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Staff at EMBL

Dr. Stefano De Renzis

Group Leader
De Renzis Group

EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstra├če 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

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MD 1997, University Federico II, Naples.
PhD 2002, EMBL Heidelberg.
Postdoctoral work at Princeton University.
Group leader at EMBL since 2008.


Plasma membrane phosphoinositide balance regulates cell shape during Drosophila embryo morphogenesis. Reversi, A., Loeser, E., Subramanian, D., Schultz, C. & De Renzis, S. J Cell Biol. 2014 May 12;205(3):395-408. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201309079. Epub 2014May 5. Europe PMC

Tubular endocytosis drives remodelling of the apical surface during epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila. Fabrowski, P., Necakov, A.S., Mumbauer, S., Loeser, E., Reversi, A., Streichan, S., Briggs, J.A. & De Renzis, S. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2244. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3244. Europe PMC

The ubiquitin ligase HACE1 regulates Golgi membrane dynamics during the cell cycle. Tang, D., Xiang, Y., De Renzis, S., Rink, J., Zheng, G., Zerial, M. & Wang, Y. Nat Commun. 2011 Oct 11;2:501. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1509. Europe PMC

Unmasking activation of the zygotic genome using chromosomal deletions in the Drosophila embryo. De Renzis, S., Elemento, O., Tavazoie, S. & Wieschaus, E.F. PLoS Biol. 2007 May;5(5):e117. Europe PMC

Dorsal-ventral pattern of Delta trafficking is established by a Snail-Tom-Neuralized pathway. De Renzis, S., Yu, J., Zinzen, R. & Wieschaus, E. Dev Cell. 2006 Feb;10(2):257-64. Europe PMC

Divalent Rab effectors regulate the sub-compartmental organization and sorting of early endosomes. de Renzis, S., Sonnichsen, B. & Zerial, M. Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Feb;4(2):124-33. Europe PMC

Distinct membrane domains on endosomes in the recycling pathway visualized by multicolor imaging of Rab4, Rab5, and Rab11. Sonnichsen, B., De Renzis, S., Nielsen, E., Rietdorf, J. & Zerial, M. J Cell Biol. 2000 May 15;149(4):901-14. Europe PMC