EMBL Rome, Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Campus, Via Ramarini 32, 00015 Monterotondo (RM), Italy


  • PhD 2009, Harvard Medical School.
    Postdoctoral research at the Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland.
    Group leader at EMBL starting 2018.


Total: 13 publication(s)


Jüttner J, Szabo A, Gross-Scherf B, Morikawa RK, Rompani SB, Hantz P, Szikra T, Esposti F, Cowan CS, Bharioke A, Patino-Alvarez CP, Keles Ö, Kusnyerik A, Azoulay T, Hartl D, Schübeler D, Krebs AR, Lukats A, Hajdu RI, Nagy ZZ, Nemeth J, Wu RH, Wu KC, Fang XL, Xiang L, Goldblum D, Jin ZB, Scholl HPN, Hasler PW, Roska B, Krol J. (2019)

Targeting neuronal and glial cell types with synthetic promoter AAVs in mice, non-human primates and humans.

Nat. Neurosci. 22(8):1345-1356. doi: 10.1038/s41593-019-0431-2
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Hillier D, Fiscella M, Drinnenberg A, Trenholm S, Rompani SB, Raics Z, Katona G, Juettner J, Hierlemann A, Rozsa B, Roska B. (2017)

Causal evidence for retina-dependent and -independent visual motion computations in mouse cortex.

Nat Neurosci 20(7):960-968. doi: 10.1038/nn.4566
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Rompani SB, Mullner FE, Wanner A, Zhang C, Roth CN, Yonehara K, Roska B. (2017)

Different Modes of Visual Integration in the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Revealed by Single-Cell-Initiated Transsynaptic Tracing

NEURON 93(4):767. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.01.028
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Fuentealba LC, Rompani SB, Parraguez JI, Obernier K, Romero R, Cepko CL, Alvarez-Buylla A. (2015)

Embryonic Origin of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells

CELL 161(7):1644-1655. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.05.041
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Lewandowska MK, Bakkum DJ, Rompani SB, Hierlemann A. (2015)

Recording large extracellular spikes in microchannels along many axonal sites from individual neurons.

PLoS One 10(3) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118514
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Zhang C, Rompani SB, Roska B, McCall MA. (2014)

Adeno-associated virus-RNAi of GlyRα1 and characterization of its synapse-specific inhibition in OFF alpha transient retinal ganglion cells.

J Neurophysiol 112(12):3125-37. doi: 10.1152/jn.00505.2014
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Donato F, Rompani SB, Caroni P. (2013)

Parvalbumin-expressing basket-cell network plasticity induced by experience regulates adult learning.

Nature 504(7479):272-6. doi: 10.1038/nature12866
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Kowalko JE, Rohner N, Linden TA, Rompani SB, Warren WC, Borowsky R, Tabin CJ, Jeffery WR, Yoshizawa M. (2013)

Convergence in feeding posture occurs through different genetic loci in independently evolved cave populations of Astyanax mexicanus.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(42):16933-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317192110
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Kowalko JE, Rohner N, Rompani SB, Peterson BK, Linden TA, Yoshizawa M, Kay EH, Weber J, Hoekstra HE, Jeffery WR, Borowsky R, Tabin CJ. (2013)

Loss of schooling behavior in cavefish through sight-dependent and sight-independent mechanisms.

Curr Biol 23(19):1874-83. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.056
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Rompani SB, Cepko CL. (2010)

A common progenitor for retinal astrocytes and oligodendrocytes.

J Neurosci 30(14):4970-80. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3456-09.2010
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Rompani SB, Cepko CL. (2008)

Retinal progenitor cells can produce restricted subsets of horizontal cells.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105(1):192-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0709979104
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Zhou Y, Atkins JB, Rompani SB, Bancescu DL, Petersen PH, Tang H, Zou K, Stewart SB, Zhong W. (2007)

The mammalian Golgi regulates numb signaling in asymmetric cell division by releasing ACBD3 during mitosis.

Cell 129(1):163-78. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2007.02.037
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Tang H, Rompani SB, Atkins JB, Zhou Y, Osterwalder T, Zhong W. (2005)

Numb proteins specify asymmetric cell fates via an endocytosis- and proteasome-independent pathway.

Mol Cell Biol 25(8):2899-909. doi: 10.1128/MCB.25.8.2899-2909.2005
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