Christian Wunder
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  • Location : Paris, France
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Christian Wunder MD

Course and current status

10/2010 – Chargée de Recherche 1ère Classe (CR1), INSERM
Curie Institute, Paris, France

In the team of Dr. Ludger Johannes

Research focus:

  • Glycosphingolipids and galectins in endocytosis, cell migration and cancer immunology
  • Mechanistic analysis and reconstitution of retrograde trafficking

Scientific summary

11/2005 – 10/2010    Postdoctoral scientist / NIH visiting fellow

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Child Health & Human

Development (NICHD), Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, Bethesda, USA

Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

Research focus:

  • Reconstitution of the endosomal sorting complex required for transport (ESCRT) and COPI-coat Golgi budding using giant unilamellar vesicles and high resolution imaging
  • Analysis of the dynamics of the mitochondrial network dependent on Prohibitin and cell cycle stages
  • Development of new imaging techniques for lipid and protein localization
  • Identification and mechanism of the peroxisomal protein-import machinery


11/2003 – 10/2005    Postdoctoral scientist / Max Planck fellow

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Meyer / Prof. Dr. Thomas Rudel

Research focus:

  • Identification, biochemical characterization and immune function of the cholesterol glycosyltransferase from Helicobacter pylori
  • Deciphering how prohibitin modulates cell migration and MAP-Kinase activity
  • Analysis of H. pylori-host interplay (signaling, lipid metabolism, immunology)


04/2001 – 10/2003     Junior house officer

Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Charité, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Dr. Bertram Wiedenmann

Research focus:

  • Dissection of the Type-IV-secretion system of H. pylori in Meriones unguiculatus


 Trainee in molecular biology

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Dr. Michael Naumann

Research focus:

  • H. pylori-host interplay (MAP-Kinase, VEGF and prostaglandin signaling)
  • Epithelium-microarray study of Cox-2 inhibitor treated and H. pylori infected mice


1997 – 2000                     Research for thesis

Institute of Toxicology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Prof. Dr. Franz Oesch

Research focus:

  • Identification of genetic modifications in primary lung carcinoma cells, analysis of chemotherapy-resistance and apoptosis for development of a new cancer therapy
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