Former Junior Research Groups   

Junior Research

Faculty of Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology

PD Dr. Susanne Brakmann
Applied Molecular Evolution Research

Research focus
Functional optimization of nuclein acid, polymerases and exonucleases using evolutionary methods

  • since 2006 Technische Universität Dortmund, Faculty of Chemistry, Chemical Biology
    current homepage

Dr. Thomas Greiner-Stöffele

Research focus
Applying and developing methods for the rational design and in vitro evolution of proteins

  • 2006-2008 Head of the Research Group „White Biotechnology“  
  • 2004-2012 scientific director of c-LEcta GmbH

Dr. Karen Stumm
Industrial Biotechnology

Research focus
Applying and developing of molecular biological methods and genetic engineering for Industrial Biotechnology

Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy

Prof. Dr. Andrea Sinz
Protein-Ligand Interaction by Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry

Research focus
Characterization of protein-protein interactions using modern mass spectrometric techniques

  • since 2006 Professorship for Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Institute of Pharmacy, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
    current homepage

Dr. David Singer
Alzheimer’s disease Immun-Project

Research focus
Development and test of innovative vaccines for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's

Dr. Thole Züchner (02/2008 - 08/2014)
Dr. Thomas Kreisig
(09/2014 - 06/2015)

Ultrasensitive Protein Detection

Research focus
Development of new techniques aimed at the specific detection of proteins

Research profile
Website of the former research group

Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences

Prof. Dr. Daniel Huster
Solid-Phase NMR Studies of the Structure of Membrane-Associated Proteins

Research focus
Development and application of NMR methods for the investigation of the structure and dynamics of membrane binding peptides and proteins

  • 20062008 Leader of Junior Research Group „Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins“
  • since 2008 Professorship for for Medical Physics and Biophysics of the Universität Leipzig
    current homepage

Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Peter Ahnert
Molecular Diagnostics - Microarray Techniques

Research focus
Human genetic diversity, disease etiology and pathogenesis

  • since 2006 Institute for Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine and Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE), Universität Leipzig
    current homepage

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Straubinger
Molecular Medicine of Contagious Diseases

Research focus
In vitro- and in vivo investigations designed to characterize mechanisms of persistent infection of the causative agent of Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi

  • since 2008 Professorship for Bacteriology and Mycology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    current homepage

last update: 07.09.2016 


Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine
Deutscher Platz 5
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-31300
Fax: +49 341 97-31309

Prof. Dr. Andrea A. Robitzki

Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Svenne Eichler

Further information

The centre is open for other working groups that investigate questions of molecular biotechnology and biomedicine. Conditions can be obtained from the Chief Executive Officer and requests should be addressed to the Director.

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