Responsibilities

  • Research funding/promotion:
    Identification of relevant and scouting for national and international funding instruments, advice and support in preparation of grant application, calculation of project costs, contact to funding agencies, support in project relevant scientific reporting for network projects at DIfE
     
  • Transfer Officer:
    Preparation, examination and revision of MTA/CDA (Material-Transfer-, Confidentiality-Agreements), Information about intellectual property rights, Consultation and support in process of patenting and exploitation/utilisation, management of patent and trademark portfolio

Key Publications

Krabbe, G., Halle, A., Matyash, V., Rinnenthal, J. L., Eom, G. D., Bernhardt, U., Miller, K. R., Prokop, S., Kettenmann, H., Heppner, F. L.: Functional impairment of microglia coincides with Beta-amyloid deposition in mice with Alzheimer-like pathology. PLoS One. 8(4): e60921 (2013).

Hesse, D., Hommel, A., Jaschke, A., Moser, M., Bernhardt, U., Zahn, C., Kluge, R., Wittschen, P., Gruber, A. D., Al-Hasani, H., Joost, H.-G., Schürmann, A.: Altered GLUT4 trafficking in adipocytes in the absence of the GTPase Arfrp1. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 394, 896-903 (2010).

Chadt, A., Leicht, K., Deshmukh, A., Jiang, L. Q., Scherneck, S., Bernhardt, U., Dreja, T., Vogel, H., Schmolz, K., Kluge, R., Zierath, J. R., Hultschig, C., Hoeben, R. C., Schürmann, A., Joost, H.-G., Al-Hasani, H.: Tbc1d1 mutation in lean mouse strain confers leanless and protects from diet-induced obesity. Nat. Genet. 40, 1354-1359 (2008).

Schmidt, U., Briese, S., Leicht, K., Schürmann, A., Joost, H.-G., Al-Hasani, H.: Endocytosis of the glucose transporter GLUT8 is mediated by interaction of a dileucine motif with the β2-adaptin subunit of the AP-2 adaptor complex. J. Cell Sci. 119, 2321-2331 (2006).