diwi3455

 PD Dr. Dieter Wicher

   Department of Evolutionary Neuroethology
   Reception & Transduction
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1415Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1402Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

 Publications  Presentations  Teaching  help    to staff list 

Oral Presentations

Wicher D. (2017). Tuning insect odorant receptors. Talk presented at FENS Regional Meeting, Pécs, HU (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2015). Function and regulation of insect odorant receptors. Talk presented at 11th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE (invited speaker)
Stengl M., Wicher D. (2014). Functional role of the insect odorant coreceptor. Talk presented at 5th Annual Meeting of the SPP 1392 "Integrative Analysis of Olfaction", DFG, Delmenhorst, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2013). Sensitivity regulation in insect odorant receptors. Talk presented at ECRO 2013, European Chemoreception Research Organisation, Leuven, BE (invited speaker)
Wicher D., Stengl M. (2013). Functional role of the insect odorant coreceptor. Talk presented at 4th Annual Meeting of the SPP 1392 "Integrative Analysis of Olfaction", Jena, DE
Wicher D. (2012). Insect odorant receptors: hardware vs. Software. Talk presented at FliACT Workshop, Jena, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). General introduction to ion channel physiology. Talk presented at FliACT Workshop, Jena, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). Insect odorant receptor function and signaling. Talk presented at Frontiers of Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Stengl M., Wicher D. (2012). Analysis of olfactory transduction mechanisms in the behaving hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Talk presented at 3rd Annual Meeting of the SPP 1392 "Integrative Analysis of Olfaction", Konstanz, DE
Wicher D. (2012). Current view on insect odorant receptors. Talk presented at XVI International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT), Stockholm, SE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). Insect odorant receptors are metabotropically controlled ligand-gated ion channels. Talk presented at Seminar, Uni Konstanz, Konstanz, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). Evolutionary and functional aspects of chemoreceptor design. Talk presented at EVOLF II, Puerto Natales, CL (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). Insect odorant receptors are metabotropically controlled ligand-gated ion channels. Talk presented at Simposio-Synthesis-of-Scents, Valparaiso, CL (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2012). Insect odorant receptors are ligand-gated ion channels regulated via metabotropic pathways. Talk presented at Ion Channels for Drug Discovery, Informa Life Sciences, Berlin, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2011). The function of the Drosophila odorant coreceptor is regulated by PKC-mediated phosphorylation. Talk presented at 12th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), St. Petersburg, RU
Wicher D. (2011). Insect ORs: compact design versus sensitivity. Talk presented at Symposium: Olfactory transduction in moth, Kassel, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2010). Insect ORs: compact, robust, sensitive. Talk presented at EVOLF MMX Conference, Christmas Island, AU (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2010). Ion channel properties of the Drosophila odorant receptor protein Or83b. Talk presented at ECRO 2010, European Chemoreception Research Organization, Avignon, FR
Wicher D. (2009). A new, highly sensitive reporter for cyclic nucleotides: The Drosophila odorant receptor protein Or83b. Talk presented at BIT's 7th International Drug Discovery Science and Technology, Shanghai, CN (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2009). Bimodal function of Drosophila odorant receptors. Talk presented at 31st annual meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS), Sarasota, FL, US (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2009). Anatomy of a controversy: Primary signal transduction in olfaction. Talk presented at Biozentrumsseminar Würzburg, Universität Würzburg, Biozentrum, Würzburg, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2009). Bimodal function of Drosophila odorant receptors. Talk presented at Max Planck Symposium “Neuroscience” (Neuroretreat), Berlin, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2009). Neuronale Aktivität bei Hunger und Sättigung. Talk presented at Seminar: Universität Marburg, Institut für Tierphysiologie, Marburg, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2009). Function of Drosophila odorant receptors. Talk presented at Seminar: AddexPharma, Geneva, CH (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2008). Bimodal function of Drosophila odorant receptors. Talk presented at caesar, Bonn, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2008). Function of Drosophila olfactory receptors. Talk presented at ECRO 2008, European Chemoreception Research Organisation, Portoroz, SI
Wicher D. (2008). Drosophila odorant receptors are both ligand-gated and cyclic-nucleotide-activated cation channels. Talk presented at FENS Forum of European Neuroscience 2008, Geneva, CH
Wicher D. (2008). Drosophila odorant receptors form ion channels. Talk presented at IC-E3 workshop, SLU Alnarp, Häckeberga, SE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2007). Activity regulation in hunger and satiety: how adipokinetic hormones and perisulfakinin modulate neuronal activity. Talk presented at 10th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), Roscoff, FR (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2006). Drosophila olfactory receptors: Mechanisms of odour signal transduction and determinants for odour specificity. Talk presented at Biozentrums-Kolloquium, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, DE (invited speaker)
Wicher D. (2006). Insektenphysiologie: Wie gehen „Patch-Clamp“ und Ökologie zusammen? Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE

Poster Presentations

Jain K., Wicher D., Lavista Llanos S., Hansson B.S. (2018). Characterization of Drosophila odorant receptor proteins with a mutated calmodulin binding site. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, MPI für Chemische Ökologie, Jena, DE
Halty L., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2018). To sense or not to sense? Response of ORs to subthreshold stimuli. Poster presented at ECRO 2018, European Chemoreception Research Organisation, Würzburg, DE
Halty L., Morinaga S., Touhara K., Stengl M., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2016). De-orphanization and possible regulation of Manduca sexta pheromone receptors. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Miazzi F., Getahun M.N., Olsson S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2016). Regulation of Insect Odorant Receptors. Poster presented at International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste - ISOT 2016, Yokohama, JP
Seki Y., Dweck H., Rybak J., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2016). Olfactory representation from the periphery to higher brain centers in Drosophila melanogaster. Poster presented at International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste - ISOT 2016, Yokohama, JP
Halty L., Miazzi F., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2016). Regulation of insect odorant receptor function via calcium signaling. Poster presented at Advances & Breakthroughs in Calcium Signaling, Honolulu, US
Wicher D., Halty L., Morinaga S., Funk N., Hansson B.S., Touhara K., Stengl M. (2015). De-orphanization and possible regulation of Manduca sexta pheromone receptors. Poster presented at ECRO 2015, European Chemoreception Research Organization, Instanbul, TR
Miazzi F., Kaltofen S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2015). Ex vivo functional imaging of olfactory sensory neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Poster presented at 11th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Miazzi F., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2015). Interaction of insect odorant receptors with mitochondria. Poster presented at Keystone Symposia "Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart Failure", Santa Fe, US
Wicher D., Miazzi F., Neumann S., Hansson B.S. (2014). Interaction of insect odorant receptors with signaling cascades. Poster presented at Faseb-Meeting Molecular Biophysics of Membranes, Big Sky, US
Wicher D., Mukunda L., Hansson B.S. (2014). Insect odorant receptors are regulated ion channels. Poster presented at 12th Annual Ion Channel Retreat, Vancouver, CA
Kromann S., Sachse S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2014). Neural integration of geosmin in female Drosophila melanogaster. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Miazzi F., Mukunda L., Kaltofen S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2014). Calmodulin modulates insect odorant receptor function. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Miazzi F., Hansson B.S., Kaltofen S., Wicher D. (2014). Functional imaging of olfactory sensory neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Poster presented at 13th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Mukunda L., Miazzi F., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2013). Calmodulin affects the insect odorant receptor function. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Getahun M.N., Lavista Llanos S., Olsson S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2013). Regulation of pulse resolution in insect ORs: from molecule to behavior. Poster presented at ECRO 2013, European Chemoreception Research Organisation, Leuven, BE
Mukunda L., Sargsyan V., Lavista Llanos S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2013). FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES OF OLIGOMERIC CONSTRUCTS OF THE Drosophila ODORANT CO-RECEPTOR ORCO. Poster presented at 10th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Nolte A., Mukunda L., Funk N., Gawalek P., Körte S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S., Stengl M. (2013). MODULATION OF PHEROMONE RESPONSES IN ANTENNAL TRICHOID SENSILLA OF THE HAWKMOTH Manduca sexta BY ORCO AGONISM AND ANTAGONISM. Poster presented at 10th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Getahun M.N., Olsson S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2012). Integrated dual signaling in the Drosophila melanogaster olfactory receptor complex increases sensitivity and speed of odor detection. Poster presented at XVI International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT), Stockholm, SE
Mukunda L., Lavista Llanos S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2012). Oligomerization of the Drosophila Orco channel. Poster presented at XVI International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT), Stockholm, SE
Sargsyan V., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2012). Regulation of the Drosophila coreceptor. Poster presented at XVI International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT), Stockholm, SE
Getahun M.N., Olsson S., Lavista Llanos S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2011). Temporal coding of repeated pulsed odors stimulation in an olfactory receptor neurons of Drosophila melanogaster. Poster presented at 12th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), St. Petersburg, RU
Seki Y., Rybak J., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2011). Maps of Olfactory Representation from the Antennal Lobe to Higher Brain Centers in Drosophila. Poster presented at 12th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), St. Petersburg, RU
Mukunda L., Lavista Llanos S., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2011). Dissecting ion channel properties of OR83b. Poster presented at Neuro DoWo (22nd Neurobiology PhD Student Workshop), Universtität Bonn, Bonn, DE
Sargsyan V., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2011). Phosphorylation via PKC regulates the function of the Drosophila odorant coreceptor. Poster presented at International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), Florenz, IT
Funk N., Grosse-Wilde E., Hansson B.S., Wicher D., Stengl M. (2011). The function of MSEXOR-2 in pheromone transduction of the Hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Poster presented at 9th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Sargsyan V., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2011). Ion Channel Properties of the Drosophila Odorant Receptor Protein OR83B. Poster presented at 9th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Getahun M.N., Olsson S., Sargsyan V., Lavista Llanos S., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2010). How insects smell: In vivo signal transduction analysis in Drosophila melanog. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2010, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Seki Y., Rybak J., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2009). Electrophysiology and morphometric analysis of local interneurons in the Drosophila antennal lobe. Poster presented at 11th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), Villasimius, IT
Grosse-Wilde E., Forstner M., Krieger J., Hansson B.S., Wicher D. (2009). Odorant receptors of Manduca sexta. Poster presented at 8th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Seki Y., Rybak J., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2009). Morphological and physiological characterization of excitatory and inhibitory local interneurons in Drosophila antennal lobe. Poster presented at Keystone Symposia "Chemical Senses: Receptors and Circuits", Tahoe City, US
Seki Y., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2008). Morphological and Physiological Characterization of Antennal Lobe Local Interneurons in Drosophila . Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Seki Y., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2008). Morphological and Physiological Characterization of Antennal Lobe Local Interneurons in Drosophila. Poster presented at ECRO 2008, European Chemoreception Research Organisation, Portoroz, SI
Grosse-Wilde E., Reinecke A., Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2008). Evolution of the molecular basis of olfaction in Manduca species. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Seki Y., Wicher D., Sachse S., Hansson B.S. (2008). Exploring the Neural Code in the Drosophila Antennal Lobe by Electrophysiological and Optical Imaging Approaches . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Wicher D., Schäfer R., Bauernfeind R., Stensmyr M.C., Hansson B.S. (2008). Drosophila odorant receptors form ion channels . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Wicher D., Hansson B.S. (2007). Odour stimulation of the Drosophila olfactory receptors Or22a/Or83b heterologously expressed in HEK293 cells produces an ion conductance in concentration-dependent manner which does not involve Gq protein activation. Poster presented at 7th Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, DE
Sachse S., Wicher D. (2006). Mechanisms of olfactory signal processing in the Drosophila antennal lobe. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2006, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Wicher D. (2006). Drosophila olfactory receptors: mechanism of odour signal transduction and determinants for odour specificity. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2006, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Wicher D. (2006). A TRPy Channel inhibited by cAMP acts as pacemaker in neurons involved in arousal. Poster presented at FASEB Conference "Calcium and Cell Function", Snowmass Village, Colorado, US