Prof. Dr. Valentin Stein

Prof. Dr. Valentin Stein

University Professor


Phone: +49-228 7360 157; +49-228 7360 119

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Education and degrees

1991 – 1997 Study of Physics at the CAU in Kiel
1997 – 2000 Ph.D. with Thomas Jentsch at ZMNH / Hamburg

Academic Career

2000 – 2002 Postdoc with Thomas Jentsch
2002 – 2005 Postdoc with Labor von Roger Nicoll / UCSF
2005 – 2011 Max-Planck Research Group Leader at MPI of Neurobiology
2011 – today Professor for Neurophysiology, Universität Bonn

Memberships, academic and professional functions

* Member: Society for Neuroscience, Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

5 most important publications

  1. Körber N, Stein V. 2016. In vivo imaging demonstrates dendritic spine stabilization by SynCAM 1. Scientific reports 6:24241.
  2. Vogl AM*, Brockmann MM*, Giusti SA, Maccarrone G, Vercelli CA, Bauder CA, Richter JS, Roselli F, Hafner AS, Dedic N, Wotjak CT, Vogt-Weisenhorn DM, Choquet D, Turck CW, Stein V, Deussing JM, Refojo D. 2015. Neddylation inhibition impairs spine development, destabilizes synapses and deteriorates cognition. Nature neuroscience 18:239-251. *Authors contributed equally, MMB worked in Stein Lab.
  3. Rinke I, Artmann J, Stein V. 2010. ClC-2 Voltage-Gated Channels Constitute Part of the Background Conductance and Assist Chloride Extrusion. Journal of Neuroscience 30:4776-4786.
  4. Robbins EM, Krupp AJ, de Arce KP, Ghosh AK, Fogel AI, Boucard A, Suedhof TC, Stein V*, Biederer T*. 2010. SynCAM 1 Adhesion Dynamically Regulates Synapse Number and Impacts Plasticity and Learning. Neuron 68:894-906. *Authors contributed equally
  5. Tomita S*, Stein V*, Stocker T, Nicoll R, Bredt D. 2005. Bidirectional synaptic plasticity regulated by phosphorylation of stargazin-like TARPs. Neuron 45:269-277. *Authors contributed equally