- Protein engineering of a human acyltransferases (postdoc stipend to C. Badenhorst by AvH)
- Application of transaminases in flow chemistry (financed by the BMBF).
- Exploring the regioselectivity of Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases (stipend to K. Balke from the DBU).
- Investigation of structure-function relationships in the PLP-superfamily of transaminases (funded by the DFG)
- Studies on acylases (stipend to D. Last) funded by the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes).
- Studies on novel Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases (stipend to A. Beier funded by the county MV).
- Development of improved lipases by protein engineering (COSMOS), funded by the EU.
- Influence of dioxygen on membrane bound P450-monooxygenases (funded by the DFG, RTG1947)
- Several undisclosed
projects with industrial partners.
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In 2016, Uwe Bornscheuer has published News & Views articles in "Nature" and in "Nature Chem. Biol.", a "Perspectives" contribution in the journal "Science" and aresearch article in the journal "Nature Chem."
Johannes Kabisch (junior research group leader) has accepted a position as Junior-Professor at the TU-Darmstadt and Robert Kourist is now full Professor at the TU-Graz, congratulations!
Daniel Last (#51) has finished his PhD!
Uwe Bornscheuer has published his 25th contribution (an Editorial) in the top chemistry journal "Angew. Chem. Int. Ed."
Uwe Bornscheuer has received the "Stephen S. Chang Award" of the Am. Oil. Chem. Soc. (AOCS).
Our paper on the discovery of (R)-selective amine transaminases has been highlighted as "Best Design Concept" by Nat. Chem. Biol.
An author profile about Uwe Bornscheuer has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
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Dept. of Biotechnology & Enzyme Catalysis
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