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Molecular Genetics Laboratory

Research group of Dr. Bernd Wissinger in Tübingen, Germany.


  • Mutation Screening,
  • Linkage Analysis,
  • Genotyping,
  • Recombinant Protein Expression,
  • Cell Culture,
  • Transfection Calcium Imaging,
  • patch clamp recordings,
  • Western Blotting


Cooperation 1:
Dr. Shomi Bhattacharya, University College London

Cooperation 2:
Prof. Karl-Wilhelm Koch, University of Oldenburg

Cooperation 3:
Dr. Valerio Carelli, University of Bologna

Cooperation 4:
Prof. Eugen Gramer, University of Würzburg

Cooperation 5:
Dr. Thomas Rosenberg, Gordon Norrie Center for Genetic Eye Disease, Hellerup (DK).

Current Research Projects

Project 1:
Genetics of Cone and Cone-Rod Dystrophies & Achromatopsia

Project 2:
Genetics and Pathophysiology of Hereditary Optic Neuropathies

Project 3:

Genetic Factors in Glaucoma

Project 4:

Functional Analysis of Cone CNG channels and its mutants

Project 5:
Transcription and gene regulation of retinal expressed genes

Group Leader

Dr. Bernd Wissinger

more information


University Clinics Tuebingen
Centre for Ophthalmology, Institute of Ophthalmic Research,
Molecular Genetics Laboratory

Dr. Bernd Wissinger
Roentgenweg 11
D-72076 Tuebingen

Phone: +49 7071 2985032
Fax: +49 7071 295725


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