Curriculum vitae Gilbert Weidinger

since 2012:  Associate Professor at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ulm University
2006 - 2011:  Group leader at the Biotechnology Center of the Technische Universität Dresden
2002 - 2006:  Postdoc in the lab of Randy Moon at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA
2001:   PhD student in the lab of Erez Raz at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen (now at Münster University)
1998 - 2000:   PhD student in the lab of Erez Raz at the University of Freiburg
1997 - 2000:  Studies of Genetics at the University of Salzburg, Austria


Cristi L. Stoick-Cooper*, Gilbert Weidinger*, Kim Riehle, Michael B. Major, Nelson Fausto, and Randall T. Moon (2007). Distinct Wnt signaling pathways have opposing roles in organ regeneration. Development 134, 479-489.   * equal contribution

Yukio Nakamura, Gilbert Weidinger, Jennifer O. Liang, Allisan Aquilina-Beck, Keiko Tamai, Randall T. Moon, and Matthew L. Warman (2007). The CCN family member Wisp3, mutant in progressive pseudorheumatoid dysplasia, modulates BMP and Wnt signaling. J. Clin. Invest. 117, 3075-86.

Shuichi Ueno*, Gilbert Weidinger*, Tomoaki Osugi*, Aimee D. Kohn, Jonathan L. Golob, Lil Pabon, Hans Reinecke, Randall T. Moon and Charles E. Murry (2007). Biphasic Role for Wnt/β-catenin signaling in cardiac specification in zebrafish and embryonic stem cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104, 9685-9690.    * equal contribution

Gilbert Weidinger, Chris Thorpe, Katrin Wuennenberg-Stapleton, John Ngai, and Randall T. Moon (2005). The Sp1-related transcription factor sp5l acts downstream of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in mesoderm and neuroectoderm patterning. Curr. Biol. 15, 489-500.

Chris Thorpe, Gilbert Weidinger, and Randall T. Moon (2005). Wnt/beta-catenin regulation of the Sp1-related transcription factor sp5l promotes tail development in zebrafish. Development 132, 1763-1772

Gilbert Weidinger, and Randall T. Moon (2003). When Wnts antagonize Wnts. J. Cell Biol. 162, 753-5.

Krasimir Slanchev, Juerg Stebler, Mehdi Goudarzi, Vlad Cojocaru, Gilbert Weidinger, Erez Raz (2009). Control of Dead end localization and activity - implications for the function of the protein in antagonizing miRNA function. Mech. Dev. 126, 270-7.

Gilbert Weidinger, Jürg Stebler, Krasimir Slanchev, Karin Dumstrei, Clare Wise, Robin Lovell-Badge, Christine Thisse, Bernard Thisse, and Erez Raz (2003): dead end, a novel vertebrate germ plasm component, is required for zebrafish primordial germ cell migration and survival. Curr. Biol. 13, 1429-1434

Brian Ciruna, Gilbert Weidinger, Holger Knaut, Bernard Thisse, Christine Thisse, Erez Raz, and Alexander F. Schier (2002): Production of maternal-zygotic mutant zebrafish by germ-line replacement. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99, 14919-14924

Gilbert Weidinger, Uta Wolke, Christine Thisse, Bernard Thisse & Erez Raz (2002): Regulation of zebrafish primordial germ cell migration by attraction towards an intermediate target. Development 129, 25-36.

Uta Wolke, Gilbert Weidinger, Marion Köprunner & Eraz Raz (2002): Multiple levels of post-transcriptional control lead to germ line specific gene expression in the zebrafish. Curr. Biol. 12, 289-294.

Gilbert Weidinger*, Uta Wolke*, Marion Köprunner, Michael Klinger & Erez Raz (1999): Identification of tissues and patterning events required for distinct steps in early migration of zebrafish primordial germ cells. Development 126, 5295-5307.   * equal contribution

Fritz Aberger, Gilbert Weidinger, Horst Grunz & Klaus Richter (1998). Anterior specification of embryonic ectoderm: the role of the Xenopus cement gland-specific gene XAG-2. Mech. Dev. 72, 115-130.

Fritz Aberger, Gilbert Weidinger & Klaus Richter (1997): A member of the Met/HGF-receptor family is expressed in a BMP-4-like pattern in the ectoderm of Xenopus gastrulae. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 231, 191-195.