Olivier Raineteau

Junior Group Leader
Brain Research institute
University of Zurich, ETHZ
E-mail: raineteau@hifo.uzh.ch
Page: http://hifo.uzh.ch/research/neuromorphology/raineteau.html

Fields of interest

  • Unsderstanding the transcriptional control of cellular proliferation and differentiation in the postnatal and adult CNS.
  • Promoting cellular replacement and tissue repair following CNS injuries.

Recent publications

Fernandez M.E. & Raineteau O:
Excitement keeps your brain cells alive.
Frontiers in Neurogenesis 2010, 24;4:46.

Winpenny E & Raineteau O:
You are what you express: glutamatergic neurogenesis in the adult SVZ.
Cell Cycle 2010, 9:12, 1-2.

Brill M., Ninkovic J., Helps E., Hodge R. D., Ozen I., Yang R., Berninger B., Parras C., Guillemot F., Hevner R.F., Raineteau O & Götz M:
Generation of glutamatergic neurons in the adult subependymal zone
Nature Neurosciences, 2009, 12(12):1524-33.

Geoffroy C.G., Critchley J.A., Helps E.M., Descombes P., Guillemot F. & Raineteau O.:
Co-expression of proneural genes with the E protein E47 protects proneural proteins from negative regulation by environmental cues.
Stem Cells, 2009, 27(4):847-56.

Ozen I. , Galichet C. , Watts C. , Parras C., Guillemot F. & Raineteau O.:

Transient expression of the proneural gene Neurogenin-2 in neuronal progenitors in the postnatal hippocampus.
Eur J Neurosci, 2007, 25(9):2591-603.

Geoffroy C. & Raineteau O.:
A Cre-lox approach for transient transcription factor expression in neural stem cells and long-term tracking of their glial/neuronal progeny in vitro and in vivo.
BMC Dev Biol, 2007, 7(1):45.

Joannides A., Fioré-Heriché C., Battersby., Raineteau O., Athauda-Arachchi P., Bouhon I., Compston A., Allen N & Chandran S. :
Efficient neurogenesis from human embryonic stem cells: a scaleable and defined system recapitulating human neural development.
Brain, 2007, 130:1263-75.