Laura Breimann

PostDoctoral Fellow

Ph. D. in Biochemistry, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

Twitter: @Laura_Breimann


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In the Wu lab, she will focus on understanding whole-genome organisation in health and disease using diffraction-limited and super-resolution microscopy. For this goal, she will also be working on new imaging technologies and image analysis methods. 


[1]Mendonsa, S.*, Kügelgen, N. von*, Dantsuji, S.*, Ron, M.*, Breimann, L., Baranovskii, A., Lödige, I., Kirchner, M., Fischer, M., Zerna, N., et al. (2023). Massively parallel identification of mRNA localization elements in primary cortical neurons. Nat Neurosci, 1–12. 10.1038/s41593-022-01243-x. 

[2]Bahry, E.*, Breimann, L.*, Zouinkhi, M.*, Epstein, L., Kolyvanov, K., Mamrak, N., King, B., Long, X., Harrington, K.I.S., Lionnet, T., et al. (2022). RS-FISH: precise, interactive, fast, and scalable FISH spot detection. Nat Methods 19, 1563–1567. 10.1038/s41592-022-01669-y. 

[3]L. Breimann*, A. K. Morao* , J. Kim, D. Sebastian Jimenez, N. Maryn, K. Bikkasani, M. J. Carrozza, S. E. Albritton,

M. Kramer, L. A. Street, K. Cerimi, V.-F. Schumann, E. Bahry, S. Preibisch, A. Woehler, and S. Ercan, “The histone H4

lysine 20 demethylase DPY-21 regulates the dynamics of condensin DC binding,” Journal of Cell Science, 01 2022.


[4] L. Breimann*, F. Preusser*, and S. Preibisch, “Light-microscopy methods in C. elegans research,” Current Opinion in

Systems Biology, vol. 13, pp. 82 – 92, 02 2019.


[5 ]M. L. Fortezza, G. Grigolon, A. Cosolo, A. Pindyurin, L. Breimann, H. Blum, B. v. Steensel, and A.-K. Classen, “DamID

profiling of dynamic Polycomb-binding sites in Drosophila imaginal disc development and tumorigenesis,” Epigenetics &

Chromatin, vol. 11, no. 1, p. 27, 2018.


* equal contribution