We mourn the loss of
Professor Dr. Falk Weih
Falk Weih has significantly influenced the scientific focus of our institute. His most important scientific achievements lay in the delineation of molecular mechanisms which play a role in the development of the immune system as well as in the genesis of age-related immune deficiencies.
Professor Weih passed away on October 28, 2014.
Our deep sadness is mixed with memories of the sharp-witted, creative scientist and the supportive and wonderful person he has been. Encounters with him, his ideas and his humor will stay with us forever.
The whole staff of the institute will always feel much obliged to Falk Weih.
Recent Selected Publications
The intrinsically disordered amino-terminal region of human RecQL4: multiple DNA-binding domains confer annealing, strand exchange and G4 DNA binding
Keller H, Kiosze K, Sachsenweger J, Haumann S, Ohlenschläger O, Nuutinen T, Syväoja JE, Görlach M, Grosse F, Pospiech H
Nucleic Acids Res. 2014, (epub ahead of print) [PubMed]
p21 promotes sustained liver regeneration and hepatocarcinogenesis in chronic cholestatic liver injury
Marhenke S, Buitrago-Molina LE, Endig J, Orlik J, Schweitzer N, Klett S, Longerich T, Geffers R, Sánchez Muñoz A, Dorrell C, Katz SF, Lechel A, Weng H, Krech T, Lehmann U, Dooley S, Rudolph KL, Manns MP, Vogel A
Gut. 2014, 63, 1501-1512 [PubMed]
Glucose substitution prolongs maintenance of energy homeostasis and lifespan of telomere dysfunctional mice
Missios P, Zhou Y, Guachalla LM, von Figura G, Wegner A, Chakkarappan SR, Binz T, Gompf A, Hartleben G, Burkhalter MD, Wulff V, Günes C, Sattler RW, Song Z, Illig T, Klaus S, Böhm BO, Wenz T, Hiller K, Rudolph KL
Nat Commun. 2014, 5, 4924 [PubMed]
Structure and Biomedical Applications of Amyloid Oligomer Nanoparticles
Kumar ST*, Meinhardt J*, Fuchs AK, Aumüller T, Leppert J, Büchele B, Knüpfer U, Ramachandran R, Yadav JK, Prell E, Morgado I, Ohlenschläger O, Horn U, Simmet T, Görlach M**, Fändrich M**
ACS Nano. 2014, (epub ahead of print) [PubMed]
Inhibition of JAK-STAT signaling stimulates adult satellite cell function
Price FD, von Maltzahn J, Bentzinger CF, Dumont NA, Yin H, Chang NC, Wilson DH, Frenette J, Rudnicki MA
Nat Med. 2014, 20, 1174-1181 [PubMed]