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AG Solovei has a vacant PhD position and is looking for a strongly motivated person who is interested in studies of the cell nuclear organization. The project is about spatial organization of expressed genes in the nucleus and based on molecular / cell biology methods and various types of microscopy.

Candidates please contact Dr. Irina Solovei by e-mail: Irina.Solovei(at) or by phone: (0)89 / 2180-74-223.

Latest Publications:

Wagner A, Hofmeister O, Rolland SG, Maiser A, Aasumets K, Schmitt S, Schorpp K, Feuchtinger A, Hadian K, Schneider S, Zischka H, Leonhardt H, Conradt B, Gerhold JM and Wolf A (2019). Mitochondrial Alkbh1 localises to mtRNA granules and its knockdown induces mitochondrial UPR in humans and C. elegans. J. Cell Sci., 2019 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

Hörl D, Rojas Rusak F, Preusser F, Tillberg P, Randel N, Chhetri RK, Cardona A, Keller PJ, Harz H, Leonhardt H, Treier M and Preibisch S (2019). BigStitcher: Reconstructing high-resolution image datasets of cleared and expanded samples. Nature Methods,  16, 870-874. PubMed
LMU News: Stichting with software

Mahamid J, Tegunov D, Maiser A, Arnold J, Leonhardt H, Plitzko JM and Baumeister W (2019). Liquid-crystalline phase transitions in lipid droplets are related to cellular states and specific organelle association. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 116, 16866-16871.PubMed

Schumacher D, Leonhardt H, Hackenberger CPR and Helma J (2019). One-Step Fluorescent Protein Labeling by Tubulin Tyrosine Ligase. Methods Mol Biol., 2033, 167-189. PubMed

Chiasson D, Giménez-Oya V, Bircheneder M, Bachmaier S, Studtrucker T, Ryan J, Sollweck K, Leonhardt H, Boshart M, Dietrich P and Parniske M (2019). A unified multi-kingdom Golden Gate cloning platform. Sci Rep, 9, 10131. PubMed

Bringing cancer medication safely to its destination

Kasper MA, Stengl A, Ochtrop P, Gerlach M, Stoschek T, Schumacher D, Helma J, Penkert M, Krause E, Leonhardt H and Hackenberger C (2019). Ethynylphosphonamidates for the rapid and cysteine selective generation of efficacious Antibody-Drug-Conjugates. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl., 58, 11631-11636. PubMed

Kasper MA, Glanz M, Stengl A, Penkert M, Klenk S, Sauer T, Schumacher D, Helma J, Krause E, Cardoso MC, Leonhardt H and Hackenberger C (2019). Cysteine-selective phosphonamidate electrophiles for modular protein bioconjugations. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl., 58, 11625-11630. PubMed



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