Stephen Huisman

Dr. Stephen Huisman
Research Associate
Office: Y55-K-34a
Telephone:+41 44 635 3165

Brief CV

Assistant professor (Oberassistent) in the laboratory of Prof. D. Brunner at the University of Zürich, Switzerland
Post-doctoral studies in the laboratory of D. Brunner at the EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
Ph.D. in Genetics in the laboratory of M. Segal at Cambridge University, UK
Master's degree in Biochemistry at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands


Makushok T., Alves P., Huisman SM., Kijowski A., and Brunner D. (2016) Sterol-rich membrane domains define fission yeast cell polarity, Cell 165(5):1182–1196. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2016.04.037

Höög JL., Huisman SM., Brunner D., and Antony C. (2013) Electron tomography reveals novel microtubule lattice and microtubule organizing centre defects in +TIP mutants, PLoS One 8(4):e61698. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061698

Huisman SM. and Brunner D. (2011) Cell polarity in fission yeast: a matter of confining, positioning, and switching growth zones, Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 22(8):799–805. doi:10.1016/j.semcdb.2011.07.013

Höög JL., Huisman SM., Sebö-Lemke Z., Sandblad L., McIntosh JR., Antony C., and Brunner D. (2011) Electron tomography reveals a flared morphology on growing microtubule ends, Journal of Cell Science 124(Pt 5):693–8. doi:10.1242/jcs.072967

Delgehyr N., Lopes CS., Moir CA., Huisman SM., and Segal M. (2008) Dissecting the involvement of formins in Bud6p-mediated cortical capture of microtubules in S. cerevisiae, Journal of Cell Science 121(Pt 22):3803–14. doi:10.1242/jcs.036269

Huisman SM., Smeets MF., and Segal M. (2007) Phosphorylation of Spc110p by Cdc28p-Clb5p kinase contributes to correct spindle morphogenesis in S. cerevisiae, Journal of Cell Science 120(Pt 3):435–46. doi:10.1242/​jcs.03342

Huisman SM. and Segal M. (2005) Cortical capture of microtubules and spindle polarity in budding yeast — where's the catch?, Journal of Cell Science 118(Pt 3):463–71. doi:10.1242/​jcs.01650

Huisman SM., Bales OA., Bertrand M., Smeets MF., Reed SI., and Segal M. (2004) Differential contribution of Bud6p and Kar9p to microtubule capture and spindle orientation in S. cerevisiae, Journal of Cell Biology 167(2):231–44. doi:10.1083/jcb.200407167