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Selected Publications

Kameritsch P, Renkawitz J. (2020) Principles of Leukocyte Migration Strategies. Trends Cell Biol. 2020 Jul 17:S0962-8924(20)30125-2. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2020.06.007. [Online ahead of print]. Review

Kopf A, Renkawitz J, Hauschild R, Girkontaite I, Tedford, K, Merrin J, Thorn-Seshold O, Trauner D, Häcker H, Fischer KD, Kiermaier E, Sixt M (2020) Microtubules control cellular shape and coherence in amoeboid migrating cells. Journal of Cell Biology. 219(6):e201907154

Renkawitz J*, Kopf A, Stopp J, de Vries I, Driscoll M, Merrin J, Hauschild R, Welf ES, Danuser G, Fiolka R, Sixt M*. (2019) Nuclear positioning facilitates amoeboid cell migration along the path of least resistance, Nature, 568(7753):546-550. (highlighted in Nature Video; recommended in F1000) *corresponding authors

Renkawitz J, Reversat A, Leithner A, Merrin J, Sixt M. (2018) Micro-engineered ‘Pillar Forests’ to Study Cell Migration in Complex but Controlled 3D Environments. Methods in Cell Biology, 147:79-91.

Hons M, Kopf A, Hauschild R, Leithner A, Gärtner F, Abe J, Renkawitz J, Stein JV, Sixt M. (2018) Chemokines and integrins independently tune actin flow and substrate friction during intranodal migration of T cells. Nature Immunology 19:606-616. (highlighted in News & Views 'CCR7 fuels and LFA-1 grips' Nat Immunol 2018; recommended in F1000).

Leithner A, Renkawitz J, de Vries I, Hauschild R, Haecker H, Sixt M. (2018) Fast and efficient genetic engineering of hematopoietic precursor cells for the study of dendritic cell migration. Eur. Journal of Immunology 48:1074-1077.

Lademann CA, Renkawitz J, Pfander B, Jentsch S. (2017) INO80-C removes H2A.Z to promote presynaptic filament formation during homologous recombination. Cell Reports. 9(7):1294-1303.

Renkawitz J*, Lademann CA*, Jentsch S. (2014) Mechanisms and principles of homology search during recombination. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 15:369-83 (Review). *equal contribution

Renkawitz J, Lademann CA, Kalocsay M, Jentsch S. (2013) Monitoring homology search during DNA double-strand break repair in vivo. Molecular Cell. 50:261-72. (highlighted in News & Views 'DNA repair: search space' Nat Rev Genet 2013).

Renkawitz J, Sixt M. (2010) Mechanisms of force generation and force transmission during interstitial leukocyte migration. EMBO Rep. 11:744-50 (Review).

Renkawitz J, Schumann K, Weber M, Lämmermann T, Pflicke H, Piel M, Polleux J, Spatz JP, Sixt M. (2009) Adaptive force transmission in amoeboid cell migration. Nat Cell Biol. 11:1438-43. (highlighted in News & Views 'Migration without a clutch' Nat Cell Biol 2009; recommended in F1000)