• New TRR261-publication! The hypersusceptible antibiotic screening strain Staphylococcus aureus SG511-Berlin harbors multiple mutations in regulatory genes

    The genetic plasticity of Staphylococcus aureus has facilitated the evolution of many virulent and drug-resistant strains. Here we present the sequence of the 2.74 Mbp genome of S. aureus SG511-Berlin,…


    TRR261 goes blue : 

    • To make AMR a globally recognized issue with engagement of all sectors - human, animal, plant and environment, a 'One Health approach'.
    • To raise awareness of the need…

  • Spitzenforschung trifft Politik!

    Gelungener Austausch mit Annette Widmann-Mauz zur Forschung im Bereich Mikrobiologie/Infektionsforschung Tübinger und überregionaler Forschungsverbünde…

  • New paper! THCz: Small molecules with antimicrobial activity that block cell wall lipid intermediates

    Considering the alarming emergence of resistance to most antibiotics and the need for new antibiotics, the finding here of a small-molecule class, THCz, that displayed bactericidal activity…

  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

    Antibiotics are the heart of health

    Antibiotics have revolutionised medicine and saved millions of lives in the past 8 decades.…

  • "Den körpereigenen Schutzschild aktivieren" — Prof. H. Brötz-Oesterhelt was a guest of the regional newspaper

    Our TRR261-CellMAP Spokesperson, Prof. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt, was a guest of the week in the Newspaper Schwäbisches Tagblatt .

    The interview concerned following topics: how we deal…

  • Nadine Ziemert elected as VAAM Division Spokesperson. Congratulations!

    Nadine Ziemert has been elected as Division Spokesperson of the VAAM division “Biology of Bacterial Natural Product Producers.”


  • New paper! Activation and Identification of a Griseusin Cluster in Streptomyces sp. CA-256286 by Employing Transcriptional Regulators and Multi-Omics Methods

    Streptomyces are well-known producers of a range of different secondary metabolites, including antibiotics and other bioactive compounds. Recently, it has been demonstrated…

  • New publication! Contribution of the Clp Protease to Bacterial Survival and Mitochondrial Homoeostasis.

    Fast adaptation to environmental changes ensures bacterial survival, and proteolysis represents a key cellular process in adaptation. The Clp protease system is a multi-component machinery responsible…

  • New paper! Host Defense Peptides: Dual Antimicrobial and Immunomodulatory Action

    The rapid rise of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria has once again caused bacterial infections to become a global health concern. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), also known as host defense peptides…