Smigelskaite Julija, PhD

University / Clinic: Universitätsklinikum Würzburg
Institute: Department of Neurobiology
Research Area: Developmental Neurobiology


Research Topic:
Establishment of mitochondrial ROS as essential intermediates in cell death induction following growth factor removal, which are controlled by survival proteins

Julija graduated in Nov. 2009 and is currently postdoctoral fellow in Department of Neurology, Section of Developmental Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Josef-Schneider Str. 11, D-97080 Würzburg, Germany

Selected publications:
  Koziel K, Smigelskaite J, Drasche A, Enthammer M, Ashraf M, Khalid S, Troppmair J

RAF and antioxidants prevent cell death induction after growth factor abrogation through regulation of Bcl-2 proteins.
Exp Cell Res. 2013 Oct 15;319(17):2728-38. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2013.07.029. Epub 2013 Aug 7. PubMed

  Hermann M, Kuznetsov A, Maglione M, Smigelskaite J, Margreiter R, Troppmair J
Cytoplasmic signaling in the control of mitochondrial uproar?
Cell Commun Signal. 2008 Aug 19;6:4.

  Kuznetsov A, Smigelskaite J, Doblander C, Janakiraman M, Hermann M, Wurm M, Scheidl S, Sucher R, Deutschmann A, Troppmair J
Survival signaling by C-RAF: mitochondrial reactive oxygen species and Ca2+ are critical targets.
Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Apr;28(7):2304-13.

  Zebisch A, Czernilofsky A, Keri G, Smigelskaite J, Sill H, Troppmair J
Signaling through RAS-RAF-MEK-ERK: from basics to bedside.
Curr Med Chem. 2007;14(5):601-23.