User:Andreas Birbach

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Andreas Birbach (an artistic interpretation)
  • Andreas Birbach
  • Medical University of Vienna
  • Center for Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Schwarzspanierstrasse 17
  • A-1090 Vienna, Austria
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I work in the Birbach Lab at Medical University of Vienna. I learned about OpenWetWare from another user, and I've joined because I am setting up my lab page.


  • 2008-2009 Senior Postdoc, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2006-2008 Postdoc, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research
  • 2006, PhD, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2000, MS, University of Vienna, Austria

Research interests

  1. Cellular plasticity in prostate cancer development
  2. Inflammatory diseases
  3. Transgenic animals


A Probasin-MerCreMer BAC allows inducible recombination in the mouse prostate
pmid=19830822 [1]

// We created a mouse strain expressing an inducible form of the Cre recombinase in prostate epithelial cells.

Profilin, a multi-modal regulator of neuronal plasticity

// A paper giving an overview of my previous research interests

The Actin Cytoskeleton: Central Regulator of Dendritic Spine Form and Function in Dendritic Spines: Biochemistry, Modeling and Properties. ISBN 978-1-60741-460-5 [2]

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