Groups A-Z

FMP hosts 22 research groups and core facilities devided into three sections: Molecular Physiology & Cell Biology, Structural Biology and Chemical Biology. Below you will find brief descriptions and links to the groups.

Dorothea Fiedler

Chemical Biology of Signal Transduction

Our group seeks to develop a better understanding of the multiple ways in which nature utilizes phosphate in both protein signaling cascades…

Department
DepartmentChemical Biology

Christian Hackenberger

Chemical Biology II

Our group is interested in understanding how nature generates specific biological function in complex cellular environments. Research…

Department
DepartmentChemical Biology

Volker Haucke

Molecular Pharmacology and Cell Biology

Research in the laboratory is centered on the visualization and manipulation of the endocytic machinery and of endosomal membrane…

Department
DepartmentMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Thomas J. Jentsch

Physiology and Pathology of Ion Transport

We study ion transport across cellular membranes using techniques of biophysics, cell and molecular biology, and genetically modified mouse…

Department
DepartmentMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Adam Lange

Molecular Biophysics

We use solid-state NMR spectroscopy and a variety of other biophysical methods to study protein structure and dynamics. The systems of…

Department
DepartmentStructural Biology

Hartmut Oschkinat

NMR-Supported Structural Biology

The Oschkinat lab focuses on the structural characterisation of protein-protein interactions responsible for the reception and transduction…

Department
DepartmentStructural Biology

Fan Liu

Structural Interactomics

Our group is interested in developing and applying tools to characterize the complexity of protein interactions within the cell. Using…

Research Group
Research GroupStructural Biology

Marc Nazaré

Medicinal Chemistry

Our group is focused on developing new chemical tools to answer fundamental biological questions. These tools cover a broad range of…

Research Group
Research GroupChemical Biology

Han Sun

Structural Chemistry and Computational Biophysics

Our group studies the structure of drug-like molecules and characterizes their interactions with proteins. We apply a variety of…

Research Group
Research GroupChemical Biology

Johannes Broichhagen

ChemBioProbes

Our lab is looking for new ways to visualize and interrogate biological function, such as cell signalling or protein dynamics.

Junior Group
Junior GroupChemical Biology

Noa Lipstein

Synapse Biology

The Synapse Biology group studies the process of information transfer between neurons in the brain. We aim to identify cell biological…

Junior Group
Junior GroupMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Sigrid Milles

Integrated Structural Dynamics

We are particularly interested in the process of clathrin mediated endocytosis, which exploits a high number of intrinsically disordered…

Junior Group
Junior GroupStructural Biology

Andrew Plested

Molecular Neuroscience and Biophysics

Our interest is the glutamate-gated ion channel receptors of excitatory synapses. These receptors underlie essential functions in the brain,…

Junior Group
Junior GroupMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Daniel Roderer

Structure and mechanism of microbiome-driven diseases

We are interested in the molecular mechanism of host-microbiome interactions in the human intestinal system, which play important roles in…

Junior Group
Junior GroupStructural Biology

Christian Hackenberger

Peptide Chemistry

The core facility aims at providing simple synthetic peptides to FMP research groups.

Core Facility
Core FacilityChemical Biology

Jens Peter von Kries

Screening Unit

The Screening Unit provides a high throughput technology platform for screening compound libraries (about 60.000 cpds) and for genome-wide…

Core Facility
Core FacilityChemical Biology

Martin Lehmann

Cellular Imaging Facility

We address questions of biological and pharmacological importance using light microscopy techniques (confocal laser scanning microscopy,…

Core Facility
Core FacilityMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Fan Liu

Mass Spectrometry

The mass spectrometry facility hosts state-of-the-art infrastructure for protein characterization. This includes high-end MS technologies…

Core Facility
Core FacilityStructural Biology

Peter Schmieder

NMR

The NMR facility maintains the NMR spectrometers of the FMP and supports researchers from inside and outside the FMP in using…

Core Facility
Core FacilityStructural Biology

Ralf Schülein

Cell Engineering

The Cell Engineering Facility uses state of the art CRISPR/Cas techniques to generate gene knock-outs and knock-ins in target cells. Other…

Core Facility
Core FacilityMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology

Edgar Specker

Compound Management

The aim of the Core Facility Compound Mangement is the production of screening plates for the primary screening at the Screening Unit, the…

Core Facility
Core FacilityChemical Biology

Natali Wisbrun

Animal Facility

The Animal Facility takes care of all laboratory animals. Our team works with standards based on directives, conventions and guidelines…

Core Facility
Core FacilityMolecular Physiology & Cell Biology