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Molecular Chronobiology Lab - Prof. Martha Merrow and colleagues:

Giulia Zerbini 1 2 3, Eva C Winnebeck 1, Martha Merrow 1; Weekly, seasonal, and chronotype-dependent variation of dim-light melatonin onset, Affiliations expand; 2021 Feb 20;e12723.
doi: 10.1111/jpi.12723. Online ahead of print

Haspel J, Kim M, Zee P, Schwarzmeier T, Montagnese S, Panda S, Albani A, Merrow M. (2021) A Timely Call to Arms: COVID-19, the Circadian Clock, and Critical Care. J Biol Rhythms. Feb 11:748730421992587. doi: 10.1177/0748730421992587

Eelderink-Chen Z, Bosman J, Sartor F, Dodd AN, Kovács ÁT, Merrow M. (2021) Sci-ence Advances; in press: A circadian clock in non-photosynthetic bacteria Sci Adv. Jan 8;7(2):eabe2086. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abe2086.

Boltze J, Didwischus N, Merrow M, Dallmann R, Plesnila N.J (2020) Circadian effects on stroke outcome - Did we not wake up in time for neuroprotection? Cereb Blood Flow Metab. Dec 18:271678X20978711. doi: 10.1177/0271678X20978711.

Merrow, M., & Harrington, M. (2020). A functional context for heterogeneity of the circadian clock in cells. PLoS Biology, 18(10).

Zerbini, G., van der Vinne, V., Otto, L. K. M., Monecke, S., Kantermann, T., & Merrow, M. (2019). Tardiness Increases in Winter: Evidence for Annual Rhythms in Humans. Journal of Biological Rhythms.

Sartor F, Eelderink-Chen Z, Aronson B, Bosman J, Hibbert LE, Dodd AN, Ko-vács ÁT, Merrow M. (2019) Are There Circadian Clocks in Non-Photosynthetic Bacteria? Biology (Basel). May 22;8(2). pii: E41. doi: 10.3390/biology8020041.

Zerbini G, Kantermann T, Merrow M. (2018) Strategies to decrease social jetlag: Reducing evening blue light advances sleep and melatonin. Eur J Neurosci. Dec 2. doi: 10.1111/ejn.14293. [Epub ahead of print]

Breit A, Miek L, Schredelseker J, Geibel M, Merrow M, Gudermann T. (2018) Insulin-like growth factor-1 acts as a zeitgeber on hypothalamic circadian clock gene expression via glycogen synthase kinase-3beta signaling.J Biol Chem. Nov 2;293(44):17278-17290. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004429. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Olmedo M, Roenneberg T, Merrow M, Corrochano LM. (2017) Glucose sensing and light regulation: A mutation in the glucose sensor RCO-3 modifies pho-toadaptation in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Biol. Jun;122(6):497-504. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2017.10.004. Epub 2017 Nov 4.

Hughes ME, Abruzzi KC, Allada R, Anafi R, Arpat AB, Asher G, Baldi P, de Bekker C, Bell-Pedersen D, Blau J, Brown S, Ceriani MF, Chen Z, Chiu JC, Cox J, Crowell AM, DeBruyne JP, Dijk DJ, DiTacchio L, Doyle FJ, Duffield GE, Dunlap JC, Eckel-Mahan K, Esser KA, FitzGerald GA, Forger DB, Francey LJ, Fu YH, Gachon F, Gatfield D, de Goede P, Golden SS, Green C, Harer J, Harmer S, Haspel J, Hastings MH, Herzel H, Herzog ED, Hoffmann C, Hong C, Hughey JJ, Hurley JM, de la Iglesia HO, Johnson C, Kay SA, Koike N, Kornacker K, Kramer A, Lamia K, Leise T, Lewis SA, Li J, Li X, Liu AC, Loros JJ, Martino TA, Menet JS, Merrow M, Millar AJ, Mockler T, Naef F, Nagoshi E, Nitabach MN, Olmedo M, Nusinow DA, Ptáček LJ, Rand D, Reddy AB, Robles MS, Roenneberg T, Rosbash M, Ruben MD, Rund SSC, Sancar A, Sassone-Corsi P, Sehgal A, Sherrill-Mix S, Skene DJ, Storch KF, Takahashi JS, Ueda HR, Wang H, Weitz C, Westermark PO, Wijnen H, Xu Y, Wu G, Yoo SH, Young M, Zhang EE, Zielinski T, Hogenesch JB. Guidelines for Genome-Scale Analysis of Bio-logical Rhythms. (2017) J Biol Rhythms Oct;32(5):380-393. doi: 10.1177/0748730417728663. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

de Bekker, C., Will, I., Hughes, D.P., Brachmann, A. Merrow, M. (2017) Daily rhythms and enrichment patterns in the transcriptome of the behavior-manipulating parasite Ophiocordyceps kimflemingiae PLoSOne Nov 3;12(11):e0187170. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187170. eCollection 2017.

Systems Chronobiology Lab - Prof. Maria Robles and colleagues

Hansen FM, Tanzer MC, Brüning F, Bludau I, Stafford C, Schulman BA, Robles MS*, Karayel O*, Mann M*. (2021) Data-independent acquisition method for ubiquitinome analysis reveals regulation of circadian biology. Nat Commun. Jan 11;12(1):254. *co-corresponding author

Brüning F, Humphrey SJ, Robles MS (2020) Phosphoproteome and Proteome Sample Preparation from Mouse Tissues for Circadian Analysis. Methods Mol Biol.; 2130:185-193.

Brüning F, Noya SB, Bange T, Koutsouli S, Rudolph JD, Tyagarajan SK, Cox J, Mann M, Brown SA*, Robles MS*. (2019) Sleep-wake cycles drive daily dynamics of synaptic phosphorylation. Science. Oct 11;366(6462). *co-corresponding author

Noya SB, Colameo D, Brüning F, Spinnler A, Mircsof D, Opitz L, Mann M, Tyagarajan SK*, Robles MS*, Brown SA*. (2019) The forebrain synaptic transcriptome is organized by clocks but its proteome is driven by sleep. Science. Oct 11;366(6462). *co-corresponding author

Robles MS, Humphrey SJ and Mann M. (2017) Central role of phosphorylation in the circadian control of liver metabolism. Cell Metab Jan 10;25(1):118-127.

Neufeld-Cohen A*, Robles MS*#, Adamovich Y, Nir D, Rousso-Noori L, Yael Kuperman Y, Golik M, Mann M and Asher G#. (2015) Circadian control of mitochondrial nutrient utilization through regulation of rate-limiting mitochondrial enzymes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Mar 22;113(12):E1673-82 doi:10.1073 *Equal contribution; # corresponding authors

Robles MS, Cox J, Mann M. (2014) In-vivo quantitative proteomics reveals a key contribution of post-transcriptional mechanisms to the circadian regulation of liver metabolism. PLoS Genet. Jan; 10(1): e1004047

Padmanabhan K, Robles MS, Westerling T, Weitz CJ. (2012) Feedback regulation of transcriptional termination by the mammalian circadian clock PERIOD complex. Science. Aug 3; 337 (6094): 599-602

Duong HA*, Robles MS*, Knutti D, Weitz CJ. (2011) A molecular mechanism for circadian clock negative feedback. Science. Jun 17; 332 (6036): 1436-9. *Equal contribution

Robles MS*, Boyault C*, Knutti D*, Padmanabhan K, Weitz CJ. (2010) Identification of RACK1 and protein kinase C alpha as integral components of the mammalian circadian clock. Science. Jan 22; 327 (5964): 463-6. *Equal contribution

Cognitive Neurosciences Lab, Prof. Dr. Ernst Pöppel and colleagues

Lingyan Wang, Xiaoxiong Lin, Bin Zhou, Ernst Pöppel, Yan Bao (2016). Rubberband Effect in Temporal Control of Mismatch Negativity. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1299. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01299
Bin Zhou, Ernst Pöppel, Lingyan Wang, Taoxi Yang, Yuliya Zaytseva, Yan Bao (2016). Seeing without knowing: Operational principles along the early visual pathway. PsyCh Journal, 5: 145-160. DOI: 10.1002/pchj.141

Yan Bao, Alexandra von Stosch, Mona Park, Ernst Pöppel (2017). Complementarity as Generative Principle: A Thought Pattern for Aesthetic Appreciations and Cognitive Appraisals in General. Frontiers in Psychology.

von Trott zu Solz, J., Paolini, M., Silveira, S. (2017). Does touch inhibit visual imagery? A case study on acquired blindness. PsyCh Journal, 6, 139-140 doi: 10.1002/pchj.162
Yang T, Strasburger H, Pöppel E, Bao Y (2018) Attentional modulation of speed-change perception in the perifoveal and near-peripheral visual field. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0203024. https://

Koji Tanida, Marco Paolini, Ernst Pöppel, Sarita Silveira (2018): Safety feelings and anticipatory control: An fMRI study on safety and risk perception. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior,

Xiang Li, Ernst Pöppel, Yan Bao (2018): A nonparametric method to detect oscillatory components in short time series. PsyCh Journal, DOI: 10.1002/pchj.221
Ernst Pöppel (2018): East of West, West of East: a matter of global and local identity. Cognitive Prcessing.

Taoxi Yang, Sarita Silveira, Arusu Formuli, Marco Paolini, Ernst Pöppel, Tilmann Sander, Yan Bao (2019). Aesthetic experiences across cultures: neural correlates when viewing traditional Eastern or Western landscape paintings. Frontiers in Psychology10:798. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00798

Taoxi Yang, Xiaoxuan Li, Yao Li, Ernst Pöppel, Yan Bao (2020). Temporal twilight zone and beyond: Timing mechanisms in consciously delayed actions. PsyCh Journal (2020) DOI: 10.1002/pchj.389

Placebo Research Lab, PD Dr. Karin Meissner and colleagues

1. Zimmermann-Viehoff F, Meissner K, Koch J, Weber CS, Richter S & Deter HC (2013): Autonomic effects of suggestive placebo interventions to increase or decrease blood pressure: a randomized controlled trial in healthy subjects. Journal of Psychosomatic Researc. IF 2.839
2. Linde K, Friedrichs C, Alscher A, Blank W, Schneider A, Fässler M, Meissner K (2013): Use of placebos and non-specific and complementary treatments by German physicians – rationale and development of a questionnaire. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 20:361–367. IF 1.053
3. Beissner F, Meissner K, Bär KJ, & Napadow V (2013). The Autonomic Brain: An Activation Likelihood Estimation Meta-Analysis for Central Processing of Autonomic Function. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(25), 10503-10511. IF 6.747
4. Meissner, K., Fässler, M., Rücker, G., Kleijnen, J., Hróbjartsson, A., Schneider, A., Antes, G., Linde, K. (2013). Differential Effectiveness of Placebo Treatments - A Systematic Review of Migraine Prophylaxis. JAMA Internal Medicine 173(21):1941-1951. IF 13,246

Human Chronobiology Lab - Prof. Dr. Till Roenneberg and colleagues:

1. Roenneberg, T. Von Türhöhen, Vögeln und starren Gesellschaftssystemen. Schlaf 1–6 (2013).
2. Roenneberg, T. The human sleep project. Nature 498, 427–428 (2013).
3. Roenneberg, T. & Allebrandt, K. V. Genetic approaches to understanding circadian entrainment. Shaw Book 1–9 (2013).
4. Genzel, L. et al. Sleep timing is more important than sleep length or quality for medical school performance. Chronobiol Int 00, 1–6 (2013).
5. Blautzik, J. et al. Classifying fMRI-derived resting-state connectivity patterns according to their daily rhythmicity. NeuroImage 71, 298–306 (2013).
6. Juda, M., Vetter, C. & Roenneberg, T. Chronotype Modulates Sleep Duration, Sleep Quality, and Social Jet Lag in Shift-Workers. J. Biol. Rhythms 28, 141–151 (2013).
7. Juda, M., Vetter, C. & Roenneberg, T. The Munich ChronoType Questionnaire for Shift-Workers (MCTQShift). J. Biol. Rhythms 28, 130–140 (2013).
8. Allebrandt, K. V. et al. A K(ATP) channel gene effect on sleep duration: from genome-wide association studies to function in Drosophila. Mol Psychiatry 18, 122–132 (2013).
9. Roenneberg, T., Kantermann, T., Juda, M., Vetter, C. & Allebrandt, K. V. in Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology 217, 311–331 (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
10. Foster, R. G. et al. in Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science 119, 325–346 (Elsevier, 2013).