Differentiation of neural cell types

Positions held

  • Since 2010: Academic Director, Institute of Genetics, University of Mainz
  • Since 2004: Senior Assistant Professor, Institute of Genetics, University of Mainz
  • Since 2000: Academic Council, Institute of Genetics, University of Mainz

Education

  • 2000: Habilitation and venia legendi, Faculty of Biology (Genetics), University of Mainz
  • 1990-1999: Research Assistant with Prof. Gerhard Technau, Institute of Genetics, University of Mainz
  • 1986-1990: Research Assistant with Prof. Gerhard Technau, Institute of Genetics, University of Mainz
  • 1986: Diploma in Biology, University of Frankfurt

Most relevant publications by Joachim Urban

Dittrich R, Bossing T, Gould AP, Technau GM and Urban J (1997). The differentiation of the serotonin neurons in the Drosophila ventral nerve cord depends on the combined function of the zink finger proteins Eagle and Huckebein. Development, 124, 2515-2525

Deshpande N, Technau GM und Urban J (2001). Successive specification of Drosophila neuroblasts NB 6-4 and NB 7-3 depends on interaction of the segment polarity genes wingless, gooseberry and naked cuticle. Development, 128, 3253-3261

Berger C, Urban J und Technau GM (2001). Stage-specific inductive signals in the Drosophila neuroectoderm control the temporal sequence of neuroblast specification. Development, 128, 3243-51

Novotny T, Eiselt R and Urban J (2002). Hunchback is required for the early sublineage of neuroblast 7-3 in the Drosophila central nervous system. Development, 129, 1027-1036

Mettler U, Vogler G and Urban J (2006). Timing of identity: Regulation of hunchback in Drosophila neuroblast lineages by seven-up and prospero. Development, 133, 429-437

 

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