Given the special circumstances evoked by the Covid-19 crisis, the prize selection process has been postponed to July 2020. The Foundation will still consider applications that are submitted until 30th May 2020.
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.
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17. July 2020: Chica Schaller Memorial Symposium
7. - 9. October 2020: Chica und Heinz Schaller Conference organised by Schaller Group Leaders
Selected recent publications
Experimental and computational analyses reveal that environmental restrictions shape HIV-1 spread in 3D cultures.
Imle A, Kumberger P, Schnellbächer ND, (...), Graw F, Fackler OT
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*
Neuromodulator Signaling Bidirectionally Controls Vesicle Numbers in Human Synapses.
Patzke C, Brockmann MM, Dai J, Gan KJ, Grauel MK, Fenske P, Liu Y, Acuna C , Rosenmund C, Südhof TC.
Pan-Genotype Hepatitis E Virus Replication in Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocellular Systems.
Wu X, Dao Thi VL, Liu P, Takacs CN, Xiang K, Andrus L, Gouttenoire J, Moradpour D, Rice CM.
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