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:

v-SNARE transmembrane domains function as catalysts for vesicle fusion.

Dhara M, Yarzagareay A, Makke M, Schindeldecker B, Schwarz Y, Shaaban A, Sharma S, Böckmann RA, Lindau M, Mohrmann R, Bruns D (2016) Elife

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

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