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  Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann     Manage my data Listed since: 22.07.2005  
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  Position:   Principal investigator   Highest Degree(s):   PhD
  Official position:   -   Date of PhD/MD:   1981
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Maulbeerstrasse 66
CH-4058 Basel
  PhD/MD mentor:   David C. Turner and Hans M. Eppenberger
  Country:   Switzerland   PhD/MD Institution:   Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich
  Nationality:   swiss   Postdoc mentor:   Robert P. Dottin
  Homepage:    http://www.fmi.ch/html/research/research_groups/growth_control/ruth_chiquet/ruth_chiquet.html   Postdoc Institution:   The Johns Hopkins University
  e-mail:    Send Mail to Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann hc.imf@teuqihc   Independent group leader since:   1985
  Society Memberships:   The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB); International Society for Matrix Biology (ISMB); Swiss Society for Matrix Biology (SSMB); Union Schweizerischer Gesellschaften für Experimentelle Biologie/ Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie, Molekularbiologie und

  Discipline:   cell biology
extracellular matrix, cell adhesion, development, signaling, tenascin, teneurin, fibronectin
  Hottest papers:
Chiquet-Ehrismann, R., Kalla, P., Pearson, C. A., Beck, K., and Chiquet, M. (1988). Tenascin interferes with fibronectin action. Cell 53, 383 - 390

Spring, J., Beck, K., and Chiquet-Ehrismann, R. (1989). Two contrary functions of tenascin: Dissection of the active sites by recombinant tenascin fragments. Cell 59, 325-334

Baumgartner, S., Martin, D., Hagios, C., and Chiquet-Ehrismann, R. (1994). tenm, a Drosophila gene related to tenascin, is a new pair-rule gene. Embo J. 13, 3728-3740

Rubin, B. P., Tucker, R. P., Martin, D., and Chiquet-Ehrismann, R. (1999). Teneurins, a novel family of neuronal cell surface proteins in vertebrates, homologous to the Drosophila pair-rule gene product Ten-m. Dev. Biol. 216, 195-209

Drabikowski, K., and Chiquet-Ehrismann R. (2005). ten-1, an essential gene for sperm development, epidermal morphogenesis, gonad migration and neuronal pathfinding in Caenorhabditis elegans. Developmental Biology, 282, 27-38

1990 Huggenberger-Bischoff Prize for Cancer Research

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