Ass.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Sarah Melzer

Sarah Melzer

Mitglied der Jungen Akademie seit 2023

  • Medical University of Vienna





  • Medizinisch-theoretische Wissenschaften, Pharmazie
  • Neurobiologie

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Ausgewählte Mitgliedschaften:

  • Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
  • European Brain and Behavior Societe (EBBS)
  • Federation of Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

Ausgewählte Preise und Auszeichnungen:

  • ERC starting grant
  • WWTF Vienna Research Grant
  • DFG Research Fellowship
  • EMBO Long-Term Fellowship
  • German National Academic Foundation Fellowship

Ausgewählte Publikationen:

  • Melzer S, Monyer H: Diversity and function of corticopetal and corticofugal GABAergic projection neurons. Nature Review Neuroscience 2020, 21: 499-515.
  • Leitner FC*, Melzer S*, Luetcke H, Pinna R, Seeburg PH, Helmchen F, Monyer H: Spatially segregated feedforward and feedback neurons support differential odor processing in the lateral entorhinal cortex. Nature Neuroscience 2016, 19 (7): 935-944.
  • Melzer S*, Gil M*, Koser DE, Michael M, Huang KW,Monyer H: Distinct corticostriatal GABAergic neuronsmodulate striatal output neurons and motor activity.Cell Reports 2017, 19 (5): 1045-1055.
  • Melzer S*, Michael M*, Caputi A, Eliava M, Fuchs EC, Whittington MA, Monyer H: Long-range-projecting GABAergic neurons modulate inhibition in hippocampus and entorhinal cortex. Science 2012, 335 (6075): 1506-1510.
  • Melzer S, Newmark E, Mizuno GO, Hyun M, PhilsonAC, Quiroli E, Righetti B, Gregory MR, Huang KW,Tian L, Sabatini BL: Bombesin-like peptide recruitsdisinhibitory cortical circuits and enhances fearmemories. Cell 2021, 184 (22): 5622-5634.