Graduate School
Universitat Leipzig (2002), Biochemistry
Graduate School
Technische Universitat Dresden (2006), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Therapeutics
  • Genomics
  • Nuclear Receptors
  • Transcription Factors
  • Transcriptional Regulation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Allele-specific down-regulation of RPTOR expression induced by retinoids contributes to climate adaptations.
Sun C, Southard C, Witonsky DB, Kittler R, Di Rienzo A PLoS Genet. 2010 Oct 6 10 e1001178
A genome-scale RNAi screen for Oct4 modulators defines a role of the Paf1 complex for embryonic stem cell identity
Ding L, Paszkowski-Rogacz M, Nitzsche A, Slabicki MM, Heninger AK, de Vries I, Kittler R, Junqueira M, Shevchenko A, Schulz H, Hubner N, Doss MX, Sachinidis A, Hescheler J, Iacone R, Anastassiadis K, Stewart AF, Pisabarro MT, Caldarelli A, Poser I, Theis M, Buchholz F Cell Stem Cell May 2009 4(5) 403-15
HAUS, the 8-subunit human Augmin complex, regulates centrosome and spindle integrity
Lawo S, Bashkurov M, Mullin M, Ferreria MG, Kittler R, Habermann B, Tagliaferro A, Poser I, Hutchins JR, Hegemann B, Pinchev D, Buchholz F, Peters JM, Hyman AA, Gingras AC, Pelletier L Current Biology May 2009 19(10) 816-26
Comparative profiling identifies C13orf3 as a component of the Ska complex required for mammalian cell division
Theis M, Slabicki M, Junqueira M, Paszkowski-Rogacz M, Sontheimer J, Kittler R, Heninger AK, Glatter T, Kruusmaa K, Poser I, Hyman AA, Pisabarro MT, Gstaiger M, Aebersold R, Shevchenko A, Buchholz F. EMBO Journal May 2009 28(10) 1453-65
Systems biology of mammalian cell division
Kittler R, Pelletier L, Buchholz F Cell Cycle July 2008 7(14) 2123-8

Honors & Awards

  • CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
    Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (2010)
  • John L Roach Scholar in Biomedical Research
    Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Research (2010)
  • Long-term Fellowship
    Human Frontier Science Program Organization (2007)
  • Otto Hahn Medal
    Max Planck Society (2007)
  • Undergraduate Fellowship
    German National Academic Foundation (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AACR (2014)