Institutions: National Institute of Biologyorcid.org/0000-0002-1669-6482
Roles: PhD Student
Expertise: Data analysisMathematical modellingBioinformaticsSystems biology, Data Management, Data analysis, Data integration, Visualization, computational biology, Molecular Biology, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematical and statistical modeling, Programming
Tools: Bioinformatics, Computational and theoretical biology, Computational Systems Biology, Data integration, Data Management, Databases, Dynamic modelling, Molecular Biology, Python, R, Systems Biology
Computational Biologist, Young Researcher at Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology, National Institute of Biology NIB and PhD candidate in Statistics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Projects: HYp - Spatiotemporal analysis of hypersensitive response to Potato virus Y in potato, pISA-tree, TID - Dynamics of tolerant potato-potato virus Y interaction, SUSPHIRE - Sustainable Bioproduction of Pheromones for Insect Pest Control in Agriculture, INDIE - Biotechnological production of sustainable indole, FAIRDOM user meeting
Institutions: National Institute of Biologyorcid.org/0000-0001-5906-8569
Projects: Sustainable co-production
Institutions: University of Rostockorcid.org/0000-0001-5393-3267
Institutions: University of Edinburghorcid.org/0000-0003-0737-2408
Projects: Systems toxicology of Atlantic cod
Institutions: University of Bergenorcid.org/0000-0002-2484-9047
Projects: HUMET Startup
Institutions: Wageningen University & Researchorcid.org/0000-0003-4488-7734
Dr. Sander Kersten received his PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University in 1997. After a postdoctoral stay in the laboratory of Dr. Walter Wahli at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, he moved to Wageningen in 2000, initially as a fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and later as Associate Professor. Since 2011 he is Full Professor in Molecular Nutrition and since 2014 chair of the Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics group. His current research interests
My research is intended to contribute to the elucidation of the physiological and molecular processes involved in the biofilm formation of acidophilic leaching bacteria with emphasis in their cell-cell communication mechanisms.
In SysMetEx, our role is to understand biofilm formation at a microscopical and OMICS levels, in order to optimize it.
Institutions: Universität Konstanz
I studied Life Science (which is similar to chemical biology) at the University of Konstanz and became interested in Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and quantitative analyses during my Master's. In my PhD project I combine experimental analyses with modeling and parameter estimation approaches to quantitatively analyse regulation of apoptosis at the level of the Bcl-2 protein family.
Tools: molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques), protein interaction studies, DNA technology RNA technology Protein analysis Fermentation Mutagenesis, gene regulation, Proteomics (2D-PAGE), Model organisms, Proteomics, Transcriptomics, Genetic analysis, Genomics, Cell biology, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Optimisation of Bacillus subtilis for the secretion of heterologous proteins Therapeutic proteins (including those required for experimental purposes and clinical trials) are major products of biomanufacturing processes and considerable time and expense are expended to maximise the yield and quality of proteins produced in heterologous hosts. The production host of choice is the Gram-negative bacterium Escherichia coli for which many strains and expression systems have been developed. However,
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`m interested to investigate the Influence of the accumulation of reduction equivalents on solvent production
Head of the group of Molecular Enzyme Technology and Biochemistry (Faculty of Chemistry) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. My research interest is the central carbohydrate metabolism of (hyper)thermophilic Archaea and its regulation, with a special focuss on stress response. The aim is to gain a systems level understanding by the combination of modern highthrouput analyses with classical biochemistry and molecular biology.
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
Expertise: Clostridium, carbon metabolism, bacterial metabolism, Anaerobic Microbiology, Clostridial Genetics, Metabolic Engineering, Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
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.
My research interests are in the physiology of bacteria subjected to stress. The focus of my recent research has been the structure and function of regulated transport systems and ion channels involved in cellular homeostasis. These transporters and channels respond to specific signals by a change in activity that either corrects the imposed stress or protects the cell during exposure to the stress. Our systems biology interests are in the interplay of different enzymes systems and transporters
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
Professor in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.
My research interest is in the modeling of translation. Connecting various processes in translation, we can investigate the impact of different factors on protein biosynthesis and biogenesis in genome-wide scale. This may reveal various general mechanisms on control level of gene expression and folding efficiency regulation in different growth conditions.
Tools: Chemical cross-linking, Site-directed mutagenesis, Membrane protein biochemistry, Biochemistry of substrate transport. molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques analyses of transport across cell membranes heterologous e..., Molecular Biology, Microbiology
I am a biologist by training. My research career is focussed on the structure-function relationships of membrane transport systems in Escherichia coli. I am interested in understanding the mechanism of ion and solute transport across the membrane and how this influences bacterial cell survival. My work mainly focusses on the ligand-gated potassium efflux systems which are crucial for cell survival during electrophile exposure and the mechanosensitive channels involved in hypoosmotic stress
I am final year PhD student in Prof Ian Booth's lab and a microbiologist by trade. I am interested in how enteric bacteria cope with stress and what systems they employ to increase their chances of survival, in particular upon methylglyoxal stress.
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
A molecular microbiologist with a passion for Clostridia! Interested in the development of more effective countermeasures (diagnosis, prevention & treatment) against pathogens, specifically Clostridium difficile and Clostridium botulinum as well as the exploitation of the medical and industrial properties of beneficial strains, specifically in cancer therapy and biofuel production
Tools: SubtiWiki, SPINE, bacterial two-hybrid system, Chemical cross-linking, Proteomics (2D-PAGE), mutant strain generation, Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
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.
Tools: SQL, Material balance based modeling, Mathematica, Matlab, Copasi, JWS Online, Algebraic equations, Linear equations, ODE, Partial differential equations, SBML, Metabolomics, Model organisms, Cell biology, Computational and theoretical biology, Molecular Biology
I'm a modeller, specialized in kinetic modeling of biochemical networks. My focus in the SysMO-LAB consortium is on creating models of Lactococcus lactis glycolysis and couple this to other related lactic acid bacteria like Streptococcus pyogenes and Enterococcus faecalis. Besides kinetic modeling, I'm also interested in combining various modeling techniques (genome-scale modeling, qualitative modeling).