U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Gertraud Robinson

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-4005
Email: gertraud.robinson@nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Editorial BoardBreast Cancer Research1999-present
  • Study SectionBreast Cancer Program, U.S. Department of Defense1999-2000
  • Staff ScientistLaboratory of Genetics and Physiology, NIDDK, NIH1997-present
  • Senior Staff FellowDevelopmental Biology Section, NIDDK, NIH1993-1997
  • Senior FellowshipNational Research Council1990-1993
  • Group LeaderInstitute of Molecular Biology, Austrian Academy of Sciences1986-1989
  • PostdoctorateNIDDK, NIH1984-1986
  • International Fogarty FellowshipNCI, NIH1983-1984
  • DiplomaAgricultural University Vienna1973
  • Ph.D.University of Salzburg1981

 Related Links

  • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
  • Chromosome Biology/Epigenetics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Genetics/Genomics


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Yamaji D, Na R, Feuermann Y, Pechhold S, Chen W, Robinson GW, Hennighausen L. Development of mammary luminal progenitor cells is controlled by the transcription factor STAT5A. Genes Dev. 2009 Oct 15; 23:2382-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hennighausen L, Robinson GW. Interpretation of cytokine signaling through the transcription factors STAT5A and STAT5B. Genes Dev. 2008 Mar 15; 22:711-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
Robinson GW. Cooperation of signalling pathways in embryonic mammary gland development. Nat Rev Genet. 2007 Dec; 8:963-72. [Full Text/Abstract]
Buono KD, Robinson GW, Martin C, Shi S, Stanley P, Tanigaki K, Honjo T, Hennighausen L. The canonical Notch/RBP-J signaling pathway controls the balance of cell lineages in mammary epithelium during pregnancy. Dev Biol. 2006 May 15; 293:565-80. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hennighausen L, Robinson GW. Information networks in the mammary gland. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Sep; 6:715-25. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miyoshi K, Meyer B, Gruss P, Cui Y, Renou JP, Morgan FV, Smith GH, Reichenstein M, Shani M, Hennighausen L, Robinson GW. Mammary epithelial cells are not able to undergo pregnancy-dependent differentiation in the absence of the helix-loop-helix inhibitor Id2. Mol Endocrinol. 2002 Dec; 16:2892-901. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gallego MI, Beachy PA, Hennighausen L, Robinson GW. Differential requirements for shh in mammary tissue and hair follicle morphogenesis. Dev Biol. 2002 Sep 1; 249:131-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Robinson GW. Identification of signaling pathways in early mammary gland development by mouse genetics. Breast Cancer Res. 2004; 6:105-8. [Full Text/Abstract]