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Dr Margit Silke Muller

Dr Margit Silke  Muller

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual European Fellow

(Prof. Colin Taylor Group)


Areas of Interest:

- Transport Phenomena in Cells

- Self-organization of Cells

- Subcellular Energy Metabolism

- Astrocytes

- Spatial Organisation of Cellular Signalling and Metabolism

Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 3 34062


  • Calcium, cell signalling, endoplasmic reticulum, IP3 receptor, ion channel, lysosome, migration, protein structure, protein trafficking.


  • Cell Signalling

Key Publications

  • Walls AB, Flynn S, West P, West PJ, Müller MS, Bak LK, Bulaj G, Schousboe A, White HS (2016) The anticonvulsant action of the galanin receptor agonist NAX-5055 involves modulation of both excitatory- and inhibitory neurotransmission  Epilepsy Research in press.
  • Müller MS, Pedersen SE, Walls AB, Waagepetersen HS, Bak LK (2015) Isoform-selective regulation of glycogen phosphorylase by energy deprivation and phosphorylation in astrocytes. Glia 63(1):154-62.
  • Müller MS (2014) Functional impact of glycogen degradation on astrocytic signaling. Biochemical Society Transactions 42(5):1311-5. 
  • Müller MS, Fox R, Schousboe A, Waagepetersen HS, Bak, LK (2014) Astrocyte glycogenolysis is triggered by store-operated calcium entry and provides metabolic energy for cellular calcium homeostasis. Glia 62(4):526-34.                     
  • Müller MS, Obel LLF, Waagepetersen HS , Schousboe A, Bak, LK (2013) Complex actions of ionomycin in cultured cerebellar astrocytes affecting both calcium-induced calcium release and store-operated calcium entry. Neurochemical Research 38(6):1260-5.
  • Obel LLF, Müller MS, Walls AB, Sickmann HM, Bak LK, Waagepetersen HS, Schousboe A (2012) Brain glycogen: new perspectives on its metabolic function and regulation at the subcellular level. Frontiers in Neuroenergetics 4:3.                  
  • Müller MS, (2011) A Pinch of Sodium. Nature Chemistry 3(12):974.