Tanaka Elly , PhD

Tanaka Elly

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2021




Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Stem cell research
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology





Selected Memberships:

  • Member, International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Board of Directors, International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Member, German Society for Developmental Biology
  • Member, German Stem Cell Network
  • Member, Academia Europaea
  • Member, European Molecular Biology Organization

Selected Prizes:

  • FEBS - EMBO Women in Science Award
  • Schroedinger Award of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Ernst Schering Prize
  • Fellow of the Max Planck Society, Germany
  • BioFuture Research Prize, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

Selected Publications:

  • Kragl, M; Knapp, D; Nacu, E; Khattak, S; Maden, M et al. [..] Cells keep a memory of their tissue origin during axolotl limb regeneration. Nature (460), S. 60-65.
  • MARCKS-Like Protein is an initiating molecule in axolotl appendage regeneration. Nature (531), S. 237-240.
  • Nacu, E; Shabanova, E; Oliviera, C; Drechsel, DN; Tanaka, EM SHH and FGF8 substitute anterior/posterior tissue interactions to induce limb regeneration. Nature (533), S. 407-410.
  • Nowoshilow, S; Schloissnig, S; Fei, JF; Dahl, A; Pang, AWC et al. [..] The axolotl genome and the evolution of key tissue formation regulators. Nature (554(7690)), S. 50-55.
  • Gerber, T; Murawala, P; Knapp, D; Masselink, W; Schuez, M et al. [..] Single-cell analysis uncovers molecular convergence of cell identities during axolotl limb regeneration. Science (362(6413)).