Stefan Reber
  • Departement für Chemie und Biochemie, University of Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland,
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
Personal information


PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland, 2018

Current position

Research Associate, Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom


  1. Hock, E. M., Maniecka, Z., Hruska-Plochan, M., Reber, S., Laferriere, F., Sahadevan, M. K. S., Ederle, H., Gittings, L., Pelkmans, L., Dupuis, L., Lashley, T., Ruepp, M. D., Dormann, D. and Polymenidou, M. (2018). Hypertonic Stress Causes Cytoplasmic Translocation of Neuronal, but Not Astrocytic, FUS due to Impaired Transportin Function. Cell Rep 24(4): 987-1000 e1007.
  2. Reber, S., Mechtersheimer, J., Nasif, S., Benitez, J. A., Colombo, M., Domanski, M., Jutzi, D., Hedlund, E. and Ruepp, M. D. (2018). CRISPR-Trap: a clean approach for the generation of gene knockouts and gene replacements in human cells. Mol Biol Cell 29(2): 75-83.
  3. Reber, S., Stettler, J., Filosa, G., Colombo, M., Jutzi, D., Lenzken, S. C., Schweingruber, C., Bruggmann, R., Bachi, A., Barabino, S. M., Muhlemann, O. and Ruepp, M. D. (2016). Minor intron splicing is regulated by FUS and affected by ALS-associated FUS mutants. EMBO J 35(14): 1504-1521.
  4. Suarez-Calvet, M., Neumann, M., Arzberger, T., Abou-Ajram, C., Funk, E., Hartmann, H., Edbauer, D., Kremmer, E., Gobl, C., Resch, M., Bourgeois, B., Madl, T., Reber, S., Jutzi, D., Ruepp, M. D., Mackenzie, I. R., Ansorge, O., Dormann, D. and Haass, C. (2016). Monomethylated and unmethylated FUS exhibit increased binding to Transportin and distinguish FTLD-FUS from ALS-FUS. Acta Neuropathol 131(4): 587-604.
  5. Raczynska, K. D., Ruepp, M. D., Brzek, A., Reber, S., Romeo, V., Rindlisbacher, B., Heller, M., Szweykowska-Kulinska, Z., Jarmolowski, A. and Schumperli, D. (2015). FUS/TLS contributes to replication-dependent histone gene expression by interaction with U7 snRNPs and histone-specific transcription factors. Nucleic Acids Res 43(20): 9711-9728.
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