Tools: SPINE, bacterial two-hybrid system, SubtiWiki, Chemical cross-linking, mutant strain generation, Proteomics (2D-PAGE), Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
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
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.
Expertise: mRNA, overflow metabolism in Bacillus, carbon catabolite regulation in Gram positive bacteria, Clostridium, carbon metabolism, regulation of gene expression, Bacillus subtilis, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Tools: microbiology techniques, Western blot analyses, reporter gene analyses, qRT-PCR, absolute quantification, Optimal experimental design, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA), cultivation, northern blot analysis, Genetic modification
Roles: Project Coordinator
The Veening lab is interested in phenotypic bi-stability in Streptococcus pneumoniae and its importance in virulence of this human pathogen.
Expertise: Systems Biology, sensitivity analysis, stress responses, Deterministic modelling of gene regulation networks, dynamics and control of biological networks, parameter estimation, Bacillus subtilis, Mathematical modelling
Modelling of the general stress response activation cascade of sigB in B. subtilis in response to starvation.
I'm Post-Doc in the lab of Prof. Becher at the University of Greifswald. I'm working on the relative and absolute protein quantitation using gel-based and mass-spectrometric methods.
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 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.
Expertise: quantative biology, Cell physiology, regulation of gene expression, Microbiology/ Protein chemistry/ Molecular Biology, Protein-DNA-interaction, Bacterial Cell Biology, carbon metabolism, bacterial metabolism, functional protein expression, Bacillus subtilis
Tools: surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy, reporter gene analysis, DNA, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA/Protein), Chromatography, Model organisms, Cell biology, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Microbiology
Expertise: Systems Biology, regulation of gene expression, Signal transduction in Gram-negative bacteria; Synthetic Microbiology; Single cell gene expression; Regulatory networks; biochemistry; histidine ki..., stress responses, gene regulation, phenotypic heterogeneity, bistability, sporulation, translational control of gene expression, Bacillus subtilis, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
Tools: Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy Flow cytometry, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA), time lapse microscopy, Fluorecence based reporter gene analyses/single cell analyses, PCR, Single Cell analysis, Model organisms, Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
Expertise: microscopy, fluorescence protein fusions (transcriptional and translational), localisation studies, protein secretion, functional protein expression, stress responses, gene regulation, phenotypic heterogeneity, Bacillus subtilis, Microarray analysis, Molecular Biology, Genetics
Tools: DNA affinity chromatography, EMSA, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA/Protein), transposon mutagenesis, Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence, Fluorescence microscopy, Site-directed mutagenesis, Fluorecence based reporter gene analyses/single cell analyses, Microarray analysis, Transcriptomics, Genetic modification
PhD student. Analyzing CcpA affinity to cre boxes (catabolite responsive elements) and response of B. subtilis to membrane protein overproduction stress.
Expertise: Signalling networks, metabolic networks, carbon metabolism, Nonlinear Dynamics, Systems Biology, stress responses, Mathematical modelling of biosystems and bioprocesses, Bacillus subtilis, Mathematical modelling, Biochemistry, Microbiology
Tools: fed-batch cultivation, Dynamic modelling, Deterministic models, Computational Systems Biology, continuous cultivation, Enzyme assay, Chromatography, Fermentation, Mathematica, Matlab, ODE, Computational and theoretical biology
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: carbon catabolite regulation in Gram positive bacteria, Bacterial Cell Biology, microscopy, protein-protein interactions, functional protein expression, Bacillus subtilis, Molecular Biology
Tools: interaction analysis techniques especially SPR measurements, Cell culture, Western blot analyses, Immunofluorescence, 2-D Gel Electrphoresis, Dynamic modelling, quantitative western blot analysis, Fluorescence and confocal microscopy, Protein chemical methods (protein overproduction, Chromatography