Priv.-Doz. Dr. Carsten Schultz

In 2016, Carsten Schultz was appointed chair
of the department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, USA.

until 2015

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Heidelberg
69117 Heidelberg, Germany


Understanding Cystic Fibrosis, COPD and lung inflammation; Chemical Biology, including understanding intracellular signaling networks; Fluorescent sensor and reporter development; Probes to non-invasively manipulate intact cells; Imaging intracellular events in real time; Preparative organic chemistry


2012 Heidelberg Molecular Life Science Award (HMLS) – (shared with Michael Brunner)
2005 Piet Van Duijn Lecture of the International Federation of Societies for Histochemistry and Cytochemistry
1993-1996 DFG Habilitation stipend

2016 – Professor and Chair, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA
2008–2019 Senior Scientist EMBL Heidelberg
2001–2019 Group Leader EMBL Heidelberg
2000–2001 Group Leader MPI Molecular Physiology Dortmund
1996–2000 Researcher University of Bremen, Fachbereich Chemie/Biologie
1993–1996 DFG Habilitationsstipendiat University of Bremen, FB Chemie/Biologie
1990–1993 Postdoc UCSD with Roger Y. Tsien
1989–1990 Postdoc University Bremen with Bernd Jastorff
1986–1989 PhD work, University Bremen with Bernd Jastorff
1979–1986 Studies in Chemistry, University Bremen

2011–present Steering committee of EuroBioImaging
2009–2013 Steering committee of EU project LIVIMODE
2004–2008 Steering committee of EU project MOLECULAR IMAGING
2004–present Coordinator EMBL PhD course module ‘Disease mechanisms’

Posor Y, Eichhorn-Gruenig M, Puchkov D, Schöneberg J, Ullrich A, Lampe A, Müller R, Zarbakhsh S, Schultz C, Schmoranzer J, Noé F, Haucke V. Spatiotemporal control of endocytosis by phosphatidylinositol 3,4-bisphosphate. Nature 2013; 499, 233-237.

Nadler A, Reither G, Feng S, Stein F, Reither S, Schultz C. The fatty acid composition of diacylglycerols determines local signaling patterns. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013; 52, 6330-6334.

Gehrig S, Mall MA, Schultz C. Spatially resolved monitoring of neutrophil elastase activity with ratiometric fluorescent reporters. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012; 51, 6258-6261

Rutkowska A, Haering CH, Schultz C. A FlAsH-based cross-linker to study protein interactions in living cells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011; 50, 12655-12658

Subramanian D, Laketa V, Müller R, Tischer C, Zarbakhsh S, Pepperkok R, Schultz C. Activation of membrane-permeant caged PtdIns(3)P induces endosomal fusion in cells. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2010; 6, 324-326

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