Participation in the Cluster of Excellence

CiM Principal Investigator
Coordinator Research Area A
Scientific Steering Committee Member
CiM-IMPRS Graduate School Member

  • Research Area A.2: Cell Fate Programmes and Plasticity in Pluripotent and Somatic Stem Cells

CiM Papers


Jeong H-W, Hernandez-Rodriguez B, Kim JM, Kim K-P, Enriquez-Gasca R, Yoon J, Adams S, Scholer HR, Vaquerizas JM, Adams RH. Transcriptional regulation of endothelial cell behavior during sprouting angiogenesis. Nat Commun 2017;8: 726. Abstract
Jerabek S, Ng CK, Wu G, Arauzo-Bravo MJ, Kim K-P, Esch D, Malik V, Chen Y, Velychko S, MacCarthy CM, Yang X, Cojocaru V, Scholer HR, Jauch R. Changing POU dimerization preferences converts Oct6 into a pluripotency inducer. EMBO Rep 2017;18: 319-333. Abstract


Rao J, Pfeiffer MJ, Frank S, Adachi K, Piccini I, Quaranta R, Arauzo-Bravo M, Schwarz J, Schade D, Leidel S, Scholer HR, Seebohm G, Greber B. Stepwise Clearance of Repressive Roadblocks Drives Cardiac Induction in Human ESCs. Cell Stem Cell 2016;18: 341-353. Abstract


Jerabek S, Merino F, Scholer HR, Cojocaru V. OCT4: dynamic DNA binding pioneers stem cell pluripotency. Biochim Biophys Acta 2014;1839: 138-154. Abstract
Tiemann U, Marthaler AG, Adachi K, Wu G, Fischedick GUL, Arauzo-Bravo MJ, Scholer HR, Tapia N. Counteracting activities of OCT4 and KLF4 during reprogramming to pluripotency. Stem Cell Reports 2014;2: 351-365. Abstract


Boser A, Drexler HCA, Reuter H, Schmitz H, Wu G, Scholer HR, Gentile L, Bartscherer K. SILAC proteomics of planarians identifies Ncoa5 as a conserved component of pluripotent stem cells. Cell Rep 2013;5: 1142-1155. Abstract
Marthaler AG, Tiemann U, Arauzo-Bravo MJ, Wu G, Zaehres H, Hyun JK, Han DW, Scholer HR, Tapia N. Reprogramming to pluripotency through a somatic stem cell intermediate. PLoS One 2013;8: e85138. Abstract
Wu G, Han D, Gong Y, Sebastiano V, Gentile L, Singhal N, Adachi K, Fischedick G, Ortmeier C, Sinn M, Radstaak M, Tomilin A, Scholer HR. Establishment of totipotency does not depend on Oct4A. Nat Cell Biol 2013;15: 1089-1097. Abstract