KoRS-CB Kolloquia


24 July 2019, Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Harki, University of Minnesota:

Taming the Mutators: Chemical Probes that Inhibit APOBEC Cytosine Deaminases

  • Time: 17.00 h
  • Room: ML 630
  • Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx

11 July 2019, Dr. Benesh Joseph, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main:

Membrane Transporter Structure and Mechanism Elucidated with Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy

  • Time: 15.15 h
  • Room: P 602
  • Host: Prof. Dr. Malte Drescher

14 June 2019, Dr. Pierre Stallforth, Hans-Knöll-Institut, Jena:

Natural Products from Predator-Prey Interactions

  • Time: 15.15 h
  • Room: A 704
  • Host: Dr. Thomas Böttcher

05 June 2019, Prof. Dr. Seergazhi G. Srivatsan, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune:

Probes for Understanding Mood (Structure) Swings in Nucleic Acids

  • Time: 17 h
  • Room: ML 630
  • Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx


20 November 2018, KoRS-CB Celebration Day

  • Welcome, Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx, University of Konstanz
  • "Design, Evolution and Application of Protein Cages", Prof. Dr. Donald Hilvert, ETH Zurich
  • "Maintaining a Healthy Proteome: Proteostasis in Health and Disease", Prof. Dr. Judith Frydman, Stanford University
  • "On

    the Mechanism of Ribozymes - and a Short Note on Cellular RNA Dynamics

    (TUC-Seq)", Prof. Dr. Ronald Micura, Leopold Franzens University

  • Poster Talks
  • Poster Presentation

23 October 2018, Prof. Dr. Alfonso Jaramillo , University of Warwick, UK:

Automated Design of RNA Circuits in Living Cells

20 July 2018, Dr. Sonja Lorenz, University of Wuerzburg:

Conformational Regulation of the Ubiquitin Ligase HUWE1

27 June 2018, Prof. Dr. Ronald T. Raines, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA:

Diazo Compounds: Versatile Tools for Chemical Biology

19 June 2018, Prof. Dr. Shugeng Cao, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA:

Harnessing Biodiversity in Hawaii for Small Molecule Natural Products Discovery

29 May 2018, Prof. Dr. Roland Seifert, Institute of Pharmacology, Hannover Medical School:

cCMP and cUMP: Emerging second Messengers

23 May 2018, Prof. Dr. David Sarlah, University of Illinois, USA:

Enabling Synthetic Tactics and Methods: From Complex Terpenes to Simple Arenes

15 May 2018, Dr. José G. Hernández, RWTH Aachen University:

Mechanoenzymatic Reactions: Milling Enzymes to the Limit!


23 November 2017, Prof. Yimon Aye, Cornell University, New York:

Translating the Precision Electrophile Signaling Code

25 October 2017, Prof. Dr. Georg Groth, Universität Düsseldorf:

Inhibition of Key Protein-Protein Interactions in the Ethylene Signaling Network as Novel Approach to Control Plant Ethylene Responses

24 October 2017, Dr. Isidoros Karatzas, European Commission, Brussels/Belgium:

European Rules for Responsible Research and Research Integrity

26 September 2017, Dr. Shang-Cheng Hung, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan:

Probing Specific Cell-Surface Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions and Molecular Origami

26 July 2017, Dr. Axel Imhof, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München:

Chromatin Proteomics-Decoding the Epigenome

19 July 2017, Dr. Endre Laczko, Functional Genomics Center Zurich:

Metabolomics @ FGCZ

11 July 2017, Dr. Dieter Heindl, Roche Diagnostics GmbH:

Nucleic Acid Chemistry meets Diagnostics

10 July 2017, KoRS-CB Mini-Symposium: Carbohydrates: Chemistry and Biology

  • Introductory Remarks, Prof. Dr. Valentin Wittmann, University of Konstanz
  • "Synthesis of Keratan Sulfate Oligosaccharides", Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Tamura, Tottori University, Japan
  • "Synthetic Study of Branched Inner-Core Oligosaccharide of Lipopoly- and Lipooligosaccharide", Prof. Dr. Tsuyoshi Ichiyanagi, Tottori University, Japan
  • "Identification and Characterization of Chondroitin Sulfate Synthesizing-Cells in Antler in Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)", Prof. Dr. Yoshinao Hosaka, Tottori University, Japan

28 June 2017, Dr. Michele Felletti, Stockholm University:

My Way from PhD to Postdoc (and Beyond?)

23 May 2017, Dr. Daniele Fanelli, Stanford University:

Benefits and Challenges of Defining Scientific Misconduct

03 April 2017, Dr. Benjamin Schumann, Stanford University:

Chemical Glycobiology Approaches to Dissect Intracellular Interactions

27 March 2017, Prof. Ute Rößner, The University of Melbourne:

Metabolomics to uncover the chemical diversity of life


08 November 2016, Prof. Dr. Micha Fridman, Tel Aviv University, Israel:

Small-Molecule Mediated Inhibition of Bacterial and Fungal Cellular Processes

08 November 2016, Dr. Margit Sutrop, University of Tartu, Estonia:

Ethical Integrity

18 July 2016, Dr. Maxim Yulikov, ETH Zürich:

RIDME with high-spin metal centers

29 June 2016, Prof. Dr. Tanja Schwerdtle, University of Potsdam:

New insights into the toxic mode of action of organic arsenic and mercury species

23 June 2016, Prof. Dr. Roderich Süssmuth, TU Berlin:

Bacterial and fungal pathogens as sources for new peptide drugs

19 April 2016, Dr. Tristan Bereau, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz:

High-throughput thermodynamics of drug-membrane interactions from multiscale simulations

13 April 2016, Dr. Guinevere Mathies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

Having Fun with Unpaired Electrons: Enhancing the Sensitivity of NMR & Radicals Essential for Life

15 March 2016, Dr. Alexander Schug, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology:

RNA Structure Prediction by Integration of Co-Evolutionary Information into Molecular Simulation

25 February 2016, Prof. Dr. Salomé LeibundGut-Landmann, Universität Zürich:

Antifungal Defense at Mucosal Barriers

12 February 2016, Prof. Dr. Mathias Ziegler, University of Bergen:

The NAD metabolome: Energy and signal transduction - reduced to an optimum

03 February 2016, Prof. Dr. Thomas Gudermann, Walther-Straub Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, LMU München:

Teaching an old dog new tricks: Why care about magnesium?

21 January 2016, Dr. Aoife Fogarty, MPI for Polymer Research, Mainz:

Including chemical detail in the active site of coarse-grained enzyme models 


10 December 2015, Prof. Dr. Eric Strieter, University of Wisconsin-Madison:

Exploring the Function and Mechanism of Deubiquitinases Using Chemical Tools Norma

04 December 2015, Dr. Ulrike Endesfelder, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg:

Extracting quantitative microbiological data from single molecule microscopy

26 November 2015, Prof. Dr. Matthias Altmeyer, University of Zurich:

Liquid demixing as a means to dynamically compartmentalize the nuclear space in response to genomic lesions

15 September 2015, Prof. Dr. Yujiro Hayashi, Department Chemistry, Tohoku University, Japan:

Pot economy and organocatalyst in total synthesis

27 August 2015, Prof. Dr. Oliver Planz, Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology, University of Tübingen:

Influenza virus infection: Aspects of the cellular immune response

05 August 2015, Dr. Klaus-Peter Knobeloch, University of Freiburg:

Physiological analysis of the ubiquitin-like modifier ISG15 modification system: lessons from gene targeted mice

13 July 2015, Dr. Silke Wiesner, MPI Tübingen:

Mechanism of ubiquitin chain formation by HECT-type ligases

07 July 2015, Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen, Universität Zürich:

Chemical Biology of Polyphosphorylated Natural Products

24 June 2015, Prof. Dr. Yashwant D. Vankar, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur:

Chemistry of C-2 Functionalised Glycals: Synthesis of Some Biologically Important Molecules and A New Method of O-Glycosylation

23 April 2015, Mini-Symposium: Super-resolution Imaging (Organisation: BIC)

  • Opening Remarks, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Vice-Rector Research & Young Researchers
  • Introduction, Prof. Dr. Elisa May, Bioimaging Center
  • "Super-resolution

    imaging of functional chromatin domain organization" Dr. Lothar

    Schermelleh, Micron Advanced Bioimaging Unit, University of Oxford, UK

  • "Challenges

    and successes in putting localization microscopy to work" Prof. Dr.

    Suliana Manley, Laboratory of Experimental Biophysics, EPFL Lausanne, CH

  • "Data Challenges in Super-resolution Microscopy: Open Source

    Solutions for Terabyte-Scale Imaging" Prof. Dr. Jason Swedlow, Centre

    for Gene Regulation & Expression, Open Microscopy Environment,

    University of Dundee, UK

  • Demonstration of OMX Super-resolution Microscope

22 April 2015, Prof. Dr. Eric Sundberg, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore:

Diverse oligomeric states of CEACAMs

22 January 2015, Prof. Dr. Juliane Soukup, Creighton University, USA:

Phosphatase-Inert Glucosamine 6‑Phosphate Mimics Serve as Actuators of the glmS Riboswitch

22 January 2015, Mini-Symposium: Open Source BioImage Analysis (Organisation: KOSMA, BIC)

  • Lee Kamensky (Broad Institute MIT): CellProfiler
  • Curtis Rueden (University of Wisconsin): The ImageJ2 Software Stack
  • Tobias Pietzsch (MPI Dresden): BigData Viewer
  • Florian Jug (MPI Dresden): Mother Machine Tracking
  • Kevin Mader (ETH Zürich): Interactive Scientific Image Analysis and Analytics using Spark
  • Christian Dietz (Universität Konstanz): KNIME Image Processing


17 October 2014, PD Dr. Günter Fritz, Med. Universitätsklinik Freiburg:

Crystal structure of Na+-NQR

06 October 2014, Prof. Dr. Martin Egli, Vanderbilt University, USA:

Chemically Modified Nucleic Acids: Structural Insights into Pairing Selectivity, Stability, siRNA Activity and Replication by Bypass Polymerases

02 October 2014, Dr. Pradeep Kumar, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India:

Organocatalytic Approach to Enantiopure syn/anti-1,3-Polyols/1,3-Amino Alcohols/1,3-Diamines: Application to the Synthesis of Bioactive Compounds

25 August 2014, Prof. Dr. Lei Wang, Salk Institute:

Proximity-enabled Bioreactivity

12 June 2014, Prof. Dr. Edgar Groenen, Leiden University:

Bio-EPR up to 275 GHz

26 May 2014, Prof. Dr. Peter Dröge, NTU Singapore:

Roles of human oncofetal High Mobility Group AT-hook (HMGA) proteins in genome stability and as drug targets

13 May 2014, Prof. Dr. Jon Clardy, Harvard Medical School:

Chemical Biology of Bacterial Symbioses 


28 November 2013, Dr. Markus Rehm, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland:

Experimental and Mathematical Analysis of Cell Death Signalling - from Systems Biology to Systems Medicine

22 October 2013, Prof. Dr. lr. Luc Brunsveld, TU Eindhoven:

(Supra)Molecular Modulation of Protein-Protein Interactions

18 October 2013, PD Dr. Günter Fritz, Med. Universitätsklinik Freiburg:

Structure and function of therapeutically relevant proteins

18 October 2013, Dr. Alex Pautsch, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Biberach:

X-ray Crystallography in an Industrial Drug Discovery Setting

13 September 2013, Prof. Alan E. Mark, University of Queensland, Brisbane:

Reconciling Theory and Experiment in the Study of Biomolecular Systems: The Search for Certainty in an Uncertain World

24 July 2013, Dr. Michael Strerath, Bayer Global Biologics:

Searching and optimizing biomolecules by HTS

17 July 2013, Prof. Dr. Marek Chmielewski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warschau:

Stereoselective Synthesis of beta-Lactam Antibiotics via the Kinugasa Reaction

15 July 2013, Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Tamura & Prof. Dr. Tsuyoshi Ichiyanagi, Tottori University, Japan:

Synthetic chemistry and biochemistry of the sulfated oligosaccharide isolated from sea cucumber / Synthetic study of Kdo derivatives for branched inner-core oligosaccharides of LPS/LOS

24 June 2013, Prof. Dr. Maxim Berezovski, University of Ottawa:

Aptamers as Synthetic DNA Probes for Biomorker Discovery, Pathogen and Circulating Tumour Cell Detection

18 June 2013, Dr. Stefan Kubick, Fraunhofer-Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, Potsdam-Golm:

In vitro Translation of Membrane Proteins and Glykoproteins

11 June 2013, Prof. Dr. Urs Jenal Biozentrum, University of Basel:

Cyclic di-GMP Signaling in Bacterial Persistence

07 May 2013, Prof. Dr. Oliver Zerbe, University of Zurich:

The Use of Protein Fragments in Structural Biology

21 May 2013, Prof. Dr. Karsten Mäder, Universität Halle:

Noninvasive in vitro and in vivo Monitoring of Drug Delivery Processes by Multispectral Optical Imaging, ESR and MRI  

23 April 2013, Prof. Dr. Sabine van Doorslaer, University of Antwerp:

Gaining Insight in (Bio)Inorganic Chemistry using Multifrequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

15 March 2013, Prof. Dr. Mathias Ziegler, University of Bergen:

Subcellular NAD Pools - Important Determinants of Metabolic and Signalling Processes

25 February 2013, Prof. Richard A. Gross, Polytechnic Institute of New York University:

Biocatalysis: A Tool for Innovation for Chemistry and Materials Science

29 January 2013, Mini-Symposium "2nd Konstanz-Singapore Workshop"(Organisation: KoRS-CB)

  • Welcome address: Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Ulrich Rüdiger, Rector of the University of Konstanz
  • Prof. Gerhard Grüber, SBS-NTU: Molecular Motors and their Relevance to Medicine
  • Prof. Kay Diederichs: Linking Data and Model Quality in Macromolecular Crystallography
  • Prof. Daniela Rhodes, SBS-NTU: Chromatin Structure and Recognition
  • Prof. Elisa May: Highlighting the DNA Damage Response with Ultrashort Laser Pulses in the Near Infrared
  • Prof. Liu Chuan Fa, SBS-NTU: Protein Chemical Synthesis for Biological Structure-Function Studies
  • Prof. Valentin Wittmann: Chemical Biology of Carbohydrates
  • Prof. Mark Featherstone, SBS-NTU: The Zebrafish Hox Gene hoxd4a Specifies the Hemangioblast
  • Prof. Marcel Leist: Modulation of Human Neural Stem Cell Development by Drugs and Environmental Chemicals
  • Prof. Peter Preiser, SBS-NTU: Genomic Approaches to Study Malaria Parasites
  • Prof.

    Marcus Groettrup: An Inhibitor of the Immunoproteasome Modulates T

    Helper Cell Differentiation and Attenuates Autoimmune Diseases


11 December 2012, Prof. Dr. Martin Grininger, Goethe University Frankfurt:

The Chemistry and Biology of Fatty Acid Megasynthases

03 December 2012, Prof. Dr. Alexander Deiters, North Carolina State University:

Photochemical Control of Biological Processes in Cells with an Expanded Genetic Code

19 October 2012, Mini-Symposium "Integrative Open-Source Software for Image Analysis in Life Sciences" (Organisation: Nycomed Chair for Bioinformatics and Information Mining in collaboration with INCIDE & BIC)

  • Johannes Schindelin: Open Source Image Processing, ImageJ & Fiji
  • Tobias Pietzsch: An Introduction to ImgLib2
  • Christian Dietz, Martin Horn: Integration: Image Processing with KNIME

20 September 2012, Dr. Sander van Kasteren, Leiden University:

Chemical Biology of the Immune System

13 July 2012, Prof. Dr. John Evans, New York University:

What Biomineralization Proteins are Capable of: The Amelogenin Story

11 July 2012, Prof. Dr. Cynthia J. Burrows, University of Utah:

Single-Molecule Studies of Oxidative Damage in Telomeric G Quadruplexes

10 July 2012, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Dohmen, Universität zu Köln:

Regulation of Polyamine Synthesis: An Intriguing Concert of Co-Translational and Proteolytic Control Mechanisms

10 July 2012, Prof. Dr. Werner Mewes, TU München:

Why We Need New Concepts: On Complexity and Causality in Biology

03 July 2012, Prof. Dr. Adelheid Godt, Universität Bielefeld:

Molecular Rulers for Spectroscopic Rulers

18 June 2012, Prof. Dr. Nils G. Walter, University of Michigan:

Single Particle Super-Resolution: Of Intracellular microRNAs and Molecular Nanorobots

22 May 2012, Dr. Günter Fritz, Universitätsklinik Freiburg:

The Redox-driven Na+-translocating Machinery of V. Cholerae

04 May 2012, Prof. Dr. Andrea Hartwig, KIT:

Impact of Essential and Toxic Metal Ions on Cellular Redox Regulation

19 April 2012, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Springer, Jacobs University, Bremen:

Bridging the Gap: Computational Biology and Trafficking of MHC Class I

29 March 2012, Dr. Xiangming Zhu, University College Dublin:

α-Glycosyl Thiols: Preparation and Several Applications in Carbohydrate Chemistry

08 March 2012, Dr. Eric Tippmann, Cardiff University:

An Expanded Genetic Code: Tales from Moving Life Past the 20 Common Amino Acids to 100 Nonnatural Options (and Counting)

24 January 2012, Prof. Dr. David Komander, Cambridge, UK:

Novel Concepts for Linkage-Specificity in the Ubiquitin System


06 December 2011, Prof. Dr. Derk Jöster, Northwestern Univ. Evanston, IL, USA:

Applied Biomineralization: Crystal Growth Control and Sequestration of Strontium

05 December 2011, Prof. Dr. Michael Groll, TU München:

Drug Discovery in the Ubiquitin Proteasome Pathway

15 November 2011, Prof. Dr. Kerensa Broersen, University of Twente, The Netherlands:

How a multidisciplinary approach can lead to rapid understanding of molecular mechanisms in a complex protein aggregation disease

10 October 2011, Prof. Dr. Victor Snieckus, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada:

C-Bond Activation by DoM

12 July 2011, Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Tamura, Tottori University Japan:

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Glycosaminoglycan

12 July 2011, PD Dr. Heike Kahlert, LMU München:

Was kommt nach der Promotion? Karriereplanung von/für ChemikerInnen

08 July 2011, Prof. Dr. Stefan Jentsch, MPI für Biochemie, Martinsried:

Regulatory roles of ubiquitin family proteins

01 July 2011, Prof. Dr. Fritz Eckstein, Max-Planck-Institut für experimentelle Medizin, Göttingen:

Oligonucleotides as Potential Therapeutics

30 June 2011, Prof. Dr. Thomas Sommer, Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin:

Mechanisms of protein quality control in the secretory pathway

29 June 2011, Prof. Dr. Craig Crews, Yale University:

Controlling Intracellular Protein Levels using Small Molecules

27 June 2011, Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer, Research Executive Director, BASF:

New Technology Horizons - Chemistry as Innovation Driver

15 June 2011, Prof. Dr. Sandeep Verma, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur:

Hierarchical Peptide Superstructures

14 June 2011, Bojan Zagrovic, PhD, Max F. Perutz Laboratories GmbH, Universität Wien:

The Myriad Faces of Protein Post-Translational Modifications: A Computational Perspective

07 June 2011, Dr. Amir Goldbourt, Tel Aviv University:

A magic angle on biological systems - solid state NMR of viruses and enzymes

10 May 2011, Prof. Dr. P. Andrew Karplus, Oregon State University, Corvallis:

A New View of pi-Helices: Valuable Guides to the Evolutionary History and Functionality of One in Six Proteins

28 April 2011, Dr. Karsten Hill, Centre for Systems Biomedicine, Luxembourg: 

Non-Targeted Metabolomics: From Biomarker Discovery to the Metabolic Fate of Compounds

07 February 2011, Prof. Dr. Daniel W. Gerlich, Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zürich:

Bridging Spatial and Temporal Resolution Gaps in the Study of Cell Division 


14 December 2010, Prof. Dr. Paul Rösch, Universität Bayreuth:

Interactions of Proteins and Protein Domains: NMR-Studies of Bacterial Transcription

18-19 October 2010, Mini-Symposium on Nucleic Acids Chemical Biology - Lichtenberg Evaluation: Research of the Hartig Group

  • Prof. Dr. Stephen Neidle, University of London: Quadruplex Nucleic Acids: Structure and Function
  • Prof. Dr. Ronald R. Breaker, Yale University: The Expanding Diversity of Noncoding RNA in Bacteria
  • Prof. Dr. Ronald Micura, Universität Innsbruck: Chemical Manipulation of RNA

14 October 2010, Dr. Holger Brandl, MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden:

Screen Mining with KNIME (11h) + Scripting without Scripts: A User-Friendly Integration of R, Matlab and Groovy into KNIME (14h)

01 October 2010, Prof. Dr. Maria G. Masucci, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm:

Modulation of the Ubiquitin Proteasome System by Epstein-Barr Virus

27 September 2010, Prof. Dr. Chun-Hung Lin, Academia Sinica, Taipei/Taiwan:

Pathogen-Host Cell Interplay: Glyco- and Redox Scenarios

21 September 2010, 18th International Symposium "Graph Drawing" (Organisation: RTG Explorative Analysis and Visualization of Large Information Spaces, KoRS-CB)

The general purpose of proGD is to introduce PhD students in the field of graph drawing and from other areas to application domains in which plenty of graph drawing problems arise, and to provide an opportunity to get together with senior researchers in the field. proGD will feature three 90min tutorials on tools and application domains that provide plenty of opportunity for graph drawing research. These tutorials are followed by a special session in which young researchers are encouraged to present their plans or ongoing work in graph drawing, and have it discussed by domain experts.

05-12 September 2010, 5th EF-EPR Summer School on Advanced EPR Spectroscopy

  • Introductory lectures on basics of magnetic resonance, density operator formalism, instrumentation, spin labeling, ENDOR, ELDOR, ESEEM, EPR imaging and ab initio computation of spin Hamiltonian parameters
  • Tutorials on density operator formalism, spectrum analysis, spectrum simulation, computation of spin Hamiltonian parameters and modeling of protein structure
  • Laboratory courses on basics of pulse EPR/advanced pulse EPR (Konstanz) and high-field EPR (Zurich)
  • Advanced lectures on DNP, multi-frequency EPR, applications to materials, metalloproteins, radical enzymes, and spin-labeled biomacromolecules
  • Auxiliary lectures on protein crystallography, optical techniques and general approaches in structural biology student poster session.

03 September 2010, Dr. J.S.Yadav, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad:

Opportunities & Challenges in Natural Product Synthesis for Drug Discovery

20 July 2010, Prof. Dr. Beat Ernst, Biozentrum Basel:

Fragment-based Lectin Antagonists: Nanomolar, What Else?

25 June 2010, Dr. Weian Zhao, Harvard MIT, Cambridge:

Functional Nucleic Acids: Powerful Tools in Nanoassembly, Diagnosis and Therapy

01 June 2010, Prof. Dr. Dorit Merhof et al., University of Konstanz:

INCIDE - an Interdisciplinary Center for Interactive Data Analysis, Modelling and Visual Exploration

26 May 2010, Prof. Dr. James E. Rothman, Yale University:

Membrane Fusion by SNARE Proteins - Regulation and Biophysics

09 February 2010, Prof. Dr. Henning D. Mootz, Technische Universität Dortmund:

New Approaches in Protein Chemistry for the Control of Protein Function and Posttranslational Modification

12 January 2010, Prof. Dr. Terje Johansen, University of Tromsø:

Discovery of Receptors for Degradation of Ubiquitinated Targets by Selective Autophagy 


05 October 2009, Opening Symposium of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Core Facility (Organisation: Prof. Dr. Heiko Möller)

  • Grußworte: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Müller, Prof. Dr. Heiko Möller
  • Prof.

    Dr. Michael Sattler, Technische Universität München / Helmholtz Zentrum

    München: "Protein-RNA Recognition and Dynamics in the Regulation of

    Gene Expression"

  • Prof. Dr. Volker Dötsch, Johann Wolfgang

    Goethe-Universität Frankfurt: "Combination of Cell-Free Synthesis and

    Liquid State NMR Spectroscopy for the Structure Determination of

    Membrane Proteins"

  • Prof. Dr. Peter E. Wright, The Scripps

    Research Institute, La Jolla / USA: "Promiscuous Proteins: Folding and

    Interactions of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins"

08 September 2009, Prof. Dr. Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla:

The Evolution of Biological Function

29 July 2009, Prof. Dr. Vinod Subramaniam, University of Twente, Netherlands:

Structural and Functional Insights into Alpha-Synuclein Lipid Interactions

08 July 2009, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kubitscheck, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn:

Trafficking of Single mRNA Molecules in Live Cells

29 June 2009, Dr. Ron T. Hay, Welcome Trust Centre, Dundee University:

Control of Promyelocytic Leukaemia Protein Metabolism by SUMO

22 June 2009, Dr. Kay Hofmann, Miltenyi Biotec:

Molecular Recognition of Ubiquitin and Related Modifiers - an Evolutionary Approach

16 June 2009, Mini-Symposium "Perspectives in Nucleic Acid Chemistry" (Organisation: Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx)

  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Heckel, Universität Frankfurt "Shedding Light on Nucleic Acids and Sequence-Selective Glue for DNA-Origami"
  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Achim Wagenknecht, Universität Regensburg "Fluorescent DNA Architectures: From Single to Multiple Labelling"
  • Prof. Dr. Ronald Micura, Universität Innsbruck "A Chemical View on the Mechanism of Ribosomal Peptide Bond Formation"
  • Prof. Dr. Andres Jäschke, Universität Heidelberg "DNA- and RNA-Based Catalysts in Organic Synthesis"

15 May 2009, Prof. Dr. Robert Glen, Unilever Centre, Cambridge University:

Combining Dynamic Simulation and Ligand-based Design: Dynamic Pharmacophores at the 5HT1B Receptor

23 April 2009, Dr. Marie-Pierre Rols, Université de Toulouse:

DNA / Membrane Interaction, a Key Step in Gene Electrotransfer

26 March 2009, Minisymposium Ubiquitin-Proteasome System

  • Prof.

    Dr. Ivan Dikic, Institut für Biochemie II, Universität Frankfurt: NEMO

    Binding to Linear Ubiquitin Chains is Essential for NF-kB Activation

  • Prof. Dr. Daniel Finley, Harvard Medical School, Department of Cell Biology: New Perspectives on the Proteasome

17 February 2009, Dr. Nediljko Budisa, MPI für Biochemie, München:

A Holistic Approach to Genetic Code Engineering


16 December 2008, Prof. Dr. Marcel Leist, Universität Konstanz:

Natural Structures as Basis for Neuroprotective Drugs

11 November 2008, Prof. Dr. Bastian Hengerer, Boehringer Ingelheim:

Parkinson's Disease: Why is it so Difficult to Develop New Therapies?

26 September 2008, Prof. Dr. Sepp-Dieter Kohlwein, University of Graz:

Obese and Anorexic Yeast: Remodeling Lipid Disorders in a Unicellular Eukaryote

14 July 2008, Prof. Dr. Dimitris Xirodimas, Welcome Trust Centre, Dundee:

The Role of the Ubiquitin-like Molecule NEDD8 in Transcriptional Regulation and Cell Growth

07 July 2008, Mini-Symposium Ubiquitin

  • Prof.

    Dr. D. Wolf, Universität Stuttgart: The yeast Gid-complex: A novel

    ubiquitin ligase involved in the regualtion of carbohydrate metabolism

  • Prof. Dr. C. Gordon, MRC Edinburgh: The ubiquitin-proteasome system in fission yeast
  • Prof. Dr. J. Höhfeld, Universität Bonn: From creator to terminator - molecular chaperones in protein degradation

01 July 2008, Prof. Dr. Martin Eilers, IMT, Universität Marburg:

Transcriptional Repression and Transformation by Myc Proteins

02 June 2008, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Eggert, Harvard Medical School:

A Combined Chemical Genetic/RNAi Approach: New Tools to Study Cell Division

05 May 2008, Prof. Dr. Zhen Huang, Georgia State University, Atlanta:

Chemogenetic Investigation of Nucleic Acid Structures and Functions via Atom-specific Substitution of Oxygen with Selenium

18 April 2008, PD Dr. Markus Bachschmid, Boston University:

Role of the peroxide tonus for prostaglandin metabolism