Prof. Dr. Ernst Bamberg

Emeritus scientific member

Ernst Bamberg

Prof. (C4), Dr.,

born 09.11.1940

Max Planck Institute of Biophysics

Biophysical Chemistry

Max-von-Laue Strasse 3

D-60438 Frankfurt, Germany

Phone                 +49 - 69 - 6303-2000

Email                  ernst.bamberg@biophys.mpg.de

 

Ausbildung &  Wissenschaftliche Abschlüsse

  • 1971                   Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Basel

  • 1976                   Habilitation, University of Konstanz

  • 1983                   Group leader, independent research group, Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics

  • 1988                   Adj.  Professor, University of Frankfurt

  • 1993 - 2009       Full Professor, Biophysical Chemistry, University of Frankfurt

  • since 1993         Director, Department of Biophysical Chemistry, Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics

  • 2016 - 2019       Emeritus with extended status

  • 2017 -                 Visiting Professor at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

  • 2019 -                 Director emeritus

 

Ehrungen & Auszeichnungen




Selected Publications, Ernst Bamberg

  1. Bamberg, E.Tittor, J., & Oesterhelt, D.: Light-driven proton or chloride pumping by halorhodopsinProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 90(2), 639-643. (1993). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.90.2.639

  2. Nagel, G., Möckel, B., Büldt, G., & Bamberg, E.Functional expression of bacteriorhodopsin in oocytes allows direct measurement of voltage dependence of light induced H+ pumpingFebs Letters, 377(2), 263-266. (1995). https://doi.org/10.1016/0014-5793(95)01356-3

  3. Nagel, G., Ollig, D., Fuhrmann, M., Kateriya, S., Mustl, A. M., Bamberg, E., & Hegemann, P.: Channelrhodopsin-1: A light-gated proton channel in green algaeScience, 296(5577), 2395-2398. (2002). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1072068

  4. Nagel, G., Szellas, T., Huhn, W., Kateriya, S., Adeishvili, N., Berthold, P., Ollig, D., Hegemann, P., & Bamberg, E.Channelrhodopsin-2, a directly light-gated cation-selective membrane channelProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100(24), 13940-13945. (2003). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1936192100

  5. Boyden, E. S., Zhang, F., Bamberg, E., Nagel, G., & Deisseroth, K.: Millisecond-timescale, genetically targeted optical control of neural activityNature Neuroscience, 8(9), 1263-1268. (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1525

  6. Nagel, G., Brauner, M., Liewald, J. F., Adeishvili, N., Bamberg, E., & Gottschalk, A.: Light-activation of channelrhodopsin-2 in excitable cells of Caenorhabditis elegans triggers rapid Behavioral responsesCurrent Biology, 15(24), 2279-2284. (2005). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2005.11.032

  7. Zhang, F., Wang, L. P., Brauner, M., Liewald, J. F., Kay, K., Watzke, N., Wood, P. G., Bamberg, E., Nagel, G., Gottschalk, A., & Deisseroth, K.: Multimodal fast optical interrogation of neural circuitryNature, 446(7136), 633-U634. (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05744

  8. Feldbauer, K., Zimmermann, D., Pintschovius, V., Spitz, J., Bamann, C., & Bamberg, E.Channelrhodopsin-2 is a leaky proton pumpProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(30), 12317-12322. (2009). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0905852106

  9. Shevchenko, V., Mager, T., Kovalev, K., Polovinkin, V., Alekseev, A., Juettner, J., Chizhov, I., Bamann, C., Vavourakis, C., Ghai, R., Gushchin, I., Borshchevskiy, V., Rogachev, A., Melnikov, I., Popov, A., Balandin, T., Rodriguez-Valera, F., Manstein, D. J., Bueldt, G., Bamberg, E., & Gordeliy, V.: Inward H+ pump xenorhodopsin: Mechanism and alternative optogenetic approachScience Advances, 3(9), 10. (2017). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1603187

  10. Volkov, O., Kovalev, K., Polovinkin, V., Borshchevskiy, V., Bamann, C., Astashkin, R., Marin, E., Popov, A., Balandin, T., Willbold, D., Büldt, G., Bamberg, E., & Gordeliy, V.: Structural insights into ion conduction by channelrhodopsin 2Science, 358(6366), 8. (2017). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aan8862

  11. Mager, T., de la Morena, D. L., Senn, V., Schlotte, J., D’Errico, A., Feldbauer, K., Wrobel, C., Jung, S., Bodensiek, K., Rankovic, V., Browne, L., Huet, A., Jüttner, J., Wood, P. G., Letzkus, J. J., Moser, T., & Bamberg, E.High frequency neural spiking and auditory signaling by ultrafast red-shifted optogeneticsNature Communications, 9, 14. (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04146-3

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