Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Brüser

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Brüser
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room
132
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Brüser
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room
132
Positions
Chair
Admissions Board for MSc Molecular Microbiology
Executive Director
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Faculty Council, Faculty of Natural Sciences
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Examination Board Life Science (BSc) / (MSc)
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Examination Board Molecular Microbiology (MSc)
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Curriculum and Teaching Committee, Life Science (BSc / MSc)
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Admissions Board for MSc Life Science
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FOCUS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • Transport of folded proteins by the bacterial Tat pathway
  • Enzymology of periplasmic pyoverdine maturation
  • Phage holins, their regulation and mechanism
  • Membrane stress and the phage shock response
  • Periplasmic pyoverdine maturation and modification
  • Bacterial chaperone systems
  • Membrane protein complexes 
  • Microbial cell biology 
  • Anaerobic respirations 
  • Bacterial photosynthesis pathways

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Professional background

    2002-2009: Research group leader at the University of Halle-Wittenberg

    Since Oct. 2009: Full professor (W3) at the Leibniz University Hannover

  • Education

    Prof. Thomas Brüser studied Biology (Biochemistry, Genetics, Organic Chemistry) at the University of Cologne and the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) from 1989 to 1994.

    1995-1999: PhD studies at the University of Bonn

    1999: PhD in Microbiology: “Enzymology of oxidative sulfur metabolism: Biochemistry and genetics of bacterial APS:phosphate adenylyl transferases”

    2000-2001: Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA):  Cytochrome cbb3 biogenesis in Rhodobacter capsulatus and Tat-dependent protein translocation in Escherichia coli

    2006: Habilitation in Microbiology: “Tat-dependent transport of proteins across biological membranes”

  • Awards

    2000: PhD award of the German Society of General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM)

    2007: Christian-Wolff-Award of the University of Halle-Wittenberg