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Magdalena Götz

Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz

Regular member MCN, GSN Scientific Board member, GSN core faculty


Head of LMU Department of Physiological Genomics
Helmholz Center Munich, Institute Stem Cell Research


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Dept. Physiological Genomics
Schillerstr. 46
D-80336 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-75255
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-75216


Further Information

Research focus: Neural stem cells, mechanisms of adult neurogenesis, patterning, neuronal regeneration after injury, cellular and molecular biology or glial cell types, reaction of glial cells to injury

Key words: Developmental neurobiology, neurogenetics

GSN students

Selected publications:

Asami M, Pilz GA, Ninkovic J, Godinho L, Schroeder T, Huttner WB and Götz M. (2011) The role of Pax6 in regulating the orientation and mode of cell division of progenitors in the mouse cerebral cortex. Development 138: 5067-5078.

Fischer J, Beckervordersandforth R, Tripathi P, Steiner-Mezzadri A, Ninkovic J and Götz M. (2011) Prospective isolation of adult neural stem cells from the mouse subependymal zone. Nature Protocols 6: 1981-1989.

Robel S, Bardehle S, Lepier A, Brakebusch C and Götz M. (2011) Genetic deletion of Cdc42 reveals a crucial role for astrocyte recruitment to the injury site in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience 31: 12471-82.

Winpenny E, Lebel-Potter M, Fernandez ME, Brill MS, Götz M, Guillemot F and Raineteau O. (2011) Sequential generation of olfactory bulb glutamatergic neurons by Neurog2-expressing precursor cells. Neural Development 6:12.

Heinrich C, Blum R, Tripathi P, Götz M and Berninger B. (2010) Directing astroglia from the cerebral cortex into functional subtype-specific neurons. PLOS Biology 8, e1000373. highlighted by Nature.