Prof. Dr. Tatiana Korotkova

Prof. Dr. Tatiana Korotkova

University Professor

Principal Investigators

Education/Degrees:

 

1995-2000                Studies of Biology, Physiology (Diploma); Department of Human and Animal           Physiology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow,         Russia.

 

2003                        Dr. rer.nat., Prof. Dr. H. L. Haas, Düsseldorf University, magna cum laude

 

Academic Career:

 

2003-2005                Postdoctoral fellow (DFG GK 320), Institute of Neurophysiology (Director: Prof. Dr. H.L. Haas), Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany.

2005-2009                Postdoctoral fellow of the Ernst Schering Foundation; postdoctoral researcher, Department of Clinical Neurobiology (Director: Prof. Dr. H. Monyer), University Clinic for Neurology, Heidelberg, Germany

2009-2010                Postdoctoral researcher, Department „Physiology and Pathology of Ion Transport“ (Director: Prof. Dr. Dr. T.J. Jentsch), FMP Institute, Berlin

2011-2012                Project leader, NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence / FMP Institute, Berlin

2012-2017                Junior group leader, NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence / Leibniz                                Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP), Berlin

2017-2020                Max Planck Research Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany

Since April 2019       University Professor (W3), Managing Director of Institute for Vegetative Physiology, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne

 

Awards and Honors:

2017                        ERC Consolidator Grant

2016-2018                GIF Regular Program Grant

2013                        The Junior Brain Prize, Lundbeck Foundation

2012-2016                The Human Frontier Science Program Grant

2005-2007                Postdoctoral stipend of the Ernst Schering Foundation

2003-2005                Postdoctoral stipend of DFG graduate college

2002-2003                Doctoral stipend of DFG graduate college

2000                        Diploma with distinction, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University

 

Memberships, academic and professional duties (selection):

2019 – Head of Research Area 3, DFG-funded Exc 229 “Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-associated Diseases” (CECAD), Cologne.

2019 –  Head of the Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research (CGA)

2019 – Deputy spokesperson of the DFG-funded Graduate School “Neural Circuit Analysis on the Cellular and Subcellular Level”

2014 – NWG (German Neuroscience Society) /FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies), member

Ad hoc Reviewer: Nature, Science, Cell, Nature Medicine, Nature Neuroscience, Molecular Psychiatry, Nature Communications, PLOS Biology, eLIFE, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Int. J. Exp. Pathology; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Swiss National Science Foundation  (SNF), Medical Research Council (MRC).

 

List of 10 most important publications

Jais, A., Paeger, L., Sotelo-Hitschfeld, T., Bremser, S., Prinzensteiner, M., Klemm, P., Mykytiuk, V., Widdershooven, P.J.M., Vesting, A.J., Grzelka, K., Minère, M., Cremer, A.L., Xu, J., Korotkova, T., Lowell, B.B., Zeilhofer, H.U., Backes, H., Fenselau, H., Wunderlich, F.T., Kloppenburg, P., Brüning, J.C. (2020) PNOC-ARC Neurons Promote Hyperphagia and Obesity upon High-Fat-Diet Feeding. Neuron. pii: S0896-6273(20)30229-4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.03.022.

 

Ruud, J., Alber, J., Tokarska, A., Engström Ruud, L., Nolte, H., Biglari, N., Lippert, R., Lautenschlager, Ä., Cieślak, P.E., Szumiec, Ł., Hess, M.E., Brönneke, H.S., Krüger, M., Nissbrandt, H., Korotkova, T., Silberberg, G., Rodriguez Parkitna, J., Brüning, J.C. (2019) The Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated Protein (FTO) Regulates Locomotor Responses to Novelty via D2R Medium Spiny Neurons.Cell Rep. 27(11), 3182-3198.

 

Carus-Cadavieco, M., Gorbati, M., Ye, L., Bender, F., van der Veldt, S., Kosse, C., Börgers, C., Lee, S.Y., Ramakrishnan, C., Hu, Y., Denisova, N., Ramm, F., Volitaki, E., Burdakov, D., Deisseroth, K., Ponomarenko, A and Korotkova, T. (2017) Gamma oscillations organize top-down signalling to hypothalamus and enable food seeking. Nature, 542(7640), 232-236.

 

Herrera, C.G., Carus-Cadavieco, M., Jego, S., Ponomarenko, A., Korotkova, T., Adamantidis, A. (2016)  Hypothalamic feed-forward inhibition of thalamocortical network controls arousal and consciousness. Nature Neuroscience, 19(2), 290-298.

 

Bender, F., Gorbati, M., Carus-Cadavieco, M., Denisova, N., Gao, X., Holman, C., Korotkova, T.,*§ Ponomarenko, A.*§. (2015) Theta oscillations regulate speed of locomotion via hippocampus to lateral septum pathway. Nature Communications, 6, 8521. (* equal contribution, § corresponding authors)

 

Fidzinski, P*., Korotkova, T*., Heidenreich, M*., Maier, N., Schuetze, S., Kobler, O., Zuschratter, W., Schmitz, D., Ponomarenko, A., Jentsch, T.J. (2015) KCNQ5 K+ channels control hippocampal synaptic inhibition and fast network oscillations. Nature Communications, 6, 6254. (* equal contribution)

 

Korotkova, T., Fuchs, E.C., Ponomarenko, A., von Engelhardt, J., Monyer,, H. (2010) NMDA receptor ablation on parvalbumin-positive interneurons impairs hippocampal synchrony, spatial representation and working memory. Neuron, 68(3), 557-569.

 

Korotkova, T§., Sergeeva, O.A., Eriksson, K.S., Haas, H.L., Brown, R.E. (2003) Excitation of ventral tegmental area dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic neurons by orexins/hypocretins. Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 7-11. (§ corresponding author)

 

 

Contact

Phone: +49 221 478 6950

Email: tatiana.korotkova@uk-koeln.de