EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


  • MD 2002, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany
    Research at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA and the MPI, Freiburg, Germany
    PhD 2008, Paris VI University, France
    Postdoctoral research at the Stowers Institute, Kansas City, USA.
    Group leader at EMBL since 2009,
    Senior scientist since 2016.
    ERC Investigator since 2015.


Total: 21 publication(s)


Miyazawa H, Aulehla A. (2018)

Revisiting the role of metabolism during development.

Development 145(19) doi: 10.1242/dev.131110
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Sonnen KF, Aulehla A. (2018)

Principles of Systems Biology: Controlling Segmentation Clock Dynamics

Cell Syst 6(3):262. doi: 10.1016/j.cels.2018.03.007
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Sonnen KF, Lauschke VM, Uraji J, Falk HJ, Petersen Y, Funk MC, Beaupeux M, François P, Merten CA, Aulehla A. (2018)

Modulation of phase shift between wnt and notch signaling oscillations controls mesoderm segmentation.

Cell 172(5):1079-1090.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.01.026
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Bulusu V, Prior N, Snaebjornsson MT, Kuehne A, Sonnen KF, Kress J, Stein F, Schultz C, Sauer U, Aulehla A. (2017)

Spatiotemporal Analysis of a Glycolytic Activity Gradient Linked to Mouse Embryo Mesoderm Development

Dev. Cell 40(4):331-341. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.01.015
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Bulusu V, Aulehla A. (2016)

Metabolic Control of Cellular Differentiation.

Dev. Cell 39(3):286-287. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.10.019
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Tsiairis CD, Aulehla A. (2016)

Self-Organization of Embryonic Genetic Oscillators into Spatiotemporal Wave Patterns.

Cell 164(4):656-667. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.01.028
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Aulehla A. (2014)

It's about time.

Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 34:55. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2014.08.001
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Sonnen KF, Aulehla A. (2014)

Dynamic signal encoding-from cells to organisms.

Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 34:91-98. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2014.06.019
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Snaebjornsson M, Prior N, Bulusu V, Simon B, Carlomagno T, Aulehla A. (2014)

A role for central carbon metabolism in mammalian embryonic development?

Paper presented at the Metabolism, Diet and Disease 2014: Cancer and metabolism, Washington DC, USA, 28-30 May 2014.Cancer & metabolism 2(Suppl 1):P69. doi: 10.1186/2049-3002-2-S1-P69
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Lauschke VM, Tsiairis CD, François P, Aulehla A. (2013)

Scaling of embryonic patterning based on phase-gradient encoding

Nature 493(7430):101-105. doi: 10.1038/nature11804
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Aulehla A, Pourquié O. (2010)

Signaling gradients during paraxial mesoderm development

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2(2) doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a000869
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Aulehla A, Pourquie O. (2009)

More than patterning--Hox genes and the control of posterior axial elongation

Dev. Cell 17(4):439-440. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2009.10.003
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Aulehla A, Pourquié O. (2008)

Oscillating signaling pathways during embryonic development

Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 20(6):632-637. doi: 10.1016/j.ceb.2008.09.002
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Aulehla A, Wiegraebe W, Baubet V, Wahl MB, Deng C, Taketo M, Lewandoski M, Pourquié O. (2008)

A beta-catenin gradient links the clock and wavefront systems in mouse embryo segmentation

Nat. Cell Biol. 10(2):186-193. doi: 10.1038/ncb1679
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Aulehla A, Pourquié O. (2006)

On periodicity and directionality of somitogenesis

Anat. Embryol. 211 Suppl 1:3-8. doi: 10.1007/s00429-006-0124-y
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Hofmann M, Schuster-Gossler K, Watabe-Rudolph M, Aulehla A, Herrmann BG, Gossler A. (2004)

WNT signaling, in synergy with T/TBX6, controls Notch signaling by regulating Dll1 expression in the presomitic mesoderm of mouse embryos

Genes Dev. 18(22):2712-2717. doi: 10.1101/gad.1248604
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Aulehla A, Herrmann BG. (2004)

Segmentation in vertebrates: clock and gradient finally joined

Genes Dev. 18(17):2060-2067. doi: 10.1101/gad.1217404
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Aulehla A, Wehrle C, Brand-Saberi B, Kemler R, Gossler A, Kanzler B, Herrmann BG. (2003)

Wnt3a plays a major role in the segmentation clock controlling somitogenesis

Dev. Cell 4(3):395-406. doi: 10.1016/s1534-5807(03)00055-8
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Aulehla A, Johnson RL. (1999)

Dynamic expression of lunatic fringe suggests a link between notch signaling and an autonomous cellular oscillator driving somite segmentation

Dev. Biol. 207(1):49-61. doi: 10.1006/dbio.1998.9164
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Evrard YA, Lun Y, Aulehla A, Gan L, Johnson RL. (1998)

lunatic fringe is an essential mediator of somite segmentation and patterning

Nature 394(6691):377-381. doi: 10.1038/28632
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Chen H, Ovchinnikov D, Pressman CL, Aulehla A, Lun Y, Johnson RL. (1998)

Multiple calvarial defects in lmx1b mutant mice

Dev. Genet. 22(4):314-320. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1520-6408(1998)22:4<314::aid-dvg2>3.0.co;2-9
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