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"Simulates basic principles and mechanisms and predicts visual maps organization"


Adnan G, Rubikaite A, Khan M, Reber M, Suetterlin P, Hindges R and Drescher U (2020). The GTPase Arl8B plays a principle role in the positioning of interstitial axon branches by spatially controlling autophagosome and lysosome location. J. Neurosci. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1759-19.2020


Harada H, Farhani N, Wang XF, Cloutier JF, Charish J, Sugita S, Moran M, Attisano L, Bremner R, Reber M and Monnier P. (2019) Extracellular phosphorylation drives axonal targeting. Nat. Chem. Biol. 15, 1035-42.


Savier E. and Reber M. (2018) Visual maps development: reconsidering the role of retinal Efnas and

basic principle of map alignment. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 12, 77-80.



"Represents a conceptually strong step forward in understanding visuotopic map formation” (F1000, U. Drescher)


"An efficient and easy way to calculate retinal coordinates"

"Collicular hyperstimulation leads to attentional deficits"


Slezak M, Niemiec A, Wurm A, Tanimoto N, Münch TA, Crocker B, Isope P, Pannicke T, Beck SC, Huber G, Ferracci G, Perraut M, Reber M, Miehe M, Lévêque C, Metzger D, Szklarczyk K, Przewlocki R, Seeliger MW, Sage-Ciocca D, Reichenbach A, Reibel S and Pfrieger FW. (2012) Relevance of exocytotic glutamate release from retinal glia. Neuron 74, 504-516.


Bevins N, Lemke G and Reber M. (2011) Genetic dissection of ratiometric EphA receptor signaling in the formation of topographic neural maps. J. Neurosci. 31, 10302-10310.

"EphA receptors function is unterchangeable in the retino-collicular system"

Wittmer CR, Claudepierre T, Reber M, Wiedemann P, Garlick JA, Kaplan D and Egles C. (2011) Multifunctionalized electrospun silk fibers promote axon regeneration in central nervous system. Adv. Funct. Mater. 21, 4232-4242.

 < 2010

Claudepierre T, Koncina E, Pfrieger FW, Bagnard D, Aunis A and Reber M. (2008) Implication of Neuropilin 2 / Semaphorin 3F in Retinocollicular Map Formation. Dev. Dyn. 273, 3394-34403.

Lemke G and Reber M. (2005) Retinocollicular mapping: new insights from molecular genetics. Ann. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 21, 551-580.

"provides the first comprehensive quantitative formulation of the theory of competitive neighbor interactions in establishing topographic connectivity maps "C. Zucker - Faculty of 1000

Reber M, Burrola P and Lemke G. (2004) A relative signaling model for the formation of a topographic map. Nature 431, 847-853.

Barbacci E*, Reber M*, Ott MO, Breillat C, Huetz F and Cereghini S. (1999) Variant Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1 is required for visceral endoderm specification. Development 126, 4795-4805 (*: coauthors).

Clotman F, Lannoy VJ, Reber M, Cereghini S, Cassiman D,Jacquemin P, Roskams T, Rousseau GG and Lemaigre FP. (2002) The onecut transcription factor HNF6 is required for normal development of the biliary tract. Development 8, 1819-28.

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