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

FIELDS OF INTEREST

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

Schäfer JA, Schessner JP, Bircham PW, Tsuji T, Funaya C, Pajonk O, Schaeff K, Ruffini G, Papagiannidis D, Knop M, Fujimoto T, Schuck S (2020). ESCRT machinery mediates se-lective microautophagy of endoplasmic reticulum in yeast. EMBO J. 39(2):e102586

Lee JY, Cortese M, Haselmann U, Tabata K, Romero-Brey I, Funaya C, Schieber NL, Qi-ang Y, Bartenschlager M, Kallis S, Ritter C, Rohr K, Schwab Y, Ruggieri A, Bartenschlager R (2019). Spatiotemporal Coupling of the Hepatitis C Virus Replication Cycle by Creating a Lipid Droplet- Proximal Membranous Replication Compartment. Cell Rep. 27(12):3602-3617

Hata S, Pastor Peidro A, Panic M, Liu P, Atorino E, Funaya C, Jäkle U, Pereira G, Schiebel E (2019). The balance between KIFC3 and EG5 tetrameric kinesins controls the onset of mitotic spindle assembly. Nat Cell Biol. 21(9):1138-1151

Fratini, M, Wiegand, T, Funaya, C, Jiang, Z, Shah, P, Spatz, J P, Cavalcanti-Adam, E A, & Boulant, S (2018). Surface Immobilization of Viruses and Nanoparticles Elucidates Early Events in Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis. ACS infectious diseases, 4(11), 1585–1600

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 replica-tion factories. Cell Rep. 18(9):2113-2123

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

Grippa A, Buxó L, Mora G, Funaya C, Idrissi FZ, Mancuso F, Gomez R, Muntanyà J, Sabidó E, Carvalho P (2015). The seipin complex Fld/Ldb16 stabilizes ER-lipid droplet contact sites. J Cell Biol. 211(4):829-844

Foresti O, Rodriguez-Vaello V, Funaya C, Carvalho P (2014). Quality control of inner nu-clear membrane proteins by the Asi complex. Science. 346(6210):751-755

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 asso-ciated with the spindle pole body directs meiotic microtubule reorganization in S. pombe. Curr Biol. 22(7):562-574

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):264-267

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