Knowing Neurons

What’s Inside a Neuron?

Interested in organelles?

Johanna Mayer will take you around the cell, from the endoplasmic reticulum to the golgi complex. Each infographic will cover a different organelle!

Check out our infographics in Spanish, German, and Turkish while you're here!

Johanna Mayer is a PhD student at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden working on autophagy-mediated secretory mechanisms in Alzheimer’s disease. Her PhD project is part of the EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie innovative training network SAND exploring secretion, autophagy, and the role in neurodegeneration. Johanna received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Jena, Germany. Outside the lab she enjoys experimenting with sourdough and being outdoors on a hiking or camping trip.