Katja Brueckner, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Departments of Cell/Tissue Biology and Anatomy, UCSF

katja.brueckner@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-3827 (voice)
UCSF Box 0512, San Francisco, CA 94143-0512

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Education

Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry and Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Dipl. Biol. (Masters), 1994, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Medical Microbiology; Thesis in Signal Transduction
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, and University of Heidelberg, Ph.D., 1994-1999, Cell Signaling
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Postdoc, 1999-2000, Developmental Biology and Cell Signaling
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Postdoc, 2000-2006, Developmental Biology and Cell Signaling

Professional Experience

  • 2006-present
    Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco,, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, Department of Anatomy

Honors & Awards

  • 1994
    Diploma degree received with highest mark
  • 1999
    Ph.D. degree received with summa cum laude
  • 1994-1999
    EMBL predoctoral fellow
  • 2000-2001
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute associate
  • 2001
    EMBO long-term fellow
  • 2001-2006
    HFSP long-term fellow
  • 2003-2007
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow
  • 2005
    Brian P. O'Dell Memorial Research Award from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Selected Publications

  1. Makhijani K, Brückner K. Of blood cells and the nervous system: hematopoiesis in the Drosophila larva. Fly (Austin). 2012 Oct-Dec; 6(4):254-60.
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  2. Kelsey EM, Luo X, Brückner K, Jasper H. Schnurri regulates hemocyte function to promote tissue recovery after DNA damage. J Cell Sci. 2012 Mar 15; 125(Pt 6):1393-400.
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  3. Brückner K. Blood cells need glia, too: a new role for the nervous system in the bone marrow niche. Cell Stem Cell. 2011 Dec 2; 9(6):493-5.
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  4. Makhijani K, Alexander B, Tanaka T, Rulifson E, Brückner K. The peripheral nervous system supports blood cell homing and survival in the Drosophila larva. Development. 2011 Dec; 138(24):5379-91.
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  5. Kockel L, Kerr KS, Melnick M, Brückner K, Hebrok M, Perrimon N. Dynamic switch of negative feedback regulation in Drosophila Akt-TOR signaling. PLoS Genet. 2010 Jun; 6(6):e1000990.
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  6. Brückner K, Kockel L, Duchek P, Luque CM, Rørth P, Perrimon N. The PDGF/VEGF receptor controls blood cell survival in Drosophila. Dev Cell. 2004 Jul; 7(1):73-84.
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  7. Labrador JP, Azcoitia V, Tuckermann J, Lin C, Olaso E, Mañes S, Brückner K, Goergen JL, Lemke G, Yancopoulos G, Angel P, Martínez C, Klein R. The collagen receptor DDR2 regulates proliferation and its elimination leads to dwarfism. EMBO Rep. 2001 May; 2(5):446-52.
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  8. Brückner K, Perez L, Clausen H, Cohen S. Glycosyltransferase activity of Fringe modulates Notch-Delta interactions. Nature. 2000 Jul 27; 406(6794):411-5.
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  9. Brückner K, Pablo Labrador J, Scheiffele P, Herb A, Seeburg PH, Klein R. EphrinB ligands recruit GRIP family PDZ adaptor proteins into raft membrane microdomains. Neuron. 1999 Mar; 22(3):511-24.
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  10. Brückner K, Klein R. Signaling by Eph receptors and their ephrin ligands. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1998 Jun; 8(3):375-82.
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  11. Brückner K, Pasquale EB, Klein R. Tyrosine phosphorylation of transmembrane ligands for Eph receptors. Science. 1997 Mar 14; 275(5306):1640-3.
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  12. Brambilla R, Brückner K, Orioli D, Bergemann AD, Flanagan JG, Klein R. Similarities and differences in the way transmembrane-type ligands interact with the Elk subclass of Eph receptors. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1996; 8(2-3):199-209.
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