Structural Biology

Structural Biology

Dr. Vasundara Srinivasan

Structural Biology
Hans-Meerwein-Straße 4, 35032 Marburg
+49-6421 28 23390 and 28 22138
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Research in molecular biology and interpretation of biochemical data strongly benefit from structural insights into biological macromolecules. The MarXtal crystallization facility provides access to state-of-the-art crystallization robotics in high-throughput mode in order to support structure determination by crystallographic methods. At the beginning of a crystallographic project, the MarXtal facility provides support for the design of protein constructs suitable for crystallization trials. Once purified protein constructs are available, up to 1,300 crystallization experiments at nanoliter format could be performed at different temperatures. For this purpose, high-throughput devices such as a Honeybee963TM crystallization robot and two Formulatrix RockImagerTM are available. After successful initial crystallization, the interested collaborator is supported with respect to optimization of the initial crystals, data collection, structure determination and interpretation of the achieved structural results.

SYNMIKRO Young Researchers Groups

Almost all scientific members of SYNMIKRO are actively involved in DFG’s Collaborative Research Centers (Sonderforschungsbereiche), Research Training Groups (Graduiertenkollegs), or other Cooperative Research projects. Alongside performing adventurous experiments, and reporting excellent science, SYNMIKRO substantially promotes potential Young Research Group Leaders by constantly keeping its doors open to welcome and support Young Researchers planning to set up an Independent Research Group.
Our Young Research Groups