How microorganisms view their world

 

Invited Speakers

 

 

Ruma Banerjee

         

Prof. Dr. Ruma Banerjee

University of Michigan, USA

 

Sulfide signaling at the host-microbiome interface

 

 

Bonnie Bassler

   

Prof. Dr. Bonnie L. Bassler

Princeton University, USA

Bacterial quorum sensing and its control

  Anke Becker
   

Prof. Dr. Anke Becker

Philipps-University Marburg, D

Building a toolbox of orthogonal ECF sigma-factor-based regulatory switches in the alpha-proteobacterium Sinurhizobium meliloti

 

Marc Buttner

   

Prof. Dr. Marc Buttner

John Innes Centre Norwich, GB

The SigR directed oxidative stress response in streptomyces

 

Dirk Bumann

   

Prof. Dr. Dirk Bumann

Biozentrum Basel, CH

Salmonella single-cell physiology in infected host tissues

 

Elizabeth Campbell

   

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth A. Campbell

Rockefeller University New York, USA

Strukctural in sights on ECF sigma factors
 

 

Pascale Cossart

   

Prof. Dr. Pascale Cossart

Institute Pasteur Paris, F

Listeria monocytogenes: towards a complete picture of its physiology and its virulence

  

Sea Crosson

 

Prof. Dr. Sean Crosson

University of Chicago, USA

 EcfG regulatory networks in Alphaproteobacteria

 

Timothy Donohue

   

Prof. Dr. Timothy J. Donohue

Wisconsin University, USA
 

A 25 year journey from an early ECF to light stress and to fuels & chemicals

  

Richard H. Ebright

 

Prof. Dr. Richard H. Ebright

Rutgers University, USA

Structural basis of primary-sigma-factor- and ECF-sigma-factor-dependent transcription initiation

 

Craig Ellermeier

   

Prof. Dr. Craig D. Ellermeier

University Iowa, USA

The anti-sigma factor RsiV is a receptor for lysozyme
 

 

Georg Fritz

   

Dr. Georg Fritz

Philipps-University Marburg, D

Comprehensive reclassification and computational analysis of the ECF o factor family

 Anne Galinier

 

Prof. Dr. Anne Galinier

CNRS Marseille, F

Exploring the relationship between a protein, YvcK and nutrient utilization, cell wall and morphogenesis in Bacillus subtilis

 

Susanne Gebhard

 

Prof. Dr. Susanne Gebhard

University of Bath, UK

Flux-sensing by transporter/kinase pairs – need-based activation of antibiotic resistance

 

Chris Grant

 

Prof. Dr. Chris Grant

University of Manchester, UK

Posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression during adaptation to oxidative stress conditions

 

Eduardo A. Groisman

 

Prof. Dr. Eduardo A. Groisman

Yale University New Haven, USA

Bacterial responses to magnesium limitation

 

Carol Gross

 

Prof. Dr. Carol A. Gross

University of California at San Francisco,

USA

An idiosyncratic view of ECF sigmas: past, present and future

 

John Helmann

 

Prof. Dr. John D. Helmann

Cornell University Ithaca, USA

The Bacillus subtilis SigM regulon and peptidoglycan homeostasis

     

Johannes Herrmann

 

Prof. Dr. Johannes Herrmann

Universität Kaiserslautern, D

Mitochondria – Deep in their heart still bacteria?

 

Wolfgang Hess

 

 

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang R. Hess

University Freiburg, D

 Small RNAs reaching far: acclimation to low iron and high light in cyanobacteria

 

Regine Kahmann

 

Prof. Dr. Regine Kahmann

Max Planck Institute for terrestrial Microbiology Marburg, D                             

Ustilago maydis: from the field to the lab – and back to the field!

 

Thorsten Mascher

 

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Mascher

University Dresden, D

The road less traveled by: From the ECF classification to novel mechanisms of ECF-dependent signal transduction

 

Markus Ralser

 

Prof. Dr. Markus Ralser

University of Cambridge, UK

From its origins to the modern metabolic network

 

Uwe Sauer

 

Prof. Dr. Uwe Sauer

ETHZ Zürich, CH

Viewing the outside from changes within

 

Julia Vorholt

 

Prof. Dr. Julia Vorholt

ETHZ Zürich, CH

Regulation of regulators: a complex network triggers the general stress response in Alphaproteobacteria
       

 

 

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