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PhD 1983, Basel Institute for Immunology.
Postdoctoral research then Staff Scientist at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.
Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen.
Professor, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne.
Director of EMBO and Group Leader at EMBL since 2010.
Total: 37 publication(s)
Kuri P, Schieber NL, Thumberger T, Wittbrodt J, Schwab Y, Leptin M. (2017)
Dynamics of in vivo ASC speck formation.
Kuri P, Ellwanger K, Kufer TA, Leptin M, Bajoghli B. (2017)
A high-sensitivity, bi-directional reporter to monitor NF-κB activity in cell culture and zebrafish in real-time.
Gilmour D, Rembold M, Leptin M. (2017)
From morphogen to morphogenesis and back
Ding X, Bloch W, Iden S, Rüegg MA, Hall MN, Leptin M, Partridge L, Eming SA. (2016)
mTORC1 and mTORC2 regulate skin morphogenesis and epidermal barrier formation.
Kakanj P, Moussian B, Grönke S, Bustos V, Eming SA, Partridge L, Leptin M. (2016)
Insulin and TOR signal in parallel through FOXO and S6K to promote epithelial wound healing.
Misra M, Edmund H, Ennis D, Schlueter MA, Marot JE, Tambasco J, Barlow I, Sigurbjornsdottir S, Mathew R, Vallés AM, Davis I, Leptin M, Gavis ER. (2016)
A Genome-Wide Screen for Dendritically Localized RNAs Identifies Genes Required for Dendrite Morphogenesis.
Berg JM, Bhalla N, Bourne PE, Chalfie M, Drubin DG, Fraser JS, Greider CW, Hendricks M, Jones C, Kiley R, King S, Kirschner MW, Krumholz HM, Lehmann R, Leptin M, Pulverer B, Rosenzweig B, Spiro JE, Stebbins M, Strasser C, Swaminathan S, Turner P, Vale RD, VijayRaghavan K, Wolberger C. (2016)
Preprints for the life sciences
Howe K, Schiffer PH, Zielinski J, Wiehe T, Laird GK, Marioni JC, Soylemez O, Kondrashov F, Leptin M. (2016)
Structure and evolutionary history of a large family of NLR proteins in the zebrafish.
Rauzi M, Krzic U, Saunders TE, Krajnc M, Ziherl P, Hufnagel L, Leptin M. (2015)
Embryo-scale tissue mechanics during Drosophila gastrulation movements.
Bajoghli B, Kuri P, Inoue D, Aghaallaei N, Hanelt M, Thumberger T, Rauzi M, Wittbrodt J, Leptin M. (2015)
Noninvasive In Toto Imaging of the Thymus Reveals Heterogeneous Migratory Behavior of Developing T Cells
Sigurbjörnsdóttir S, Mathew R, Leptin M. (2014)
Molecular mechanisms of de novo lumen formation
Banerjee S, Leptin M. (2014)
Systemic Response to Ultraviolet Radiation Involves Induction of Leukocytic IL-1β and Inflammation in Zebrafish
Ukken FP, Aprill I, Nair JN, Leptin M. (2014)
Slik and the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Breathless Mediate Localized Activation of Moesin in Terminal Tracheal Cells
Schafer G, Narasimha M, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2014)
Cadherin switching during the formation and differentiation of the Drosophila mesoderm - implications for epithelial-to-mesenchymal transitions
Jayanandanan N, Mathew R, Leptin M. (2014)
Guidance of subcellular tubulogenesis by actin under the control of a synaptotagmin-like protein and Moesin
Rembold M, Ciglar L, Yáñez-Cuna JO, Zinzen RP, Girardot C, Jain A, Welte MA, Stark A, Leptin M, Furlong EE. (2014)
A conserved role for Snail as a potentiator of active transcription
Rauzi M, Hočevar Brezavšček A, Ziherl P, Leptin M. (2013)
Physical models of mesoderm invagination in Drosophila embryo
Baer MM, Palm W, Eaton S, Leptin M, Affolter M. (2012)
Microsomal triacylglycerol transfer protein (MTP) is required to expand tracheal lumen in Drosophila in a cell-autonomous manner
Hočevar Brezavšček A, Rauzi M, Leptin M, Ziherl P. (2012)
A model of epithelial invagination driven by collective mechanics of identical cells
Leptin M. (2012)
Open access--pass the buck
Mathew SJ, Rembold M, Leptin M. (2011)
Role for Traf4 in polarizing adherens junctions as a prerequisite for efficient cell shape changes
JayaNandanan N, Gavis ER, Riechmann V, Leptin M. (2011)
A genetic in vivo system to detect asymmetrically distributed RNA
Clark IB, Muha V, Klingseisen A, Leptin M, Müller HA. (2011)
Fibroblast growth factor signalling controls successive cell behaviours during mesoderm layer formation in Drosophila
Aggad D, Stein C, Sieger D, Mazel M, Boudinot P, Herbomel P, Levraud JP, Lutfalla G, Leptin M. (2010)
In vivo analysis of Ifn-γ1 and Ifn-γ2 signaling in zebrafish
Csiszar A, Vogelsang E, Beug H, Leptin M. (2010)
A novel conserved phosphotyrosine motif in the Drosophila fibroblast growth factor signaling adaptor Dof with a redundant role in signal transmission
Baer MM, Bilstein A, Caussinus E, Csiszar A, Affolter M, Leptin M. (2010)
The role of apoptosis in shaping the tracheal system in the Drosophila embryo
Mathew SJ, Haubert D, Krönke M, Leptin M. (2009)
Looking beyond death: a morphogenetic role for the TNF signalling pathway
Mathew SJ, Kerridge S, Leptin M. (2009)
A small genomic region containing several loci required for gastrulation in Drosophila
Sieger D, Stein C, Neifer D, van der Sar AM, Leptin M. (2009)
The role of gamma interferon in innate immunity in the zebrafish embryo
Baer MM, Bilstein A, Leptin M. (2007)
A clonal genetic screen for mutants causing defects in larval tracheal morphogenesis in Drosophila
Chanut-Delalande H, Jung AC, Lin L, Baer MM, Bilstein A, Cabernard C, Leptin M, Affolter M. (2007)
A genetic mosaic analysis with a repressible cell marker screen to identify genes involved in tracheal cell migration during Drosophila air sac morphogenesis
Seher TC, Narasimha M, Vogelsang E, Leptin M. (2007)
Analysis and reconstitution of the genetic cascade controlling early mesoderm morphogenesis in the Drosophila embryo
Kölsch V, Seher T, Fernandez-Ballester GJ, Serrano L, Leptin M. (2007)
Control of Drosophila gastrulation by apical localization of adherens junctions and RhoGEF2
Stein C, Caccamo M, Laird G, Leptin M. (2007)
Conservation and divergence of gene families encoding components of innate immune response systems in zebrafish
Zhu MY, Wilson R, Leptin M. (2005)
A screen for genes that influence fibroblast growth factor signal transduction in Drosophila
Leptin M. (2005)
Gastrulation movements: the logic and the nuts and bolts