New article out: PrgB Promotes Aggregation, Biofilm Formation, and Conjugation through DNA Binding and Compaction

The Berntsson group just published a new article titled “PrgB Promotes Aggregation, Biofilm Formation, and Conjugation through DNA Binding and Compaction”, with the first author Dr. Andreas Schmitt. Check it out here at Molecular Microbiology.

 

Practical Course on Rapid Cloning, Protein Expression, and Purification – 28/2-9/3 2018

Practical Course on Rapid Cloning, Protein Expression, and Purification  

CPEP 18 – 3 ECTS, 28th  February – 9th March 2018

  1. The deadline is extended until 16 February
  2. The course is Free of Charge the fee has been cancelled
    (acceptance  is on a first come first serve basis)

Max number of participants 12.

More information on our course website here:

http://www.kbc.umu.se/english/courses/cpep-course/

Contact and course organiser: Uwe.Sauer@umu.se, Protein Expertise Platform at Umeå University (PEP)

PhD defence Roland Locmelis

On February 5th Roland Locmelis successfully defended his PhD thesis.

Congratulations Roland!

PhD defence: Roland Locmelis, 2018-02-05

Titel: “Structural biology studies of thylacoid lumen proteins required for photosystem II assembly and function”

Date: 5th of February

Time: 10:00

Place: N430, Naturvetarhuset UmU

Supervisor: Uwe H. Sauer

Open position as postdoc in NMR spectoscopy, Wolf-Watz lab

We have an opening for a postdoc in enzyme dynamics. The salary is provided as a fellowship.