Massimo Lopes



the WBW (Wilhelm Bernhard Workshop) Young investigator award 2017.

He gave the award lecture "Replication fork remodeling: a double-edged sword in genome stability and cancer therapy"
on 22th June at WBW in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Hind Hashwah


won a poster prize at the 7th Cancer Network Zurich Retreat (March 26 - 28, 2017) in Emmetten, Switzerland.

Isabelle Arnold

won one of the Best Workshop Presentation Awards

for her presentation on "Eosinophils function in experimental H. pylori infection" at the World Immune Regulation Meeting (WIRM) in Davos.

Anna Stelling


received the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Young Investigator Award 2017
for her work "Tumor suppressive mechanisms of S1PR2 signaling in DLBCL".


Alessandro SARTORI in UZH Journal 6/2016


«Der Feind im eigenen Körper»

Matteo Berti and Stanislaw Jozwiakowski were awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.


Zellweger, Ralph; Lopes, Massimo (2018). Dynamic Architecture of Eukaryotic DNA Replication Forks In Vivo, Visualized by Electron Microscopy In: Muzi-Falconi, Marco; Brown, Grant W. Genome Instability : Methods and Protocols. New York: Springer, 261-294.

van Wijck, Yolanda; de Kleijn, Stan; John-Schuster, Gerrit; Mertens, Tinne C J; Hiemstra, Pieter S; Müller, Anne; Smits, Hermelijn H; Taube, Christian (2018). Therapeutic Application of an Extract of Helicobacter pylori Ameliorates the Development of Allergic Airway Disease Journal of Immunology:Epub ahead of print.

Arnold, Isabelle C; Zhang, Xiaozhou; Urban, Sabine; Artola-Borán, Mariela; Manz, Markus G; Ottemann, Karen M; Müller, Anne (2017). NLRP3 Controls the Development of Gastrointestinal CD11b+ Dendritic Cells in the Steady State and during Chronic Bacterial Infection. Cell Reports, 21(13):3860-3872.

Balbo Pogliano, Chiara; Gatti, Marco; Rüthemann, Peter; Garajovà, Zuzana; Penengo, Lorenza; Naegeli, Hanspeter (2017). ASH1L histone methyltransferase regulates the handoff between damage recognition factors in global-genome nucleotide excision repair. Nature Communications, 8(1):1333.

Porro, Antonio; Berti, Matteo; Pizzolato, Julia; Bologna, Serena; Kaden, Svenja; Saxer, Anja; Ma, Yue; Nagasawa, Kazuo; Sartori, Alessandro A; Jiricny, Josef (2017). FAN1 interaction with ubiquitylated PCNA alleviates replication stress and preserves genomic integrity independently of BRCA2 Nature Communications, 8(1):1073.

Juskevicius, Darius; Müller, Anne; Hashwah, Hind; Lundberg, Pontus; Tzankov, Alexandar; Menter, Thomas (2017). Characterization of the mutational profile of 11 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma cell lines Leukemia & Lymphoma:Epub ahead of print.

Mijic, Sofija; Zellweger, Ralph; Chappidi, Nagaraja; Berti, Matteo; Jacobs, Kurt; Mutreja, Karun; Ursich, Sebastian; Ray Chaudhuri, Arnab; Nussenzweig, Andre; Janscak, Pavel; Lopes, Massimo (2017). Replication fork reversal triggers fork degradation in BRCA2-defective cells Nature Communications, 8(1):859.

Boege, Yannick; Malehmir, Mohsen; Healy, Marc E; Wolf, Monika Julia; Böhm, Friederike; Frick, Lukas; Maire, Renaud; Moch, Holger; Heikenwalder, Mathias; Weber, Achim; et al (2017). A Dual Role of Caspase-8 in Triggering and Sensing Proliferation-Associated DNA Damage, a Key Determinant of Liver Cancer Development. Cancer Cell, 32(3):342-359.e10.

Vujanovic, Marko; Krietsch, Jana; Raso, Maria Chiara; Terraneo, Nastassja; Zellweger, Ralph; Schmid, Jonas A; Taglialatela, Angelo; Huang, Jen-Wei; Holland, Cory L; Zwicky, Katharina; Herrador, Raquel; Jacobs, Heinz; Cortez, David; Ciccia, Alberto; Penengo, Lorenza; Lopes, Massimo (2017). Replication Fork Slowing and Reversal upon DNA Damage Require PCNA Polyubiquitination and ZRANB3 DNA Translocase Activity. Molecular Cell, 67(5):882-890.e5.

Hashwah, Hind; Schmid, Corina A; Kasser, Sabrina; Bertram, Katrin; Stelling, Anna; Manz, Markus G; Müller, Anne (2017). Inactivation of CREBBP expands the germinal center B cell compartment, down-regulates MHCII expression and promotes DLBCL growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(36):9701-9706.

Kyburz, Andreas; Urban, Sabine; Altobelli, Aleksandra; Floess, Stefan; Huehn, Jochen; Cover, Timothy L; Müller, Anne (2017).Helicobacter pylori and its secreted immunomodulator VacA protect against anaphylaxis in experimental models of food allergy. Clinical and Experimental Allergy:Epub ahead of print.