Nektarios Tavernarakis Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Medical School, University of Crete
6 protocols

Matthias Rieckher
  • Post-Doc, Institute for Genome Stability in Ageing and Disease, Cologne Cluster of Excellence in Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-associated Diseases, Cologne, Germany.
Research focus
  • Systems biology
  • DNA damage reseponse
  • 2 Author merit


Ph.D., University of Crete, Greece, 2013

Lab information

Schumacher lab


Rieckher M., Markaki M., Princz A., Schumacher B., Tavernarakis N. (2018)
Maintenance of Proteostasis by P Body-Mediated Regulation of eIF4E Availability during Aging in Caenorhabditis elegans, Cell Reports

Rieckher M, Psycharakis S, Ancora D, Liapis E, Zacharopoulos A, Ripoll J, Tavernarakis N, Zacharakis G. (2017) Demonstrating improved multiple transport-mean-free-path imaging capabilities of light sheet microscopy in the quantification of fluorescence dynamics, Biotechnol J.

Wilson III. D.M.*, Rieckher M.*, Williams A.B., Schumacher B. (2017) Systematic analysis of DNA crosslink repair pathways during development and aging in Caenorhabditis elegans, Nucleic Acids Research *(equal contribution)

Rieckher M., Bujarrabal A., Doll M.A., Soltanmohammadi N., Schumacher B. (2017) A simple answer to complex questions: C. elegans as an experimental model for examining the DNA damage response and disease genes, Journal of Cellular Physiology

Rieckher M., Tavernarakis N. (2017) P-body and Stress Granule quantification in C. elegans, Bio-Protocols

Rieckher M., Lopes A.F.C., Schumacher B. (2016) Genome stability in C. elegans. In "Genome stability" (editors: Kovalchuk I. and Kovalchuk O.), Elsevier book

Rieckher M. (2016) "From the Bench” series on Light sheet microscopy to measure protein dynamics (Spotlight Article), Journal of Cellular Physiology

Rieckher M.*, Kyparissidis-Kokkinidis I., Zacharopoulos A., Kourmoulakis G., Tavernarakis N., Ripoll J., et al. (2015) A Customized Light Sheet Microscope to Measure Spatio-Temporal Protein Dynamics in Small Model Organisms. PLoS ONE *(corresponding author)

Psycharakis S., Zacharopoulos A., Ripoll J., Zacharakis G., Rieckher M., Tavernarakis N. (2014) Optical projection tomography and light sheet microscopy for imaging in biological specimens - a comparison study. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST) Proceedings

Zhu S., Dong D., Birk U.J., Rieckher M., Tian J., Ripoll J., Liang J., Qu X. (2012) Automated Motion correction for in vivo Optical Projection Tomography. IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging

Rieckher M., Birk U.J., Meyer H., Ripoll J., Tavernarakis N. (2011) Microscopic Optical Projection Tomography in vivo. PLoS ONE

Birk U.J., Rieckher M., Konstantinides N., Darrell A., Sarasa-Renedo A., Meyer H., Tavernarakis N., Ripoll J. (2010) Correction for specimen movement and rotation errors for in-vivo Optical Projection Tomography. Biomed Opt Express

Rieckher M., Kourtis N., Pasparaki A., Tavernarakis N. (2009) Transgenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. In "Methods in Molecular Biology: Transgenesis" (editor: Elizabeth Cartwright), Humana Press, Springer, New York, USA.

Rieckher M. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Caspase-independent cell death mechanisms in simple animal models. In "Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role of Excitotoxic Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms" (editor: Denson G. Fujikawa) Springer Verlag, New York, USA.

Wang H., Lim P. J., Yin C., Rieckher M., Vogel B. E. and Monteiro M. J. (2006) Suppression of polyglutamine-induced toxicity in cell and animal models of Huntington's disease by ubiquilin. Hum Mol Genet.
2 Protocols published
Generation of Caenorhabditis elegans Transgenic Animals by DNA Microinjection
Authors:  Matthias Rieckher and Nektarios Tavernarakis, date: 10/05/2017, view: 10037, Q&A: 0
Microinjection is the most frequently used tool for genetic transformation of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, facilitating the transgenic expression of genes, genome editing by the clustered regularly interspersed short palindromic ...
P-body and Stress Granule Quantification in Caenorhabditis elegans
Authors:  Matthias Rieckher and Nektarios Tavernarakis, date: 01/20/2017, view: 10123, Q&A: 0
Eukaryotic cells contain various types of cytoplasmic, non-membrane bound ribonucleoprotein (RNP) granules that consist of non-translating mRNAs and a versatile set of associated proteins. One prominent type of RNP granules is Processing bodies (P ...
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