Annakarina Mundorf

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Dr. Annakarina Mundorf
Ruhr-University/LWL University Hospital Bochum
Experimental and Molecular Psychiatry
Zentrum für Klinische Forschung (ZKF) 1, 2.052
phone: +49 (0) 234-32-27044
annakarina.mundorf@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-3667-5339

short CV

April – July 2018: Visiting Researcher
Developmental Psychopathology Lab of the King’s College London, UK

2016 – 2020: Ph.D. student
Experimental and Molecular Psychiatry at the Ruhr-University/LWL University Hospital Bochum, Germany

2014-2016: M.Sc. Neurobiology
Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

2012-2014: B.Sc. Biology
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany


Publications

Mundorf A., Matsui H., Ocklenburg S., Freund N.
Asymmetry of turning behavior in rats is modulated by early life stress.
Behav Brain Res. 2020 Jul; 13;112807

Mundorf, A., Rommel, S., Verheyen, M., Mergia, E., Peters, M., Freund, N.
Cigarette smoke exposure has region-specific effects on GDAP1 expression in mouse hippocampus.
Psychiatry Res. 2020 July;289:112979

Mundorf A., Freund N. 
Early life stress and DNA Methylation
In: The DNA, RNA, and Histone Methylomes., RNA Technologies. Springer International Publishing, 2019

Mundorf, A., Knorr, A., Mezö, C., Klein, C., Beyer, D.K., Fallgatter, A.J., Schwarz, M., Freund, N.
Lithium and glutamine synthetase: Protective effects following stress.
Psychiatry Res. 2019 Aug;281:112544

Mundorf A.*, Schmitz J.*, Güntürkün O., Freund N.⁠⁠*, Ocklenburg S.*
Methylation of MORC1: A possible biomarker for depression?
J Psychiatr Res. 2018 Aug;103:208-211
*joint first/last author

Conference Contribution

Mundorf A, Bölükbas I and Freund N
Early life stress – the course of its consequences over development. 
Poster at the 14th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, Vancouver, Canada, 2019.

Mundorf A and Freund N
Otx2 as a possible mediator for depressive-like behavior. 
Poster at the 48th Society of Neuroscience annual meeting, San Diego, America, 2018.

Mundorf A and Freund N
Consequences of early life stress – is it about stressor or family?
Poster at the 11th Forum of Neuroscience (FENS), Berlin, Germany 2018

Tiermodelle psychiatrischer Erkrankungen.
Workshop at the German Society for Biological Psychiatry (DGBP), Heidelberg, Germany 2018.

Mundorf A and Freund N
Vulnerabilität und Resilienz im Tiermodell für frühkindlichen Stress.
Poster at the German Society for Biological Psychiatry (DGBP), Heidelberg, Germany 2018.

Mundorf A and Freund N
MORC1, a gene associated with early life-stress and depression – A study in the rodent brain.
Poster at the 12th Göttingen meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Germany, 2017.

Mundorf A, Beyer D. K. E, Freund N
MORC1, a gene associated with early life-stress and depression, in the rodent brain.
Poster at the 46th Society of Neuroscience annual meeting, San Diego, America, 2016.

Mundorf A, Beyer D. K. E, Mezö C, Freund N
Can animals suffer from psychiatric disorders?
Poster at the Interdisciplinary Workshop “Rational animals?” at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2016.

Mundorf A and Freund N
A gene associated with early life-stress and depression: MORC1 – A study in the rodent brain;
Presentation at the Symposium of Biology Students in Europe, Portugal 2016.

Mundorf A, Beyer D. K. E, Rizzo L. B, Freund N
Bipolar disorder: a virus-induced animal model.
Poster at the Symposium of Biology Students in Europe, Portugal 2016.

Mundorf A, Reiners T. E, Nowak C, Steyer K
Wildcats and highways—Estimating barrier effects with citizen.
Poster at the 86th Annual Conference of the German Society of Mammalogy (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde e.V.), Frankfurt a.M., Germany, 2012.