Danny Schnerwitzki

LGSA Member

How the Wilms tumor suppressor gene Wt1 affects the central nervous system

Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU) - Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy
Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI): Englert Research Group

First Supervisor:

Christoph Englert (Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI))

Doctoral Disputation:


Publications 2016:

  • Analysis of Zebrafish Kidney Development with Time-lapse Imaging Using a Dissecting Microscope Equipped for Optical Sectioning.
    Perner B, Schnerwitzki D, Graf M, Englert C
    J Vis Exp 2016, e53921
  • Publications 2014:

    • Alternative splicing of Wilms tumor suppressor 1 (Wt1) exon 4 results in protein isoforms with different functions.
      Schnerwitzki* D, Perner* B, Hoppe B, Pietsch S, Mehringer R, Hänel F, Englert C
      Dev Biol 2014, 393(1), 24-32 * equal contribution

Scientific CV

2007 – 2012 Diploma studies on Biochemistry at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
Thesis: Analysis of splice variants of the Wilms tumor suppressor gene Wt1 in different fish species.

2011 DAAD-scholarship for an internship at the University of Hull
Hull York Medical School, UK

2010 – 2011 Student assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena