Research Groups


Jaydeep Sidhaye
Cellular dynamics in zebrafish optic cup morphogenesis
Ph.D. Thesis,Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (2017)
Jaroslav Icha, Michael Weber, Jennifer Waters, Caren Norden
Phototoxicity in live fluorescence microscopy, and how to avoid it.
Bioessays, 39(8) Art. No. 1700003 (2017)
Caren Norden
Pseudostratified epithelia - cell biology, diversity and roles in organ formation at a glance.
J Cell Sci, 130(11) 1859-1863 (2017)
Jaydeep Sidhaye, Caren Norden
Concerted action of neuroepithelial basal shrinkage and active epithelial migration ensures efficient optic cup morphogenesis.
Elife, 6 Art. No. e22689 (2017)
Jaroslav Icha
Ganglion cell translocation across the retina and its importance for retinal lamination
Ph.D. Thesis,Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (2017)
Rana Amini, Mauricio Rocha-Martins, Caren Norden
Neuronal Migration and Lamination in the Vertebrate Retina.
Front Neurosci, 11 Art. No. 742 (2017)


Jaroslav Icha, Christiane Kunath, Mauricio Rocha-Martins, Caren Norden
Independent modes of ganglion cell translocation ensure correct lamination of the zebrafish retina.
J Cell Biol, 215(2) 259-275 (2016)
Jaroslav Icha, Christopher Schmied, Jaydeep Sidhaye, Pavel Tomancák, Stephan Preibisch, Caren Norden
Using Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy to Image Zebrafish Eye Development
J Vis Exp, (110) Art. No. e53966 (2016)
Elena Taverna, Felipe Mora-Bermúdez, Paulina J. Strzyz, Marta Florio, Jaroslav Icha, Christiane Haffner, Caren Norden, Michaela Wilsch-Bräuninger, Wieland B. Huttner
Non-canonical features of the Golgi apparatus in bipolar epithelial neural stem cells.
Sci Rep, 6 Art. No. 21206 (2016)
Paulina J. Strzyz, Marija Matejcic, Caren Norden
Heterogeneity, Cell Biology and Tissue Mechanics of Pseudostratified Epithelia: Coordination of Cell Divisions and Growth in Tightly Packed Tissues
In: Volume 325. (Eds.) Kwang W. Jeon International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology.,Amsterdam, Netherlands,Elsevier (2016),89-114 Ch. 3


Edo Dzafic, Paulina J. Strzyz, Michaela Wilsch-Bräuninger, Caren Norden
Centriole Amplification in Zebrafish Affects Proliferation and Survival but Not Differentiation of Neural Progenitor Cells.
Cell Rep, 13(1) 168-182 (2015)
Renee W Chow, Alexandra D Almeida, Owen Randlett, Caren Norden, William A Harris
Inhibitory neuron migration and IPL formation in the developing zebrafish retina.
Development, 142(15) 2665-2677 (2015)
Paulina J. Strzyz
The significance of bringing nuclei to the apical surface for division in the pseudostratified epithelium of the developing zebrafish retina
Ph.D. Thesis,Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (2015)
Paulina J. Strzyz, Hyun O. Lee, Jaydeep Sidhaye, Isabell Weber, Louis Leung, Caren Norden
Interkinetic Nuclear Migration Is Centrosome Independent and Ensures Apical Cell Division to Maintain Tissue Integrity.
Dev Cell, 32(2) 203-219 (2015)


Isabell Weber
Committed Precursor cells in Zebrafish retinal Development
Ph.D. Thesis,Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany (2014)
Isabell Weber, Ana P. Ramos, Paulina J. Strzyz, Louis Leung, Stephen Young, Caren Norden
Mitotic position and morphology of committed precursor cells in the zebrafish retina adapt to architectural changes upon tissue maturation.
Cell Rep, 7(2) 386-397 (2014)
Jaroslav Icha, Caren Norden
Neuronal Migration: An Overview of Modes, Molecular Mechanisms and Model Systems
In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS).,Chichester,John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (2014),1-10


Hyun O. Lee, Caren Norden
Mechanisms controlling arrangements and movements of nuclei in pseudostratified epithelia
Trends Cell Biol, 23(2) 141-150 (2013)


Grace K W Wong, Marie-Laure Baudet, Caren Norden, Louis Leung, William A Harris
Slit1b-robo3 signaling and N-cadherin regulate apical process retraction in developing retinal ganglion cells.
J Neurosci, 32(1) 223-228 (2012)


Louis Leung, Abigail Klopper, Stephan W. Grill, William A Harris, Caren Norden
Apical migration of nuclei during G2 is a prerequisite for all nuclear motion in zebrafish neuroepithelia.
Development, 138(22) 5003-5013 (2011)
Owen Randlett, Caren Norden, William A Harris
The vertebrate retina: a model for neuronal polarization in vivo.
Dev Neurobiol, 71(6) 567-583 (2011)


Caren Norden, Stephen Young, Brian A Link, William A Harris
Actomyosin is the main driver of interkinetic nuclear migration in the retina.
Cell, 138(6) 1195-1208 (2009)
Manuel Mendoza, Caren Norden, Kathrin Durrer, Harald Rauter, Frank Uhlmann, Yves Barral
A mechanism for chromosome segregation sensing by the NoCut checkpoint.
Nat Cell Biol, 11(4) 477-483 (2009)


Tatiana Boiko, Max Vakulenko, Helge Ewers, Chan Choo Yap, Caren Norden, Bettina Winckler
Ankyrin-dependent and -independent mechanisms orchestrate axonal compartmentalization of L1 family members neurofascin and L1/neuron-glia cell adhesion molecule.
J Neurosci, 27(3) 590-603 (2007)


Caren Norden, Manuel Mendoza, Jeroen Dobbelaere, Chitra V Kotwaliwale, Sue Biggins, Yves Barral
The NoCut pathway links completion of cytokinesis to spindle midzone function to prevent chromosome breakage.
Cell, 125(1) 85-98 (2006)


Dolora Wisco, Eric D Anderson, Michael C Chang, Caren Norden, Tatiana Boiko, Heike Fölsch, Bettina Winckler
Uncovering multiple axonal targeting pathways in hippocampal neurons.
J Cell Biol, 162(7) 1317-1328 (2003)