Truong, D.-J.J., Phlairaharn, T., Eßwein, B., Gruber, C., Tümen, D., Baligács, E., Armbrust, N., Vaccaro, F.L., Lederer, E.-M., Beck, E.M., Geilenkeuser, J., Göppert, S., Krumwiede, L., Grätz, C., Raffl, G., Schwarz, D., Zirngibl, M., Živanić, M., Beyer, M., Körner, J.D., Santl, T., Evsyukov, V., Strauß, T., Schwarz, S.C., Höglinger, G.U., Heutink, P., Doll, S., Conrad, M., Giesert, F., Wurst, W., Westmeyer, G.G., 2021. Non-invasive and high-throughput interrogation of exon-specific isoform expression. Nat Cell Biol 1–12. 


Bodea, S.-V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2021. Photoacoustic Neuroimaging - Perspectives on a Maturing Imaging Technique and Its Applications in Neuroscience. Frontiers in Neuroscience 15, 655247.


Farhadi, A., Sigmund, F., Westmeyer, G.G., Shapiro, M.G. 2021 Genetically encodable materials for non-invasive biological imaging. Nature Materials, DOI:


Grosch, M., Rusha, E., Ori, C., Truong, D.J.J., O'Neill, A.C., Pertek, A., Westmeyer, G.G., Drukker, M. 2020 Nucleus size and DNA accessibility are linked to the regulation of paraspeckle formation in cellular differentiation. BMC Biol. 18:42.


Shams, S.F., Ghazanfari, M.R., Pettinger, S., Tavabi, A.H., Siemensmeyer, K., Smekhova, A., Dunin-Borkowski, R.E., Westmeyer, G.G., Schmitz-Antoniak, C.  2020 Structural perspective on revealing heat dissipation behavior of CoFe 2 O 4 –Pd nanohybrids: great promise for magnetic fluid hyperthermia. Phys Chem Chem Phys 22, 26728–26741. DOI:


Stefanoiu A, Page J, Symvoulidis P, Westmeyer GG, Lasser T., 2019 Artifact-free deconvolution in light field microscopy. Optics Express, doi:


Sigmund, F.*, Pettinger, S.*, Kube, M., Schneider, F., Schifferer, M., Aichler, M., Schneider, S., Walch, A., Misgeld, T.,  Dietz, H., Westmeyer, G.G., 2019. Iron-sequestering nanocompartments as multiplexed Electron Microscopy gene reporters. bioRxiv, doi:

& ACS Nano, DOI:10.1021/acsnano.9b03140

Lauri, A.*, Soliman, D.*, Omar, M., Stelzl, A., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2019. Whole-cell photoacoustic sensor based on pigment relocalization. ACS Sensors, DOI:10.1021/acssensors.8b01319 


Lauri, A.*, Soliman, D.*, Omar, M., Stelzl, A., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G., 2018. Photoacoustic pigment relocalization sensor. bioRxiv, doi:

Dang, K.M., Rinklin, P., Afanasenkau, D., Westmeyer, G., Schürholz, T., Wiegand, S., Wolfrum, B., 2018. Chip‐Based Heat Stimulation for Modulating Signal Propagation in HL‐1 Cell Networks. Advanced Biosystems 39, 1800138. doi:10.1002/adbi.201800138

Sigmund, F., Massner, C., Erdmann, P., Stelzl, A., Rolbieski, H., Desai, M., Bricault, S., Wörner, T.P., Snijder, J., Geerlof, A., Fuchs, H., Hrabe de Angelis, M., Heck, A.J.R., Jasanoff, A., Ntziachristos, V., Plitzko, J., Westmeyer, G.G., 2018. Bacterial encapsulins as orthogonal compartments for mammalian cell engineering. Nature Communications 9, 1990. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04227-3

Massner, C., Sigmund, F., Pettinger, S., Seeger, M., Hartmann, C., Ivleva N., Niessner, R., Fuchs H., Hrabé de Angelis, M., Stelzl, A., Koonakampully, N., Rolbieski, H., Wiedwald, U., Spasova, M., Wurst, W., Ntziachristos, V., Winklhofer, M., Westmeyer, G.G., 2018. Genetically controlled lysosomal entrapment of superparamagnetic ferritin for multimodal and multiscale imaging and actuation with low tissue attenuation. Advanced Functional Materials 11, 1706793. doi:10.1002/adfm.201706793

Myklatun, A.*, Lauri, A.*, Eder, S.H.K., Cappetta, M., Shcherbakov, D., Wurst, W., Winklhofer, M., Westmeyer, G.G., 2018. Zebrafish and medaka offer insights into the neurobehavioral correlates of vertebrate magnetoreception. Nature Communications 9, 802. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03090-6, *equal contribution

Ovsepian, S.V., Olefir, I., Westmeyer, G., Razansky, D., Ntziachristos, V., 2017. Pushing the Boundaries of Neuroimaging with Optoacoustics. Neuron 96, 966–988. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2017.10.022   

Sigmund, F., Massner, C., Erdmann, P., Stelzl, A., Rolbieski, H., Fuchs, H., de Angelis, M.H., Desai, M., Bricault, S., Jasanoff, A., Ntziachristos, V., Plitzko, J., Westmeyer, G.G., 2017. Eukaryotically expressed encapsulins as orthogonal compartments for multiscale molecular imaging. bioRxiv. doi:​

Symvoulidis, P., Lauri, A., Stefanoiu, A., Cappetta, M., Schneider, S., Jia, H., Stelzl, A., Koch, M., Perez, C.C., Myklatun, A., Renninger, S., Chmyrov, A., Lasser, T., Wurst, W., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2017. NeuBtracker-imaging neurobehavioral dynamics in freely behaving fish. Nature Methods 14, 1079–1082. doi:10.1038/nmeth.4459

Roberts, S., Seeger, M., Jiang, Y., Mishra, A., Sigmund, F., Stelzl, A., Lauri, A., Symvoulidis, P., Rolbieski, H., Preller, M., Deán-Ben, X.L., Razansky, D., Orschmann, T., Desbordes, S.C., Vetschera, P., Bach, T., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2017. Calcium Sensor for Photoacoustic Imaging. Journal of the American Chemical Society. doi:10.1021/jacs.7b03064 

Myklatun, A., Cappetta, M., Winklhofer, M., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2017. Microfluidic sorting of intrinsically magnetic cells under visual control. Scientific Reports 7, 6942. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06946-x

Fiallos, A.M., Bricault, S.J., Cai, L.X., Worku, H.A., Colonnese, M.T., Westmeyer, G.G., Jasanoff, A., 2017. Reward magnitude tracking by neural populations in ventral striatum. Neuroimage 146, 1003–1015. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.10.036

Deán-Ben, X.L., Sela, G., Lauri, A., Kneipp, M., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., Shoham, S., Razansky, D., 2016. Functional optoacoustic neuro-tomography for scalable whole-brain monitoring of calcium indicators. Light: Science & Application 5, e16201. doi:10.1038/lsa.2016.20

Mishra, A.*, Pariani*, G., Oerther, T., Schwaiger, M., Westmeyer, G.G., 2016. Hyperpolarized Multi-Metal 13C-Sensors for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Analytical Chemistry 88, 10790–10794. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03546, *equal contribution

Mishra, A., Jiang, Y., Roberts, S., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2016. Near-Infrared Photoacoustic Imaging Probe Responsive to Calcium. Analytical Chemistry 88, 10785–10789. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03039

Kellnberger, S., Rosenthal, A., Myklatun, A., Westmeyer, G.G., Sergiadis, G., Ntziachristos, V., 2016. Magnetoacoustic Sensing of Magnetic Nanoparticles. Physical Review Letters 116, 108103. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.108103

Kneipp, M., Estrada, H., Lauri, A., Turner, J., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., Razansky, D., 2015. Volumetric tracking of migratory melanophores during zebrafish development by optoacoustic microscopy. Mechanisms of Development 138 Pt 3, 300–304. doi:10.1016/j.mod.2015.09.001

Sela, G., Lauri, A., Deán-Ben, X.L., Kneipp, M., Ntziachristos, V., Shoham, S., Westmeyer, G.G., Razansky, D., 2015. Functional optoacoustic neuro-tomography (FONT) for whole-brain monitoring of calcium indicators. arXiv:1501.02450

Deán-Ben, X.L., Stiel, A.C., Jiang, Y., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., Razansky, D., 2015. Light fluence normalization in turbid tissues via temporally unmixed multispectral optoacoustic tomography. Optics letters 40, 4691–4694. doi:10.1364/OL.40.004691

Perez, C.C.*, Lauri, A.*, Symvoulidis, P.*, Cappetta, M., Erdmann, A., Westmeyer, G.G., 2015. Calcium neuroimaging in behaving zebrafish larvae using a turn-key light field camera. Journal of Biomedical Optics 20, 096009. doi:10.1117/1.JBO.20.9.096009, *equal contribution

Jiang, Y.*, Sigmund, F.*, Reber, J., Deán-Ben, X.L., Glasl, S., Kneipp, M., Estrada, H., Razansky, D., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2015. Violacein as a genetically-controlled, enzymatically amplified and photobleaching-resistant chromophore for optoacoustic bacterial imaging. Scientific Reports 5, 11048. doi:10.1038/srep11048, *equal contribution

Stiel, A.C., Deán-Ben, X.L., Jiang, Y., Ntziachristos, V., Razansky, D., Westmeyer, G.G., 2015. High-contrast imaging of reversibly switchable fluorescent proteins via temporally unmixed multispectral optoacoustic tomography. Optics letters 40, 367–370. doi:10.1364/OL.40.000367

Sim, N., Gottschalk, S., Pal, R., Delbianco, M., Degtyaruk, O., Razansky, D., Westmeyer, G.G., Ntziachristos, V., Parker, D.*, Mishra, A.*, 2015. Wavelength-dependent optoacoustic imaging probes for NMDA receptor visualisation. Chemical Communications (Camb.) 51, 15149–15152. doi:10.1039/c5cc06277b, *shared senior authorship

Westmeyer, G.G., Emer, Y., Lintelmann, J., Jasanoff, A., 2014. MRI-based detection of alkaline phosphatase gene reporter activity using a porphyrin solubility switch. Chemistry & Biology 21, 422–429. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.01.012

Symvoulidis, P., Perez, C.C., Schwaiger, M., Ntziachristos, V., Westmeyer, G.G., 2014. Serial sectioning and multispectral imaging system for versatile biomedical applications. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2014 IEEE 11th International Symposium on 890–893.

Westmeyer, G.G., Durocher, Y., Jasanoff, A., 2010. A secreted enzyme reporter system for MRI. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49, 3909–3911. doi:10.1002/anie.200906712

Shapiro, M.G.*, Westmeyer, G.G.*, Romero, P.A., Szablowski, J.O., Küster, B., Shah, A., Otey, C.R., Langer, R., Arnold, F.H., Jasanoff, A., 2010. Directed evolution of a magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent for noninvasive imaging of dopamine. Nature Biotechnology 28, 264–270. doi:10.1038/nbt.1609, *equal contribution

Westmeyer, G.G., Jasanoff, A., 2007. Genetically controlled MRI contrast mechanisms and their prospects in systems neuroscience research. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 25, 1004–1010. doi:10.1016/j.mri.2006.11.027

Shapiro, M.G., Atanasijevic, T., Faas, H., Westmeyer, G.G., Jasanoff, A., 2006. Dynamic imaging with MRI contrast agents: quantitative considerations. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 24, 449–462. doi:10.1016/j.mri.2005.12.033

Westmeyer, G.G.*, Willem, M.*, Lichtenthaler, S.F., Lurman, G., Multhaup, G., Assfalg-Machleidt, I., Reiss, K., Saftig, P., Haass, C., 2004. Dimerization of beta-site beta-amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279, 53205–53212. doi:10.1074/jbc.M410378200, *equal contribution

Lichtenthaler, S.F., Dominguez, D.-I., Westmeyer, G.G., Reiss, K., Haass, C., Saftig, P., De Strooper, B., Seed, B., 2003. The cell adhesion protein P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 is a substrate for the aspartyl protease BACE1. Journal of Biological Chemistry 278, 48713–48719. doi:10.1074/jbc.M303861200

Fluhrer, R., Multhaup, G., Schlicksupp, A., Okochi, M., Takeda, M., Lammich, S., Willem, M., Westmeyer, G., Bode, W., Walter, J., Haass, C., 2003. Identification of a beta-secretase activity, which truncates amyloid beta-peptide after its presenilin-dependent generation. Journal of Biological Chemistry 278, 5531–5538. doi:10.1074/jbc.M211485200

Fluhrer, R., Capell, A., Westmeyer, G., Willem, M., Hartung, B., Condron, M.M., Teplow, D.B., Haass, C., Walter, J., 2002. A non-amyloidogenic function of BACE-2 in the secretory pathway. Journal of Neurochemistry 81, 1011–1020