Expertise: protein secretion, C- and N- metabolism, gene regulation, stress responses, pathogens, virulence factors, metal ion homeostasis, Gram positive bacteria (Bacillus, Lactococcus, Streptococcus), competence, sporulation, germination, antimicrobial peptides, phenotypic heterogeneity, bistability
Group leader Molecular Genetics
Expertise: Systems Biology, regulation of gene expression, Signal transduction in Gram-negative bacteria; Synthetic Microbiology; Single cell gene expression; Regulatory networks; biochemistry; histidine ki..., gene regulation, stress responses, sporulation, phenotypic heterogeneity, bistability, 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, Model organisms, Single Cell analysis, Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
Expertise: microscopy, fluorescence protein fusions (transcriptional and translational), localisation studies, protein secretion, functional protein expression, gene regulation, stress responses, phenotypic heterogeneity, Bacillus subtilis, Microarray analysis, Molecular Biology, Genetics
Tools: DNA affinity chromatography, EMSA, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA/Protein), transposon mutagenesis, Fluorescence microscopy, Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence, 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.