Previous Heineman Grant Projects

The project grant for young scientists working in the field of biological and biomedical research is funded by the Minna-James-Heineman-Stiftung and administered by the Minerva Stiftung.

Time Period Principal Investigators Project Title
2016 – 2019 1.
Dr. Johannes Letzkus , Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Dr. Ivo Spiegel , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Neurobiology, Rehovot
2.
Prof Dr. Ofer Feinerman , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Immunology, Rehovot
Dr. Lyndon Alex Jordan, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen
1.
Plasticity mechanisms of genetically-defined neocortical layer 1 interneurons during associative learning

2.
How are cooperation and collective behaviour maintained as conflict increases? A study of the price of anarchy and conflict across social systems
2012 – 2015 1.
  • - Dr. Eran Hornstein , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Rehovot
  • - Dr. Erik Storkebaum , Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster
2.
- Dr. Ofer Yizhar , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Neurobiology, Rehovot
- Dr. Ilka Diester , Ernst Strüngmann Institute of the Max Planck Society
1.
FUS, a causative gene in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, controls the bioprocessing of microRNAs


2.
Prefrontal cortex, striatum, impulse control, optogenetics, trans‐synaptic tracing, neural circuits, behavior
2009 – 2012 1.
- Dr. Wolfgang Fischle , Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
- Dr. Eran Segal , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Rehovot
2.
- Dr. Maya Schuldiner , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Rehovot
- Dr. Tobias Walther , Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich
1.
Systematic analysis of chromatin marks in defining hetero-chromatin



2.
Dynamics of protein localization in yeast and their impact on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) functions
2006 – 2009 1.
- Dr. Olaf Stemmann , Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried
- Dr. Naama Barkai , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Genetics and Physics of Complex Systems, Rehovot
2.
- Dr. Carl-Philipp Heisenberg , Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
- Dr. Gil Levkowitz Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology, Rehovot
1.
Quantitative analysis and modeling of the mitotic spindle checkpoint.



2.
Real-time analysis of genetic programs orchestrating hypothalamic neural development.
2003 – 2006 1.
- Prof. Bert Sakmann , Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
- Prof. Amiram Grinvald , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Neurobiology, Rehovot
2.
- Prof. Hartmut Wekerle , Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried
- Prof. Irun Cohen , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Immunology, Rehovot
3.
- Dr. Anne Spang , Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, Tuebingen
- Prof. Jeffrey Gerst , Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Rehovot
1.
Imaging Cortical Dynamics. From Synapses and Cortical Maps to Behavioral Modification.


2.
The effect of regulatory T-cells on autoimmune effector T-Cells in EAE: Analysis using GFP-transfected pathogenic T-cells.

3.
Controlling the flow: Regulation of SNARE essential for ER to Golgi transport and its role in organelle biogenesis.
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