Short CV/Education and training

    Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine

  • 1997 – 2006
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Delbrück Center (MDC), Berlin

  • 1993 – 1997
    PhD in Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany

  • 1987 – 1992
    Diploma in Biology, University of Bonn, Germany

Selected publications

  • Eccles RL, Czajkowski MT, Barth C, Müller PM, McShane E, Grunwald S, Beaudette P, Mecklenburg N, Volkmer R, Zühlke K, Dittmar G, Selbach M, Hammes A, Daumke O, Klussmann E, Urbé S, Rocks O. Bimodal antagonism of PKA signaling by ARHGAP36. Nature Commun. 2016 Oct 7;7:12963.

  • Nasrallah R, Fast EM, Solaimani P, Knezevic K, Eliades A, Patel R, Thambyrajah R, Unnikrishnan A, Thoms J, Beck D, Vink CS, Smith A, Wong J, Shepherd M, Kent D, Roychoudhuri R, Paul F, Klippert J, Hammes A, Willnow T, Göttgens B, Dzierzak E, Zon LI, Lacaud G, Kouskoff V, Pimanda JE. Identification of novel regulators of developmental hematopoiesis using endoglin regulatory elements as molecular probes. Blood. 2016 Aug 23.

  • Christ A, Christa A, Eule JC, Bachmann S, Wallace V, Hammes A, Willnow TE. LRP2 acts as SHH clearance receptor to protect the retinal margin from mitogenic stimuli. Dev Cell. 2015 Oct 12;35(1):36-48.2015

  • Kur E, Mecklenburg N, Cabrera RM, Willnow TE, Hammes A. LRP2 mediates folate uptake in the developing neural tube. J Cell Sci. 2014 May 15;127(Pt 10):2261-8.

  • Willnow TE, Christ A, Hammes A. Endocytic receptor-mediated control of

    morphogen signaling. Development. 2012 Dec 1;139(23):4311-9.

  • Christ A, Christa A, Kur E, Lioubinski O, Bachmann S, Willnow TE, Hammes A. LRP2 is an auxiliary SHH receptor required to condition the forebrain ventral midline for inductive signals. Dev Cell. 2012 Feb 14;22(2):268-78.

  • Gajera CR, Emich H, Lioubinski O, Christ A, Beckervordersandforth-Bonk R, Yoshikawa K, Bachmann S, Christensen EI, Götz M, Kempermann G, Peterson AS, Willnow TE, Hammes A. LRP2 in ependymal cells regulates BMP signaling in the adult neurogenic niche. J Cell Sci. 2010 Jun 1;123(Pt 11):1922-30.

  • Hammes A, Andreassen TK, Spoelgen R, Raila J, Hubner N, Schulz H, Metzger J, Schweigert FJ, Luppa PB, Nykjaer A, Willnow TE. Role of endocytosis in cellular uptake of sex steroids. Cell. 2005 Sep 9;122(5):751-62.

  • Spoelgen R*, Hammes A*, Anzenberger U*, Zechner D, Andersen OM, Jerchow B, Willnow TE. LRP2/megalin is required for patterning of the ventral telencephalon. Development. 2005 Jan;132(2):405-14. *authors contributed equally

  • Hammes A, Guo JK, Lutsch G, Leheste JR, Landrock D, Ziegler U, Gubler MC, Schedl A. Two splice variants of the Wilms' tumor 1 gene have distinct functions during sex determination and nephron formation. Cell. 2001 Aug 10;106(3):319-29.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, three children


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