Monika Schlatter

Dr. sc. nat./ Dipl. pharm. ETH

Last Position

2008-06.2011 Lab Manager/Personal Assistant (part-time 50%) of Prof. JM Fritschy, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Fluorescence microscopy: Training of users; research experiments including analysis; maintenance of microscopes
Mouse husbandry: Organization of breeding of around 18 mouse strains for experiments and conservation; import and export
Administrative support: Communication with Veterinary Office including animal experimentation licenses and reports; grant writing including mySNF
Patrizia Panzanelli, Benjamin G Gunn, Monika Schlatter, Dietmar Benke, Shiva K Tyagarajan, Peter Scheiffele, Delia Belelli, Jeremy J. Lambert, Uwe Rudolph, and Jean-Marc Fritschy; Synapse-specific dystrophin localization in hippocampal pyramidal cells contributes to [alpha]1-GABAA receptor and neuroligin-2 clustering; Manuscript submitted

Academic Profile

2005-00.2007 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. P. Maness, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Role of Cytoskeletal Linkage of L1 Cell Adhesion Molecules in Axon Guidance
Schlatter MC, Buhusi M, Wright AG, Maness PF; CHL1 promotes Sema3A-induced growth cone collapse and neurite elaboration through a motif required for recruitment of ERM proteins to the plasma membrane; J Neurochem.2008 Feb;104(3):731-44
Buhusi M, Schlatter MC, Demyanenko GP, Thresher R, Maness PF;L1 interaction with ankyrin regulates mediolateral topography in the retinocollicular projection; J Neurosci. 2008 Jan 2;28(1):177-88
2001-2004 Ph.D. in Natural Sciences (Dr. Sc. Nat.), ETH Zuerich
Regulation of Ectodomain Shedding of the L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule; (abstract); Advisor: Professor P.A. Schubiger, Center for Radiopharmaceutical Science ETHZ, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
Novak-Hofer I, Cohrs S, Grünberg J, Friedli A, Schlatter MC, Pfeifer M, Altevogt P, Schubiger PA; Antibodies directed against L1-CAM synergize with Genistein in inhibiting growth and survival pathways in SKOV3ip human ovarian cancer cells; Cancer Lett. 2008 Mar 18;261(2):193-204.
Heiz M, Grünberg J, Schubiger PA, Novak-Hofer I; Hepatocyte growth factor-induced ectodomain shedding of cell adhesion molecule L1: role of the L1 cytoplasmic domain; J Biol Chem. 2004 Jul 23;279(30):31149-56
1995-2000 Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences, ETH Zuerich (eidg. dipl. Apothekerin)
Diploma Thesis: Growth Control and L1-CAM Phosphorylation in Renal Tumor Cells;(text); Advisor: Professor P.A. Schubiger; Center for Radiopharmaceutical Science ETHZ, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
1991-1995 Kantonsschule Baden, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlicher Typus