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EU-funded Research Training Network ES-Cat

ES-Cat Partner Groups

This page lists the members of the ES-Cat network, showing their specialist research areas and linking to the personal pages of the research fellows directly employed by the network.

Dr Florian Hollfelder

  • Network Coordinator
  • Dept of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Lab website, Email address
  • Research area:
    High-throughput assay systems
    droplet microfluidics
    Enzyme models
    Mechanistic enzymology
    Chemical biology
    Directed evolution
    Protein engineering
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

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Prof Dick B. Janssen

  • Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • Lab website,
  • Research area:
    Enzyme discovery and engineering
    Development of computational approaches
    Mechanistic Enzymology
    Chemical syntheses
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

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Prof Uwe T. Bornscheuer

  • Institute of Biochemistry, University of Greifswald, Germany
  • Lab website,
  • Research area:
    Enzyme discovery and engineering
    Biocatalysis for organic syntheses
    Enzyme cascade reactions
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

Bornscheuer

Prof Patrice Soumillion

  • Institute of Life Sciences, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Lab website,
  • Research area:
    Directed evolution
    Exploitation of evolutionary mechanisms
    Enzymology and protein biochemistry (beta-lactamases, DD-peptidases, penicillin acylase, inteins)
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

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Prof Amir Aharoni

  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Lab website,
  • Research area:
    Directed evolution and protein engineering for the study of protein-protein interaction networks
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

Aharoni

 

Prof Jiri Damborsky
Dr Zbynek Prokop

  • Loschmidt Laboratories, International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne's University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
  • Lab website

  • Research area:
    Mechanistic enzymology
    Protein design and engineering
    Development of computational approaches
    Development of microfluidic chips
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    David Bednar
    Tom Buryska
    Radka Chaloupkova
    Veronika Liskova

 

Damborsky-Prokop

Dr Lutz Jermutus

  • Antibody Technology and Protein Engineering, MedImmune, UK
  • Company website,
  • Research area:
    Protein engineering
    commercialisation (invention-to-market process)
    high-throughput assays for identifying protein biopharmaceuticals and biologics
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

Jermutus

Dr Ursula Schell

  • Dept of Biocatalysis, Johnson Matthey, Cambridge, UK
  • Company website,
  • Research area:
    Biocatalysis
    enzyme development (directed evolution, rational engineering)
    Enzyme production and process development
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

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Dr Veronika Stepankova

  • Enantis, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Company website,
  • Research area:
    Biocatalysis
    production of fine chemicals
    detection and degradation of anthropogenic pollutants
    enzyme stabilization
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

Stepankova

Prof Erich Bornberg-Bauer

  • Dpt of Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster, Germany
  • Lab website,
  • Research area:
    Molecular evolution
    enzyme evolvability
    bioinformatics
    ancestral gene resurrection
  • Lab members involved in the project:
    TBA

 

Bornberg-Bauer