The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation
The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation is dedicated to furthering the careers of talented scientists working in biomedicine at Heidelberg University and in related research institutions in the vicinity. Emphasis is placed on supporting junior scientists at key career stages and in promoting women in science.
Selected recent publications
Reticulon-like REEP4 at the inner nuclear membrane promotes nuclear pore complex formation.
Golchoubian B, Brunner A, Bragulat-Teixidor H, Neuner A, Akarlar BA, Ozlu N,Schlaitz AL.
Neuronal ensemble-specific DNA methylation strengthens engram stability
Kubra Gulmez Karaca, Janina Kupke, David V. C. Brito, Benjamin Zeuch, Christian Thome, Dieter Weichenhan, Pavlo Lutsik, Christoph Plass & Ana M. M. Oliveira
E Organic anion transporter 1 is an HDAC4-regulated mediator of nociceptive hypersensitivity in mice.
C. Litke, A. M. Hagenston, A.-K. Kenkel, E. Paldy, J. Lu, R. Kuner, D. Mauceri
Asymmetric distribution of TLR3 leads to a polarized immune response in human intestinal epithelial cells.
Stanifer ML, Mukenhirn M, Muenchau S, Pervolaraki K, Kanaya T, (...) Boulant S.
Structure-guided examination of the mechanogating mechanism of PIEZO2.
Taberner FJ, Prato V, Schaefer I, Schrenk-Siemens K, Heppenstall PA, Lechner SG.
Electrical and synaptic integration of glioma into neural circuits.
Venkatesh HS, Morishita W, Geraghty AC, (...) Agarwal A , (...), Monje M.
Glutamatergic synaptic input to glioma cells drives brain tumour progression.
Venkataramani V, Tanev DI, (...) Agarwal A , (...), Kuner T.
Oligodendrocytes control potassium accumulation in white matter and seizure susceptibility.
Larson VA, Mironova Y, Vanderpool KG, Waisman A, Rash JE, Agarwal A* , Bergles DE*
The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation are delighted to announce the recipients of the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation Award in Translational Neuroscience 2022:
Prof. Christian Lüscher (CH) and Dr José-Alain Sahel (FR).
The Society of Virology (GfV) and the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation are delighted to announce the recipient of the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievements in Virology 2022:
Prof. Dr. Galit Alter (USA)
Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation
c/o Pharmacology Institute
Im Neuenheimer Feld 366