B9: Enrico Schleiff

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Institut für Molekulare Biowissenschaften
Molekulare Zellbiologie der Pflanzen
N200 / Raum Nr. 3.02
Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone +49 (0)69 798-29287
Homepage AK Schleiff

Personal data

Date/Place of birth 11/17/1971 in Luckenwalde


1990-1992 Prediplom (Physics), Charles-University Prague, Czech Republic
1992-1995 Diplom (Physics), Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany
1995 Diploma thesis (Biophysics), Biocenter of the University Basel, Switzerland
1996-1999 Ph.D. (Biochemistry), McGill University Montreal, Canada

Research Experience

1999-2003 Postdoctoral research, University of Kiel/LMU, Germany
2003-2007 Independent young investigator, LMU Munich, Germany
2007 W3 Position, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Honors and Awards

2014 Spiridon Brusina Medal, Croatia
2013 liaison officer of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2012 Deputy Director of UniWIND
2007 Principal Investigator of the Centre of Excellence Frankfurt
2004 Strassburger Preis, Germany
2004 Habilitationspreis of the LMU Munich, Germany
1999-2001 HFSP Fellowship (Deutschland)
1999 McGill Cancer Centre Award, Canada
1998 McGill Major Ph.D. Award, Canada
1997 Alma Mater Award, McGill University, Canada
1997 McKinnell Award (Canada)
1996-1998 DAAD HSP-Fellowship, Germany
1995 Nikolaus & Berta Burckhardt-Bürgerin Foundation Award, Switzerland
1995 Fellowship of the Dr. Carl Duisberg foundation, Germany

Ten most relevant publications (2009-2014)

Flinner N, Ellenrieder L, Stiller SB, Becker T, Schleiff E & Mirus O (2013) Mdm10 is an ancient eukaryotic porin co-occurring with the ERMES complex. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1833: 3314–25. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamcr.2013.10.006.
Paul P, Simm S, Blaumeiser A, Scharf K-D, Fragkostefanakis S, Mirus O & Schleiff E (2013) The protein translocation systems in plants – composition and variability on the example of Solanum lycopersicum. BMC Genomics 14: 189. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-14-189.
Hahn A, Stevanovic M, Mirus O & Schleiff E (2012) The TolC-like protein HgdD of the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120 is involved in secondary metabolite export and antibiotic resistance. J. Biol. Chem. 287: 41126–38. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M112.396010.
Ulrich T, Gross LE, Sommer MS, Schleiff E & Rapaport D (2012) Chloroplast β-barrel proteins are assembled into the mitochondrial outer membrane in a process that depends on the TOM and TOB complexes. J. Biol. Chem. 287: 27467–79. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M112.382093.
Sommer MS, Daum B, Gross LE, Weis BLM, Mirus O, Abram L, Maier U-G, Kühlbrandt W & Schleiff E (2011) Chloroplast Omp85 proteins change orientation during evolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 108: 13841–6. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1108626108.
Wilk L, Strauss M, Rudolf M, Nicolaisen K, Flores E, Kühlbrandt W & Schleiff E (2011) Outer membrane continuity and septosome formation between vegetative cells in the filaments of Anabaena sp. PCC 7120. Cell. Microbiol. 13: 1744–54. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-5822.2011.01655.x.
Hahn A, Bublak D, Schleiff E & Scharf K-D (2011) Crosstalk between Hsp90 and Hsp70 chaperones and heat stress transcription factors in tomato. Plant Cell 23: 741–55. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.110.076018.
Deutsch GB, Zielonka EM, Coutandin D, Weber TA, Schäfer B, Hannewald J, Luh LM, Durst FG, Ibrahim M, Hoffmann J, Niesen FH, Sentürk A, Kunkel H, Brutschy B, Schleiff E, Knapp S, Acker-Palmer A, Grez M, McKeon F & Dötsch V (2011) DNA damage in oocytes induces a switch of the quality control factor TAp63α from dimer to tetramer. Cell 144: 566–76. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2011.01.013.
Bullmann L, Haarmann R, Mirus O, Bredemeier R, Hempel F, Maier UG & Schleiff E (2010) Filling the gap, evolutionarily conserved Omp85 in plastids of chromalveolates. J. Biol. Chem. 285: 6848–56. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M109.074807.
Mirus O, Strauss S, Nicolaisen K, von Haeseler A & Schleiff E (2009) TonB-dependent transporters and their occurrence in cyanobacteria. BMC Biol. 7: 68. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1741-7007-7-68.