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Dimitri Tränkner, PhD

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Academic Information

Departments: Neurobiology - Research Assistant Professor

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Education History

Doctoral Training Institute of Biological Information Processing, Jülich Research Center, University of Cologne
Biophysics of Ion Channels, Neurophysiology, Pathophysiology
Graduate Training Institute of Biological Information Processing, Jülich Research Center
Diploma thesis, Electrophysiology, Biophysics of Ion channels
Graduate Training University of Cologne
Biology Main subjects: Biochemistry, Genetics, Organic Chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Trnkner D, Boulet A, Peden E, Focht R, Van Deren D, Capecchi M (2019). A Microglia Sublineage Protects from Sex-Linked Anxiety Symptoms and Obsessive Compulsion. Cell Rep, 29(4), 791-799.e3.
  2. Sugino K, Clark E, Schulmann A, Shima Y, Wang L, Hunt DL, Hooks BM, Trnkner D, Chandrashekar J, Picard S, Lemire AL, Spruston N, Hantman AW, Nelson SB (2019). Mapping the transcriptional diversity of genetically and anatomically defined cell populations in the mouse brain. Elife, 8.
  3. Peng Y, Gillis-Smith S, Jin H, Trnkner D, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS (2015). Sweet and bitter taste in the brain of awake behaving animals. Nature, 527(7579), 512-5.
  4. Trnkner D, Hahne N, Sugino K, Hoon MA, Zuker C (2014). Population of sensory neurons essential for asthmatic hyperreactivity of inflamed airways. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(31), 11515-20.
  5. Huang AL, Chen X, Hoon MA, Chandrashekar J, Guo W, Trnkner D, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS (2006). The cells and logic for mammalian sour taste detection. Nature, 442(7105), 934-8.
  6. Trnkner D, Jgle H, Kohl S, Apfelstedt-Sylla E, Sharpe LT, Kaupp UB, Zrenner E, Seifert R, Wissinger B (2004). Molecular basis of an inherited form of incomplete achromatopsia. J Neurosci, 24(1), 138-47.