Bacterial Signaling

Bacterial Signaling

Editor(s): Reinhard Krämer, Kirsten Jung

Print ISBN: 9783527323654

Online ISBN: 9783527629237

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629237

Author Biography

About the Author

Reinhard Krämer is chair in Biochemistry at Cologne University, Germany. After studying Biochemistry at the Universities of Tübingen and Munich, he obtained his Ph.D. from LMU Munich. He then spent 10 years at the Research Center Jülich (Institute of Biotechnology) and the University of Düsseldorf as an Associate Professor for Biochemistry before taking up his present position at Cologne University. During his scientific career, R. Krämer has focused on different aspects of membrane transport proteins, both in mitochondria and in prokaryotes, as well as on stress response in bacteria, in particular osmotic stress.

Kirsten Jung studied biochemistry and performed her doctoral thesis at the University of Leipzig in 1988. After postdoctoral studies at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, she continued her research at the University of Osnabrück. In 2002 she was appointed as Associate Professor for Microbiology at the Technical University of Darmstadt, and in 2004 she became Full Professor and Chair for Microbiology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich. Research of Kirsten Jung is focused on the molecular mechanisms of stimulus perception by sensor kinases involved in environmental stress response.