Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Christin Albus

Research Associate



Address: Institute of Neuroscience,

Henry Wellcome Building, Rm 4.013

Newcastle University,

Framlington Place,

Newcastle upon Tyne,




Diploma University of Münster, Germany

Dr. rer. nat Max-Planck Institute for Molucular Plant Physiology and Potsdam University, Germany

Previous Positions

2018 - 2019 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Durham Universit, UK

2012 - 2016 Dean of Faculty and HFSP Long-Term Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

2010 - 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Max-Planck Institute for Molucular Plant Physiology, Germany


Albus CA, Rishal I, Fainzilber M. Cell length sensing for neuronal growth control. Trends Cell Biol. 2013 Jul;23(7):305-10

Albus CA, Salinas A, Czarnecki O, Kahlau S, Rothbart M, Thiele W, Lein W, Bock R, Grimm B, Schöttler MA. LCAA, a novel factor required for magnesium protoporphyrin monomethylester cyclase accumulation and feedback control of aminolevulinic acid biosynthesis in tobacco. Plant Physiol. 2012 Dec;160(4):1923-39.

Krech K, Ruf S, Masduki FF, Thiele W, Bednarczyk D, Albus CA, Tiller N, Hasse C, Schöttler MA, Bock R. The plastid genome-encoded Ycf4 protein functions as a nonessential assembly factor for photosystem I in higher plants. Plant Physiol. 2012 Jun;159(2):579-91

Schöttler MA, Albus CA, Bock R. J Plant Physiol. Photosystem I: its biogenesis and function in higher plants. J Plant Physiol. 2011 Aug 15;168(12):1452-61

Albus CA, Ruf S, Schöttler MA, Lein W, Kehr J, Bock R. Y3IP1, a nucleus-encoded thylakoid protein, cooperates with the plastid-encoded Ycf3 protein in photosystem I assembly of tobacco and Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2010 Aug;22(8):2838-55