Biomolecular Structures and Interactions (BioMolStruct)
  • Denys Balandin (PI Tobias Madl): Structural and functional studies of TCF/LEF transcription factor regulation and inhibition
  • Tamara Berger (PI Tea Pavkov-Keller): Functional characterization of Gram-positive type IV secretion system components
  • Markus Braun (PI Gustav Oberdorfer): Mapping of helical folding space using parametric design and high throughput experimental validation
  • Noopur Dubey (PI Monika Oberer): Interactions of physiologically relevant lipases via dynamic regions
  • Oliver Eder (PI Andreas Winkler): Red-light modulated protein oligomerization for optogenetic applications
  • Christoph Grininger (PI Tea Pavkov-Keller): Interactions of probiotic bacteria with human dendritic cell receptor DC
  • Michael Kaltenegger (PI Georg Pabst): Membrane curvature stress-mediated self-aggregation of proteins
  • Yukti Khanna (PI Tobias Madl): Deciphering the intricate interaction network in the β-catenin destruction complex
  • Anastasia Rakhimbekova (PI Tobias Madl): Targeting disordered transcription factors
  • Swasti Rawal (PI Tobias Madl): Structural and functional studies of apoptotic signaling
  • Markus Rotzinger (PI Klaus Zangger): Using pure shift NMR to study the role of disordered proteins in the formation of stress granules
  • Nikolina Todorović (PI Walter Keller): Structural and functional investigation of the low-affinity IgE receptor CD23
  • Gregor Wirnsberger (PI Karl Gruber): Active site cavity and molecular dynamics analyses of mammalian α/β-hydrolase domain (ABHD) containing proteins

Associated PhD Candidates

  • Helgit Eisner (PI Monika Oberer): 
  • Kirill Kuhlmann (PI Tea Pavkov-Keller): Structure and reaction mechanism of membrane associated enzyme complexes
  • Maximilian Fuchs (PI Andreas Winkler): Molecular Mechanisms of LOV-regulated Diguanylate Cyclases
  • David Glück (PI Sandro Keller): New applications of polymer-encapsulated lipid-bilayer nanodiscs for membrane-protein studies
  • Hermann Habacher (PI Tobias Madl): Structural and functional mechanisms in the intersection of p53 and Wnt signaling
  • Aneta Lenard (PI Tobias Madl): Regulation of nuclear import and phase separation
  • Spela Mandl (PI Pedro Alejandro Sánchez Murcia): Discovery of positive allosteric modulators for the treatment of mannosidosis
  • Jazleena Panikkaveetil Jawaharlal (PI Monika Oberer): 
  • Daniel de Jesus Platero Rochart (PI Pedro Alejandro Sánchez Murcia): 
  • Carlos Francisco Rodriguez Gámez (PI Monika Oberer): Struture-function relation of lipolytic proteins, biophysical characterization of G0S2
  • Theo Sagmeister (PI Tea Pavkov-Keller): Integrating structure prediction and experimental approaches to elucidate the assembly of Surface Layer Proteins in Lactobacilli
  • Emil Spreitzer (T. Madl):
  • Juan Toledo Marcos (PI Pedro Alejandro Sánchez Murcia): 
  • Massimo G. Totaro (G. Oberdorfer): Design, optimization and experimental characterization of photo-switchable bi-specific T-cell engagers (BiTEs)
  • Hieu Tran (PI Andreas Winkler): Analysis of conformational dynamics of red/far-red light activated phytochrome 
  • Sinem Usluer (PI Tobias Madl): Regulation of nuclear import and phase 
  • Ursula Vide (PI Andreas Winkler): Molecular mechanisms of light regulation in LOV-diguanylate cyclases 
  • Qishun Zhou (PI Tobias Madl): Molecular characterization of TNPO3 cargo recognition and liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS) behavior of RSY containing splicing factors