Campus Riedberg, Biocenter


Goethe University Frankfurt a.M.
Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Colloquium SFB 807

Biocenter / Campus Riedberg, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, Frankfurt a.M.

Seminar room 0.15 / N100 - Wednesdays at 13.00 h s.t. 
Beginning in winter term 2018/2019 all future seminars will be held at 13.00 h s.t.!!


Colloquium Summer 2019


Wed 17.07.2019 - 13.00 h s.t. -
Dr. Joseph A. Mindell, NINDS / NIH, Bethesda, MD / USA
"Protons to Patients: evaluating the role of the ClC-7 chloride transporter in lysosomal acidification"

Wed 03.07.2019 - 17.00 h s.t. - Lecture Hall H4, Otto Stern Center
Rolf-Sammet-Lecture 2019 by
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
"SNARE proteins - key molecules in membrane trafficking"

Wed 05.06.2019 - 13.00 h s.t.
Prof. Dr. Jacob Piehler, Universität Osnabrück
"Molecular and cellular determinants of cytokine receptor activation"

Mon 20.05.2019 - 13.00 h s.t.
Dr. Wojciech Kopec, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
"Computational electrophysiology of potassium channels: ion permeation, selectivity and gating"

Wed 08.05.2019 - 13.00 h s.t.
Prof. Dr. Edward A. Lemke, Universität Mainz
"Decoding molecular plasticity in the dark proteome"



Colloquium Winter 2018/2019


Wed 13.02.2019 - 13.00 h s.t. - 
Prof. Dr. Janice L. Robertson, Washington University, St. Louis / USA
"Driving forces of greasy membrane protein association in greasy membranes"

Wed 06.02.2019 - 13.00 h s.t. -
Prof. Dr. Thomas Walz, The Rockefeller University, New York / USA
"Electron microscopy approaches to studying lipid-protein interactions"

Wed 30.01.2019 - 13.00 h s.t. -
Prof. Dr. Martin Picard, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique (IBPC), Paris / France
"Efflux pumps from Gram negative bacteria: from in vitro minimal systems to the complexity of the bacterial membrane"

Wed 19.12.2018 - 13.00 h s.t. - 
Prof. Dr. Dmitry Lyumkis, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla / USA
"Structural studies of macromolecular assemblies using high-resolution cryo-EM"

Wed 12.12.2018 - 13.00 h s.t. - 
Prof. Dr. Thomas Eitinger, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
"ECF transporters for uptake of vitamins and transition metal ions into prokaryotic cells"

Wed 05.12.2018 - 13.00 h s.t. - Lecture Hall 0.10, MPI of Biophysics
Prof. Dr. Bettina Warscheid, Universität Freiburg
"Defining organellar proteomes in cellular context through integrative proteomics"

Wed 24.10.2018 - 13.00 h s.t. -
Prof. Dr. Hassane Mchaourab, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville / USA
"Principles of Alternating Access and Energy transduction of ABC Transporters"



Colloquium Summer 2018


Fri 07.09.2018 - Joint Seminar CRC 902 & CRC 807 - Dr. Boris Eliseev, EMBL Grenoble / France: Structure of a human cap-dependent 48S translation pre-initiation complex.

Thu 06.09.2018 - Prof. Dr. Simon Newstead, University of Oxford / U.K.:
New insights into nucleotide sugar transport across the Golgi membrane.

Fri 31.08.2018 - Joint Seminar CEF, CRC 902 & CRC 807 - Dr. Lukas Sušac, University of California, Los Angeles / USA: Structure of Telomerase with Telomeric DNA.

Thu 26.07.2018 - Joint Seminar Inst. of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology & CRC807
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, Drexel University, Philadelphia / USA: Exploring the Diverse Structures and Functions of Cytochrome c bound to Anionic Membranes.

Wed 20.06.2018 - Prof. Dr. Pierre-Jean Corringer, Pasteur Institute, Paris / France:
Pentameric ligand-gated ion channels gating mechanism using a bacterial prototype.

Wed 30.05.2018  - Joint Seminar Institute of Molecular Biosciences & CRC 807
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Grüber, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Unique epitopes of subunit α, γ and ε of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis F-ATP synthase cause structural, mechanistic and enzymatic alterations, leading to the design of novel TB compounds.

Tue 29.05.2018 - Joint Seminar CRC 807 & CRC 902
Dr. Elif Karagöz, University of California, San Francisco / USA:
Sensing and Responding to Protein Folding Stress in the Endoplasmic Reticulum.

Wed 23.05.2018 - Prof. Dr. Kathrin Lang, Technische Universität München:
Expanding the genetic code - chemistry in living systems.

Wed 16.05.2018 - Prof. Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier, University of Toronto / Canada:
Band 3 anion transporter function and dysfunction in a structural context.

Wed 18.04.2018 - Prof. Dr. Tim Elliot, University of Southampton / UK:
Combining computational modelling, cellular biochemistry and structural biology to investigate peptide selector function of MHC I molecules.

Wed 11.04.2018 - Prof. Dr. Robert Ford, University of Manchester / UK: Photons, Electrons, X-rays….. Dollars: Components in the study of a European genetic disease.



Colloquium Winter 2017/2018


Wed 07.02.2018 - Prof. Dr. Paula Booth, King's College London / UK:
Folding alpha helical membrane proteins.

Wed 10.01.2018 - Prof. Dr. Damian Ekiert, Skirball Institute, New York / USA:
Architectures of lipid transport systems for the bacterial outer membrane.



Colloquium Summer 2017


Mon 28.08.2017 - Dr. Doreen Matthies, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, Bethesda / USA:
Tackling Challenges in Single-Particle Cryo-EM.

Wed 12.07.2017 - Prof. Dr. Jens Meiler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville / USA:
Computational Structure Prediction and Functional Design of Membrane Protein Transporters and Receptors with Rosetta.

Wed 17.05.2017 - Prof. Dr. Jean-Ju Chung, Yale School of Medicine / USA:
Flagellar Ca2+ signaling nanodomains in regulating sperm motility and navigation.

Wed 03.05.2017 - Prof. Dr. Achillefs Kapanidis, University of Oxford / United Kingdom:
Using in vitro and in vivo single-molecule fluorescence to unravel transcription mechanisms.

Wed 19.04.2017 - Prof. Dr. Lukas Tamm, University of Virginia School of Medicine / USA:
Controlling the opening of the exocytotic fusion pore by cholesterol and calcium.



Colloquium Winter 2016/2017


Wed 15.03.2017 - Joint Seminar MPI BPMPI BRCEFSFB 902, SFB 807: 
Paul Ehrlich- und Ludwig Darmstaedter-Nachwuchspreis 2017
Dr. Volker Busskamp, Technische Universität Dresden:
Regenerating neuronal function, cellular compartments and cell types.

Wed 22.02.2017 - special seminarDr. Arne Möller, MPI of Biophysics, Frankfurt/M.:
A structural perspective on neuroreceptors: Visualising sortilins by cryoEM.

Wed 08.02.2017 - Prof. Dr. Daniel Rosenbaum, UT Southwestern, Texas / USA:
Structure and mechanism of integral membrane proteins linked to human disease.

Wed 01.02.2017 - Prof. Dr. Stephen White, University of California at Irvine / USA:
Membrane Protein Folding: Biology Meets Thermodynamics.

Wed 18.01.2017 - Prof. Dr. Markus Sauer, Universität Würzburg:
Super-resolution fluorescence imaging by dSTORM: where next?

Wed 14.12.2016 - Dr. Jens Frauenfeld, Salipro Biotech AB, Stockholm / Sweden:
A saposin-lipoprotein nanoparticle system for membrane proteins.

Wed 30.11.2016 - Prof. Dr. Stefan Raunser, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund:
Structural insights into life and death of a bug.

Wed 09.11.2016 - Prof. Dr. Jan Steyaert, University of Brussels / Belgium:
Nanobodies to study G protein-coupled receptors: From structure to function to drugs.

Wed 26.10.2016 - Prof. Dr. Sonja-Verena Albers, Universität Freiburg:
Assembly and function of the archaeal motility structure, the archaellum.



Colloquium Summer 2016


Wed 29.06.2016 - Prof. Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Steinhoff, Universität Osnabrück:
Protein conformational dynamics in transmembrane signaling and transport traced by
EPR spectroscopy.

Wed 22.06.2016 - Prof. Dr. Roland Lill, Universität Marburg: Biogenesis of iron-sulfur proteins in eukaryotes: Machinery, mechanisms, mitochondrial transport and maladies.

Wed 08.06.2016 - Dr. Peter Kolb, Universität Marburg:
In silico investigations of chemical and GPCR ligand space.

Wed 01.06.2016 - special seminarPD Dr. Volker Zickermann, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt: Structure of mitochondrial complex I.

Wed 27.04.2016 - Prof. Dr. Wiliam Dowhan, UTHealth, Houston / USA:
Protein gymnastics in the lipid bilayer.

Wed 20.04.2016 - BMLS & CRC 807 Seminar: Dr. Jana Bröcker, University of Toronto / Canada: Advances in membrane-protein crystallization: From detergent-free crystallization to in situ approaches.

Tue 19.04.2016 - PD Dr. Stephan Storch, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf:
Vesicle adaptor-dependent sorting and in vivo function of the disease-related lysosomal membrane protein CLN7.

Wed 13.04.2015 - Prof. Dr. Stephan Pless, University of Copenhagen / Denmark:
Expanding the genetic code to study ion channel function & pharmacology.