Torsten Wöllert

Research Assistant Professor, Biology


Research Interests

Cell and molecular biology of the actin cytoskeleton in health and disease, the function of the actin cytoskeleton in organelle/vesicle transport in axons of nerve cells, cell migration of human epithelial cells.




Selected Publications

  • Haeri M, Wöllert T, Langford GM, Gilbert JL. 2013. Voltage-controlled cellular viability of preosteoblasts on polarized cpTi with varying surface oxide thickness. Bioelectrochemistry. 94:53-60.
  • Haeri M, Wӧllert T, Langford GM, Gilbert JL. 2012. Electrochemical control of cell death by reduction-induced intrinsic apoptosis and oxidation-induced necrosis on CoCrMo alloy in vitro. Biomaterials. 33(27):6295-304.
  • Wöllert T, Rollenhagen C, Langford GM, Sundstrom P. 2012. Human oral keratinocytes: a model system to analyze host-pathogen interactions. Methods Mol Biol. 845:289-302.
  • Wöllert T, Patel A, Lee YL, Provance DW Jr, Vought VE, Cosgrove MS, Mercer JA, Langford GM. 2011. Myosin5a tail associates directly with Rab3A-containing compartments in neurons. J Biol Chem. 286(16):14352-61.
  • Wöllert T, Langford GM. 2009. High resolution multimode light microscopy of cell migration: long-term imaging and analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 586:3-21.
  • Rollenhagen C, Wöllert T, Langford GM, Sundstrom P. 2009. Stimulation of cell motility and expression of late markers of differentiation in human oral keratinocytes by Candida albicans. Cell Microbiol. 11(6):946-66.
  • Wöllert T, Langford GM. 2009. Vesicle transport assay. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester.