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Associated PhD student Bikash Adhikari successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations! (May 15th, 2023)

PhD-student Mathias Diebold successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations! (May 11th 2023)

Congratulations to Mathias Diebold (Wolf group) for his new paper in Acta Cryst.! (March 2023)

PhD-student Daniel Solvie successfully defended his dissertation with summa cum laude. Congratulations! (March 10th 2023)

Associated Postdoc Sebastian Bothe won a poster prize at the "iNEXT DISCOVERY workshop on crystallographic fragment screening" at the Helmholtz-Center Berlin. Congratulations! (March. 3rd 2023)

Congrats to PhD student Pia van gen Hassend (Schindelin group) for her new paper in Journal of Biological Chemistry! (Jan 5th, 2023)

Associated PhD student Ayshwarya Seenivasan successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations! (Dec 14th, 2022)

Check out the new paper by Sebastian Bothe in Communcations Chemistry with Stephan Böhler as co-author. Congratulations! (Dec 7th, 2022)

Congrats to Daniel Solvie (Eilers group) for his new publication in Nature with Leonie Uhl and Amel Aziba as co-authors. (Nov 23rd, 2022)

PhD students Mona Kawan and Radhika Karal Nair successfully defended their dissertations. Congratulations to both! (Aug. 2022)

New paper by the Schindelin group in Nature Communications with Ngoc Truongvan (former PhD student) as first author and PhD student Shurong Li as co-author. Congratulations! (Aug 15th, 2022)

Congrats to associated Postdoc Sebastian Bothe, who won a poster prize at the Fragment-based Drug Discovery Meeting in Cambridge, UK. (March. 29th 2022)

PhD-student Barbara Orth successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations! (Nov. 23rd 2021)

Congrats! Associated PhD students Jacqueline Kalb and Theresa Endres successfully defended their dissertations (Nov. 2021)

New work of the Eilers lab: PhD-students Daniel Solvie and Theresa Endres are co-authors of a new publication in Molecular Cell (Nov. 18th, 2021)

PhD-student Ngoc Truongvan successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations! (Sept. 9th, 2021)

Congratulations to Rahul Mony Nair (former PhD student of the Lorenz group) for his new publication in ACS chemical biology (August 17th, 2021)

New work of the Wolf lab: PhD-students Pranjali Bhandare and Bikash Adhikari are co-authors of a new publication in Molecular Cell (July 6th, 2021)

Congratulations to PhD-student Barbara Orth (Lorenz group) for her new publication in Structure (June 28th, 2021)

Great news! The GRK2243 was granted a second funding period by the DFG for another 4,5 years starting in October 2021! read more (May 7th, 2021)

Congrats to Nazife Tolay (Buchberger group) for her new publication on stress granules in Life Science Alliance (March 9th, 2021)

Check out the new paper of the Diefenbacher lab! Congratulations to Oliver Hartmann and co-authors Michaela Reißland, Carina Maier & Nikolett Pahor for their new publication in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental biology (March 2nd, 2021)

New paper of the Eilers lab: Congratulations to Theresa Endres and co-author Daniel Solvie for their new publication in Molecular Cell (Jan 15th, 2021)

The Lorenz lab's recent paper was featured in a Focus Article in Science Signaling. Congratulations! (Oct 20th, 2020)

Check out the new publication of the Lorenz lab in Science Signaling, with associated Postdoc Anna Liess as first author. Congrats! read more (Oct 20th, 2020)

Congratulations to Bikash Adhikari, associated PhD-student of the Wolf lab for his new publication in nature chemical biology, co-authored by PhD students Mathias Diebold and Pranjali Bhandare read more (Sept 28th, 2020)

Associated PhD student Cristian Prieto Garcia (Diefenbacher lab) is first author of a recently puplished preprint on bioRxiv, with PhD students Oliver Hartmann, Carina Maier and Michaela Reißland as coauthors! Congrats! (Sept 10th, 2020)

Congrat to associated PhD student Anna Liess who successfully defended her dissertation with magna cum laude. (May 8th, 2020)

Congrats to Cristian Prieto Garcia, associated PhD-student of the Diefenbacher lab, for his new publication in EMBO Molecular Medicine, co-authored by Oliver Hartmann and Michaela Reißland (March 4th, 2020)

PhD student Carina Maier (Schulze lab) is coauthor of a recently published paper in Cancer Research. Congratulations! (Dec. 20th, 2019)    

Congratulations to D. Auer and  S. Hügelschäffer of the Rudel lab for their new publication on chlamydial deubiquitinase in cellular microbiology  (Nov. 1st, 2019)

Theresa Klemm, associated PhD student, successfully defended her dissertation with summa cum lauda. Congratulations! (October 31st, 2019)

GRK2243 member Mona Kawan won the poster competition at this year´s International EUREKA! Symposium organized by the PhD students of the university´s Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS). Congrats, Mona! (Oct. 10th, 2019)

Anna Liess's recent paper was featured in a Perspektive Article Structure. Contratulions! more (Aug. 8th, 2019)

Extensive paper by Anna Liess (ass. PhD student, Lorenz Lab) co-authored by Mathias Diebold (Sotriffer Lab) published in Structure. (June 20th, 2019)

Sebastian Bothe won a poster price at the "12th European Workshop in Drug Design" in Siena, Italy. Congrats, Sebastian! (May. 29th, 2019)

The Kisker and Popov labs have published a paper in Molecular Cell, authored by GRK2243 members F. Sauer, T. Klemm, RB Kollampally and R.K. Nair. Congratulations! (March 22nd, 2019)

Associated GRK2243 PhD students T. Endres and B. Adhikari are co-authors of a recent publication of the Wolf and Eilers lab in Molecular Cell. Well done! (March 21st, 2019)

The Eilers' group just published a paper in Nature  with GRK2243 PhD students J. Kalb and D. Solvie as co-authors. Congrats! (March 20th, 2019)

New work published by the Lorenz lab on E6AP, Journal of Biological Chemistry (Feb 8th, 2019)

Yesid Ramirez  is the first author of the paper "Structural Basis of Substrate Recognition and Covalent Inhibition of Cdu1 from Chlamydia trachomatis" published on the front cover of ChemMedChem. Congrats, Yesid! (Oct. 8th, 2018)

Anna Liess won a poster price at the EMBO meeting "Modularity of signaling proteins and networks" in Seefeld, Austria (Sept. 20th, 2018)

Ankit Turakhiya reveived the Biocenter Science Award 2018 for his PhD thesis project on stress granule clearance. Congratulations, Ankit! (July 11th, 2018)

Ankit Turakhiya successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations Ankit! (June 28th, 2018)

Rahul Nair received the poster prize from the International Organization for Biological Crystallization (IOBCr) at the FEBS 2018 Practical course "Advanced methods in macromolecular crystallization VIII, Nové Hrady, Czech Republic". Congratulations! (June 12th, 2018)

Ankit Turakhiya is the first author of a paper from the Buchberger lab on the role of the UPS in stress granule metabolism, which just appeared in Molecular Cell. Congratulations, Ankit! (June 7th, 2018)

Vice-Spokesperson Sonja Lorenz is giving an invited talk at the Conference "The Ubiquitin System: Function, Physiology and its Role in Disease” in Nassau, Bahamas (June 3rd, 2018)

Rahul Nair (Lorenz group) received a Youth Travel Award from FEBS to attend the "Advanced Methods in Macromolecular Crystallization VIII" meeting in Prague, Czech Republic (May 2018)

Check out Sonja Lorenz’ new review - All you have ever wanted to know about HECT-type ligases (Jan 26th, 2018) more

EU funds a new program on the role of ubiquitination in human cancer in Würzburg. For details and open positions, please see: www.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de/ubi-cancer (Jan. 2018)

Associate Mohit Misra successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations Mohit! (November 30th, 2017)

The First Annual Retreat took place on November 24/25, 2017 in Eibelstadt, Hotel Kapellenberg more

Congratulations to vice spokesperson Dr. Sonja Lorenz who has been selected as new EMBO Young Investigator (Oct. 25th, 2017) more 

Ankit Turakhiya has won the 1. prize in the "Scientific Essay Writing Contest" at the "EUREKA! - 2017" International Symposium organized by the Students of the Graduate School of Life Sciences. Congratulations, Ankit! (Oct. 12th, 2017)

Dr. Annette Fischer was awarded the poster prize sponsored by PLoS Biology at the EMBO Autophagy conference 2017 in Cavtat (Croatia). Congratulations, Annette!(Sept. 29th, 2017)

Ankit Turakhiya has won the Stefan Jentsch memorial poster award at the EMBO conference on Ubiquitin and SUMO in Cavtat (Croatia). Congratulations, Ankit! (Sept. 19th, 2017)