SFB 914 Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jörg Renkawitz


Project A12 (N)


Biomedical Center Munich (BMC)
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Großhaderner Str. 9
82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Phone: +49 89 2180 71516

10 most relevant publications:

1. Kameritsch P, Renkawitz J (2020) Principles of Leukocyte Migration Strategies. Trends in Cell Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2020.06.007.

2. Kopf A, Renkawitz J, Hauschild R, Girkontaite I, Tedford, K, Merrin J, Thorn-Seshold O, Trauner D, Häcker H, Fischer KD, Kiermaier E, Sixt M (2020) Microtubules control cellular shape and coherence in amoeboid migrating cells. Journal of Cell Biology. 219(6):e201907154

3. Renkawitz J, Kopf A, Stopp J, de Vries I, Driscoll MK, Merrin J, Hausschild R., Welf ES, Danuser G, Fiolka R, Sixt S (2019) Nuclear positioning facilitates amoeboid migration along the path of least resistance. Nature 568(7753), 546-550

4. Renkawitz J, Reversat A, Leithner A, Merrin J, Sixt M. (2018) Micro-engineered ‘Pillar Forests’ to Study Cell Migration in Complex but Controlled 3D Environments. Methods Cell Biology. 147:79-91.

5. Hons M, Kopf A, Hauschild R, Leithner A, Gaertner F, Abe J, Renkawitz J, Stein JV, Sixt M. (2018) Chemokines and integrins independently tune actin flow and substrate friction during intranodal migration of T cells. Nat Immunol. 19:606-16.

6. Leithner A, Renkawitz J, De Vries I, Hauschild R, Häcker H, Sixt M. (2018) Fast and efficient genetic engineering of hematopoietic precursor cells for the study of dendritic cell migration. Eur J Immunol. 48:1074-77. (Technical Comment)

7. Renkawitz J, Lademann CA, Jentsch S. (2014) Mechanisms and principles of homology search during recombination. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 15:369-83. (Review)

8. Renkawitz J, Lademann CA, Kalocsay M, Jentsch S. (2013) Monitoring homology search during DNA double-strand break repair in vivo. Mol Cell. 50:261-72.

9. Renkawitz J, Sixt M. (2010) Mechanisms of force generation and force transmission during interstitial leukocyte migration. EMBO Rep. 11:744-50. (Review)

10. Renkawitz J, Schumann K, Weber M, Lämmermann T, Pflicke H, Piel M, Polleux J, Spatz JP, Sixt M. (2009) Adaptive force transmission in amoeboid cell migration. Nat Cell Biol. 11:1438-43. (Letter)