Christian Weber Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Germany
3 protocols

Andreas Habenicht Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Pettenkoferstrasse, Germany
2 protocols

Desheng Hu Xiamen University China
2 protocols

Changjun Yin Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Pettenkoferstrasse, Germany
2 protocols
Gal Haimovich Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot
132 protocols

Nicoletta Cordani University of Milano-Bicocca
27 protocols

Olga Kopach Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
3 protocols

Pilar Alcubierre Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
32 protocols

Sarajo Mohanta
  • Faculty, Ludwig Maximilians University
Research focus
  • Immunology
  • Cardiovascular diseases, Neuroimmune interfaces, Brain-Body interfaces
  • 2 Author merit


Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany, 2014

Current position

Postdoctoral esearch fellow / principal investigator, Institute for Cardiovascular
Prevention (IPEK), Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany


  1. Srikakulapu, P.*, Hu, D.*, Yin, C.*, Mohanta, S. K.*, Bontha, S. V., Peng, L., Beer, M., Weber, C., McNamara, C. A., Grassia, G., Maffia, P., Manz, R. A. and Habenicht, A. J. (2016). Artery Tertiary Lymphoid Organs Control Multilayered Territorialized Atherosclerosis B-Cell Responses in Aged ApoE-/- Mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 36(6): 1174-1185. *Co-first author
  2. Yin, C.*, Mohanta, S.*, Ma, Z., Weber, C., Hu, D., Weih, F. and Habenicht, A. (2015). Generation of Aorta Transcript Atlases of Wild-Type and Apolipoprotein E-null Mice by Laser Capture Microdissection-Based mRNA Expression Microarrays. Methods Mol Biol 1339: 297-308. *Co-first author
  3. Hu, D.*, Mohanta, S. K.*, Yin, C., Peng, L., Ma, Z., Srikakulapu, P., Grassia, G., MacRitchie, N., Dever, G., Gordon, P., Burton, F. L., Ialenti, A., Sabir, S. R., McInnes, I. B., Brewer, J. M., Garside, P., Weber, C., Lehmann, T., Teupser, D., Habenicht, L., Beer, M., Grabner, R., Maffia, P., Weih, F. and Habenicht, A. J. (2015). Artery Tertiary Lymphoid Organs Control Aorta Immunity and Protect against Atherosclerosis via Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Lymphotoxin beta Receptors. Immunity 42(6): 1100-1115. *Co-first author
  4. Mohanta, S. K., Yin, C., Peng, L., Srikakulapu, P., Bontha, V., Hu, D., Weih, F., Weber, C., Gerdes, N. and Habenicht, A. J. (2014). Artery tertiary lymphoid organs contribute to innate and adaptive immune responses in advanced mouse atherosclerosis. Circ Res 114(11): 1772-1787.
  5. Lien, C. F., Mohanta, S. K., Frontczak-Baniewicz, M., Swinny, J. D., Zablocka, B. and Gorecki, D. C. (2012). Absence of glial alpha-dystrobrevin causes abnormalities of the blood-brain barrier and progressive brain edema. J Biol Chem 287(49): 41374-41385.
  6. Beer, M., Doepping, S., Hildner, M., Weber, G., Grabner, R., Hu, D., Mohanta, S. K., Srikakulapu, P., Weih, F. and Habenicht, A. J. (2011). Laser-capture microdissection of hyperlipidemic/ApoE(-)/(-) mouse aorta atherosclerosis. Methods Mol Biol 755: 417-428.
  7. Habenicht, A. J. R., Mohanta, S., Srikakulapu, P., Bontha, V., Peng, L., Yin, C., Hu, D., Beer, M., Weih, F. and Grabner, R. (2011). Artery tertiary lymphoid organs (ATLOs) organize autoimmunity in atherosclerosis and connect diseased arteries to the central nervous system. Immunology 135(1): 1-34.
2 Protocols published
Aorta Atherosclerosis Lesion Analysis in Hyperlipidemic Mice
Authors:  Sarajo Mohanta, Changjun Yin, Christian Weber, Desheng Hu and Andreas J. R. Habenicht, date: 06/05/2016, view: 19623, Q&A: 0
Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of large and medium-sized arteries. Apolipoprotein E-deficient (ApoE-/-) mice are used as experimental models to study human atherosclerosis. ApoE-/- mice are constitutively ...
Preparation of Single Cell Suspensions from Mouse Aorta
Authors:  Desheng Hu, Changjun Yin, Sarajo Mohanta, Christian Weber and Andreas J. R. Habenicht, date: 06/05/2016, view: 16085, Q&A: 0
Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the arterial wall characterized by lipid deposition, plaque formation, and immune cell infiltration. Innate and adaptive immune cells infiltrate the artery during development of the disease. ...
4 Protocols reviewed
Fluorescence Imaging of 3D Cell Models with Subcellular Resolution

Over the past years, research has made impressive breakthroughs towards the development and implementation of 3D cell models for a wide range of applications, such as drug development and testing, organogenesis, cancer biology, and personalized

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Vestibular Organ Dissection and Whole-Mount Immunolabeling in Mouse
Authors:  Timothy S. Balmer and Laurence O. Trussell, date: 05/20/2022, view: 1045, Q&A: 0

The vestibular sensory apparatus contained in the inner ear is a marvelous evolutionary adaptation for sensing movement in 3 dimensions and is essential for an animal’s sense of orientation in space, head movement, and balance. Damage to these

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