Volker Müller - Prof. Dr., Chair (C.V.)

 

 

N240-1.06

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29507
eMail: vmueller(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest

Dr. Mirko Basen - Group leader

 

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

eMail: basen(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest/CV

Dr. Anja Wiechmann - Post Doc

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

eMail: A.Wiechmann(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:Heterologous production and investigation of enzymes important for energy conservation in acetogenic bacteria

Dr. Kai Schuchmann - Post Doc

currently on a postdoctoral leave at the University of Nottingham

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

eMail: schuchmann(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Enzymology and energetics of the autotrophic metabolism of acetogenic bacteria. Elucidation and characterization of the enzymes for hydrogen

     activation and CO2 reduction.

Dr. Verena Hess - Post Doc

 

N240-1.23

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29511

eMail: V.Hess@bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest: Metabolic engineering of acetogenic bacteria (in the ERA-Project: NET "Industrial Biotechnology" CO2CHEM). Energy metabolism of bacteria and archaea that live under energy limitations.

Karin Nitsche - Secretary

 

N240-1.07

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29508
Fax: +49-(0)69-798-29306
eMail: k.nitsche(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

Oliver Schürmann - Technical Assistant

 

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

eMail: wolinella(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

Karsten Brandt - PhD student

 

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

eMail: brandt(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

The role of the FOVO hybrid rotor in the ATP synthase of Acetobacterium woodii. The established heterologous expression system is used to do mutational studies within the unique hybrid rotor.

Martin Kuhns - PhD student

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

eMail: kuhns(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest: 

Biochemistry of the Rnf complex of Acetobacterium woodii. Analysis of structure and function of the different subunits.

 

Marie Schölmerich - PhD student

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

eMail: weghoff(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest: 

Biochemistry of acetogens. Identification of the bioenergetic coupling site in the thermophilic acetogen Thermoanaerobacter kivui.

Christian Öppinger- PhD student

 

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

eMail: oeppinger(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Establishment of a genetic system for the anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii.

Dragan Trifunovic  - PhD student

  

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

eMail: trifunovic(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Purification and characterization of the Rnf complex.

 

Sabine Zeidler  - PhD student

 

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

eMail: Zeidler(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Adaptation of the human pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii to desiccation: Analysis of the molecular mechanisms enabling survival in dry environments.

 

Helge Dietrich  - PhD student

 

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

eMail: Dietrich(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Molecular and biochemical characterization of a novel hydrogen-dependent CO2-reductase.

 

Dennis Litty - PhD student

  

N240-1.23

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29511

eMail: D.Litty(at)bio.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research interest:

Josephine Hubloher - Master student

  

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

 

Research interest:

Transcriptional analysis of genes encoding compatible solutes in Acinetobacter baumannii.

Alexander Katsyv - Master student

  

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Lactate metabolism in Acetobacterium woodii: transcription control and biochemistry.

Patrick Kottenhahn - Master student

  

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Establishing Acetobacterium woodii as production platform: homologous production of proteins.

Florian Kremp - Master student

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Methanol metabolism in Acetobacterium woodii:genetics, regulation and biochemistry.

Mats Lechtenfeld - Master student

 

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

 

Research interest:

Glycine betaine metabolism in Acetobacterium woodii: genetics, regulation and biochemistry.

 

Ngoc-Dinh Ngu - Master student

 

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

 

Research interest:

Function and structure of a novel bifunctional mannitol dehydrogenase and its role in desiccation tolerance and infection.

Fabian Schwarz - Master student

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Purification and functional analysis of the HDCR ofThermoanaerobacter kivui.

Lars Westphal - Master student

 

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Reseach interest:

Establishing Acetobacterium woodii as production platform: homologous production of proteins.

 

 

Julia Büllesbach - Bachelor student

  

N240-1.20

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29314

 

Research interest:

Sophie Klein - Bachelor student

  

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Sina Kramer - Bachelor student

  

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29598

 

Research interest:

Kim Schabacker - Bachelor student

  

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

 

Research interest:

Vinca Seiler - Bachelor student

  

N240-1.22

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29589

 

Research interest:

Patricia König - Master student

  

N240-1.19

Phone: +49-(0)69-798-29510

 

Research interest:

The role of Mannitol and T6SS in adaptation of Acinetobacter baumannii to the hospital environement.