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Schroeder-Reiter, Elizabeth

Dr. Elizabeth Schroeder-Reiter

Biomedical Center, LMU Munich


IRTG Program Coordinator
Gender/Diversity Coordinator


LMU Biomedical Center (BMC)
Grosshadernerstr. 9
82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: N02.052
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180 - 71503
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180 - 71502

Curriculum Vitae

Academic education

  • 1986 Bachelors Degree in German (minor in Fine Arts), Bryn Mawr College, PA, USA
  • 2000 Diploma in Biology, LMU Munich

 Advanced Professional Degrees

  • 2004 Dissertation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, under advisorship of Prof. Dr. G. Wanner, LMU Munich
  • 2012 Habilitation in Botany and Cell Biology, LMU Munich

Positions held

  • 2004-2013 Research associate, Department Biology I, LMU Munich
  • 2012-2014 Studienbüro Lehre@LMU, Faculty of Biology, LMU Munich
  • since 2013 IRTG graduate program coordinator, SFB 1064 Chromatin Dynamics


Selected publications

Wanner, G., Schroeder-Reiter, E., Ma, W., Houben, A., Schubert, V. (2015) The ultrastructure of mono- and holocentric plant centromeres: an immunological investigation by strutured illumination microscopy and scanning electron microsocmpy. Chromosoma 124(4): 503-17.

Neumann, P., Navrátilová, A., Koblízková, A., Chocholová, E. Novaák, P., Schroeder-Reiter, E., Wanner, G. and Macas, J. (2012) Stretching the rules: monocentric chromosomes with multiple centromere domains. PloS Genetics 8(6): e1002777.

Schroeder-Reiter, E., Sanei, M., Houben, A. and Wanner, G. (2012) Current SEM techniques for de- and re-construction of centromeres to determine 3D CENH3 distribution in barley mitotic chromosomes. J Microscopy 246 (1) 96-106.

Heckmann, S., Schroeder-Reiter, E., Kumke, K., Ma, L., Nagaki, K., Murata, M., Wanner, G. and Houben, A. (2011) Holocentric chromsomes of Luzula elegans are characterized by a longitudinal centromere groove, chromosome bending and a terminal nucleolus organizer region. Cytogenet Gen Res 134:220-228.

Schroeder-Reiter, E. and Wanner, G. (2009) Chromosome Centromeres: Structural and Analytical Investigations with High Resolution Scanning Electron Microscopy in Combination with Focused Ion Beam Milling. Cytogenet Gen Res 124: 239-250.

Schroeder-Reiter, E., Pérez-Willard, F., Zeile, U., Wanner, G. (2009). Focused ion beam (FIB) combined with high resolution scanning electron microscopy: A promising tool for 3D analysis of chromosome architecture. J Struct Biol. 165 (2): 97-106.