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foto Dr. Sven B. Gould
Institut für Molekulare Evolution
Building 26.13.01
Room: 30

40225 Düsseldorf

Tel: +49 211 81 13983
Fax: +49 211 81 13554


Schmitt V, Händeler K, Gunkel S, Escande ML, Menzel D, Gould SB, Martin WF, Wägele H: Chloroplast incorporation and long-term photosynthetic performance through the life cycle in laboratory cultures of Elysia timida (Sacoglossa, Heterobranchia)
Front Zool in press (2014).


de Vries J, Habicht J, Woehle C, Huang C, Christa G, Wagele H, Nickelsen J, Martin WF, Gould SB: Is ftsH the Key to Plastid Longevity in Sacoglossan Slugs?
Genome Biol Evol 5:2540-8 (2013).

Christa G, Zimorski V, Woehle C, Tielens AG, Wagele H, Martin WF, Gould SB: Plastid-bearing sea slugs fix CO2 in the light but do not require photosynthesis to survive.
Proc Biol Sci 281:20132493 (2013).

Gould SB, Woehle C, Kusdian G, Landan G, Tachezy J, Zimorski V, Martin WF: Deep sequencing of Trichomonas vaginalis during the early infection of vaginal epithelial cells and amoeboid transition.
Int J Parasitol 43:707-19 (2013).

Kusdian G, Woehle C, Martin WF, Gould SB: The actin-based machinery of Trichomonas vaginalis mediates flagellate-amoeboid transition and migration across host tissue.
Cell Microbiol 15:1707-21 (2013).

Bras XP, Zimorski V, Bolte K, Maier UG, Martin WF, Gould SB: Knockout of the abundant Trichomonas vaginalis hydrogenosomal membrane protein TvHMP23 increases hydrogenosome size but induces no compensatory up-regulation of paralogous copies.
FEBS Lett in press (2013).

Dagan T, Roettger M, Stucken K, Landan G, Koch R, Major P, Gould SB, Goremykin VV, Rippka R, Tandeau de Marsac N, Gugger M, Lockhart PJ, Allen JF, Brune I, Maus I, Puhler A, Martin WF: Genomes of stigonematalean cyanobacteria (subsection v) and the evolution of oxygenic photosynthesis from prokaryotes to plastids.
Genome Biol Evol 5:31-44 (2013).

Zimorski V, Major P, Hoffmann K, Pereira Brás X, Martin WF, Gould SB: The N-Terminal Sequences of Four Major Hydrogenosomal Proteins Are Not Essential for Import into Hydrogenosomes of Trichomonas vaginalis.
J Eukaryot Microbiol 60:89-97 (2013).


Zimorski V, Major P, Yu R-Y, Hoffmann K, Pereira Brás X, Tucci S, Mentel M, Gould SB, Henze K, Martin WF: Evolutionary significance of anaerobic energy metabolism in eukaryotes
J Endocytobiosis Cell Res 23:64-68 (2012).

Martin WF, Hazkani-Covo E, Shavit-Greivink L, Schmitt V, Händeler K, Gould SB, Landan G, Graur D, Dagan T: Gene transfers from organelles to the nucleus: How much, what happens, and why none in Elysia?
J Endocytobiosis Cell Res 23:16-20 (2012).

Martin WF, Roettger M, Kloesges T, Thiergart T, Woehle C, Gould S, Dagan T: Modern endosymbiotic theory: Getting lateral gene transfer into the equation
J Endocytobiosis Cell Res 23:1-5 (2012).

Muller M, Mentel M, van Hellemond JJ, Henze K, Woehle C, Gould SB, Yu RY, van der Giezen M, Tielens AG, Martin W: Biochemistry and evolution of anaerobic energy metabolism in eukaryotes.
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 76:444-95 (2012).

Burstein D, Gould SB, Zimorski V, Kloesges T, Kiosse F, Major P, Martin W, Pupko T, Dagan T: A machine learning approach to identify hydrogenosomal proteins in Trichomonas vaginalis.
Eukaryot Cell 11:217-28 (2012).


Woehle C, Dagan T, Martin W, Gould SB: Red and Problematic Green Phylogenetic Signals among Thousands of Nuclear Genes from the Photosynthetic and Apicomplexa-Related Chromera velia.
Genome Biol Evol 3:1220-30 (2011).
 Pubmed  Resources  

Gould SB, Kraft LG, van Dooren GG, Goodman CD, Ford KL, Cassin AM, Bacic A, McFadden GI, Waller RF: Ciliate pellicular proteome identifies novel protein families with characteristic repeat motifs that are common to Alveolates.
Mol Biol Evol 28 (3):1319-1331 (2011).

Wagele H, Deusch O, Handeler K, Martin R, Schmitt V, Christa G, Pinzger B, Gould SB, Dagan T, Klussmann-Kolb A, Martin W: Transcriptomic evidence that longevity of acquired plastids in the photosynthetic slugs Elysia timida and Plackobranchus ocellatus does not entail lateral transfer of algal nuclear genes.
Mol Biol Evol 28:699-706 (2011).
 Pubmed  Resources  


Bullen HE, Tonkin CJ, O'Donnell RA, Tham WH, Papenfuss AT, Gould S, Cowman AF, Crabb BS, Gilson PR: A novel family of Apicomplexan glideosome-associated proteins with an inner membrane-anchoring role.
J Biol Chem 284:25353-63 (2009).


Gould SB: Ariadne’s thread: Guiding a precursor protein across five membranes in a cryptophyte.
Journal of Phycology 44:23-26 (2008).

Gould SB, Tham WH, Cowman AF, McFadden GI, Waller RF: Alveolins, a new family of cortical proteins that define the protist infrakingdom Alveolata.
Mol Biol Evol 25:1219-30 (2008).

Baum J, Tonkin CJ, Paul AS, Rug M, Smith BJ, Gould SB, Richard D, Pollard TD, Cowman AF: A malaria parasite formin regulates actin polymerization and localizes to the parasite-erythrocyte moving junction during invasion.
Cell Host Microbe 3:188-98 (2008).

Gould SB, Waller RF, McFadden GI: Plastid evolution.
Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:491-517 (2008).


Gould SB, Fan E, Hempel F, Maier UG, Klosgen RB: Translocation of a phycoerythrin alpha subunit across five biological membranes.
J Biol Chem 282:30295-302 (2007).

Gruber A, Vugrinec S, Hempel F, Gould SB, Maier UG, Kroth PG: Protein targeting into complex diatom plastids: functional characterisation of a specific targeting motif.
Plant Mol Biol 64:519-30 (2007).

Sommer MS, Gould SB, Lehmann P, Gruber A, Przyborski JM, Maier UG: Der1-mediated preprotein import into the periplastid compartment of chromalveolates?
Mol Biol Evol 24:918-28 (2007).


Gould SB, Sommer MS, Kroth PG, Gile GH, Keeling PJ, Maier UG: Nucleus-to-nucleus gene transfer and protein retargeting into a remnant cytoplasm of cryptophytes and diatoms.
Mol Biol Evol 23:2413-22 (2006).

Deschamps P, Haferkamp I, Dauvillee D, Haebel S, Steup M, Buleon A, Putaux JL, Colleoni C, d'Hulst C, Plancke C, Gould S, Maier U, Neuhaus HE, Ball S: Nature of the periplastidial pathway of starch synthesis in the cryptophyte Guillardia theta.
Eukaryot Cell 5:954-63 (2006).

Gould SB, Sommer MS, Hadfi K, Zauner S, Kroth PG, Maier UG: Protein targeting into the complex plastid of cryptophytes.
J Mol Evol 62:674-81 (2006).

  Group Leader

bullet William Martin


bullet Ariane Baab
bullet Doris Matthée


bullet Sven B. Gould
bullet Katrin Henze
bullet Mayo Röttger
bullet Karina Stucken
bullet Verena Zimorski

PhD Students

bullet David Bogumil
bullet Kai Ming Cheung
bullet Houda El-Haddad
bullet Jörn Habicht
bullet Kathrin Hoffmann
bullet Gary Kusdian
bullet Peter Major
bullet Shijulal NS
bullet Xavier Pereira Bras
bullet Ovidiu Popa
bullet Harald Preisner
bullet Thorsten Thiergart
bullet Christian Wöhle
bullet Re-Young Yu


bullet Judith Ilhan
bullet Arne Kleinermanns
bullet Robin Koch

Technical Assistants

bullet Claudia Kirberich
bullet Margarete Stracke
bullet Elke Wieneke