Resume - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stefan H. FUSS


Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Herbert FUSS (Dipl. Biol.)
Boğaziçi University
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Kuzey Park Binasi, 305
+90 (212) 359 7229
stefan.fuss@boun.edu.tr
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Education

Start date Graduation date University Department (Program)
PhD 08/1997 05/2002 Universität zu Köln
(Köln, Germany)
Institut für Genetik (Genetics)
MSc 02/1996 02/1997 Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität
(Mainz, Germany)
Fachbereich Biologie (Zoology)
BSc 04/1990 02/1996 Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität
(Mainz, Germany)
Fachbereich Biologie (Biology)

Academic Titles and Positions

Initial appointment at Boğaziçi University: 06.12.2006
First academic position at Boğaziçi University: Assistant Professor
Date of appointment as Assistant Professor at Boğaziçi University: 06.12.2006
Date Associate Professorship was granted by YÖK: 26.06.2014
Date of promotion to Associate Professor at Boğaziçi University: 01.07.2017

Experiences / Appointments (outside BU)

Employer Job Title Employment dates
The Rockefeller University (New York, USA) Postdoctoral Fellow 07/2002 - 02/2017
Flexitral Inc. (USA) Research Scientist 09/2001 - 06/2002
Universität zu Köln (Germany) Research Assistant 08/1997 - 03/2002
Johannes-Gutenber-Universität (Germany) Teaching Assistant 07/1992 - 07/1997

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Developmental Biology
  • Stem Cell Biology

Research Projects

Funding Institution Project Title Role Dates
Rockefeller University Molecular, anatomical and functional characterization of a glomerular microdomain in the mouse olfactory bulb. Principal Investigator 07/2002 – 06/2003
F.M. Kirby Foundation The septal organ of the mouse: a model to study odorant receptor gene choice. Principal Investigator 07/2005 – 06/2006
National Institute of Health (NIH/NIDCD) Regulation of SR1 odorant receptor gene expression. Principal Investigator 07/2006 – 02/2007
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) Regulation of odorant receptor gene choice in zebrafish. Principal Investigator 03/2007 – 02/2008
TÜBITAK (ARDEB) A conditional transgenic approach to odorant receptor gene regulation in zebrafish. Principal Investigator 03/2008 – 02/2011
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) Mechanisms of odorant receptor co-expression. Principal Investigator 03/2009 – 10/2010
BMZK / DAAD Mechanisms of odorant receptor co-expression. Principal Investigator 11/2009 – 10/2011
European Commission (FP7) European Commission (FP7) MBG-BRIDGE, Strengthening the Research Capacity of Bogazici University MBG (Istanbul) through local Initiatives and through transnational Interactions. Project Coordinator 12/2009 – 05/2013
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) Transgenic Approaches to zebrafish olfaction. Principal Investigator 03/2010 – 03/2011
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) Birth and Migration of olfactory sensory neurons. Principal Investigator 12/2010 – 11/2011
TÜBITAK (ARDEB) Functional characterization of olfactory receptor gene promoters in zebrafish. Principal Investigator 10/2012 – 06/2015
TÜBITAK (BIDEB) Turkish-German Graduate Network Molecular Neurosciences. Principal Investigator 01/2014 – 10/2014
BMBF / TÜBITAK (ARDEB) - IntenC Program Olfactory neurogenesis during tissue maintenance and repair. Principal Investigator 02/2014 – 02/2017
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) The role of Wnt signaling in olfactory neurogenesis. Principal Investigator 08/2017 – 01/2020
TÜBITAK (ARDEB) The role of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor (HB-EGF) signaling during regenerative neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium. Principal Investigator 10/2019 – 10/2022
Bogazici University Research Fund (BAP) The contribution of innate immune cells and cytokine expression to zebrafish olfactory system regeneration. Principal Investigator 04/2021 – 04/2023
TÜBITAK (ARDEB) Ire1-Atg9 Etkileşiminin Hipotalamik Pomc Nöronlarındaki Fonksiyonlarının Araştırılması. Advisor 06/2022 – 06/2025

Publications (overview)

Publications in refereed international journals
Index Publications
(from PhD)
Publications
(outside PhD)
Publications
(from BU Graduate Theses)
SCI-E/SSCI/AHCI 3 10 3
ESCI - 1 -
Scopus 3 10 3
Other indexes - - -
Books
Books International Publishers: -
National Publishers: -
Book chapters International Publishers: -
National Publishers: -
Edited Books International Publishers: -
National Publishers: -

Citations

Web of Science Google Scholar
h-index: 11 14
Number of citations w/o self citation: 1018 NA
Total number of citations: 1036 1595

Patents

Patent owner Title Number Application date Publication year Patent office
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Theses Supervised

MSc PhD Institution
Completed: 17 3 Boğaziçi University
Institute for Graduate Studies in Science and Engineering
Ongoing: 2 - Boğaziçi University
Institute for Graduate Studies in Science and Engineering

Awards

Award Title Awarding Institution Award Year
Excellence in Teaching Boğaziçi University 2021
Excellence in Teaching Boğaziçi University 2015

Publications

Publications in refereed international journals

  • Kocagöz Y, Demirler MC, Eski SE, Güler K, Dokuzluoglu Z, Fuss SH.
    Disparate progenitor cell populations contribute to maintenance and repair neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    Cell Tissue Res. 2022, 388(2):331-358. doi: 10.1007/s00441-022-03597-x.
    * Cover illustration
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.006, Q1 (Histology, Pathology and Forensic Medicine), Q2 (Cell Biology)

  • Calvo-Ochoa E, Byrd-Jacobs CA, Fuss SH.
    Diving into the streams and waves of constitutive and regenerative olfactory neurogenesis: insights from zebrafish.
    Cell Tissue Res. 2021, 383(1):227-253. doi: 10.1007/s00441-020-03334-2.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.006, Q1 (Histology, Pathology and Forensic Medicine), Q2 (Cell Biology)

  • Demirler MC, Sakizli U, Bali B, Kocagöz Y, Eski SE, Ergönen A, Alkiraz AS, Bayramli X, Hassenklöver T, Manzini I, Fuss SH.
    Purinergic signalling selectively modulates maintenance but not repair neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    FEBS J. 2020, 287(13):2699-2722. doi: 10.1111/febs.15170.
    * Cover illustration/Editor's choice
    SCIE, IF(2021): 5.622, Q1 (Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology)

  • Bayramli X, Kocagöz Y, Sakizli U, Fuss SH.
    Patterned arrangements of olfactory receptor gene expression in zebrafish are established by radial movement of specified olfactory sensory neurons.
    Sci Rep. 2017, 17;7(1):5572. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06041-1.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.996, Q1 (Multidisciplinary)

  • Fuss SH, Zhu Y, Mombaerts P.
    Odorant receptor gene choice and axonal wiring in mice with deletion mutations in the odorant receptor gene SR1.
    Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013, 56:212-24. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2013.05.002.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.626, Q2 (Cell Biology, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Molecular Biology)

  • Küser-Abali G, Ozcan F, Ugurlu A, Uysal A, Fuss SH, Bugra-Bilge K.
    SIK2 is involved in the negative modulation of insulin-dependent muller cell survival and implicated in hyperglycemia-induced cell death.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013, 54(5):3526-37. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-10729.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.925, Q1 (Ophthalmology, Sensory Systems), Q2 (Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience)

  • Genc S, Zadeoglulari Z, Fuss SH, Genc K.
    The adverse effects of air pollution on the nervous system.
    J Toxicol. 2012, 2012:782462. doi: 10.1155/2012/782462.
    ESCI, Q2 (Pharmacology, Toxicology)

  • Bayramli X, Fuss SH.
    Born to run: patterning the Drosophila olfactory system.
    Dev Cell. 2012, 22(2):240-1. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2012.01.023.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 13.417, Q1 (Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (misc), Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology)

  • Grosmaitre X, Fuss SH, Lee AC, Adipietro KA, Matsunami H, Mombaerts P, Ma M.
    SR1, a mouse odorant receptor with an unusually broad response profile.
    J Neurosci. 2009, 29(46):14545-52. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2752-09.2009.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 6.709, Q1 (Neuroscience (misc))

  • Fuss SH, Ray A.
    Mechanisms of odorant receptor gene choice in Drosophila and vertebrates.
    Mol Cell Neurosci. 2009, 41(2):101-12. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2009.02.014.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 4.626, Q2 (Cell Biology, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Molecular Biology

  • Fuss S, Celik A, and Desplan C.
    Olfactory identity kicked up a NOTCH.
    Nat Neurosci. 2007, 10:138-140. doi: 10.1038/nn0207-138.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 28.771, Q1 (Neuroscience (misc))

  • Bozza T, Vassalli A, Fuss S, Zhang JJ, Weiland B, Pacifico R, Feinstein, P, and Mombaerts P.
    Mapping of class I and class II odorant receptors to glomerular domains by two distinct types of olfactory sensory neurons in the mouse.
    Neuron. 2009, 61(2):220-233. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2008.11.010.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 18.688, Q1 (Neuroscience)

  • Fuss SH, Omura M, Mombaerts P.
    Local and cis effects of the H element on expression of odorant receptor genes in mouse.
    Cell. 2007, 130(2):373-84. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2007.06.023.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 66.85, Q1 (Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (misc))

  • Fuss SH, Omura M, Mombaerts P.
    The Grueneberg ganglion of the mouse projects axons to glomeruli in the olfactory bulb.
    Eur J Neurosci. 2005, 22(10):2649-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.04468.x.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 3.698, Q2 (Neuroscience (misc))

  • Celik A, Fuss SH, Korsching SI.
    Selective targeting of zebrafish olfactory receptor neurons by the endogenous OMP promoter.
    Eur J Neurosci. 2002, 15(5):798-806. doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2002.01913.x.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 3.698, Q2 (Neuroscience (misc))

  • Fried HU, Fuss SH, Korsching SI.
    Selective imaging of presynaptic activity in the mouse olfactory bulb shows concentration and structure dependence of odor responses in identified glomeruli.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002, 99(5):3222-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.052658399.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 10.7, Q1 (Multidisciplinary)

  • Fuss SH, Korsching SI.
    Odorant feature detection: activity mapping of structure response relationships in the zebrafish olfactory bulb.
    J Neurosci. 2001, 21(21):8396-407. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.21-21-08396.2001.
    SCIE, IF(2021): 6.709, Q1 (Neuroscience (misc))

Books, Book chapters, and Editorschips for international publishers
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Publications in refereed national journals
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Books, Book chapters, and Editorschips for national publishers
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Supervised Theses

Ongoing

  • Şiran ŞİRECİ
    working title: Analysis of molecular signaling pathways regulating HB-EGF-induced neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE

  • Sinay MOLLAMUSTAFAOĞLU
    working title: The contribution of innate immune cells to zebrafish olfactory system regeneration.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE

Completed

  • Zeynep DOKUZLUOĞLU
    The role of MAPK and AKT signaling during zebrafish olfactory epithelium regeneration.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 09.06.2022

  • Aysu Şevval ALKIRAZ
    The role of EGFR and JAK/STAT signaling during regenerative neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 26.01.2022

  • Kardelen GÜLER
    Identification of HB-EGF-positive and HB-EGF-responsive cell populations in zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 27.12.2021

  • Mehmet Can DEMIRLER
    Investigation of molecular signals regulating cell proliferation and neurogenesis in the intact and injured zebrafish (Danio rerio) olfactory epithelium.
    PhD thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 13.09.2021

  • Yiğit KOCAGÖZ
    Cellular and molecular analysis of regenerative neurogenesis in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) olfactory epithelium.
    PhD thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 03.08.2021

  • Sema Elif ESKİ
    The role of Wnt signaling during regenerative neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 18.01.2019

  • Uğurcan SAKIZLI
    The contribution of purinergic signaling to olfactory neurogenesis in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 25.05.2018

  • Metin ÖZDEMIR
    Analysis of positive and negative regulatory sites and their interacting transcription factors in the zebrafish or101-1 gene promoter.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 09.03.2018

  • Khalid BAYRAMLI
    Neurogenesis and migration of specified chemosensory neurons in the adult zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    PhD thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 18.11.2016

  • Ahmet Burak KAYA
    Bioinformatic and molecular analysis of olfactory receptor gene regulation in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 23.10.2015

  • Serdar ÇAPAR
    Olfactory neurogenesis following acute injury.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 26.08.2015

  • Burak BALİ
    The role of sustentacular cells in adult neurogenesis.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 03.08.2015

  • Büşra ÇOBAN
    Selective neurogenesis in the zebrafish olfactory epithelium.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 24.07.2015

  • Yusuf Enes KAZCI
    In vivo characterization of the OR101-1 gene proximal promoter region in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 22.05.2015

  • Gizem SANCER
    Regulation of olfactory receptor gene choice by negative regulatory elements.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 13.02.2015

  • Kerem UZEL
    Validation of the OR103-1/5 intergenic sequence as a molecular tool to promote bi-cistronic translation in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 16.06.2014

  • Ibrahim TAŞTEKIN
    The role of the odorant receptor coding sequence in the regulation of odorant receptor transgene expression in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 27.07.2012

  • Nuray SÖĞÜNMEZ
    Transgenic analysis of the zebrafish OR101-1 gene promoter.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 20.07.2012

  • Arif Murat ATASOY
    Co-expression of odorant receptor genes in zebrafish.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 16.09.2011

  • Emir TINAZTEPE
    Class restriction in odorant receptor gene regulation.
    MSc thesis, Bogaziçi University, FBE, 15.07.2009

Conference Presentations

Conference contributions of the past 3 years
TBA

Administrative Positions

Institution Faculty / Department Position Dates
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Courses of the past 5 years

Code Name Term Faculty Percentile Rank
BIO342.01 Human Physiology 2021/22-2 85.22 / 85.71 (instructor)
BIO492.07 Special Project II 2021/22-2 NA
BIO49A.01 Special Topic: Neuroethology 2021/22-2 88.67 / 85.71 (instructor)
BIO690.04 M.S. Thesis 2021/22-2 NA
BIO353.01 Molecular Genetics 2021/22-1 70.51 / 79.49 (instructor)
BIO403.01 Scientific Conduct 2021/22-1 91.88 / 90.60 (instructor)
BIO491.07 Special Projects I 2021/22-1 NA
BIO690.05 M.S. Thesis 2021/22-1 NA
BIO308.05 Seminar I 2020/21-2 81.48 / 94.30 (instructor)
BIO342.01 Human Physiology 2020/21-2 95.44 / 97.15 (instructor)
BIO460.01 Developmental Biology 2020/21-2 83.19 / 80.34 (instructor)
BIO520.06 Laboratory Projects in Biology 2020/21-2 NA
BIO690.05 M.S. Thesis 2020/21-2 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2020/21-2 NA
BIO353.01 Molecular Genetics 2020/21-1 94.53 / 92.60 (instructor)
BIO403.01 Scientific Conduct 2020/21-1 72.35 / 72.99 (instructor)
BIO430.01 Neuroscience 2020/21-1 79.42 / 75.88 (instructor)
BIO500.06 Modern Techniques in Molecular Biology 2020/21-1 NA
BIO690.06 M.S. Thesis 2020/21-1 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2020/21-1 NA
BIO342.01 Human Physiology 2019/20-2 87.82 / 83.39 (instructor)
BIO487.01 Special Topic: Junk DNA 2019/20-2 98.52 / 95.20 (instructor)
BIO520.06 Laboratory Projects in Biology 2019/20-2 NA
BIO690.05 M.S. Thesis 2019/20-2 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2019/20-2 NA
BIO353.01 Molecular Genetics 2019/20-1 59.42 / 70.45 (instructor)
BIO403.01 Scientific Conduct 2019/20-1 91.23 / 85.39 (instructor)
BIO430.01 Neuroscience 2019/20-1 88.64 / 90.91 (instructor)
BIO491.06 Special Projects I 2019/20-1 NA
BIO500.05 Modern Techniques in Molecular Biology 2019/20-1 NA
BIO690.05 M.S. Thesis 2019/20-1 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2019/20-1 NA
BIO308.01 Seminar I 2018/19-2 insufficient # of responses
BIO342.01 Human Physiology 2018/19-2 48.55 / 47.83 (instructor)
BIO48C.01 Special Topic: Science Communication in Biology 2018/19-2 59.06 / 54.71 (instructor)
BIO492.06 Special Project II 2018/19-2 NA
BIO520.05 Laboratory Projects in Biology 2018/19-2 NA
BIO690.07 M.S. Thesis 2018/19-2 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2018/19-2 NA
BIO353.01 Molecular Genetics 2018/19-1 7.14 / 7.56 (instructor)
BIO491.06 Special Projects I 2018/19-1 NA
BIO49A.01 Special Topic: Neuroethology 2018/19-1 89.92 / 92.86 (instructor)
BIO500.05 Modern Techniques in Molecular Biology 2018/19-1 NA
BIO690.05 M.S. Thesis 2018/19-1 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2018/19-1 NA
BIO342.01 Human Physiology 2017/18-2 89.60 / 93.20 (instructor)
BIO487.01 Special Topic: Junk DNA 2017/18-2 84.40 / 89.20 (instructor)
BIO492.05 Special Project II 2017/18-2 NA
BIO690.07 M.S. Thesis 2017/18-2 NA
BIO790.05 Ph.D. Thesis 2017/18-2 NA
BIO353.01 Molecular Genetics 2017/18-1 48.42 / 56.96 (instructor)
BIO403.01 Scientific Conduct 2017/18-1 89.56 / 90.82 (instructor)
BIO430.01 Neuroscience 2017/18-1 98.10 / 95.57 (instructor)
BIO491.07 Special Project I 2017/18-1 NA
BIO690.07 M.S. Thesis 2017/18-1 NA
BIO790.04 Ph.D. Thesis 2017/18-1 NA



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