Dr Katrin Deinhardt is Associate Professor in Neuroscience within Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton.
2020-present: Associate Professor in Neuroscience. Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.
2013-2020: Lecturer in Neuroscience. Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.
2007-2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Skirball Institute, NYU SoM, New York, USA.
2006-2007: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Cancer Research UK, London, UK.
2015: Postgraduate certificate in Academic Practice; FHEA
2006: PhD in Cell Biology. Cancer Research UK, UCL, London, UK.
2001: Diplom in Biochemie. Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, UK.
- Our research is focused on cellular and molecular neurobiology. Fascinated by the beautiful but complicated shape of individual neurons, we study the complex intracellular logistics required to form, maintain and remodel these cells throughout life.Neurons extend processes that cover vast territories, which allow them to directly connect with cells distant from the soma. Our research interest is to understand how neurons integrate the different extracellular cues that they receive at distinct parts of the cell in time and space to maintain and adapt their structure and connectivity. To this end, we investigate the interplay of short- and long-range trafficking and signalling, and how these events ultimately converge to initiate changes in neuronal morphology and physiology in health and neurodegeneration.
Current PhD Students
BIOL2051 Principles of Neuroscience