Göttinger Graduiertenschule für Neurowissenschaften, Biophysik und Molekulare Biowissenschaften
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Eichele, Gregor, Prof. Dr.



  • 1976-1980 Ph.D. protein crystallography (J. N. Jansonius, Biocenter, University of Basel, Switzerland)

  • 1981-1984 Postdoctoral training in Developmental Biology (B. M. Alberts, University of California, San Francisco)

  • 1985-1989 Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

  • 1989-1990 Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

  • 1991-1992 Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

  • 1992-1998 Professor of Biochemistry and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

  • 1998-2006 Director at the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Dept. of Molecular Embryology, Hanover, Germany

  • 2006- Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Dept. Genes and Behavior, Goettingen, Germany



Major Research Interests

Dynamic interplay between gene expression, brain development and architecture and behaviour.


Homepage Department/Research Group

http://www.genesandbehavior.org/



Selected Recent Publications


  • Whelan G, Kreidl E, Wutz G, Egner A, Peters JM, Eichele G (2011/2012) Cohesin acetyltransferase Esco2 is a cell viability factor and is required for cohesion in pericentric heterochromatin. EMBO J. 2012 Jan 4;31(1):71-82. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2011.381. Epub 2011 Nov 18

  • Lein, E.S. et al. (2007). Genome-Wide Atlas of Gene Expression in the Adult Mouse Brain. Nature 445, 168-176

  • Jakubcakova, V., Oster, H., Tamanini, F., Cadenas, C., Leitges, M., van der Horst, G.T., Eichele, G. (2007). Light entrainment of the mammalian circadian clock by a PRKCA-dependent posttranslational mechanism. Neuron 54:831-43

  • Oster, H., Damerow, S., Kiessling, S., Jakubcakova, V., Abraham, D., Tian, J., Hoffmann, M. W., and Eichele, G. (2006). The circadian rhythm of glucocorticoids is regulated by a gating mechanism residing in the adrenal cortical clock. Cell Metabolism 4,163-173

  • Carson, J.P., Ju, T., Lu, H.C., Thaller, C., Xu, M., Pallas, S.L., Crair, M.C., Warren, J., Chiu, W. and Eichele, G. (2005). A Digital Atlas to characterize the mouse brain transcriptome. PLoS Comput. Biol. 1, 289-296

  • Zheng, B., Albrecht, U., Kaasik, K., Sage, M., Lu, W., Vaishnav, S., Li, Q., Su, Z. S., Eichele, G., Bradley, A., and Lee, C. C. (2001). Nonredundant roles of the mPer1 and mPer2 genes in the mammalian circadian clock. Cell 105, 683-694







GGNB Eichele

Adresse
Prof. Dr. Gregor Eichele
Max-Planck-Institut
für biophysikalische Chemie
Abtl. Gene und Verhalten
Am Fassberg 11
37077 Göttingen

Tel.: +49-(0)551-201-2701
Fax: +49-(0)551-201-2705
e-mail: gregor.eichele@mpibpc.mpg.de

GGNB-Zugehörigkeit
Genes and Development
Neurosciences (IMPRS)
Physics of Biological and Complex S
ystems (IMPRS)