Molecular Neurophysiology

              - D. Bruns

            Molecular Physiology

              - F. Kirchhoff


            Sensory and Neuroendocrine Physiology

              - T. Leinders-Zufall

            Cellular Neurophysiology

              - J. Rettig

            Molecular Medicine of Sensory Systems

              - F. Zufall

            ZHMB Junior Research Group

               part of Center of Human & Molecular Biology

             - R. Mohrmann

Geschäftsführender Professor:

Prof. Dr. F. Kirchhoff


Prof. Dr. J. Rettig

New Publications and other news:

Functional overexpression of vomeronasal receptors using a Herpes Simples Virus Type 1 (HSV-1)-derived amplicon.

Stein B, Alonso MT, Zufall F, Leinders-Zufall T, Chamero P (2016) PLoS One

Chemosensory Transduction: The detection of odors, tastes, and other chemostimuli

Editors: Frank Zufall & Steven D. Munger (2016)


Evaluation of TgH(CX3CR!-EGFP) mice implanted with mCherry-GL261 cells as an in vivo model for morphometrical analysis of glioma-microglia interaction.

Resende FF, Bai X, Del Bel EA, Kirchhoff F, Scheller A, Titze-de-Almeida R (2016) BMC Cancer

Identification of a Munc13-sensitive step in chromaffin cell large dense-core vesicle exocytosis.

Man KN, Imig C, Walter AM, Pinheiro PS, Stevens DR, Rettig J, Sorensen JB, Cooper BH, Brose N, Wojcik SM(2015) ELife

Complexins: small but capable

Mohrmann R, Dhara M, Bruns D (2015)

Cell Mol Life Sci

University of Saarland, School of Medicine

Center of Integrative Physiology & Molecular Medicine (CIPMM)

Department of Physiology

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66424 Homburg; Germany

SFB 894:

Calcium Signaling: Molecular Mechanisms and Integrative Functions

SFB 1027:

Physical modeling of non-equilibrium processes in biological systems

Transregion SFB 152:

TRiPs to Homeostasis

SPP 1392:

Integrative Analysis of Olfaction

SPP 1757:

Functional specialization of neuroglia as critical determinants of brain activity

GK 1326:

Calcium Signaling and Cellular Nanodomains


Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Interactions: The Molecular Basis of Chemical Communication