Molecular Biology of Archaea
Our review on mechanisms of archaeal biofilm formation was published in Nature Reviews Microbiology.
Our first "Halo" paper is out: Structure and function of the archaeal response regulator CheY in PNAS.
Archaea turned 40! Nature Microbiology and Nature Reviews MIcrobiology celebrate C. Woese and G. Fox seminal article in PNAS 1977:
At March 27-29th 2017 an international symposium will be organized by the Collaborative Research Centre 746 about "Coupling and Modification of Proteins. Information can be found here.
Kira Marakova's analysis of archaeal type IV pili is online at Frontiers in Microbiology.
Our DNA transport paper was mentioned in the current issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology in the briefs.
Our paper about the crenarchaeal DNA import system Ced is online in PNAS!
Our FlaH paper made the cover of Molecular Microbiology!
One step closer to understand the archaellum motor! Our FlaH paper was accepted in Molecular Microbiology!
Alex Wagner received one of the two poster prizes at the GRC Archaea for his work on the crenarchaeal DNA transporter!
Tessa Quax received a FEMS Abstract prize at the FEMS meeting in Maastricht !
Today the FlaF paper was published online in Structure.
Patrick Tripp wins poster prize at the VAAM 2015! Congratulations !
The archaellum is discussed in the ASM blog "Small things considered".
Lisa Bischof started her SFB 746 funded PhD project on the analysis of the archaellum regulator ArnR.
Patrick Tripp started his ERC funded PhD project on the analysis on different archaellum subunits.
Tomasz Neiner defended his thesis! Congratulations!
Our project on the archaellum regulatory network will be in the CRC 746.
Tessa Quax started her PostDoc project on the haloarchaeal archaellum.
Official start in Freiburg.
Our lab stuff arrived !
Today we had our farwell party from the MPI Marburg. Thanks for the great time!
Thoung Le started her PhD project on the Uv inducible pili system in S.acidocaldarius.
It is official now: in September the Albers lab will move to the University of Freiburg!
Gosia Ajon defended her thesis at the University in Groningen! Congratulations!
Marleen van Wolferen defended her thesis! Congratulations Dr. van Wolferen!
Alexander Wagner started his PhD project on the UV inducible pili system of S. acidocaldarius.
Paushali Chaudhury startet her PhD working on the archaellum sponsored by the ERC.
Lingling Li started her PhD on Sulfolobus biofilm sponsored by the CSC.
Ankan Banerjee defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Banerjee!
The link to the press release about the FlaI paper.
Our joint paper with the Tainer lab about the structure of the archaellum ATPase FlaI is online at Molecular Cell.
We have started working on the ERC grant to elucidate the assembly and structural features of the archaellum.
Katerina Kapotova started her PostDoc project on the expression of archaeal membrane proteins.
Kerstin Lassak defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations Kerstin!
Julia Reimann defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations Julia!
Lena Hoffman started her PhD work on Sulfolobus protein phosphorylation. Welcome!
Florencia Haraut started her PostDoc in our lab and will work on the regulation of the archaellum in Sulfolobus. Welcome!
Benjmamin Meyer sucessfully defended his PhD thesis! Congratulation, Benjamin!
Sonja got awarded an ERC starting grant to work on the archaellum.
We orgainzed with Bettina Siebers and Finn Werner the inernational conference "Molecular Biology of Archaea3" in Marburg. 147 participants from all over the world discussed their newest results on archaeal research.
Ken Jarrell and we propose to call the archaeal flagellum "archaellum". See the opinion in TIMS here.
Our article on UV induced pili (Ajon et al., 2011) is covered on the ASM microbe blog and featuered on the ASM front page.
Sonja is awarded the research price of the VAAM (German Association of General and Applied Microbiology) 2012 .
Michaela Wagner started her PhD thesis in the lab further developing the genetic tools for Sulfolobales.
Our article on UV induced pili (Ajon et al., 2011) was featured in a commentary in Molecular Microbiology by Thorsten Allers.
After finsihing their Master thesis Tomasz Neiner and Anna-Lena Henche started as PhD students.
Andrea Koerdt is the first PhD student leaving the Albers lab. After three years she has defended and will now join the lab of Christina Schäffer in Vienna. All the best!
Xiaoqing Ma has joined the lab as a PostDoc after doing her thesis work in Yulong Shen's lab.
Our review on the archaeal cell envelope in Nature Reviews Microbiology is online.
The biofilm article was covered in the ASM Journal "Microbes".
Our first article on archaeal biofilm formation has just been published, have a look here.