Dr. Ulrike Engel

Project Leader Z02

Heidelberg University
Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)
Molecular Evolution and Genomics
Nikon Imaging Center at Heidelberg University
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
69120 Heidelberg

Dr. Ulrike Engel

Professional Career

since 2005

Head of the Nikon Imaging Center

Heidelberg University, Heidelberg

since 2005

Senior research scientist

Department of Molecular Evolution & Genomics, COS, Heidelberg University

2002-2005

Postdoctoral fellow

Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

2001

Dr. rer. nat.

Technical University Darmstadt, Prof. Dr. Th. Holstein

1996

Diploma in Biology

University of Basel, Switzerland; Advisor: Prof. Dr. Th. Boller

Achievements & Awards

2011-2017

Steering committee

emerging collaborative topic ‘Spatio-temporal coordination of signaling processes’, CellNetworks, Heidelberg University

2008-2019

Member

Excellence Cluster ‘CellNetworks’, Heidelberg University

2004-2005

Post-doctoral Scholarship

Swiss National Science Foundation (Stipendium für fortgeschrittene Forschende)

2003

Post-doctoral Scholarship

Swiss National Science Foundation (Stipendium für angehende Forschende)

2002

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course

‘Imaging structure and function in the nervous system’

Publications

Superresolution microscopy localizes endogenous Dvl2 to Wnt signaling-responsive biomolecular condensates

Schubert A, Voloshanenko O, Ragaller F, Gmach P, Kranz D, Scheeder C, Miersch T, Schulz M, Trümper L, Binder C, Lampe M, Engel U, Boutros M. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Jul 26;119(30):e2122476119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2122476119. Epub 2022 Jul 22. PMID: 35867833

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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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Characterization of spindle pole body duplication reveals a regulatory role for nuclear pore complexes

Rüthnick D, Neuner A, Dietrich F, Kirrmaier D, Engel U, Knop M, Schiebel E. J Cell Biol. 2017 Aug 7;216(8):2425-2442. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201612129. Epub 2017 Jun 28. PMID: 28659328

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Four-Channel Super-Resolution Imaging by 3-D Structured Illumination

Engel U. Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1663:79-94. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7265-4_7.
PMID: 28924660

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Early Commissural Diencephalic Neurons Control Habenular Axon Extension and Targeting

Beretta CA, Dross N, Guglielmi L, Bankhead P, Soulika M, Gutierrez-Triana JA, Paolini A, Poggi L, Falk J, Ryu S, Kapsimali M, Engel U, Carl M. Curr Biol. 2017 Jan 23;27(2):270-278. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.11.038. Epub 2017 Jan 5. PMID: 28065605

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