Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Stefan Ludwig Ameres

Stefan Ludwig Ameres

Member of the Young Academy since 2015


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Systems biology
  • Chemical biology



Selected Memberships:

  • RNA Society

Selected Prizes:

  • ERC Consolidator Grant
  • Houska Preis (B&C Privatstiftung)
  • ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant
  • ERC Starting Grant
  • START-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds

Selected Publications:

  • Ameres SL, Horwich MD, Hung JH, Xu J, Ghildiyal M, Weng Z, Zamore PD. 2010. Target RNA-directed trimming and tailing of small silencing RNAs. Science. 328(5985):1534-9. doi: 10.1126/science..
  • Herzog VA, Reichholf B, Neumann T, Rescheneder P, Bhat P, Burkard TR, Wlotzka W, von Haeseler A, Zuber J, Ameres SL. 2017. Thiol-linked alkylation to assess expression dynamics. Nat Methods. 14(12):1198-1204. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4435..
  • Alberti C, Manzenreither RA, Sowemimo I, Burkard TR, Wang J, Mahofsky K, Ameres SL*, Cochella L*. 2018. Cell type-specific sequencing of microRNAs from complex animal tissues. Nat Methods. 15(4):283-289, doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4610..
  • Muhar M, Ebert A, Neumann T, Umkehrer C, Jude J, Wieshofer C, Rescheneder P, Lipp JJ, Herzog VA, Reichholf B, Cisneros DA, Hoffmann T, Schlapansky MF, Bhat P, von Haeseler A, Köcher T, Obenauf AC, Popow J, Ameres SL*, Zuber J*. 2018. SLAM-seq defines direct gene-regulatory functions of the BRD4-MYC axis. Science. 360(6390):800-805, doi: 10.1126/science.aao2793..
  • Reichholf B, Herzog VA, Fasching N, Manzenreither RA, Sowemimo I, Ameres SL. 2019. Time-resolved small RNA sequencing unravels the molecular principles of microRNA homeostasis. Mol Cell. 75(4): 756-768, doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.06.018.