Expertise: Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Systems Biology, Anaerobic Microbiology, Clostridial Genetics, Metabolic Engineering, Synthetic Biology, bacterial metabolism, carbon metabolism, Clostridium
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.
Expertise: Biochemistry, coupling metabolome and environome, rapid sampling experiments, Systems Biology, carbon metabolism, Stoichiometric modelling, Proteomics, Metabolomics, yeast, fungi, Dynamics and Control of Biological Networks
Tools: Biochemistry and protein analysis, Metabolomics, Matlab, Fermentation, Chromatography, Material balance based modeling, stimulus response experiments, continuous cultivation, Enzyme assay, Mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), HPLC, GC and LC/MS analysis of metabolites, ODE, Parameter estimation
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
Expertise: Bacillus subtilis, functional protein expression, bacterial metabolism, carbon metabolism, Bacterial Cell Biology, Protein-DNA-interaction, Microbiology/ Protein chemistry/ Molecular Biology, Cell physiology, regulation of gene expression, quantative biology
Tools: Microbiology, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Cell biology, Model organisms, Chromatography, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA/Protein), DNA, surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy, reporter gene analysis
Tools: Chromatography, molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques, qRT-PCR, bacterial chemostat culture, Mutant and Strain Construction, 2-D Gel Electrophoresis, gel-based and gel-free proteomics
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
Expertise: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Mathematical modelling, Bacillus subtilis, Mathematical modelling of biosystems and bioprocesses, stress responses, Systems Biology, Nonlinear Dynamics, carbon metabolism, Signalling networks, Metabolic Networks
Tools: Computational and theoretical biology, ODE, Matlab, Mathematica, Fermentation, Chromatography, continuous cultivation, Enzyme assay, Computational Systems Biology, Deterministic models, Dynamic modelling, fed-batch cultivation
I am a biologist in the lab of Prof. Reuss at the University of Stuttgart and I am working in the field of biotechnology and mathematical modelling.
Expertise: Molecular Biology, Bacillus subtilis, functional protein expression, protein-protein interactions, microscopy, Bacterial Cell Biology, carbon catabolite regulation in Gram positive bacteria
Tools: Chromatography, Fluorescence and confocal microscopy, Protein chemical methods (protein overproduction, quantitative western blot analysis, Dynamic modelling, 2-D Gel Electrphoresis, Immunofluorescence, Cell culture, Western blot analyses, interaction analysis techniques especially SPR measurements
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
Tools: Genetics, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Fermentation, Chromatography, Membrane protein biochemistry, molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques), spectroscopy, site-directed and random mutagenesis, plasmon resonance spectroscopy, reporter gene analyses
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