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Protein Science School

Protein Science School

The Protein Science School not only deepens and extends the participants' knowledge of theoretical principles of modern protein science, but additionally puts it into the actual context of neighboring disciplines in the modern life sciences and molecular medicine. Renowned international experts in the field are invited as guest lecturers in accordance with the different thematic sessions of the school. Attendance to the Protein Science School is obligatory for all iGRASPseed members.

Topics presented by guest lecturers during the Protein Science School are debated together with the doctoral fellows, giving them the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the respective fields and to learn discussing scientific topics. All iGRASPseed fellows must organize at least one teaching session with the support of their Principal Investigator and the iGRASPseed management.

Normally the program will starts at 1.30 p.m. with a lecture (2 x 45 min) given by the Principal Investigator of the inviting group. After this lecture two fellows will give a progress report about 20 min plus discussion. In the afternoon around 5 p.m. an external speaker will give a guest lecture.

Protein Science Schools in 2013, 2014, 2015

Inviting GroupExternal Speaker

Prof. Dr. Dieter Willbold

Dr. Lorenz M. Mayr, Vice President & Global Head, Reagents & Assay Development AstraZeneca, Innovative Medicines/Discovery Sciences, Cambridge, UK

"Protein Expression Technologies - Evolution or Revolution?"

JulyProf. Dr. Sascha WeggenDr. Markus Kummer, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Bonn

"Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's disease"

JuneProf. Dr. Holger GohlkeDr. Vlad Cojocaru, Computational Structural Biology group, Max Planck Insitute for Molecular Biomedicine in Münster

"Bridging simulations of cooperative DNA binding by transcription factors with cell identity specification"

MayProf. Dr. Karl-Erich JaegerProf. Dr. Jan Thomassen, Insitute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity, Utrecht University

"Outer membrane biogenesis in Gram-negative bacteria"

JanuaryProf. Dr. Alfons Schnitzler

Prof. Dr. med. Brit Mollenhauer, Paracelsus-Elena-Klinik, Kassel

"Quantification of neuronal proteins as early diagnotic and progression markers for Parkinson's Disease"

DecemberDr. Filipp OesterheltProf. Dr. Detlef Riesner
NovemberDr. Philipp NeudeckerProf. Markus Zweckstetter, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
"Structural Biology in Neurodegeneration"
OctoberProf. Dr. Christine Rose

Prof. Olga Garaschuk
, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

"Network-wide dysregulation of in vivo calcium homeostasis in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease"

JulyProf. Dr. Thomas J.J. MüllerProf. Alexander Dömling, Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen
"Novel software tools to predict antagonists of protein protein interactions exemplified with p53 mdm2"
JuneDr. Luitgard Nagel-StegerProf. Hauke Lilie, Institute for Biotechnology and Biochemistry/Technical Biochemistry; Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
"In vitro studies on the assembly of virus-like particles of polyomavirus"
MayJun.-Prof. Dr. Birgit StrodelDr. Marcus Gastreich, BioSolveIT GmbH, St. Augustin
"An Overview of State-of-the-Art Methods in Computational Drug Hunting"
AprilProf. Dr. Claus SeidelProf. Victor Munoz, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia (CNB-CSIC), Madrid
"Protein Folding and Stability at Atomic, Nanosecond and Single-Molecule Resolutions by Combining Experiments and Simulations"
JanuaryProf. Dr. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt

Prof. Gabriele Bierbaum, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Parasitologie der Universität Bonn
"Ribosomally synthesized antibacterial peptides"

DecemberProf. Dr. Lutz SchmittProf. Oscar Kuipers, Molecular Genetics, University of Groningen
"Highly-modified antimicrobial peptides by synthetic biology approaches"
NovemberProf. Dr. Michael BottProf. Bernhard Eikmanns, Institute for Microbiology and Biotechnology, University Ulm
"Pathway engineering in Corynebacterium glutamicum for organic acid and amino acid production"
OctoberProf. Dr. Georg GrothProf. Michael Börsch, Single-Molecule Microscopy Group, Jena University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
"Motors, gears and breaks of FoF1-ATP synthase monitored by single-molecule Förster resonance energy transfer"
JulyProf. Dr. Reza AhmadianProf. Alfred Wittinghofer, MPI Dortmund
"From Grandpa Ras to the Superfamily: a historical journey"
JuneProf. Dr. Gunnar SchröderDr. Oliver Lange, Computational Structural Biology, TU München
"Unsupervised structure determination of proteins from unassigned NOESY NMR data with CS-Rosetta"
MayProf. Dr. Vlada UrlacherJun.-Prof. Anett Schallmey, Institute for biocatalysis, RWTH Aachen
Enzymes for selective oxyfunctionalizations"
AprilProf. Dr. Henrike HeiseProf. Clemens Glaubitz, Institute for biophysical chemistry, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
"Functional dynamics of membrane proteins by solid-state NMR"