Curriculum Vitae

Tihomir Georgiev

for2240 | Tihomir Georgiev

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Cologne
Kerpener Strasse 62
50937 Cologne, GERMANY

Scientific career

2011 Diploma in physics at the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

2015 PhD in physics at the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

2012-2016 Scientific staff member at the institute of physiology and pathophysiology (Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg) in the research group “Medical Biophysics” of Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rainer H.A. Fink

2012-2013 Scientific staff member at Universidad de Chile, research group “Muscle Cell Physiology“ of Prof. Dr. Enrique Jaimovich in Santiago de Chile

2017 Postdoc at ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona

2018-2020 Postdoc at Helmholtz Zentrum Munich in the research group of Dr. Matthias Meier

Since 2019 Medical student at the University of Cologne

Since 2020 Postdoc (part time) in the Project P1 “Induction of corneal transplant tolerance by anti(lymph)angiogenic therapy” in the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

Selected publications

Georgiev, T., Svirin, M., Jaimovich, E., Fink, R.H., 2015. Localized nuclear and perinuclear Ca(2+) signals in intact mouse skeletal muscle fibers. Front Physiol 6, 263.

Georgiev, T., Zapiec, B., Förderer, M., Fink, R.H., Vogel, M., 2015. Colocalization properties of elementary Ca(2+) release signals with structures specific to the contractile filaments and the tubular system of intact mouse skeletal muscle fibers. J Struct Biol 192, 366-375.

Schneider N., Gäbelein C., Wiener J., Georgiev T., Gobet N., Weber W., Meier M., 2018, Genetic Code Expansion Method for Temporal Labeling of Endogenously Expressed Proteins. ACS Chem Biol., 13(11):3049-3053

Förderer, M., Georgiev, T., Mosqueira, M., Fink, R.H., Vogel, M., 2016. Functional second harmonic generation microscopy probes molecular dynamics with high temporal resolution. Biomedical Optics Express 7, 525-541.

Llanos, P., Contreras-Ferrat, A., Georgiev, T., Osorio-Fuentealba, C., Espinosa, A., Hidalgo, J., Hidalgo, C., Jaimovich, E., 2015. The cholesterol-lowering agent methyl-beta-cyclodextrin promotes glucose uptake via GLUT4 in adult muscle fibers and reduces insulin resistance in obese mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 308, E294-305.

Elsing, C., Georgiev, T., Hübner, C.A., Boger, R., Stremmel, W., Schlenker, T., 2012. Extracellular ATP induces cytoplasmic and nuclear Ca2+ transients via P2Y2 receptor in human biliary epithelial cancer cells (Mz-Cha-1). Anticancer Res 32, 3759-3767.