I am a Professor in Medical Systems Biology and the University Medical Centre Groningen. The research in my lab is focused on complex regulation of mammalian lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, eventually aiming at network-based therapies. We combine dynamic computer simulations with quantitative metabolomics, 13C fluxomics, proteomics and transcriptome analysis, and in depth biochemical analysis. This allows to predict and understand ‘emergent’ properties, those properties that are counterintuitive
We are very interested in applying a systems approach (i.e. model-based concepts and related computational tools) to problems from the biological domain. In particular, we are doing research in computational systems biology, targetting the following topics:
- Parameter estimation (inverse problems, model calibration) in biochemical pathways
- Optimal experimental design (optimal dynamic experiments) for Systems Biology
- Dynamic optimization (optimal control) of biosystems and bioprocesses
Martijn Bekker (1979) was born in Amstelveen (The Netherlands). He started his studies in biology in 1997 at the University of Amsterdam, and graduated in 2003 with specializations in molecular microbiology and in immunology. The internships during his undergraduate studies were carried out in the labs of Prof. dr. B. Oudega (VU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Prof. dr. F. Heffron (OHSU, Portland, Oregon, USA).
He continued with his graduate studies in 2003 in the Laboratory for Molecular Microbial
With a background in the statistical mechanics of disordered systems, my research
focusses on the interface between statistical physics and molecular biology. At the centre is the relationship
between fluctuations and noise in biological systems, the corresponding statistical ensembles, and biological
function. This connection emerges at very different levels and timescales, from stochastic modeling of
gene expression to the population dynamics of regulatory DNA.
I am interested in the coupling of global regulation and metabolism in E. coli. To analyze this I construct and analyze defined mutant strains. These strains are characterized in bioreactor experiments of different types (batch, conti, pulse ...) and measurements on the level of metabolites, mRNA, and protein are applied. For all projects there are cooperation partners that use the data in modeling approaches either from the MPI Magdeburg or from the SUMO consortium.
My research interests are in the physiology of bacteria subjected to stress. The focus of my recent research has been the structure and function of regulated transport systems and ion channels involved in cellular homeostasis. These transporters and channels respond to specific signals by a change in activity that either corrects the imposed stress or protects the cell during exposure to the stress. Our systems biology interests are in the interplay of different enzymes systems and transporters
I am a PhD student working the group of Zoya Ignatova. Cellular and extracellular changes like crowding and osmotic stress conditions play a major role in protein aggregation. A change in the cytoplasmic composition is the result of an interplay between high osmotic pressures outside the cell volume and the cellular response to it in terms of uptake of K+ and secondary organic osmolytes. My research focuses on elucidating the role of natural osmolytes (known also as chemical chaperones or compatible
I am currently Professor of Systems Biology at the University of Manchester. My research interests focus on the development of innovative computational approaches for post-genomic systems biology, statistical methods for high-throughput biological experimentation and the dynamic modelling of cellular systems. This work is highly interdisciplinary and usually involves close collaboration with experimental biologists and clinicians. A recurrently theme is the study of complex cellular networks at
- BSc in Physics and Chemistry at the West University Timisoara 1999 - graduated with a average grade of 9.57 (on a scale from 1.00 to 10.00)
- Accepted in the International MSc/PhD Program Molecular Biology - International Max Planck Research School, Goettingen, Germany in June 2000. For details about the program please consult http://www.gpmolbio.uni-goettingen.de/
- Master in Molecular Biology at the Georg-August Univ. Goettingen, Germany, August 2001 - graduated with a grade of 2.0 (on a scale
I am a biotechnologist with main focus on theoretical studies. Currently, I am working on the implementation of a parameter estimation algorithm on GPUs to reduce the computational burden of huge ODE systems.
I am a PAL and I am looking forward to communication with other SYSMO members.
I'm interested in the application and development of methods of systems theory in biology (systems biology). In particulary I work on the following topics:
Thermodynamic constraints on biochemical network; Model reduction; Modeling and Analysis of metabolic regulation.
I have a permanent position at the department of microbiology at the TU-München. As a microbiologist I am interested in the regulation of central metabolism in prokaryotic organisms with different types of energy metabolism such as Clostridia, Bacilli and acetic acid bacteria. Furthermore I worked as a software developer for several years in a bioinformatics company and I am very interested in bioinformatics and handling of large amounts of data.
I'm a PhD student at the lab of Prof. Dr. Jörg Stülke.
My main interest is to analyze the central metabolism of Bacillus subtilis using systems biology software.
I have developed an algorithm to find short pathways connecting sets of metabolites and I'm also involved in SubtiWiki, the wiki for all genes of Bacillus subtilis (http://subtiwiki.uni-goettingen.de)
I am a PhD student of the microbiology department at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München. I work at the chair of Prof. Kirsten Jung. The topic of our workpackage deals with "K+ homeostasis in Escherichia coli". In special I'm working on the sensor kinase KdpD that controls together with the response regulator KdpE the expression of the high-affinity K+ uptake system KdpFABC. The yet not fully understood molecular mechanism of stimulus perception and signal transduction is of particular
Professor of Computer Science University of Manchester
Co-Director of the FAIRDOM Initiative and co-leader of the SEEK4Science Platform Development
Deputy Head of Node ELIXIR-UK
Co-lead ELIXIR Interoperability Backbone Platform
Lead ISBE WP Data and Model Management
Data lead SynBioChem Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre for Fine and Speciality Chemicals
Professor in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.
My research interest is in the modeling of translation. Connecting various processes in translation, we can investigate the impact of different factors on protein biosynthesis and biogenesis in genome-wide scale. This may reveal various general mechanisms on control level of gene expression and folding efficiency regulation in different growth conditions.
The major theme of the research in my laboratory is bacterial gene regulation. We are interested in signal perception mechanisms (in particular oxygen); signal transduction (ligand induced protein confromational changes); interaction of transcription factors with the core transcription machinery; interactions between transcription factors to integrate multiple signals; and the influence of promoter architectures on these events. We are also interested in aome aspects of post-transcriptional
Optimisation of Bacillus subtilis for the secretion of heterologous proteins Therapeutic proteins (including those required for experimental purposes and clinical trials) are major products of biomanufacturing processes and considerable time and expense are expended to maximise the yield and quality of proteins produced in heterologous hosts. The production host of choice is the Gram-negative bacterium Escherichia coli for which many strains and expression systems have been developed. However,
I'm an 'experimentalist' (molecular microbiologist) Postdoc working on regulation and peptide signaling in Clostridium acetobutylicum.
I'm also a SysMO-DB PAL (Product Application Liason) for COSMIC, working on data management including standards and integration with SysMO SEEK.
I am research assistant in the microbiology department at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich (München), working at the chair of Prof. Kirsten Jung. In our SysMO consortium we generate biological data and work in close cooperation with the workgroup of Dr. Andreas Kremling of the Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme in Magdeburg who performs mathematical modeling. The topic of our workpackage deals with "K+ homeostasis in Escherichia coli", wherby the K+ transporters,
PhD student as research associate at the Institute for System Dynamics (ISYS), Universität Stuttgart, Germany. Engineering background→modelling, identification and analyses. Detailed kinetic modelling, identification and analysis of the TCA cycle (tricarboxylic acid cycle, citric acid cycle) and the ETC (electron transport chains, respiratory chains) of Escherichia coli. One of the SysMO-DB pals for SUMO.
Full Professor and Chairman of Microbiology
Lehrstuhl für Mikrobiologie
Institut für Biologie
91058 Erlangen, Fed. Rep. of Germany
Date of Birth: April 24, 1948
Place of Birth: Osnabrück, FRG
Children: Hauke Sven Hillen - May 17, 1987
RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Present Full Professor and Chairman of Microbiology at the Institute of Biology, Friedrich-Alexander
Professor of Computer Science, University of Sheffield. FBCS, FIMA, CEng, C.Math, CITP.
I have been involved in the use of computational techniques for modelling biological systems since 1980. More recently I have developed a technique of agent-based modelling based on the framework FLAME which is the only such system that can be run on supercomputers. We have made significant new biological discoveries using this approach: The approach models the location and activity of millions of individual
The focus of our research is the protein biogenesis and how stress-related factors modulate it. Protein biogenesis in general comprises various processes, i.e., translation, protein folding, each of which responds differently to external stress stimuli. Using systems biology approaches we seek to understand the interplay between these processes in fine-tuning the protein pattern and proteins’ abundance under osmotic stress conditions.
I am a Birmingham and MRC Fellow in mathematical biology. Specialising in the modelling of gene regulation networks using both numerical and analytical approaches, my work spans a range of biological applications, from drug development to bioenergy to understanding bacterial behaviour. My MRC fellowship gave me the opportunity to gain experimental training in order to generate the complementary data required to adopt a truly interdisciplinary approach to mathematical modelling in biology.
I have the chair for Microbiology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München since 2004. My lab has a long-standing interest in stress response and transmembrane signal transduction in E. coli and V. harveyi. Our work is focused on the molecular mechanisms of membrane-integrated receptors, and the systems biological analysis of regulatory circuits.
Grammar school until 1998
1998-99 Alternative civilian service
1999-2002 Professional education as male nurse
2002-2007 Study of Biomathematics
2007-... PhD student in TRANSLUCENT project
I'm a biologist working in the field of scientific datases as a biocurator.
I am assistant professor at the Laboratory of Microbiology and my interest is in the area of molecular microbiology. Research focuses on the analysis of the metabolism of anaerobic fermentative bacteria and archaea, especially with respect to biofuel production (hydrogen, butanol). Within SysMo our tasks concern the effect of butanol stress, using metabolomics and transcriptomics.
Projects: SulfoSys, FAIRDOM user meeting, Service to Milano-Bicocca with respect to their ATP-ROS model (Active NOW), Make Me My Model, Service to University of Lisbon (Portugal) with respect to their CFTR maturation model (Active NOW), Service to LCSB (Luxembourg) with respect to ROS management in Parkinson’s disease and cancer model (Active NOW), Service to URV Tarragona, Spain with respect to their Safety Assessment of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals model (Active NOW), Service to Universidade Católica Portugues with respect to their Molecular Insight into Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) model (Active NOW), Service to Slovenia with respect to their Protease signaling network in neurodegeneration model (Active NOW), Service to University of Duisburg- Essen (Germany): with respect to their The Yin-Yang of Metabolism; Endometatoxicity (YYME) model (Active NOW), Service to Sheffield University (UK): with respect to Mitochondrial perfect adaptation model (Active NOW), Service to Sanquin (Amsterdam): with respect to Modelling of acute and chronic inflammation (Prospective), Service to Munich (Germany): with respect toCharged peptide to charged membrane binding model (Prospective), Training Hunfeld, EraCoBiotech 2 nd call proposal preparation, ROS detailed model for MSB manucript
Executive director of ISBE.NL
I created this for all SysMo Modellers
http://www.semanticsbml.org/aym Annotate Your Model
There you can annotate your non SBML models with biological terms (MIRIAM annotations). As a cool extra you can view you model source code with inserted biological infomation.
Together with this http://www.semanticsbml.org/semanticSBML
you can serach for similar BioModels. The similarity search is based on MIRIAM annotations that are attached to you model. AYM also allows you to create annotations without
Professor of Biochemistry at the Centre of Biochemistry of Heidelberg University, teaching biochemistry for medical and biology students
Research focus is the trypanothione redox metabolism of African trypanosomes (Trypanosoma brucei).
The work is funded within the Collaborative Research Centre 544 on "Control of Tropical Infectious Diseases" of the German Research Foundation
Projects: SysMO DB, FAIRDOM, ICYSB 2015 - International Practical Course in Systems Biology, ZucAt, SysMO-LAB, Kinetics on the move - Workshop 2016, Example use cases, FAIRDOM user meeting, ErasysApp Funders, EraCoBiotech 2 nd call proposal preparation, Service to URV Tarragona, Spain with respect to their Safety Assessment of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals model (Active NOW), FAIRDOM & LiSyM & de.NBI Data Structuring Training, MESI-STRAT, INCOME, Multiscale modelling of state transitions in the host-microbiome-brain network, BESTER, TRALAMINOL, Sustainable co-production, INDIE - Biotechnological production of sustainable indole, Extremophiles metabolsim, PoLiMeR - Polymers in the Liver: Metabolism and Regulation, GB-XMap: Assessing the risk of gut-brain cross-diseases Investigating the gut-brain-axis, NAD COMPARTMENTATION, HOTSOLUTE, Stress granules, FAIRDOM Community Workers, GMDS Project Group "FAIRe Dateninfrastrukturen für die Biomedizinische Informatik"https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3540-0402
I am a researcher at the Scientific Databases and Visualization Group at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) , one of the developers of SabioRK - System for the Analysis of Biochemical Pathways - Reaction Kinetics (http://sabiork.h-its.org/) . I am working on design and maintenance of the information systems to store, query and analyse systems biology data; definition and implementation of methods for the integration of data from multiple sources. In SySMO-DB project
PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Bernd Kreikemeyer
is the head of a research group at the Inst. of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene focusing on the pathogenesis of the human LAB Streptococcus pyogenes, microbial biofilm biology, and oral microbiology. Streptococcus pyogenes research, which is the relevant part for this BMBF proposal, is focused on 1. Identification of GAS virulence factors, 2. Mechanisms of GAS host cell adherence, host cell internalization, cytotoxicity of GAS towards host cells
I'm an engineer at the MPI Magdeburg and I'm working in the field of mathematical modeling, model verification, parameter identification, model analysis and experimental design. I'm involved in two projects, KOsmoBac and PSYSMO.
I am working in the mathematical modeling of potassium homeostasis. In addition, we are developing tools and methods for the statistical analysis of biological data.
I'm an experimentalist 'Pre-doc' (I still have to finish my PhD thesis) and my work on the COSMIC project will focus on setting up a metabolomic analysis method for Clostridium acetobutylicum.
In the past I have worked on metabolic engineering of the same organism by disrupting genes to asses their impact on acid and solvent formation.
I'm looking forward to joining the COSMIC web-community. It hopefully will all us to stay in touch and update each other on advances in the (computer)lab.
I am an engineer with a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering and had been working on dynamic modeling of mammalian cell culture fermentation in London for three years before moving into simulation of microbial systems. In this PSYSMO project I am mainly involved in modeling of PHAs synthesis. I am also a PAL since May 2009 - 2011 to coordinate data management and general communication among all 17 partners.
Research fellow in Bioinformatics at the Warwick Systems Biology Centre, University of Warwick.
Working on high throughput data analysis (microarray data, next generation sequencing) and data integration (database management, text-mining, gene annotation via public databases)...
The main component of research in my group is in the determination of macromolecular structures by X-ray crystallography. However, since not all proteins crystallize, every effort is made to complete our understanding of how proteins function by utilizing other methods, such as microbial genetics, monitoring protein:ligand interactions by biochemical and biophysical methods, electron microscopy and bioinformatics
I am a research technician at the Institute of Medical Science in Aberdeen, working for Prof. Ian Booth. The topic of our workpackage deals with K+ homostasis in Escherichia coli. I am working with the protein KefF, a regulatory subunit of the potassium channel KefC.
I am a research associate in the department of computer science at the University of Sheffield since January 2008. My research is primarily involved with using agent-based modelling techniques and mathematical modelling techniques to model Escherichia coli K-12 Respiratory Adaptation. My research interests also include, development of workflows to analyze Microarray Data.
Projects: PSYSMO, DigiSal, GenoSysFat, HUMET Startup, EmPowerPutida, MycoSynVac - Engineering Mycoplasma pneumoniae as a broad-spectrum animal vaccine, SAFE-Aqua, INDIE - Biotechnological production of sustainable indole
My research activities has been to use mathematical models and Computational Biology to answer biological questions, intertwining in silico and experimental methods at all stages. I have a strong interest in exploring the interfaces between Fundamental Biology and bona fide Engineering, specifically in the realm of environmental and industrial problems. The research goals of my group are to contribute to the elucidation of mechanisms underlying basic cellular processes, evolution and ecological
Post doc. in the SysMO-LAB2 project from August 2010. I work at Nofima and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) at Ås, Norway. My focus in SysMO-LAB2 will be on four Lactobacillus plantarum strains, diversity analysis, omics-technologies, genome scale modelling.
Background: Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology June 2010, where I worked with Lactobacillus sakei, metabolism and diversity studies.
I am a biologist by training. My research career is focussed on the structure-function relationships of membrane transport systems in Escherichia coli. I am interested in understanding the mechanism of ion and solute transport across the membrane and how this influences bacterial cell survival. My work mainly focusses on the ligand-gated potassium efflux systems which are crucial for cell survival during electrophile exposure and the mechanosensitive channels involved in hypoosmotic stress
A molecular microbiologist with a passion for Clostridia! Interested in the development of more effective countermeasures (diagnosis, prevention & treatment) against pathogens, specifically Clostridium difficile and Clostridium botulinum as well as the exploitation of the medical and industrial properties of beneficial strains, specifically in cancer therapy and biofuel production
I'm a modeller, specialized in kinetic modeling of biochemical networks. My focus in the SysMO-LAB consortium is on creating models of Lactococcus lactis glycolysis and couple this to other related lactic acid bacteria like Streptococcus pyogenes and Enterococcus faecalis. Besides kinetic modeling, I'm also interested in combining various modeling techniques (genome-scale modeling, qualitative modeling).
Projects: SysMO DB, FAIRDOM, ICYSB 2015 - International Practical Course in Systems Biology, de.NBI-SysBio, Regeneration and Repair in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure (LiSyM-ACLF - Pillar III), Early Metabolic Injury (LiSyM-EMI - Pillar I), Chronic Liver Disease Progression (LiSyM-DP - Pillar II), LiSyM Core Infrastructure and Management (LiSyM-PD), Liver Function Diagnostics (LiSyM-LiFuDi - Pillar IV), Molecular Steatosis - Imaging & Modeling (LiSyM-MSIM), Multi-Scale Models for Personalized Liver Function Tests (LiSyM-MM-PLF), Model Guided Pharmacotherapy In Chronic Liver Disease (LiSyM-MGP), The Hedgehog Signalling Pathway (LiSyM-JGMMS), Kinetics on the move - Workshop 2016, Example use cases, SBEpo - Systems Biology of Erythropoietin, FAIRDOM & LiSyM & de.NBI Data Structuring Training, MESI-STRAT, INCOME, EnzymeML, PoLiMeR - Polymers in the Liver: Metabolism and Regulation, MS_DILI, GMDS Project Group "FAIRe Dateninfrastrukturen für die Biomedizinische Informatik", COMBINE Multicellular Modellinghttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4980-3512
I am group leader of the SDBV (Scientific Databases and Visualisation) group at the HITS gGmbH, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies.
I am interested in finding data. Starting with my master's thesis I have always worked on how to store data in a way that you can find it, and how to make sense out of data that has been stored.
Within FAIRDOM I find interesting to help people to store their data in a way that they make sense even after years.
I am pursuing my PhD at Prof. Volker's Lab in the Department of Functional Genomics, EMA Universitat Greifswald, Germany. I am working on the general stress responses mediated by SigB and the prediction of SigB regulon members using the Random forest algorithm.
Professor in biotechnology at the Dept. Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science. I am heading "Laboratory of microbial gene technology and food microbiology" that consists of approximately 20 members (staff members, technicians,and students). During the last 20 years my research has been focused on lactica acid bacteria with a focus on bacteriocins of lactic acid bacteria.These studies have included purification and chemical and genetic characterization of such peptides followed by biosynthesis
Software developer for FAIRDOM
I am a first year PhD student, working with Professor Robert Poole (University of Sheffield), Professor Jeff Green (University of Sheffield) and Dr Jamie Wood (University of York) using a systems biology approach to study respiration in Escherichia coli.
Software Engineer and Architect working within the FAIRDOM team.
Leads the development of SEEK and RightField.
I am final year PhD student in Prof Ian Booth's lab and a microbiologist by trade. I am interested in how enteric bacteria cope with stress and what systems they employ to increase their chances of survival, in particular upon methylglyoxal stress.
Work in my laboratory is focussed on microbial physiology - the study of how bacteria and other microorganisms work. Although rooted in the tradition of bacterial growth and intermediary metabolism, microbial physiology now embraces molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, and indeed any discipline that can shed light on bacterial function. Much of our experimental work is conducted with Escherichia coli, the pre-eminent ‘model’ organism with unrivalled ease of genetic and physiological
Bert Poolman is professor in biochemistry and program director of the Centre for Synthetic Biology. His research focuses on the elucidation of the mechanisms by which signals are transduced and small molecules are translocated across cellular membranes. Cells are reengineered for the production of correctly folded membrane proteins, and methods are developed to reconstitute complex molecular assemblies in synthetic membranes and to analyze their functional and structural properties. The in vitro
Projects: SysMO-LAB, de.NBI-SysBio, Kinetics on the move - Workshop 2016, Example use cases, SBEpo - Systems Biology of Erythropoietin, FAIRDOM & LiSyM & de.NBI Data Structuring Training, FAIRDOM, EnzymeML, FAIRDOM Community Workers, GMDS Project Group "FAIRe Dateninfrastrukturen für die Biomedizinische Informatik", Working Group Nicole Radde, MIX-UP
Within the de.NBI project my functions in the de.NBI-SysBio node comprise content curation, requirements elicitation, and community engagement for the users of biochemical reaction kinetics database SABIO-RK as well as of the data management platform SEEK.
My background is physics engineering & biomedical engineering. I did my PhD in Surrey on the modelling of response of mammalian cells to radiation of different qualities.
I have been working at the University of Aberdeen since November 2007 as a theoreticien research fellow of the KOSMOBAC project. We are investigating the homeostasis of ions in bacteria E. coli. I have been working at a model of the buffering capacity of the cytopplasm, arising from the presence of weak acids and bases. We
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Julio Banga. My research is focused on computational systems biology with particular attention to the mathematical modelling of biosystems and bioprocesses. Some of the topics we address are:
- Parameter estimation
- Model identifiability
- Global sensitivity analysis
- Optimal experimental design
- Dynamic optimization
- Robust control of diffusion-reaction systems
I am a Postdoc at Keith Matthews lab in the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Edinburgh University. As part of the SilicoTryp project we are in charge of performing Targeted disruption and Overexpression of critical enzymes of Trypanosoma brucei redox metabolism enzymes and developmental perturbations to provide part of the necessary data for the construction of the model. Also generate consistent samples, so that data can be integrated and quantification results are guarateed to
I am a post-doctoral research associate working in Sheffield in the SUMO consortium. My research focuses on transcriptional regulation in E. coli, with particular emaphasis on the transcriptomic analysis of steady-state chemostat cultures using both microarray and qRT-PCR approaches.
Previous experience, especially that gained during my PhD, involved work on Salmonella physiology and lag phase growth, focusing particularly on gene-expression and transcriptional regulation. Other techniques used
Working for Project Management Jülich, I am responsible for the SysMO-Office.
This implies the coordination of communication between funding organisations (i.e. the Steering Committee), the Scientific Advisory Board, the Data Management Group, the PALs and the research groups.
Additionally, I am one of the administrative contacts for all German groups at Project Management Jülich.
Before I came to Jülich, my research focus was modelling and simulation in marine ecosystems.
I am PhD student at Prof.Uwe Voelker lab in Department of Functional Genomics. My area of research is microbial functional genomics in particular analysing the whole transcriptome(by microarray and other molecular biolology methods) of B.subtilis under various stress conditions.
I use QconCAT strategy for absolute quantification of carbon metabolic enzymes via MRM(multiple reaction monitoring) by LC-MS/MS.
I also perofrm experiments for understanding of dynamics of SigmaB network for modelling.
From 2005 to 2008 I was group leader at the Institute for System Dynamics at the University of Stuttgart. Since 2008 I am now Professor of Systems Biology at the University of Luxembourg.
The research of the Systems Biology Group at the University of Luxembourg is focussed in the area of experimental and theoretical systems biology. We are applying different modelling techniques (mainly ODE and logical) to biological systems to develop suitable computational models. The analysis of these models
I studied chemistry in Erlangen and started research on carbon catabolite regulation in Bacillus megaterium in my diploma thesis. During my PhD thesis I was concerned with quantitative analyses of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions of CcpA, in vivo- and in vitro-characterization of point mutants of CcpA and coeffectors and I contributed to the structural analysis of different CcpA complexes. During a postdoctoral appointment I focused on interaction analyses of PrfA, a regulator of
Head of the group of Molecular Enzyme Technology and Biochemistry (Faculty of Chemistry) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. My research interest is on archaeal physiology with a special focuss on the central carbohydrate metabolism of (hyper)thermophilic Archaea and its regulation. The aim is to gain a systems level understanding by the combination of modern highthrouput analyses with classical biochemistry and molecular biology.
Archaea possess many novel enzymes and pathways and our aim is
Projects: PSYSMO, MOSES, SysMO DB, SysMO-LAB, SulfoSys, SulfoSys - Biotec, Whole body modelling of glucose metabolism in malaria patients, FAIRDOM, Molecular Systems Biology, COMBINE Multicellular Modelling, HOTSOLUTE, Steroid biosynthesis, Yeast glycolytic oscillations, Computational pathway design for biotechnological applications
Projects: SysMO DB, Whole body modelling of glucose metabolism in malaria patients, Manchester Institute for Biotechnology, FAIRDOM, ICYSB 2015 - International Practical Course in Systems Biology, GenoSysFat, DigiSal, FAIRDOM user meeting, FAIRDOM Templateshttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4958-0184
Interested in systems + synthetic biology, biotechnology, mountaineering, swimming, running, and the occasional cup of tea. Once diagnosed as an ENFP.
I started to work with B. subtilis during my diploma thesis in Marburg, analyzing the gene expression pattern during sporulation and their control by the four sporulation sigma factors. This work was continued during my PhD thesis in Greifswald. In collaboration with Prof. Bremer and Prof. Marahiel in Marburg we also studied additional adaptation processes of B. subtilis, like the adaptation to low temperatur and high osmolarity.
I am now working as a staff scientist in Prof. Völkers lab in
Since August 2008 I am professor in Systems Biology at the VU University Amsterdam. My Systems Bioinformatics group focusses on systems biology with a special focus on integrative bioinformatics. It aims at forming bridges between the classical bottom-up approaches in systems biology and the more data-driven approaches in classical bioinformatics. We combine experimental, modeling and theoretical approaches to study cellular physiology, with an emphasis on metabolic networks.
Started out in the field of environmental analytical chemistry and after a few years working in that field, switched to process analysis and chemometrics. Next during my PhD work I came into Life Sciences doing data analysis on microbial batch fermentations (Escherichia coli). During my PhD work my main task was to integrate prior knowledge into data analysis, so called grey modeling. Now my focus lies on white models (based on ordinary differential equations), more specifically building a detailed
By training I am a molecular microbiologist with a particular interest in bacterial stress adaptation reactions. Since the early 90ies we have used functional genomics technologies, particularly proteomics, to investigate the response of Bacillus subtilis to environmental challenges.
I am currently Head of the Functional Genomics Department of the Interfaculty Institute of Genetics and Functional Genomics at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald. Within the Department we are applying
A microbiologist with interest in microbial physiology and metabolism. Current research focuses on the biology of pathogenic and non-pathogenic clostridia, in particluar in vivo metabolism and cell-to-cell communication. Also active in metabolic engineering, using both systems and synthetic biology approaches.
University Education: 1987-1993, Biotechnology (Diploma), Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.
Dissertation: 1993-1996, Disseration German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering Division, Braunschweig, Germany.
Habiliation: 2006, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany.
1993-1996: Research Assistant, German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering Division, Braunschweig, Germany.
1997-1998: Post-doc at Department of Applied Chemistry &
I am an Assistant Professor at Leiden University in the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science. I am a bioinformatician and my research interests are in data integration. I use scientific workflows and semantic web technologies to integrate and analyse data in systems biology and functional genomics.
I am the foundation Professor of Systems Biology and Engineering within the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering (CPE), at The University of Sheffield. My research philosophy is centred on a mechanistic systems biology approach to solve biochemical reaction engineered processes. I wish to pursue issues involved in the effective utilisation of biological resources. The approach is specifically targeted at the conjunction of chemical engineering (metabolic engineering and synthetic biology),
I've become a SysMO DB PAL for MOSES project in 2007 being a post-doc in lab of Prof. Matthias Reuss at University of Stuttgart. In the MOSES project, our major efforts were in the experimental data acquisition for dynamic model of primary carbon and anaerobic energy metabolism in yeast. The model implements prediction of perturbations of two types: glucose pulse and temperature jump. We implement “stimulus-response” methodology for the unraveling the dynamic structure of the network and to
The main area of my expertise concerns protein sorting and secretion in Gram-positive bacteria, such as Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus.
The Gram-positive bacterium B. subtilis is well known for its high capacity to secrete proteins into the extracellular milieu, which has led to its exploitation as a "cell factory" for secreted proteins. Nevertheless, the secretion of heterologous proteins of pharmaceutical importance is frequently inefficient. This applied problem has been a major
I obtained my PhD in 1989 at the Free University (Amsterdam) on a research project in which microbial physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology were combined. Subsequently I spent 3 years abroad, 2.5 years of which as EMBO fellow at the EMBL (Heidelberg, Germany) where I worked on protein engineering and protein crystallization. I returned to Amsterdam as KNAW fellow for 3 years, during which I worked on protein analysis and pathway engineering. In 1995 I was appointed as group leader