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  • Internal TRR261-Meeting (8th-9th March 2021)

    Due to ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, we had to organize our Internal TRR261-Meeting virtually. The meeting has been opened by our TRR-Speaker, Prof. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt. In her presentation, she focused…

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  • It is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Björn Stefan Holzapfel received the Dr.-Edmund-ter-Meer-Award 2020!

    It is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Björn Stefan Holzapfel received the Dr.-Edmund-ter-Meer-Award 2020!

    Dr. Björn Stefan Holzapfel, a former PhD student from the University of Bonn (Prof. Dr. D. Menche’s research group), received the award for his outstanding work on “The total synthesis of tuscoron D&E”.…

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  • Waving a flag for antibiotics - The Universities Bonn and Tübingen support World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020

    Antibiotics are a not only crucial weapons in the fight against bacterial infections, but form central pillars for many advanced therapeutic interventions in modern medicine. However, these drugs are…

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  • Synthesis of Tetramic Acid Fragments Derived from Vancoresmycin Showing Inhibitory Effects towards S. aureus

    Dirk Menche (Project B07) and Tanja Schneider (A09, A10) published their work on the total synthesis of new antibacterial vancoresmycin-type tetramic acids and initial studies on the mechanism of action…

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  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

    World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is annually celebrated from 18 to 24 November. WAAW aims to improve awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among the general public,…

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  • Biannual TRR261-meeting and general assembly

    The biannual meeting and general assembly had to take place virtually due to the ongoing corona situation. First speakers and administration team reported in the general assembly about the actual status…

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  • TRR261-PhD meeting and general assembly

    From 23 to 24 June 2020 - After cancellation of the joined PhD meeting of TRR 261 and IGIM in Bad Boll, all TRR 261 graduate students presented results from their research projects in short talks during…

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  • Virtual Meeting of the TRR 261

    Due to the current situation we had to cancel our planned face-to-face meeting in Frankfurt and met online instead.
    From 28-29 April 2020 we filled two days with interesting research. Thank you…

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  • Ca2+-Daptomycin targets cell wall biosynthesis by forming a tripartite complex with undecaprenyl-coupled intermediates and membrane lipids

    Fabian Grein (Project A11), Ulrich Kubitscheck (Project A11) and Tanja Schneider (Project A10) could show that daptomycin in presence of Ca2+ simultaneously interacts with lipid-coupled precursors…

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  • The nf-core framework for community-curated bioinformatics pipelines

    TRR researcher Sven Nahnsen (Project Z03) and co-workers created the nf-core framework for the development of collaborative, peerreviewed, best-practice analysis high-quality bioinformatics pipelines…

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  • Press release Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

    Press release Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft "14 neue Sonderforschungsbereiche"

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  • Press release Universität Tübingen

    Press release Universität Tübingen

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  • Press release Universität Bonn

    Press release Universität Bonn "Zwei neue Sonderforschungsbereiche für die Uni Bonn"

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