Thomas Tischer - Lebenslauf/Curriculum Vitae

Thomas Tischer

Thomas Tischer, born 1986 in Arnstadt/Germany

 

Education

Since January 2014: MRC Laboratories of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. Postdoctoral Researcher.

December 2013: University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany. PhD degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biology

March 2009 to December 2013: University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany. PhD thesis at the Department of Molecular and Chemical Genetics about the "Characterisation of the APC/C-inhibitor protein XErp1"

January 2009: University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany. Diploma (Master) degree in Biochemistry

May 2008 to December 2008: Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried (Munich), Germany. Diploma thesis at the Department for Molecular Cell Biology about the topic “A possible SCF-dependent securin degradation in Meiosis I”

October 2004 to December 2008: University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany. Diploma (Master) student for Biochemistry 

May 2004: Evangelisch-Humanistisches-Ratsgymnasium Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany. High school diploma 

 

Research Experience

Since September 2016: MRC Laboratories for Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. Postdoctoral Researcher in the group of Dr. David Barford.

January 2014 to August 2016: MRC Laboratories for Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. Postdoctoral Researcher in the group of Dr. Melina Schuh.

March 2009 to December 2013: University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany. PhD studies at the Department of Molecular Genetics, in the group of Prof. Dr. Thomas U. Mayer

May 2008 to December 2008: Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried (Munich), Germany. Diploma (Master) thesis at the Department for Molecular Cell Biology, in the group of Dr. Olaf Stemmann

January 2007 to March 2007: helping research associate at the department of Genetics at University of Bayreuth, Advisor: Dr. Stefan Luschnig

 

Publications (see here for abstracts)

Xenopus laevis Kif18A is a highly processive kinesin required for meiotic spindle integrity. Biology Open 2017 February 22, Möckel MM, Heim A, Tischer T, Mayer TU

The Phosphatase Dusp7 Drives Meiotic Resumption and Chromosome Alignment in Mouse Oocytes. Cell Reports 2016 October 25, Tischer T, Schuh M

Live imaging RNAi screen reveals genes essential for meiosis in mammalian oocytes. Nature 2015 June 6, Pfender S*, Kuznetsov V*, Pasternak M*, Tischer T, Santhanam B, Schuh M

Fluorogenic ATP Analogues for Online Monitoring of ATP Consumption: Observing Ubiquitin Activation in Real Time. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013 Sep 17, Hacker SM, Pagliarini D, Tischer T, Hardt N, Schneider D, Mex M, Mayer TU, Scheffner M, Marx A

Modulation of cell cycle control during oocyte-to-embryo transitions (Review). EMBO Journal 2013 July 26, Hörmanseder E*, Tischer T*, Mayer TU

The APC/C Inhibitor XErp1/Emi2 Is Essential for Xenopus Early Embryonic Divisions. Science 2012 Sep 27, Tischer T*, Hörmanseder E*, Mayer TU.

Non-proteolytic ubiquitylation counteracts the APC/C-inhibitory function of XErp1. EMBO Rep. 2011 Mar 11, Hörmanseder E*, Tischer T*, Heubes S, Stemmann O, Mayer TU.

*equal contribution

 

Funding

September 2014 to August 2016: EMBO Long Term Fellowship

January 2012 to December 2013: Founded within the CRC 969 (University of Konstanz)

June 2009 to December 2011: Fellowship from the Interdisciplinary Research Center Proteostasis (University of Konstanz)

 

Internships

August/September 2007: paleontological internship in Eppelsheim / Mainz organized from the Naturhistorisches Museum Mainz

September 2006: internship at Orthopädiehaus Meyer, Erfurt

April 2002: Social-Diaconatic practical at Christophoruswerk Erfurt

 

Languages

German (native)

English

 

Skills and Qualifications

Programming in PHP, including MySQL and (X)HTML

Certificates in Latin and Ancient Greek