The Glaubitz Lab: Membrane Protein Research by NMR

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Welcome to the Glaubitz Lab!

The Glaubitz Lab resolves the molecular mechanisms of membrane proteins. Current research focuses on 7TM receptors, novel microbial retinal proteins (KR2, PR, ChR-2), ABC transporters and membrane-bound kinases. Our methodological approach is centered around solid-state NMR, which enables working directly with proteoliposomes, and is complemented by many additional biochemical and biophysical techniques. Our work involves both high-field MAS-NMR (up to 850 MHz) as well as dynamic nuclear polarization, a novel hybrid method combining the advantages from both NMR and EPR spectroscopy, which pushes sensitivity by orders of magnitude. This website provides an introduction to our research, lists recent publications, informs about teaching activities and announces work opportunities for those interested in joining the lab. We are part of the Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, the Centre for Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance (BMRZ) and the Cluster of Excellence Macromolecular Complexes (CEF).


Research Topics

Lab News & Publication Highlights


Group Members

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Group Members

Please learn here about our co-workers.

Joining the lab

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Joining the lab

New: Two open projects.

We are always looking for highly motivated co-workers interested in membrane protein biophysics/biochemistry and solid-state NMR. Please check here for internships, BSc and MSc projects as well as for PhD and postdoctoral ooportunties.

Publications & Theses

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Publications & Theses

Latest publications and PhD theses:

  • New paper by Hundeep Kaur et al. in Nature Communications: Coupled ATPase-adenylate kinase activity in ABC
    transporters.
  • New paper by Elisaa Lehnert/Jiafei Mao in JACS:  Antigenic Peptide Recognition on the Human ABC Transporter TAP Resolved by DNP-Enhanced Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy.

Teaching

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Teaching

Biophysical Chemistry/Structural Biology/General Spectroscopy/NMR Spectroscopy

Equipment

Instruments

Equipment

Please check here for details on our experimental setup for solid-state NMR, DNP and wet-lab capabilities.