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Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Yulia Golub


Education and Employment 

Research focus

addiction disorders in adolescents,clinical studies,epigenetic mechanisms, prenatal risk factors, stress system, posttraumatic stress disorder



  • Golub, Y., Schildbach, E., Touma, C., Kratz, O., Moll, G. H., Hörsten, S. V., & Canneva, F. (2019). Role of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis modulation in the stress-resilient phe-notype of DPP4-deficient rats. Behavioural Brain Research,356, 243-249. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2018.08.02
  • Frey S, Eichler A, Stonawski V, Kriebel J, Wahl S, Gallati S, Goecke TW, Fasching PA, Beck-mann MW, Kratz O, Moll GH, Heinrich H, Kornhuber J*, Golub Y*. Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with adverse cognitive effects and distinct whole-genome DNA methylation patterns in primary school children. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience,12.
  • Stonawski V, Frey S, Golub Y, Rohleder N, Kriebel J, Goecke TW, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Kornhuber J, Kratz O, Moll GH, Heinrich H, Eichler A. Associations of prenatal depres-sive symptoms with DNA methylation of HPA axis-related genes and diurnal cortisol profiles in primary school-aged children. Dev Psychopathol. 2018; 2:1-13.
  • Stonawski V, Vollmer L, Köhler-Jonas N, Rohleder N, Golub Y, Purbojo A, Moll GH, Heinrich H, Cesnjevar RA, Kratz O, Eichler A. Long-term Associations of an Early Corrected Ventricular Septal Defect and Stress Systems of Child and Mother at Primary School Age. Front Pediatr. 2018; 15;5:293.
  • Stonawski V, Frey S, Golub Y, Moll GH, Heinrich H, Eichler A. [Epigenetic modifications in children associated with maternal emotional stress during pregnancy]. Z Kinder Jugendpsy-chiatr Psychother. 2017 Mar 3:1-13.
  • Golub Y, Canneva F, Funke R, Frey S, Distler J, von Hörsten S, Freitag CM, Kratz O, Moll GH, Solati J. Effects of in-utero environment and maternal behaviour on neuroendocrine and behavioural alterations in a mouse model of prenatal trauma. Dev Neurobiol. 2016;76(11):1254-1265.
  • Funke R, Eichler A, Distler J, Golub Y, Kratz O, Moll, GH. Stress system dysregulation in pedi-atric generalized anxiety disorder associated with comorbid depression. Stress and Health. 2016 Stress Health. 2017;33(5):518-529.
  • Canneva F, Golub Y, Distler J, Dobner J, Meyer S, von Hörsten S. DPP4-deficient congenic rats display blunted stress, improved fear extinction and increased central NPY. Psychoneu-roendocrinology. 2015; 53: 195-206.
  • Solati J, Kleehaupt E, Kratz O, Moll GH, Golub Y. Inverse effects of lipopolysaccharides on anxiety in pregnant mice and their offspring. Physiol Behav. 2015; 139:369-74.
  • Schöpf I, Easton AC, Solati J, Golub Y, Kornhuber J, Giese KP, Müller CP.αCaMKII autophos-phorylation mediates neuronal activation in the hippocampal dentate gyrus after alcohol and cocaine in mice. Neurosci Lett. 2015; 30; 591:65-8.
  • Solati J, Hajikhani R, Golub Y. Activation of GABAA receptors in the medial prefrontal cortex produces an anxiolytic-like response. Acta Neuropsychiatr. 2013; 25(4):221-6.
  • Easton AC, Lucchesi W, Lourdusamy A, Lenz B, Solati J, Golub Y, Lewczuk P, Fernandes C, Desrivieres S, Dawirs RR, Moll GH, Kornhuber J, Frank J, Hoffmann P, Soyka M, Kiefer F; GESGA Consortium, Schumann G, Peter Giese K, Müller CP, Treutlein J, Cichon S, Ridinger M, Mattheisen P, Herms S, Wodarz N, Zill P, Maier W, Mössner R, Gaebel W, Dahmen N, Scherbaum N, Schmäl C, Steffens M, Lucae S, Ising M, Müller-Myhsok B, Nöthen MM, Mann K, Rietschel M. αCaMKII autophosphorylation controls the establishment of alcohol drinking behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013; 38(9):1636-47.
  • Easton AC, Lourdusamy A, Havranek M, Mizuno K, Solati J, Golub Y, Clarke TK, Vallada H, Laranjeira R, Desrivières S, Moll GH, Mössner R, Kornhuber J, Schumann G, Giese KP, Fer-nandes C, Quednow BB, Müller CP. αCaMKII controls the establishment of cocaine's rein-forcing effects in mice and humans. Transl Psychiatry. 2014;7;4:e457.
  • Solati J, Hajikhani R, Golub Y. Activation of GABAA receptors in the medial prefrontal cortex produces an anxiolytic-like response. Acta Neuropsychiatr. 2013 Aug;25(4):221-6.
  • Sauerhoefer E, Pamplona FA, Bedenk B, Moll GH, Dawirs RR, von Hörsten S, Wotjak CT, Golub Y. Generalized contextual fear and avoidance after fear incubation depend on asso-ciative rather than non-associative memory components. Behavioural Brain Rsearch 2012, 30; 233(2):483-493.
  • Herrmann L, Ionescu I, Henes K, Golub Y, Wang N, Buell DR, Holsboer F, Wotjak CT, Schmidt U. Neuropeptide S (NPS) and Fluoxetine Counteract Trauma Stress-Induced Long-Term Re-duction of Hippocampal Synaptic Protein Expression. PLoSONE 2012, 7(8); e42603.
  • Golub Y, Kaltwasser SF, Mauch CP, Herrmann L, Schmidt U, Holsboer F, Czisch M, Wotjak CT. Reduced hippocampus volume in the mouse model of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2011; May;45(5):650-9.
  • Dahlhoff M, Siegmund A, Golub Y, Wolf E, Holsboer F, Wotjak CT. AKT/GSK-3beta/beta-catenin signalling within hippocampus and amygdala reflects genetically determined differ-ences in posttraumatic stress disorder like symptoms. Neuroscience. 2010; 169(3):1216-26.
  • Golub Y, Mauch CP, Dahlhoff M, Wotjak CT. Consequences of extinction training on associa-tive and non-associative fear in a mouse model of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Behav Brain Res. 2009; 28;205(2):544-9.
  • Golub Y, Berg D, Calne D, Pfeiffer R, Uitti R, Stoessl J, Wszolek Z, Farrer M, Mueller J, Gasser T, Fuchs J. Genetic factors influencing age at onset in LRRK2 linked Parkinson disease. Par-kinsonism Relat Disord. 2009; 15(7):539-41.
  • Fuchs J, Tichopad A, Golub Y, Munz M, Schweitzer K, Wolf B, Berg D, Mueller J and Gasser T. a-synuclein expression in blood and brain depends on genetic variability. FASEB J. 2008; 22(5):1327-34.+