Dr. Sergio P. Acebrón

Project Leader B03

Heidelberg University
Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)
Independent Research Group: Cell Signaling
Im Neuenheimer Feld 230
69120 Heidelberg

Dr. Sergio Acebrón

Professional Career

since 05/2017

Independent junior group leader and lecturer

COS, Heidelberg University

2012-2017

Project leader / Senior postdoctoral fellow

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg

2009-2011

Postdoctoral fellow

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg

2008

PhD in Biochemistry

University of the Basque Country – Biophysics Unit, Bilbao, Spain. Advisor: Prof. Arturo Muga.

2004

B.Sc. / M.Sc. diploma in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

Achievements & Awards

2022

Hella-Bühler Preis

Heidelberg University

2019

Co-organizer

HBIGS International Winter School “Molecular mechanisms in Mitosis”, Heidelberg

since 2018

Elected representative for the junior group leaders

HMLS Research Council, Heidelberg

2017

CRUK Career Development Award

Cancer Research UK

2017

“European Witness” (Zeugen Europas)

Appointed by the DAAD to represent the integration of scientists within the European Union

2012-2015

Vice-president (2012-2014) and President (2014-2015)

Society of Spanish Researchers in Germany (CERFA)

Publications

Wnt signaling recruits KIF2A to the spindle to ensure chromosome congression and alignment during mitosis

Bufe A, García Del Arco A, Hennecke M, de Jaime-Soguero A, Ostermaier M, Lin YC, Ciprianidis A, Hattemer J, Engel U, Beli P, Bastians H, Acebrón SP. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Aug 24; 118(34):e2108145118. doi:10.1073/pnas.2108145118. PMID: 34417301

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USP42 protects ZNRF3/RNF43 from R‐spondin‐dependent clearance and inhibits Wnt signalling

Giebel N, de Jaime-Soguero A, García Del Arco A, Landry JJM, Tietje M, Villacorta L, Benes V, Fernández-Sáiz V, Acebrón SP. EMBO Rep. 2021 Mar 30:e51415. doi: 10.15252/embr.202051415. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33786993

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Wnt10b GSK3β dependent Wnt/STOP signaling prevents aneuploidy in human somatic cells

Lin YC, Haas A, Bufe A, Parbin S, Hennecke M, Voloshanenko O, Gross J, Boutros M, Acebron SP, Bastians H. Life Sci Alliance. 2020 Nov 30;4(1):e202000855. Print 2021 Jan.
PMID: 33257473

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Parkinson associated receptor GPR37 is an ER chaperone for LRP6

Berger BS, Acebron SP, Herbst J, Koch S, Niehrs C. EMBO Rep. 2017 May;18(5):712-725. doi: 10.15252/embr.201643585. Epub 2017 Mar 24. PMID: 28341812

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Posttranscriptional Wnt signaling governs epididymal sperm maturation

Koch S, Acebron SP, Herbst J, Hatiboglu G, Niehrs C. Cell. 2015 Nov 19;163(5):1225-1236. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.10.029. PMID: 26590424

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Maternal Wnt/STOP signaling promotes cell division during early Xenopus embryogenesis

Huang YL, Anvarian Z, Döderlein G, Acebron SP, Niehrs C. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 5;112(18):5732-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423533112. Epub 2015 Apr 21. PMID: 25901317

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