Dr Stephanie S.M.H. Höhn


  • 2013-: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Cambridge
  • 2009-2013: Doctoral student, Department for Cellular and Developmental Biology of Plants, Bielefeld University, DE
  • 2003-2009: Bachelor/Master student, Bielefeld University, DE


Stephanie is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Goldstein research group.  Her current research focuses on the biological and biophysical aspects of development and embryonic cell sheet curling in Volvox and its relatives.



  • Höhn S, Honerkamp-Smith AR, Haas PA, Kirkegaard JB and Goldstein RE, "Variability and regulation of morphogenesis in Volvox", under preparation

  • Höhn S and Hallmann A, "Distinct shape-shifting regimes of bowl-shaped cell sheets - embryonic inversion in the multicellular green alga Pleodorina californica", BMC Dev Biol 16, 35 (2016).

  • Höhn S, Honerkamp-Smith AR, Haas PA, Khuc Trong P and Goldstein RE, "Dynamics of a Volvox embyo turning itself inside out", PRL 114, 178101 (2015). 

    See also Physics Viewpoint by A. Boudaoud, Physics 8, 39 (2015).
  • Höhn S and Hallmann A, “There is more than one way to turn a spherical cellular monolayer inside out: type B embryo inversion in Volvox globator”, BMC Biol 9, 89 (2011).