Participation in the Cluster of Excellence

CiM Group Leader
Gender and Diversity Committee Member
CiM-IMPRS Graduate School Member

  • Research Area C.1: Angiogenic Blood Vessel Growth and Vessel Wall Assembly
  • Project FF-2013-14: Imaging of Vegfc protein in zebrafish using incorporation of unnatural amino acids (Wiebke Herzog, project time: 07/2013 - 06/201)

CiM Papers


Hübner K, Grassme KS, Rao J, Wenke NK, Zimmer CL, Korte L, Müller K, Sumanas S, Greber B, Herzog W. Wnt signaling positively regulates endothelial cell fate specification in the Fli1a-positive progenitor population via Lef1. Dev Biol 2017;430: 142-155. Abstract
Sugden WW, Meissner R, Aegerter-Wilmsen T, Tsaryk R, Leonard EV, Bussmann J, Hamm MJ, Herzog W, Jin Y, Jakobsson L, Denz C, Siekmann AF. Endoglin controls blood vessel diameter through endothelial cell shape changes in response to haemodynamic cues. Nat Cell Biol 2017;19: 653-665. Abstract


Grainger S, Richter J, Palazón RE, Pouget C, Lonquich B, Wirth S, Grassme KS, Herzog W, Swift MR, Weinstein BM, Traver D, Willert K. Wnt9a Is Required for the Aortic Amplification of Nascent Hematopoietic Stem Cells. Cell Rep 2016;17: 1595-1606. Abstract
Hamm MJ, Kirchmaier BC, Herzog W. Sema3d controls collective endothelial cell migration by distinct mechanisms via Nrp1 and PlxnD1. J Cell Biol 2016;215: 415-430. Abstract
Matsuoka RL, Marass M, Avdesh A, Helker CS, Maischein HM, Grosse AS, Kaur H, Lawson ND, Herzog W, Stainier DY. Radial glia regulate vascular patterning around the developing spinal cord. eLife 2016;5: e20253. Abstract


Helker CSM, Schuermann A, Pollmann C, Chng SC, Kiefer F, Reversade B, Herzog W. The hormonal peptide Elabela guides angioblasts to the midline during vasculogenesis. Elife 2015;4: e06726. Abstract
Schuermann A, Helker CSM, Herzog W. Metallothionein 2 regulates endothelial cell migration through transcriptional regulation of vegfc expression. Angiogenesis 2015;18: 463-475. Abstract


Hultin S, Zheng Y, Mojallal M, Vertuani S, Gentili C, Balland M, Milloud R, Belting H-G, Affolter M, Helker CSM, Adams RH, Herzog W, Uhlen P, Majumdar A, Holmgren L. AmotL2 links VE-cadherin to contractile actin fibres necessary for aortic lumen expansion. Nat Commun 2014;5: Article number: 3743. Abstract
Schuermann A, Helker CSM, Herzog W. Angiogenesis in zebrafish. Semin Cell Dev Biol 2014;31c: 106-114. Abstract


Helker CSM, Schuermann A, Karpanen T, Zeuschner D, Belting H-G, Affolter M, Schulte-Merker S, Herzog W. The zebrafish common cardinal veins develop by a novel mechanism: lumen ensheathment. Development 2013;140: 2776-2786. Abstract
Jiang Q, Lagos-Quintana M, Liu D, Shi Y, Helker C, Herzog W, le Noble F. miR-30a regulates endothelial tip cell formation and arteriolar branching. Hypertension 2013;62: 592-598. Abstract