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Nathalie Matter-König

Dr. Nathalie Matter-König

Cluster manager NanoMat & Managing director KIT Materials Center
Phone: +49 721 608-26973
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Short Biography


Studies in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg. Diploma degree 1992. Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) 1996, with a thesis on “Regulation of nuclear inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor activity”.

Professional background

1996 - 2002: Postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Research Centre, now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT

2002 - 2003: Research scientist at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), Strasbourg

2005 - 2007: Research scientist at the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Research Centre, now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT

2008 - 2011: Programme manager of the Helmholtz-programme BioInterfaces at the Karlsruhe Research Centre now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

2011 - 2015: Personal assistant of the head of the KIT-Division V: Physics and Mathematics

Current Position since 2015

Science Manager at the NanoMat-Cluster

Managing Director of the KIT Materials Center

Publications until 2007

Heat stressing stimulates nuclear protein kinase C raising diacylglycerol levels. Nuclear protein kinase C activation precedes Hsp70 mRNA expression.
Ritz, M. F.; Masmoudi, A.; Matter, N.; Rogue, P.; Lang, D.; Freysz, L.; Malviya, A. N.
1993. Receptor, 3 (4), 311–323
Regulated alternative splicing of CD44.
König, H.; Weg-Remers, S.; Marx, M.; Matter, N.; Ponta, H.; Herrlich, P.
2000. 24.Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie, Karlsruhe, 26.-30.März 2000
Heterogeneous ribonucleoprotein A1 is part of an exon-specific splice-silencing complex controlled by oncogenic signaling pathways.
Matter, N.; Marx, M.; Weg-Remers, S.; Ponta, H.; Herrlich, P.; König, H.
2000. The journal of biological chemistry, 275, 35353–60
Signal-dependent regulation of splicing via phosphorylation of Sam68.
Matter, N.; Herrlich, P.; König, H.
2002. Nature Letter, 420, 691–695. doi:10.1038/nature01153
Targeted ’knockdown’ of spliceosome function in mammalian cells.
Matter, N.; König, H.
2005. Nucleic acids research, 33 (4), e41. doi:10.1093/nar/gni041
Splicing Segregation: The Minor Spliceosome Acts outside the Nucleus and Controls Cell Proliferation.
König, H.; Matter, N.; Bader, R.; Thiele, W.; Müller, F.
2007. Cell, 131, 718–29. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2007.09.043

Invited reviews

Le signal calcium dans la cellule: L’enveloppe nucléaire est-elle un réservoir à calcium?.
Humbert, J. P.; Köppler, P.; Matter, N.; Lang, D.; Malviya, A. N.
1995. Médecine sciences, 11, 1437–1441