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Torsten Wöllert

Torsten Wöllert

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biology

358 Life Sciences Complex

    Research Interests

    Cell and molecular biology of the actin cytoskeleton in health and disease, the function of the actin cytoskeleton in organelle/vesicle transport in axons of nerve cells, cell migration of human epithelial cells.

    Selected Publications

    • Haeri M, Wöllert T, Langford GM, Gilbert JL. 2013. Voltage-controlled cellular viability of preosteoblasts on polarized cpTi with varying surface oxide thickness. Bioelectrochemistry. 94:53-60.
    • Haeri M, Wӧllert T, Langford GM, Gilbert JL. 2012. Electrochemical control of cell death by reduction-induced intrinsic apoptosis and oxidation-induced necrosis on CoCrMo alloy in vitro. Biomaterials. 33(27):6295-304.
    • Wöllert T, Rollenhagen C, Langford GM, Sundstrom P. 2012. Human oral keratinocytes: a model system to analyze host-pathogen interactions. Methods Mol Biol. 845:289-302.
    • Wöllert T, Patel A, Lee YL, Provance DW Jr, Vought VE, Cosgrove MS, Mercer JA, Langford GM. 2011. Myosin5a tail associates directly with Rab3A-containing compartments in neurons. J Biol Chem. 286(16):14352-61.
    • Wöllert T, Langford GM. 2009. High resolution multimode light microscopy of cell migration: long-term imaging and analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 586:3-21.
    • Rollenhagen C, Wöllert T, Langford GM, Sundstrom P. 2009. Stimulation of cell motility and expression of late markers of differentiation in human oral keratinocytes by Candida albicans. Cell Microbiol. 11(6):946-66.
    • Wöllert T, Langford GM. 2009. Vesicle transport assay. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester.