Roles: Project Coordinator
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
Tools: gel-based and gel-free proteomics, 2-D Gel Electrophoresis, bacterial chemostat culture, Mutant and Strain Construction, qRT-PCR, molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques, Chromatography
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