PD Dr.rer.nat. Christina Herold

research associate, acad. degree: Diploma in Biochemistry

Research interests:

  • Comparative neuroanatomy of vertebrates
  • Neurotransmitter receptor
  • Connectivity and adult neurogenesis
  • Learning and memory
  • Neurological diseases (e.g. epilepsy)

Methodological focus:

  • Histology & immunohistochemistry
  • Protein & DNA/RNA analyses
  • 3D Polarization Light Imaging (3D-PLI)

Teaching activities:

  • Neurobiological & anatomical lectures (Module 1, Master Translational Neuroscience)
  • Neurobiological & anatomical lectures (Medicine)
  • Supervisor brain dissectioning course (Module D, Master Psychology)

List of publications: (selected publications)

  • Heyers D, Musielak I, Haase K, Herold C, Bolte P, Güntürkün O, Mouritsen H (2022) Morphology, biochemistry and connectivity of Cluster N and the hippocampal formation in a migratory bird. Brain Structure and Function, doi: 10.1007/s00429-022-02566-y
  • Mehlhorn J, Niski N, Liu K, Caspers S, Amunts K, Herold C (2022) Regional Patterning of Adult Neurogenesis in the Homing Pigeon's Brain. Front Psychol 13, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.889001
  • Herold C, Ockermann PN, Amunts K (2022) Behavioral Training Related Neurotransmitter Receptor Expression Dynamics in the Nidopallium Caudolaterale and the Hippocampal Formation of Pigeons. Front. Physiol. 13:883029. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.883029
  • Lothmann, Amunts, Herold (2021) The neurotransmitter receptor architecture of the mouse olfactory system. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2021.632549
  • Lothmann, Deitersen, Zilles, Amunts, Herold (2020) New boundaries and dissociation of the mouse hippocampus along the dorsal-ventral axis based on glutamatergic, GABAergic and catecholaminergic receptor densities. Hippocampus. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23262
  • Stacho*, Herold*, Rook, Wagner, Axer, Amunts, Güntürkün (2020) Cortex-like canonical ciruit in the avian forebrain. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.abc5534 *contributed equally
  • Herold, Schlömer, Mafoppa-Fomat, Mehlhorn, Amunts, Axer (2019) The hippocampus of birds in a view of evolutionary connectomics. Cortex. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2018.09.025
  • Herold, Paulitschek, Palomero-Gallagher, Güntürkün, Zilles (2018) Transmitter receptors reveal segregation o f the arcopallium/amygdala complex in pigeons (Columba livia). Journal of Comparative Neurology 526(3): 439-466. doi: 10.1002/cne.24344
  • Herold, Bidmon, Pannek, Hans, Gorji, Speckmann, Zilles (2017), ATPase N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive fusion protein: a novel key player for causing spontaneous network excitation in human temporal lobel epilepsy. Neuroscience 371: 371-383. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.12.013
  • Herold, Coppola and Bingman (2015), The maturation of research into the avian hippocampal formation: recent discoveries from one of the nature's foremost navigators.  Hippocampus 25(11): 1193-211. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22463
  • Herold, Bingman, Ströckens, Letzner, Sauvage, Palomero-Gallagher, Zilles and Güntürkün (2014), Distribution of neurotransmitter receptors and zinc in the pigeon (columbia livia) hippocampal formation: a basis for further comparison with the mammalian hippocampus. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 522(11): 2553-75. doi: 10.1002/cne.23549
  • Vogt, Hof, Zilles, Vogt, Herold and Palomero-Gallagher (2013), Cingulate area 32 homologies in mouse, rat, macaque and human. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 521(18): 4189-204. doi: 10.1002/cne.23409 
  • Herold, Joshi, Chehadi, Hollmann and Güntürkün (2012), Plasticity in D1-like receptor expression is associated with different components of cognitive processes. PLOS ONE 7(5). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036484
  • Herold, Palomero-Gallagher, Güntürkün and Zilles (2012), Serotonin 5-HT1A receptor binding sites in the brain of the pigeon (colmbia livia). Neuroscience 200:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.10.050
  • Herold, Palomero-Gallagher, Hellmann, Theiss, Kröner, Güntürkün and Zilles (2011), The receptorarchitecture of the pigeon's nidopallium caudolaterale: an avian analogue to the mammalian prefrontal cortex. Brain Structure and Function 216:239-254. doi: 10.1007/s00429-011-0301-5
  • Herold (2010), NMDA and D2-like receptors modulate cognitive flexibility in a colour discrimination reversal task in pigeons. Behavorial Neuroscience 124(3):381-90. doi: 10.1037/a0019504
  • Zhu, Maskri, Herold, Bader, Stichel Güntürkün and Lübbert (2007), Non-motor behavorial impairments in parkin-deficient mice. European Journal of Neuroscience 26(7):1902-11
  • and many more...

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