Dr. Nikolai Raffler Programme Director

Life Sciences 1: Molecular and Organismic Biology
E-mail: Nikolai.Raffler@dfg.de Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2441 Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320

Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn


General Responsibilities
Knowledge Transfer
Synthetic Biology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

Main Contact
2.11-01 Biochemistry
2.11-07 Bioinformatics and Theoretical Biology
Deputy Contact
2.11-02 Biophysics
2.11-04 Structural Biology

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

2068 Physics of Life - The Dynamic Organization of Living Matter (PoL)
2189 CIBSS - Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies
26 CytoTransport - Mechanisms and Modulation of Cellular Transport processes
1976 Functional Diversity of Cofactors in Enzymes
2202 Transport across and into membranes
2424 Computational Methods for Oncology: Towards Personalized Therapies in Cancer
2467 Intrinsically Disordered Proteins – Molecular Principles, Cellular Functions, and Diseases
2550 Dynamic regulation of cellular protein localization
2566 Interfacing image analysis and molecular life-science (Imol)
2606 Understanding protease functions in cellular pathways through discovery and analysis of protease substrates (ProtPath)
186 Molecular Switches: Spatio-temporal Control of Cellular Signal Transmission
319 RMaP: RNA Modification and Processing
1035 Control of protein function by conformational switching
1208 Identity and Dynamics of Membrane Systems - from Molecules to Cellular Functions
1309 Chemical Biology of Epigenetic Modifications
1381 Dynamic organization of cellular protein machineries: From biogenesis and modular assembly to function
1423 Structural Dynamics of GPCR Activation and Signaling
1507 Protein Assemblies and Machineries in Cell Membranes
1551 Polymer Concepts in Cellular Function
1557 Functional Plasticity encoded by Cellular Membrane Networks

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

1905 Structure and Function of the peroxisomal Translocon (PerTrans)
2290 Understanding Intramembrane Proteolysis
2509 The concert of dolichol-based glycosylation: from molecules to disease models
2518 Functional dynamics of ion channels and transporters - DynIon -
2969 Mechanisms of antibody light chain misfolding in systemic AL amyloidosis
1927 Iron-Sulfur for Life
2191 Molecular Mechanisms of Functional Phase Separation
2453 Integration of mitochondria into the cellular proteostasis network