Ebb Mallet Restaurant Nyons Greou Retreat 20130420 Name: Prof. Erich Bornberg-Bauer

Status: Group leader

Email: ebb.admin [guesswhat] wwu.de (administration)

Tel.: +49-(0)251-83-21630 (admin), -21011 mobile: 0160 4487493

Room: 100.16


  • Full Professor of Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics, School of Biological Sciences, The Westfalian Wilhelms University of Münster, Germany, 2003 - present.
  • Guest professor Universite Lyon1, Claude Bernard, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, June 2013 (sabbatical)
  • Visiting Scholar EBI, Thornton Group "The Spices", Cambridge, April - July 2009 (sabbatical)
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK, 2000-2003
  • Project Manager Biochemical Pathways and Databases, EML GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany, 1998-2000
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany, 1996-1998
  • Assistant Professor (Univ. Ass.), Institute of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria, 1994-1996
  • Summer School in Complex Systems, SantaFe Institute 1993
  • PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biochemistry, University of Vienna, Austria, 1995
  • Diploma (equ. to MSc) in Biochemistry, University of Vienna, Austria, 1992
  • Studies in Biochemistry, Physics and Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria, 1981-1991

Current Teaching:

  • BSc: Bioinformatics 2 (Evolutionary sequence analysis of proteins and RNA), Enzymology, optional module on Molecular Evolution
  • MSc: Several specialised courses on molecular evolution and computational biology
  • Contact hours: Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 Room 110.6 (-> contact), please call in advance to secure availability

Research areas:

  • Evolvability and evolutionary design of proteins from reconstructed multi-functional ancestors
  • Modular evolution of proteins: Dynamics and adaptive benefits of domain rearrangements
  • Novel proteins in evolution: origin, modes of stabilisation and functional adaptation
  • Regulatory network evolution: Molecular causes and phenotypic consequences for diseases

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