ZMB Member Nina Schulze

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Nina Schulze

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Dr. Nina Schulze

Center of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB)
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen

Research Overview

The “Imaging Centre Campus Essen” (ICCE) is an imaging core facility of the Center of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. The ICCE provides state-of-the-art equipment for advanced light microscopy techniques, technical advice in sample preparation and support in image analysis for all ZMB researchers and collaborating groups of the University Duisburg-Essen or external universities and research institutions.
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    Journal articles

  • Gahlot, Pinki; Kravic, Bojana; Rota, Giulia; van den Boom, Johannes; Levantovsky, Sophie; Schulze, Nina; Maspero, Elena; Polo, Simona; Behrends, Christian; Meyer, Hemmo
    Lysosomal damage sensing and lysophagy initiation by SPG20-ITCH
    In: Molecular Cell (2024) pp. 1556 - 1569.e10
  • Thier, Beatrice; Zhao, Fang; Stupia, Simone; Brüggemann, Alicia; Koch, Johannes; Schulze, Nina; Horn, Susanne; Coch, Christoph; Hartmann, Gunther; Sucker, Antje; Schadendorf, Dirk; Paschen, Annette
    Innate immune receptor signaling induces transient melanoma dedifferentiation while preserving immunogenicity
    In: Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer Vol. 10 (2022) Nr. 6, e003863
  • Hensel, Astrid; Stahl, Paul; Moews, Lisa; König, Lena; Patwardhan, Rutuja; Höing, Alexander; Schulze, Nina; Nalbant, Perihan; Stauber, Roland H.; Knauer, Shirley
    The Taspase1/Myosin1f-axis regulates filopodia dynamics
    In: iScience Vol. 25 (2022) Nr. 6, 104355
  • Ferreira, Pedro; Höfer, Verena; Kronshage, Nora; Marko, Anika; Reusswig, Karl-Uwe; Tetik, Bilal; Dießel, Christoph; Köhler, Kerstin; Tschernoster, Nikolai; Altmüller, Janine; Schulze, Nina; Pfander, Boris; Boos, Dominik
    MTBP phosphorylation controls DNA replication origin firing
    In: Scientific Reports Vol. 11 (2021) Nr. 1, 4242
  • Kollenda, Sebastian; Kopp, Mathis; Wens, Jasmin; Koch, Johannes; Schulze, Nina; Papadopoulos, Chrisovalantis; Pöhler, Robert; Meyer, Hemmo; Epple, Matthias
    A pH-sensitive fluorescent protein sensor to follow the pathway of calcium phosphate nanoparticles into cells
    In: Acta Biomaterialia Vol. 111 (2020) pp. 406 - 417
  • Göhring, Anna; Michin, Irina; Gerdes, Tina; Schulze, Nina; Blüggel, Mike; Rehic, Edisa; Kaschani, Farnusch; Kaiser, Markus; Bayer, Peter
    Targeting of parvulin interactors by diazirine mediated cross-linking discloses a cellular role of human Par14/17 in actin polymerization
    In: Biological Chemistry Vol. 401 (2020) Nr. 8, pp. 955 - 968
  • Sokolova, Viktoriya; Rojas-Sánchez, Leonardo; Bialas, Nataniel; Schulze, Nina; Epple, Matthias
    Calcium phosphate nanoparticle-mediated transfection in 2D and 3D mono- and co-culture cell models
    In: Acta Biomaterialia Vol. 84 (2019) pp. 391 - 401
  • Arhzaouy, Khalid; Papadopoulos, Chrisovalantis; Schulze, Nina; Pittman, Sara K.; Meyer, Hemmo; Weihl, Conrad C.
    VCP maintains lysosomal homeostasis and TFEB activity in differentiated skeletal muscle
    In: Autophagy Vol. 15 (2019) Nr. 6, pp. 1082 - 1099
  • Gräßl, Melanie; Koch, Johannes; Calderon, Abram; Kamps, Dominic; Banerjee, Soumya; Mazel, Tomáš; Schulze, Nina; Jungkurth, Jana; Patwardhan, Rutuja; Solouk, Djamschid; Hampe, Nico; Hoffmann, Bernd; Dehmelt, Leif; Nalbant, Perihan
    An excitable Rho GTPase signaling network generates dynamic subcellular contraction patterns
    In: The Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) Vol. 216 (2017) Nr. 12, pp. 4271 - 4285
  • van der Meer, Selina; Knuschke, Torben; Frede, Annika; Schulze, Nina; Westendorf, Astrid; Epple, Matthias
    Avidin-conjugated calcium phosphate nanoparticles as a modular targeting system for the attachment of biotinylated molecules in vitro and in vivo
    In: Acta Biomaterialia Vol. 57 (2017) pp. 414 - 425
  • Kopp, Mathis; Rotan, Olga; Papadopoulos, Chrisovalantis; Schulze, Nina; Meyer, Hemmo; Epple, Matthias
    Delivery of the autofluorescent protein R-phycoerythrin by calcium phosphate nanoparticles into four different eukaryotic cell lines (HeLa, HEK293T, MG-63, MC3T3) : Highly efficient, but leading to endolysosomal proteolysis in HeLa and MC3T3 cells
    In: PLoS ONE Vol. 12 (2017) Nr. 6, pp. e0178260
  • Papadopoulos, Chrisovalantis; Kirchner, Philipp; Bug, Monika; Grum, Daniel; Körver, Lisa; Schulze, Nina; Pöhler, Robert; Dressler, Alina; Fengler, Sven; Arhzaouy, Khalid; Lux, Vanda; Ehrmann, Michael; Weihl, Conrad C.; Meyer, Hemmo
    VCP/p97 cooperates with YOD1, UBXD1 and PLAA to drive clearance of ruptured lysosomes by autophagy
    In: The EMBO Journal Vol. 36 (2017) Nr. 2, pp. 135 - 150
  • van den Boom, Johannes; Wolf, Markus; Weimann, Lena; Schulze, Nina; Li, Fanghua; Kaschani, Farnusch; Riemer, Anne; Zierhut, Christian; Kaiser, Markus; Iliakis, George; Funabiki, Hironori; Meyer, Hemmo
    VCP/p97 Extracts Sterically Trapped Ku70/80 Rings from DNA in Double-Strand Break Repair
    In: Molecular Cell Vol. 64 (2016) Nr. 1, pp. 189 - 198
  • Schulze, Nina; Gräßl, Melanie; Soares, Alexandra Blancke; Geyer, Matthias; Dehmelt, Leif; Nalbant, Perihan
    FHOD1 regulates stress fiber organization by controlling the dynamics of transverse arcs and dorsal fibers
    In: Journal of Cell Science Vol. 127 (2014) Nr. 7, pp. 1379 - 1393

Curriculum Vitae

Professional career
since 2014 Manager of the Light Microscopy Core Facility Imaging Centre Campus Essen (ICCE), University of Duisburg-Essen
2013–2014 Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Perihan Nalbant, Molecular Cell Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen
2008–2013 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
PhD thesis with Prof. Perihan Nalbant, Molecular Cell Biology
2003–2008 Study of Biology (Dipl.) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Diploma thesis with PD Dr. Jürgen Kuhlmann (deceased)/PD Dr. Oliver Müller at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, Department of Structural Biology
Fellowships and awards  
2014 University award (Promotionspreis) for the best PhD thesis
2010-2013 Member of the “Genetics and Cell Biology” Core within the Graduate School of Biomedical Science (BIOME), University of Duisburg-Essen