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Lars-Oliver Essen

Lars-Oliver Essen (PI; University of Marburg)

 

Project(s) involved: Essen/Taxis

 

 

Curriculum vitae Lars-Oliver Essen

 

born:                   15.12.1965 in Münster/Westfalia, Germany

address:              Philipps-University, Dept. of Chemistry

                           Hans-Meerwein-Straße 4, 35032 Marburg, Germany

                           phone:   0049-6421-28-22032 (Sekr. –25715)

                           e-mail:   essen@chemie.uni-marburg.de

                           mobile:   0049-176-42499040

  

A. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1986-1988           Studies in Biochemistry at the Eberhard-Karls University, Tübingen.

1988                    Research term at the MPI of Biophysics, Department of Molecular

                           Membrane Biology, Frankfurt/Main, Deutschland.

1989-1991           Diploma in Biochemistry at the ETH Zurich (DAAD Scholarship).

1991-1995           PhD, Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics, Department of Molecular Membrane Biology (H. Michel), Frankfurt/Main, Germany

1995-1996           Postdoctoral fellow at the MRC Centre for Protein Engineering, Cambridge, UK

 

B. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1996-2001           Group leader at Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Membrane Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany.

2001-                   Professor in Biochemistry & Structural Biology,

                           Dept. of Chemistry / Biomedical Research Centre at Philipps-University, Marburg.

2002-2007           Coordinator of the BMBF collaborational initiative ProAMP (Proteome-wide

                           Analysis of Membrane Proteins)

2009-                   P.I. within the LOEWE Centre for Synthetic Microbiology

2012                    Lee Wee Nam Visiting A/Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, NTU,

                           Singapore

                                                                                                 

C. RESEARCH INTERESTS

Structural biology of photoreceptors and membrane proteins, synthetic biology, complex biosynthesis pathways