Principle Investigator

Dr. Manuel Etzkorn

Head of Emmy Noether Research group
Institute of Physical Biology
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Contact:
Phone: +49 (0)211 81-12023
Email: manuel.etzkorn@hhu.de 

Group members

Jan Borggraefe (PhD Student)

Projects: 

A. How to reverse membrane protein signaling. 

B. Getting proteins into shape. 

Ci Chu (PhD Student)

Projects: 

A. How hormones and neuropeptides talk to their receptor.

B. Enhancing eucaryotic expression.

Shantha Elter (PhD Student)

Projects: 

A. Membrane proteins and how they get into shape. 

B. How to produce proteins that don't like to show up. 

Fatima Escobedo (PhD Student)

Projects: 

A. Characterization of membrane mimetics 
B. High-resolution insights into neuronal signalling

Marcel Falke (PhD Student)

Projects: 

A. Enhancing eucaryotic protein expression for NMR studies.

B. Understanding, using and manipulating eucaryotic membrane systems. 

Dr. Julian Victor (PostDoc)

A. Understanding DNA-mediated catalysis 
B. Improving DNA-mediated catalysis 

Associated group members

Dr. Mohanraj Gopalswamy (PostDoc)

Visiting from the Gohlke lab

Projects: 

A. Structure-based drug design for new Leukemia drugs

We are always looking for highly motivated Master and PhD students as well as Post-doctoral fellows. Candidates with a background in protein biochemistry, biophysical characterization of (membrane) proteins and/or NMR spectroscopy and a strong interest in structural biology are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Dr. Manuel Etzkorn: manuel.etzkorn(at)hhu.de

 

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