ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-100922-1
Herget, Ulrich
Email: uherget@caltech.edu
Address: Prober Lab, Division of Biology California Institute of Technology 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125 USA


2010-2015 PhD student, Biology, HBIGS Graduate School, Uni Heidelberg. Thesis: The molecular neuroanatomy, chemoarchitecture and projectome of the hypothalamic center regulating the stress response in larval zebrafish.

2005-2010 Diploma student, Biology, LMU Munich. Fields: Neurobiology, Medical Physiology, Zoology, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Thesis: Morphological analysis of neurons in the inferior colliculus of Mongolian gerbils.

Fields of Interest

Neuroscience, Anatomy, Bioimaging, 3D reconstruction

Eugenin von Bernhardi, J., Biechl, D., Miek, L., Herget, U., Ryu, S., Wullimann, M.F. (2022) A versatile transcription factor: Multiple roles of orthopedia a (otpa) beyond its restricted localization in dopaminergic systems of developing and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio) brains. The Journal of comparative neurology. 530(14):2537-2561
Nagpal, J., Herget, U., Choi, M.K., Ryu, S. (2018) Anatomy, development, and plasticity of the neurosecretory hypothalamus in zebrafish. Cell and tissue research. 375(1):5-22
Herget, U., Gutierrez-Triana, J.A., Salazar Thula, O., Knerr, B., Ryu, S. (2017) Single-Cell Reconstruction of Oxytocinergic Neurons Reveals Separate Hypophysiotropic and Encephalotropic Subtypes in Larval Zebrafish. eNeuro. 4(1)
De Marco, R.J., Thiemann, T., Groneberg, A.H., Herget, U., Ryu, S. (2016) Optogenetically enhanced pituitary corticotroph cell activity post-stress onset causes rapid organizing effects on behaviour. Nature communications. 7:12620
Arturo Gutierrez-Triana, J., Herget, U., Castillo-Ramirez, L.A., Lutz, M., Yeh, C.M., De Marco, R.J., Ryu, S. (2015) Manipulation of interrenal cell function in developing zebrafish using genetically targeted ablation and an optogenetic tool. Endocrinology. 156(9):3394-401
Groneberg, A.H., Herget, U., Ryu, S., De Marco, R.J. (2015) Positive taxis and sustained responsiveness to water motions in larval zebrafish. Frontiers in neural circuits. 9:9
Herget, U., Ryu, S. (2015) Coexpression analysis of nine neuropeptides in the neurosecretory preoptic area of larval zebrafish. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 9:2
Gutierrez-Triana, J., Herget, U., Lichtner, P., Castillo-Ramírez, L.A., Ryu, S. (2014) A vertebrate-conserved cis -regulatory module for targeted expression in the main hypothalamic regulatory region for the stress response. BMC Developmental Biology. 14:41
Herget, U., Wolf, A., Wullimann, M.F., and Ryu, S. (2014) Molecular neuroanatomy and chemoarchitecture of the neurosecretory preoptic-hypothalamic area in zebrafish larvae. The Journal of comparative neurology. 522(7):1542-64