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.

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Selected Recent Publications

  • Cilia-based flow network in the brain ventricles. Faubel R, Westendorf C, Bodenschatz E, Eichele G. Science. 2016 Jul 8;353(6295):176-8. doi: 10.1126/science.aae0450. PMID:27387952

  • The light-dark cycle controls peripheral rhythmicity in mice with a genetically ablated suprachiasmatic nucleus clock. Husse J, Leliavski A, Tsang AH, Oster H, Eichele G. FASEB J. 2014 Nov;28(11):4950-60. doi: 10.1096/fj.14-256594.
    Epub 2014 Jul 25.

  • Adrenal glucocorticoids have a key role in circadian resynchronization in a mouse model of jet lag. Kiessling S, Eichele G, Oster H. J Clin Invest. 2010 Jul;120(7):2600-9. doi: 10.1172/JCI41192. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

  • 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

GGNB Eichele

Prof. Dr. Gregor Eichele
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

Genes and Development
Neurosciences (IMPRS)
Physics of Biological and Complex
Systems (IMPRS)