Pharmaceutical Biology

Funded Projects

01/2005 – 12/2005

Orphan Pathways for the Biosynthesis of Natural Products in Marine Cyanobacteria
DFG-Fellowship GR 2673/1-1

01/2009 - 12/2011

Post-Genomic Strategies for New Antibiotic Drugs and Targets
DFG-Project GR 2673/2-1 within the frame of the DFG Research Unit 854 (Speaker Prof. Sahl, University of Bonn)

Genomic mining for antimicrobial lipopeptides

https://www.uni-bonn.de/forschung/Drittmittel%20und%20Projekte/dfg-gefoerderte-projekte/for854

10/2012 - 12/2016

Post-Genomic Strategies for New Antibiotic Drugs and Targets
DFG-Project GR 2673/2-2 within the frame of the DFG Research Unit 854 (Speaker Prof. Sahl, University of Bonn)

Genomic mining for antimicrobial lipopeptides and studies on their biosynthesis

https://www.uni-bonn.de/forschung/Drittmittel%20und%20Projekte/dfg-gefoerderte-projekte/for854

03/2015 - 08/2018

NeBrasCa – Next Generation Immunosuppressants: Brasilicardin synthesized by Nocardia spp.
ERA-IB-5 Project FKZ:031A568A (coordinator and PI Prof. Dr. Harald Gross / Co-PI: JProf. Dr. Pierre Koch)

see publication in SciTech Europa 2018

06/2015 – 08/2018

NAbaUnAK – Isolation of New Antibiotics from Unknown Actinomycetes
BMBF Project FKZ: 16GW0125 within the frame of the ´Biodiversity and Health´ program (PI Prof. Dr. Harald Gross)

01/2016 - 02/2019

Antibiotics that target specifically Pseudomonads
DZIF-Project TTU 09.813 (PI Prof. Dr. Harald Gross / Co-PI: PD Dr. Bertolt Gust / contributing Scientist Prof. Dr. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt)

http://www.dzif.de/en/research/novel_antiinfectives/

01/2017 – 12/2019

TacroDrugs - Streptomyces-based cell factories for the production of tacrologues drugs
ERA-IB-7 Project FZK:031B0269A (PI Prof. Dr. Harald Gross / Co-PI: PD Dr. Bertolt Gust)

06/2018 – 05/2021

BestBioSurf - Production of eco-friendly biosurfactants using biotechnology and synthetic biology
ERA CoBioTech Project FKZ: 031B0631 (PI: Prof. Dr. Harald Gross / Co-PI: PD Dr. Gust)

https://www.bestbiosurf.eu

03/2019 - 02/2021

Antibiotics that target specifically Pseudomonads
DZIF-Project TTU 09.820 (PI Prof. Dr. Harald Gross / Co-PI: PD Dr. Bertolt Gust / contributing Scientist: Prof. Dr. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt)

07/2019 – 06/2023

Recognition Mechanisms of Guanidine-containing Lipopeptide Antibiotics for cell wall precursor targets

DFG-Project GR 2673/X-X (PIs: Prof. Dr. Harald Gross & Prof. Dr. Tanja Schneider) within the frame of the DFG Transregional Collaborative Research Centre (TR-CRC) 261 ´Cellular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Action and Production – ANTIBIOTIC CellMAP´ located at the universities of Bonn and Tuebingen (Spokesperson: Prof. Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt, University of Tuebingen)

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