, [Diapause, Nasonia, Phenotypic plasticity].