Publication List

Please find below the most updated list of publications. Click on the doi to directly be forwarded to the respective publication. 

Articles in Revision

  1. Amberg N*, Cheung G*, Hippenmeyer S.

Sorting cells from mouse brains labelled with Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers by flow cytometry.

Manuscript under review. STAR Protocols.


currently no preprints

Original Articles

  1. Michalska JM, Lyudchick J, Velicky P, Stefanickova H, Watson JF, Cenameri A, Sommer C, Amberg N, Venturino A, Roessler K, Czech T, Höftberger R, Siegert S, Novarino G, Jonas P, Danzl JG.

Uncovering brain tissue architecture across scales with super-resolution light microscopy.

Nat. Biotechnol. 2023 Aug 31, doi:10.1038/s41587-023-01911-8.


  1. Knaus LS, Basilico B, Malzl D, Gerykova Bujalkova M, Smogavec M, Schwarz LA, Gorkiewicz S, Amberg N, Pauler F,Rülicke T, Menche J, Hippenmeyer S, Novarino G.

Large neutral amino acid levels tune perinatal neuronal excitability and survival.

Cell. 2023 Apr 27;186(9):1950-1967.e25. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.02.037.


  1. Amberg N, Pauler F, Streicher C, Hippenmeyer

Tissue-wide genetic and cellular landscape shapes the execution of distinct and sequential PRC2 functions in neural stem celllineage progression.

Sci Adv. 2022 Nov 4;8(44):eabq1263. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abq1263.


  1. Amberg N and Hippenmeyer

Genetic dissection of candidate genes in genetic mosaic mice using Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers

STAR Protocols. 2021 Dec 17;2(4) eCollection. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2021.100939


  1. Contreras X, Amberg N, Davaatseren A, Hansen AH, Sonntag J, Andersen L, Bernthaler T, Heger A, Johnson R, Schwarz LA, Luo L,Rülicke T, Hippenmeyer

 A genome-wide library of MADM mice for single-cell genetic mosaic analysis.

Cell Rep. 2021 Jun 22;35(12):109274. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109274.


  1. Laukoter S, Amberg N, Pauler F, Hippenmeyer

Generation and isolation of single cells with MADM-induced uniparental chromosome disomy (UPD) to probe genomic imprinting.

STAR Protocols, eCollection. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2020.100215


  1. Hippe A*, Braun SA*, Oláh P, Gerber PA, Schorr A, Seeliger S, Müller S, Jannasch K, Pivarcsi A, Buhren B, Schrumpf H, Kislat A, Bünemann E, Steinhoff M, Fischer J, Lira S, Boukamp P, Hevezi P, Stoecklein NH, Hoffmann T, Alves F, Sleeman J, Bauer T, Klufa J, Amberg N, Sibilia M, Zlotnik A, Müller-Homey A*, and Homey B*.

EGFR/Ras-induced CCL20 production critically modulates the tumor microenvironment.

Br J Cancer. 2020 Sept 123(6):942-954. doi: 10.1038/s41416-020-0943-2


  1. Laukoter S*, Pauler F*, Beattie R, Amberg N, Hansen A, Streicher C, Penz T, Bock C, Hippenmeyer S. Cell-type specificity of genomic imprinting in cerebral cortex.

Neuron. 2020 Jul 15:S0896-6273(20)30485-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.06.031.


  1. Beattie R, Streicher C, Amberg N, Cheung G, Contreras X, Hansen AH, Simon Hippenmeyer

Lineage tracing and clonal analysis in the developing cerebral cortex by using Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers (MADM).

J Vis Exp. 2020 May 8;(159). doi: 10.3791/61147.


  1. Laukoter S*, Pauler F*, Beattie R*, Amberg N, Nakayama K, Hippenmeyer S.Unexpected role of the imprinted Cdkn1c genomic locus in cortical neurogenesis. NatureCommunications 2020 Jan 10;11(1):195. doi: 1038/s41467-019-14077-2.
  2. Telley L*, Agirman G*, Prados J, Amberg N, Fièvre S, Oberst P, Bartolini G, Vitali I, Cadilhac C, Hippenmeyer S, Nguyen L, Dayer A, Jabaudon

Temporal patterning of apical progenitors and their daughter neurons in the developing neocortex.

Science. 2019 May 10;364(6440). pii: eaav2522. doi: 10.1126/science.aav2522.


  1. Amberg N, Sotiropoulou P, Heller G, Lichtenberger BM, Camurdanoglu B, Holcmann M, Baykusheva-Gentscheva T, Blanpain C, Sibilia

Epidermal EGFR controls hair shaft differentiation in a p53-dependent manner.iScience. 2019 Apr 17;15:243-256. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2019.04.018. [Cover Story]


  1. Srivatsa S*, Paul MC*, Cardone C, Holcmann M, Amberg N, Pathria P, Diamanti MA, Linder M, Timelthaler G, Dienes HP,Kenner L, Wrba F, Prager GW, Rose-John S, Eferl R, Liguori G, Botti G, Martinelli E, Greten FR, Ciardiello F, Sibilia

EGFR in tumor-associated myeloid cells promotes development of colorectal cancer in mice and associates with outcomes ofpatients.

Gastroenterology. 2017 Jul;153(1):178-190.e10. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.03.053.


  1. Amberg N, Holcmann M, Stulnig G, Glitzner E, Sibilia

Effects of different depilation methods on Imiquimod induced skin inflammation.

J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Feb;137(2):528-531. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.09.018.


  1. Amberg N, Holcmann M, Stulnig G, Sibilia

Effects of Imiquimod on hair follicle stem cells and hair cycle progression.

J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Nov;136(11):2140-2149. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.06.613.


  1. Glitzner E, Korosec A, Brunner PM, Drobits B, Amberg N, Schonthaler HB, Kopp T, Wagner EF, Stingl G, Holcmann M, Sibilia Specific roles for dendritic cell subsets during initiation and progression of psoriasis.

EMBO Mol Med. 2014 Sep 12;6(10):1312-27. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201404114.


  1. Lanaya H*, Natarajan A*, Komposch K*, Li L, Amberg N, Chen L, Wculek SK, Hammer M, Zenz R, Peck-Radosavljevic M,Sieghart W, Trauner M, Wang H, Sibilia

EGFR has a tumour-promoting role in liver macrophages during hepatocellular carcinoma formation.

Nat Cell Biol. 2014 Oct;16(10):972-81, 1-7. doi: 10.1038/ncb3031.


  1. Sparber F, Scheffler JM, Amberg N, Tripp CH, Heib V, Hermann M, Zahner SP, Clausen BE, Reizis B, Huber LA,Stoitzner P, Romani

The late endosomal adaptor molecule p14 (LAMTOR2) represents a novel regulator of Langerhans cell homeostasis.

Blood. 2014 Jan 9;123(2):217-27. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-08-518555. [Cover Story]


  1. Lichtenberger BM*, Gerber PA*, Holcmann M*, Buhren BA, Amberg N, Smolle V, Schrumpf H, Boelke E, Ansari P, MackenzieC, Wollenberg A, Kislat A, Fischer JW, Röck K, Harder J, Schröder JM, Homey B, Sibilia

Epidermal EGFR controls cutaneous host defense and prevents inflammation.

Sci Transl Med. 2013 Aug 21;5(199):199ra111. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3005886.


  1. Drobits B*, Holcmann M*, Amberg N, Swiecki M, Grundtner R, Hammer M, Colonna M, Sibilia

Imiquimod clears tumors in mice independent of adaptive immunity by converting pDCs into tumor-killing effector cells.

J Clin Invest. 2012 Feb;122(2):575-85. doi: 10.1172/JCI61034.

Reviews, Essays, and Comments

  1. Amberg N, Stouffer M, Vercellino I.

Operation STEM fatale – how an equity, diversity and inclusion initiative has brought us to reflect on the current challenges in cell biology and science as a whole.

J Cell Sci, 2022 Apr 15;135(8):jcs260017. doi: 10.1242/jcs.260017.


  1. Amberg N and Beattie R.

To recombine or not to recombine, “Reader’s Pick” Blog Feature for eSfN Online Journal


  1. Amberg N*, Laukoter S* and Hippenmeyer S.

Epigenetic mechanisms contributing to cell type diversity during neural stem cell lineage progression.

J Neurochem, 2019 Apr;149(1):12-26. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14601.

Book Chapters

    1. Villalba A*, Amberg N*, Hippenmeyer S.

    Interplay of cell-autonomous gene function and tissue-wide mechanisms regulating radial glial progenitor lineage progression.

    From the book: Neocortical Neurogenesis in Development and Evolution edited by Wieland Huttner.

    Wiley 2023, ISBN 978-1-119-86080-8.


    1. Amberg N, Holcmann M, Glitzner E, Novoszel P, Stulnig G, Sibilia Mousemodels of nonmelanoma skin cancer.

    Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1267:217-50.

    From the book: Mouse models of Cancer – Methods and Protocols.

    Springer 2015, ISBN 978-1-4939-2296-3. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2297-0_10.


    1. Holcmann M, Amberg N, Drobits B, Glitzner ES, Komposch K, Robson J, Savarese F, Srivatsa S, Stulnig G, Sibilia

    Mouse models of receptor tyrosine kinases.

    From the book: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases: Structure, Functions and Role in Human Disease.

    Springer 2015, ISBN 978-1-4939-2052-5.