Till Roenneberg

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Circadian clocks: translation
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestr 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:R470-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian clocks - the fall and rise of physiology
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 6:965-71. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Social jetlag and obesity
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 22:939-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The decline in human seasonality
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 19:193-5; discussion 196-7. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Modeling a circadian surface
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:340-9. 2010
  6. pmc Demasking biological oscillators: properties and principles of entrainment exemplified by the Neurospora circadian clock
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7742-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Entrainment concepts revisited
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:329-39. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Modelling biological rhythms
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 18:R826-R835. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of the human circadian clock
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 11:429-38. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A circadian surface of entrainment: varying T, τ, and photoperiod in Neurospora crassa
    Jan Rémi
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:318-28. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Circadian clocks: translation
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestr 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:R470-3. 2005
    ..While increasing complexity seemed to be the key, a recent report suggests that circa-24 hour rhythms can be generated by just four molecules incubated in a test tube...
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian clocks - the fall and rise of physiology
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 6:965-71. 2005
    ..Insights from this research will help to optimize medical diagnostics and therapy, as well as adjust social and biological timing on the individual level...
  3. doi request reprint Social jetlag and obesity
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 22:939-43. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that improving the correspondence between biological and social clocks will contribute to the management of obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint The decline in human seasonality
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 19:193-5; discussion 196-7. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Modeling a circadian surface
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:340-9. 2010
    ..Experiments measuring aftereffects support the prediction that τ(E) plays an important role in entrainment...
  6. pmc Demasking biological oscillators: properties and principles of entrainment exemplified by the Neurospora circadian clock
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7742-7. 2005
    ..By comparing data sets from independent studies, we develop a template for analyzing, modeling, and dissecting the interactions of entrained and masked components. These insights can be applied to oscillators of all periodicities...
  7. doi request reprint Entrainment concepts revisited
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:329-39. 2010
    ..Unlike the PRC and the velocity response curve, the CIRC can be assessed on the basis of entrained steady states, by modeling experimental results. The CIRC approach makes several predictions that can be tested experimentally...
  8. doi request reprint Modelling biological rhythms
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 18:R826-R835. 2008
    ..Finally, we assess the predictive power of circadian modelling and its success in creating new hypotheses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of the human circadian clock
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 11:429-38. 2007
    ..The timing and duration of sleep are generally independent. However, when the two are analysed separately for work and free days, sleep duration strongly depends on chronotype. In addition, chronotype is both age- and sex-dependent...
  10. doi request reprint A circadian surface of entrainment: varying T, τ, and photoperiod in Neurospora crassa
    Jan Rémi
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 25:318-28. 2010
    ..These combinations produce a circadian surface with highly systematic phases of entrainment. The results suggest that the traditional entrainment paradigms using the PRC and τ(DD) have to be reevaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Novel strategies for identification of clock genes in Neurospora with insertional mutagenesis
    Kruno Sveric
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 362:173-85. 2007
    ..g., those with alternative selection markers or that facilitate overexpression) or combined with strains carrying clock-regulated reporter genes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Entrainment dissociates transcription and translation of a circadian clock gene in neurospora
    Ying Tan
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich D 80336, Germany
    Curr Biol 14:433-8. 2004
    ..The regulators mediating the dissociation between RNA and protein levels are still unknown and will be the key to understanding both circadian timing at the molecular level and how the clock exerts control over many cellular processes...
  13. doi request reprint CLOCK gene variants associate with sleep duration in two independent populations
    Karla V Allebrandt
    Centre for Chronobiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 67:1040-7. 2010
    ..Clock genes are associated with dysfunctional timing of sleep, mood, and obesity disorders, which are commonly associated with sleep duration...
  14. doi request reprint Blue-enriched office light competes with natural light as a zeitgeber
    Céline Vetter
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Centre of Chronobiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:437-45. 2011
    ..This study investigated the effect of changing light temperature at the workplace from 4000 Kelvin (K) to 8000 K on sleep-wake and activity-rest behavior...
  15. ncbi request reprint The human circadian clock's seasonal adjustment is disrupted by daylight saving time
    Thomas Kantermann
    Ludwig Maximilian University, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1996-2000. 2007
    ..This disruption may extend to other aspects of seasonal biology in humans...
  16. ncbi request reprint Photoperiodism in Neurospora crassa
    Ying Tan
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 19:135-43. 2004
    ..Night break experiments show that measuring night length is one of the mechanisms used for photoperiod assessment. This represents the first formal report of photoperiodism in the fungi...
  17. ncbi request reprint Combining theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the circadian clock
    Martha Merrow
    Institut fur Medizinische Psychologie, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 20:559-75. 2003
    ..The models introduce the "zeitnehmer," i.e., a clock-regulated input pathway, to the conceptual framework of circadian systems, and proposes networks of individual feedbacks as the basis for circadian rhythmicity...
  18. doi request reprint Classifying fMRI-derived resting-state connectivity patterns according to their daily rhythmicity
    Janusch Blautzik
    Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Neuroimage 71:298-306. 2013
    ..This finding should be considered when interpreting results from fMRI studies...
  19. doi request reprint The influence of internal time, time awake, and sleep duration on cognitive performance in shiftworkers
    Céline Vetter
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 29:1127-38. 2012
    ..Our finding that both Local Time and Internal Time, in conjunction with shift-specific sleep behavior, strongly influence performance extends predictions derived from laboratory studies...
  20. pmc Light reception and circadian behavior in 'blind' and 'clock-less' mutants of Neurospora crassa
    Zdravko Dragovic
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Division of Chronobiology, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    EMBO J 21:3643-51. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the extant circadian clock machinery in these mutant strains supports the notion that the circadian system in Neurospora involves components outside the WC-FRQ loop...
  21. ncbi request reprint "What watch?...such much!" Complexity and evolution of circadian clocks
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Chronobiology Division, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Goethestr 31, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 309:3-9. 2002
    ..The second example looks at the role of clocks in tissues and cells within a complex organism, and the third speculates on how the circadian system may have evolved...
  22. ncbi request reprint The art of entrainment
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 18:183-94. 2003
    ..The results of this basic research will help us to understand temporal ecology and will allow us to improve conditions for humans in industrialized societies...
  23. doi request reprint Light and the human circadian clock
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Centre for Chronobiology, Medical Faculty, Ludwig Maximilians University, Goethestrasse 31, 80336, Munich, Germany
    Handb Exp Pharmacol 217:311-31. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Entrainment elicits period aftereffects in Neurospora crassa
    Julia Diegmann
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 27:1335-47. 2010
    ..The present findings in Neurospora, which grows as a syncytium, suggest that tau-aftereffects also exist in circadian systems based on multioscillatory networks organized at the molecular level...
  25. ncbi request reprint Extracellular pH is under circadian control in Gonyaulax polyedra and forms a metabolic feedback loop
    Brigitte Eisensamer
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 21:27-41. 2004
    ..Because intracellular proton levels are both affecting circadian input and output they form a feedback loop with the Gonyaulax circadian system indicating complex interactions between metabolism and the circadian clock...
  26. doi request reprint Chronotype predicts activity patterns in the neural underpinnings of the motor system during the day
    Isabella Peres
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Goethestrasse 31 1, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 28:883-9. 2011
    ..These results show that consideration of time-of-day for the analysis of fMRI studies is imperative...
  27. doi request reprint Is light-at-night a health risk factor or a health risk predictor?
    Thomas Kantermann
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 26:1069-74. 2009
    ..We revisit the arguments of the LAN theory and put them into perspective regarding circadian physiology, physical likelihood (e.g., what intensities reach the retina), and potential risks, specifically in non-shiftworkers...
  28. doi request reprint Decreased psychological well-being in late 'chronotypes' is mediated by smoking and alcohol consumption
    Marc Wittmann
    Generation Research Program, Human Science Center, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 45:15-30. 2010
    ..We suggest that 'chronotype' is introduced as an additional factor in substance use, that is, when considering motives for smoking and drinking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cellular clocks: circadian rhythms in primary human fibroblasts
    Martha Merrow
    Biologisch Centrum, University of Groningen, Postbus 14, 9750AA Haren the Netherlands, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, Germany
    J Biosci 30:553-5. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Life before the clock: modeling circadian evolution
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Chronobiology Division, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 17:495-505. 2002
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  31. ncbi request reprint Life between clocks: daily temporal patterns of human chronotypes
    Till Roenneberg
    Center for Chronobiology, Institute for Medical Psychology, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 18:80-90. 2003
    ..The implications are far ranging concerning learning, memory, vigilance, performance, and quality of life...
  32. ncbi request reprint The network of time: understanding the molecular circadian system
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 13:R198-207. 2003
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  33. ncbi request reprint Cellular clocks: coupled circadian and cell division cycles
    Martha Merrow
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 14:R25-6. 2004
    ..Gating of cell division by the circadian clock is well known, yet its mechanism is little understood. Genetically tractable model systems have led to new hypotheses and questions concerning the coupling of these two cellular cycles...
  34. doi request reprint The Munich ChronoType Questionnaire for Shift-Workers (MCTQShift)
    Myriam Juda
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Centre of Chronobiology, LMU, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 28:130-40. 2013
    ..The distribution of MSF(E) in our sample is identical to that of MSF in day-workers. We propose conversion algorithms for chronotyping shift-workers whose schedules do not include free days after evening shifts...
  35. doi request reprint Chronotype modulates sleep duration, sleep quality, and social jet lag in shift-workers
    Myriam Juda
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Centre of Chronobiology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Biol Rhythms 28:141-51. 2013
    ..Given the impact of sleep on health, our results stress the importance of chronotype both in understanding the effects of shift-work on sleep and in devising solutions to reduce shift-work-related health problems...
  36. doi request reprint Circadian rhythm in force tracking and in dual task costs
    Isabelle Jasper
    Clinical Neuropsychology Research Group EKN, Clinic for Neuropsychology, Munchen Bogenhausen Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 27:653-73. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, both tracking precision and delay showed a comparable circadian rhythmicity...
  37. ncbi request reprint The day within
    Till Roenneberg
    Centre for Chronobiology, Institute for Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 20:525-8. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Light reception: discovering the clock-eye in mammals
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, 80336, Munich, Germany
    Curr Biol 12:R163-5. 2002
    ..Mammals receive this signal exclusively through the eyes, but not just via rods and cones. New evidence has been uncovered for a novel photoreceptor that may be responsible for more than just adjusting the clock...
  39. ncbi request reprint The flavo-enzyme xanthine oxidase is under circadian control in the marine alga Gonyaulax
    Tzu Shing Deng
    Institut fur Medizinische Psychologie, Abteilung Chronobiologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 89:171-5. 2002
    ..Because pharmacological inhibition of XO also blocks the effect of blue light on the Gonyaulax circadian clock, the possible relationship between XO and light reception in this unicellular alga will be discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Q & A: Till Roenneberg
    Till Roenneberg
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Munich, Goethestr 31, D 80336 MUnchen, Germany
    Curr Biol 14:R405. 2004
    b>Till Roenneberg is Professor of Chronobiology at the University of Munich. He studies the circadian clock from its cellular/molecular mechanisms up to the consequences of shift work...
  41. ncbi request reprint Entrainment of the Neurospora circadian clock
    Martha Merrow
    Biologisch Centrum, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 23:71-80. 2006
    ..Clock gene expression during entrainment and entrainment without clock genes suggest that the known transcription/translation feedback loop is not alone responsible for entrainment in Neurospora...
  42. ncbi request reprint Circadian clock: time for a phase shift of ideas?
    Martha Merrow
    Biological Center, University of Groningen, Postbus 14, 9750AA, Haren, Netherlands
    Curr Biol 17:R636-8. 2007
    ..A recent study shows that cycling of cryptochrome proteins is dispensable for circadian clock function in mammalian cells. Is it time for a paradigm shift in how we think about the circadian clock mechanism?..
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Munich Chronotype Questionnaire with the Horne-Ostberg's Morningness-Eveningness Score
    Andrei Zavada
    Unit of Behavioural Biology, Human Chronobiology Research Group, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 22:267-78. 2005
    ..However, the MCTQ collects additional detailed information on sleep-wake behavior under natural conditions...
  44. pmc The circadian cycle: daily rhythms from behaviour to genes
    Martha Merrow
    Biologisch Centrum, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750AA Haren, The Netherlands
    EMBO Rep 6:930-5. 2005
    ..These behavioural oscillations are mirrored in the levels of physiology and gene expression. Deciphering the underlying mechanisms will provide important insights into how the circadian clock affects health and disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Social jetlag: misalignment of biological and social time
    Marc Wittmann
    Generation Research Program, Human Science Center, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 23:497-509. 2006
    ..e., the discrepancies between social and biological timing rather than a simple association to different chronotypes. Our results strongly suggest that work (and school) schedules should be adapted to chronotype whenever possible...
  46. ncbi request reprint The right place at the right time: regulation of daily timing by phosphorylation
    Martha Merrow
    University of Groningen, Haren 9750 AA, The Netherlands
    Genes Dev 20:2629-3. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint The human circadian clock entrains to sun time
    Till Roenneberg
    Curr Biol 17:R44-5. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint New findings of Neurospora in Europe and comparisons of diversity in temperate climates on continental scales
    David J Jacobson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Mycologia 98:550-9. 2006
    ..The differences in regional diversity, reported here, can form the basis of testable hypotheses. Questions of phylogeography and adaptations can be addressed specifically by studying Neurospora in nature...
  49. ncbi request reprint Light, endocrine systems, and cancer--a view from circadian biologists
    Till Roenneberg
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:82-3. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint External time--internal time
    Serge Daan
    J Biol Rhythms 17:107-9. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint A marker for the end of adolescence
    Till Roenneberg
    Curr Biol 14:R1038-9. 2004