Dr. Charlotta Funaya

Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EMCF)
Universität Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 345
69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221-54-6365
Email:  funaya@uni-heidelberg.de


electron microscopy, electron tomography, correlative light and electron microscopy methods


2015–present Staff scientist at Electron Microscopy Core Facility, Heidelberg University
2006-2015 Technical officer at Electron Microscopy Core Facility, EMBL, Heidelberg
1999-2003 Postdoctoral research at ICU and Rinshoken, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Postdoctoral research at Regensburg University, Germany
1992-1997 PhD in Plant physiology at Stockholm University, Sweden

Cortese M, Goellner S, Acosta EG, Neufeldt CJ, Oleksiuk O, Lampe M, Haselmann U, Funaya C, Schieber N, Ronchi P, Schorb M, Pruunsild P, Schwab Y, Chatel-Chaix L, Ruggieri A, Bartenschlager R (2017). Ultrastructural characterization of Zika Virus replication factories. Cell Rep. 18(9):2113-2123 doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.02.014.

Amaral N, Vendrell A, Funaya C, Idrissi FZ, Maier M, Kumar A, Neurohr G, Colomina N, Torres-Rosell J, Geli MI, Mendoza M (2016). The Aurora-B-dependent NoCut checkpoint prevents damage of anaphase bridges after DNA replication stress. Nat Cell Biol. 18(5):516-26. doi: 10.1038/ncb3343. PMID: 27111841

Grippa A, Buxó L, Mora G, Funaya C, Idrissi FZ, Mancuso F, Gomez R, Muntanyà J, Sabidó E, Carvalho P (2015). The seipin complex Fld1/Ldb16 stabilizes ER-lipid droplet contact sites. J Cell Biol. 23;211(4):829-44. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201502070. PMID: 26572621

Foresti O, Rodriguez-Vaello V, Funaya C, Carvalho P (2014). Quality control of inner nuclear membrane proteins by the Asi complex. Science 346(6210):751-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1255638. PMID: 25236469

Funaya C, Samarasinghe S, Pruggnaller S, Ohta M, Connolly Y, Müller J, Murakami H, Grallert A, Yamamoto M, Smith D, Antony C, Tanaka K (2012). Transient structure associated with the spindle pole body directs meiotic microtubule reorganization in S. pombe. Curr Biol. 22(7):562-74. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.02.042. PMID: 22425159

Reuter M, Berninger P, Chuma S, Shah H, Hosokawa M, Funaya C, Antony C, Sachidanandam R, Pillai RS (2011). Miwi catalysis is required for piRNA amplification-independent LINE1 transposon silencing. Nature 480(7376):264-7. doi: 10.1038/nature10672. PMID: 22121019

De Fazio S, Bartonicek N, Di Giacomo M, Abreu-Goodger C, Sankar A, Funaya C, Antony C, Moreira PN, Enright AJ, O’Carroll D (2011). The endonuclease activity of Mili fuels piRNA amplification that silences LINE1 elements. Nature 480(7376):259-263

Di Ventura B, Funaya C, Antony C, Knop M, Serrano L (2008). Reconstitution of Mdm2-dependent post-translational modifications of p53 in yeast. PLoS One 3(1):e1507