Raffael Schaffrath

Universität Kassel, Germany 0000-0001-9484-5247

Degrees: ? Vor-Diplom 1986: Uni Bonn, Germany ? Diplom Biologie 1991: Uni Münster, Germany ? PhD 1995: Uni Leicester (UoL), UK ? Habilitation 2003: Uni Halle, Germany Scholar- & Fellowships etc: ? Humboldt Fellowship 1996-97: Harvard University, USA ? FEBS Student Fellowship 1991: Uni Dundee, UK ? DAAD Scholarship 1989: Uni Shillong, India ? Studentships 1987-89: Depts Biotechnology & Medicine, Research Center Jülich, Germany ? Internship 1987: Henkel Ltd, Düsseldorf, Germany Life Science Posts: ? from 2011 – Professor in Microbiology, Uni Kassel, Germany ? 2011-2016 – Honorary Reader, UoL, UK ? 2007-2011 – Reader in Genetics, Dept Genetics, UoL, UK ? 1997-2007 – Hochschuldozent, Dept Genetics, Uni Halle, Germany ? 1996-1997 – Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA ? 1992-1996 – Research Assistant-/Associateships, Dept Genetics, UoL, UK Wider Experience: ? BBSRC Pool of Experts, Swindon, UK ? Lifelong Humboldtian, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn ? Peer Review Referee for Nat Rev Microbiol, Mol Cell Biol, Mol Microbiol etc ? Co-editor Microbial Protein Toxins, Topics in Current Genetics, Springer-Verlag ? Academic years 2008-2010: bonus achievement & merit award, UoL, UK Key Publications: ? Mehlgarten et al (2010) Elongator function in tRNA wobble uridine modification is conserved between yeast and plants. Mol Microbiol 75: 1082 ? Mehlgarten et al (2009) Elongator function depends on antagonistic regulation by casein kinase Hrr25 and protein phosphatase Sit4. Mol Microbiol 73: 869 ? Nandakumar et al (2008) RNA repair therapy: an antidote to cytotoxic eukaryal RNA damage. Mol Cell 31: 278 ? Jablonowski et al (2006) tRNAGlu wobble uridine methylation by Trm9 identifies Elongator’s key role for zymocin-induced cell death in yeast. Mol Microbiol 59: 677 ? Frohloff et al (2001) Saccharomyces cerevisiae Elongator mutations confer resistance to the Kluyveromyces lactis zymocin. EMBO J 20: 1993

Biography Updated on 20 August 2012

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