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 am currently 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


(only to give you an idea. Please see my lab page for further publications.)

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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