Members who have formerly worked in the von Ballmoos group:2014 – 2022 Dr. Sabina Deutschmann – Master student/PhD student/Post Doc:
Project: The interplay of lipids and respiratory enzymes in synthetic ATP producing systems
2020 – 2022 Ana Nikolov – Master student:
Project: Membrane protein reconstitution: a novel method and its application in the cell-mimicking ATP producing system
2020 – 2022 Micha Marti – Master student:
Project: A drying approach to Membrane Protein Reconstitution into Giant Unilamellar Vesicles & Advances towards membrane-proximity resolved pH determination
2015 – 2020 Dr. Simone Graf – PhD student/Post Doc:
Project: Charging and Emptying the Battery of Life
2014 – 2020 Dr. Andrea Marco Amati – PhD student:
Project: Towards unidirectional reconstitution of membrane proteins into liposomes.
2018 – 2020 Sarah Krummenacher – Master student:
Project: Tweaking the redox potential of cells. Characterization of the transhydrogenase from N. cinerea and E. coli.
2018 – 2019 Tobias Blatter – Master student:
Project: The quinone binding site of cytochrome b561 from Escherichia coli.
2014 – 2019 Dr. Thomas Schick – PhD student:
Project: Incorporation of membrane proteins into giant unilamellar vesicles: Towards complex cell mimetic systems.
2018 – 2019 Meike Wieser – Master student:
Project: Towards a single-molecule method to determine the orientation of E. coli bo3 oxidase.
2014 – 2019 Dr. Axel Meyrat – PhD student:
Project: Investigations on the ATP synthase proton motive force.
2017 – 2019 Martin Schori – Master student:
Project: Lipid-dependant activity of NDH-2.
2015 – 2019 Sandra Schär – Lab technician
2014 – 2018 Dr. Olivier Biner – PhD student/Post Doc:
Project: Co-reconstitution of respiratory chain enzymes and characterisation of Escherichia coli cytochrome b561.
2016 – 2018 Aymar Ganguin – Master student:
Project: Towards an artificial respiratory chain.
2014 – 2016 Dr. Linda Näsvik Öjemyr – Post Doc:
Project: Purification, crytsallization and DNA-binding studies of the membrane-bound transcription regulator BcrR.
2015 – 2016 Eveline Jäger – Master student:
Project: Oligomerization study of the membrane-bound transcription regulator BcrR.