Prof. Dr. Susanne Schoch McGovern

University Professor, Vice Chair

Mailing Address:

Institute of Neuropathology
University of Bonn, Medical School
Sigmund-Freud Str. 25, D-53105 Bonn/Germany

Phone:

+49-228 287 19109; +49-228 287 19362

Email:

Susanne.Schoch@uni-bonn.de

Website:

http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/neuropath/index.php?page=agschoch

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Education/Degrees

1988-1990 Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Prediploma (11/90)
1990-1994 Chemistry, University of Cologne, Diploma (04/94)
1997 PhD (11/97), Genetics, University of Cologne, Doctoral thesis advisor: Prof. G. Thiel

Academic Career

1997 – 2002 Post-doctoral fellow, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA, 2002, Prof. T.C. Südhof
2003 – 2009 Head of an independent research group at the Institute of Neuropathology, University of Bonn
2003 – 2008 Emmy Noether independent research group
Since 2009 Head of an independent research group funded by the BMBF
Since 2009 W2 professorship at the University of Bonn, Medical School

Most important publications

  1. Alvarez-Baron E, Michel K, Mittelstaedt T, Opitz T, Schmitz F, Beck H, Dietrich D, Becker AJ, Schoch S RIM3? and RIM4? regulate neuronal arborization. J. Neurosci. (in press)
  2. Pitsch J, Opitz T, Woitecki A, Borm V, Staniek M, Beck H, Becker AJ, Schoch S (2012) The presynaptic active zone protein RIM1alpha controls epileptogenesis following status epilepticus. J. Neurosci. 32:12384-12395.
  3. Schoch S*, Mittelstaedt T, Kaeser PS, Padgett D, Feldmann N, Chevaleyre V, Castillo PE, Hammer RE, Han W, Schmitz F, Lin W, Südhof TC*. (2006) Redundant functions of RIM1? and RIM2? in Ca2+-triggered neurotransmitter release. EMBO J, 25(24): 5852-5863.  *:Corresponding author
  4. Schoch S, Castillo PE, Jo T, Mukherjee K, Geppert M, Wang Y, Schmitz F, Malenka RC, Südhof TC. (2002) RIM1alpha forms a protein scaffold for regulating neurotransmitter release at the active zone. Nature, 415: 321-326.
  5. Schoch S, Deak F, Königstorfer A, Mozhayeva M, Sara Y, Südhof TC, Kavalali ET. (2001) SNARE function analyzed in synaptobrevin/VAMP knockout mice. Science. 294: 1117-1122.