Events

-- Upcoming events --

Talk Prof. Ago Rinken

30.05.2017

Prof. Ago Rinken (University of Tartu, Estonia) will give a talk entitled

"Fluorescence anisotropy based assay for monitoring of ligand binding to GPCR. Challenges and possibilities"

Date: 29.06.2017, 4.30 p.m.

Venue: UR, lecture hall H44

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-- Recent events --

Talks Prof. Kamil Baruch

02.05.2017

Prof. Kamil Baruch (Masaryk University Brno, CZ) will give two talks entitled

"Discovery of highly selective protein kinase inhibitors with the furo[3,2-b]pyridine core"

Date: 03.05.2017, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: UR, lecture hall H46

and

"Carbocyclic C-nucleosides: synthesis and potential use in modern biology"

Date: 04.05.2017, 12:00

Venue: UR, Seminar room 21.1.14

Talk Prof. Peter Hildebrand

13.04.2017

Prof. Peter Hildebrand (Institut für Medizinische Physik und Biophysik Universität Leipzig) will give a talk entitled "Role of GPCR dynamics in signalling".

Date: 18.05.2017, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, Multimedia-Seminarraum CCC, Nägelsbachstr. 25, Erlangen

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Visit Prof. Kjell Fuxe

10.01.2017

Prof. Kjell Fuxe (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm) will visit Erlangen on January 16th and 17th. His postdoc Dr. Dasiel Borroto-Escuela will give a talk entitled "On the existence of multiple A2A, D2R and Sigma1R allosteric receptor receptor interactions in Sigma1-D2R and A2A-D2R-Sigma1R heteroreceptor complexes: role in brain plasticity and cocaine".

Date: 17.01.2017, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, lecture hall Schuhstraße 19

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Talks: Prof. Nick Holliday and Prof. Carsten Hoffmann

10.01.2017

Prof. Nick Holliday (University of Nottingham) will give a talk entitled "Glowing pharmacology: insights from imaging GPCR ligand binding and dimerisation".

Subsequently, Prof. Carsten Hoffmann (Rudolf‐Virchow‐Zentrum, Würzburg) will talk about "G‐protein‐coupled receptor signaling in real time revealed by the use of optical probes".

Date: 26.01.2017, 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall H44, UR

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Talk Prof. Nigel Bunnett

10.11.2016

Prof. Dr. Nigel Bunnett (Colombia University, NY) will give a talk entitled "G Protein-coupled receptors: Dynamic machines for signaling pain, itch and neurogenic inflammation".

Date: 21.11.2016, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, lecture hall Schuhstraße 19

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Retreat 2016

14.07.2016

This year the retreat will be devided into two parts.

The PhD students and postdocs will meet on July 21st-22nd at Berghotel Sammüller in Neumarkt. At the same time, the PIs and coordinators meet at the Strandhotel Seehof in Langlaus

Retreat program

Research Day 2016

10.06.2016

The Research Day of the Emil Fischer Graduate Programme will take place on July 7th 2016.

Venue: Institute of Biochemistry, Fahrstrasse 17, Erlangen

Invitation and program

8th Summer School "Medicinal Chemistry"

16.06.2016

The 8th Summer School "Medicinal Chemistry" organized and presented of the GRK1910 will take place in Regensburg on 21st-23rd September 2014.

For more informtion, see: Summer School 2016

Program of Summer School

Talk Prof. Dr. Bernhard Wünsch

20.04.2016

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Wünsch (Universität Münster) will give a talk at the FAU entitled "GluN2B selective NMDA receptor antagonists".

Date: 22.06.2016, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, lecture hall Schuhstraße 19

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Talk Prof. Kevin Burgess

27.04.2016

Prof. Dr. Kevin Burgess (Texas A & M University) will give a talk entitled "Using EKO to sample conformational sweet-spots in peptidomimetic design".

Date: 02.06.2016, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, lecture hall Schuhstraße 19

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GRK1910 workshop with Kevin Burgess

On June 7/8, 2016, Kevin Burgess from the Texas A&M University will give a workshop for GRK1910 members.

The workshop will start on June 7th at 2 pm and will end on June 8th at 1 pm on the campus of the University of Regensburg, Biology building, room DE 2.121.

Prelimimary program

Workshop syllabus

Talk Dr. Irene Coin

Dr. Irene Coin (University Leipzig) will give a talk entitled "Genetically incorporated chemical probes for GPCR studies".

Date: 01.06.2016, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, lecture hall Schuhstraße 19

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GLISTEN Meeting 2016 in Erlangen

The GLISTEN Erlangen 2016 conference is organised and funded by COST Action CM1207 together with the DFG Research Training Group GRK 1910.

Date: April 6th-8th, 2016.

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Talk Prof. Dr. Takeaki Ozawa

26.10.2015

Prof. Dr. Takeaki Ozawa (University of Tokyo) will give a talk entitled "Luminescent sensors and optical switches for single cell analysis".

Date: 25.11.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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GRK Seminar "Good Scientific Practice"

13.01.2016

Seminar on "Good Scientific Practice" featuring

Dr. Brian Johnson (Wiley), who gives a talk entitled "Cases and Consequences of Scientific Misconduct – A Publisher’s View",

and

Prof. Christoph Meinel (Department of Philosophy and Humanities, UR)

Date: 10.02.2016, 3.00 p.m.

Venue: UR, lecture hass H46

Talk Prof. Dr. Takeaki Ozawa

03.03.2016

Prof. Dr. Takeaki Ozawa (University of Tokyo) will give a talk entitled "Luminescent sensors and optical switches for single cell analysis".

Date: 10.03.2016, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: UR, lecture hall DE 2.133

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Talk Prof. Dr. Clemencia Pinilla

22.10.2015

Prof. Dr. Clemencia Pinilla (Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, San Diego) will give a talk entitled "Positional Scanning Libraries: Concepts, Identification of GPCR ligands and Elucidation of T cell specificity".

Date: 11.11.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Workshop on High Troughput Screening

14.10.2015

On Monday, November 9, GRK members will visit the High Throuput Screening facilities of Amgen (https://www.amgen.de/) in Regensburg in the morning, followed by a mini-workshop on label-free technologies in the afternoon.

On Tuesday, November 10, Dr. Clemencia Pinilla from the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (http://www.tpims.org/our-scientists/california-team/clemencia-pinilla) will give a workshop on the use of synthetic combinatorial compound libraries for the de-novo identification of bioactive compounds, in Erlangen.

Workshop at Amgen Research GmbH in Regensburg

10.11.2015

A group of RTG fellows visited the high throughput screening facilities of Amgen Research GmbH in Regensburg.

According to official numbers the HTS lab screeens more than 15 million compounds per year for a variety of different targets. After an introductory talk describing Amgen's screening approaches and strategies, a tour through the HTS labs provided a vivid impression about lab automation and standardization. The day was completed by a mini-workshop on label-free approaches to monitor cell-based assays with special emphasis on GPCR as targets.

Talk Prof. Dr. Yannick Landais

26.10.2015

Prof. Dr. Clemencia Pinilla (Université de Bordeaux) will give a talk entitled "Radicals and Cations. Recent Developments".

Date: 28.10.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Organischen Chemie, Henkestr. 42

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Retreat 2015: Hot scientific discussions on Schloss Thurnau

24.07.2015

At very summery temperatures above 30°C the second retreat of the Research Training Group took place on 22st-23nd July.  After two great talks by Prof. Uwe Sonnewald and Prof. Torsten Kuwert the RTG members reported on their current projects, which formed the starting point for many fruitful and lively discussions. 

To see some impressions of the retreat, please click on the picture below.

Research Day 2015

22.06.2015

The Research Day of the Emil Fischer Graduate Programme will take place on July 9th 2015.

Venue: Institute of Biochemistry, Fahrstrasse 17, Erlangen

Invitation and program

Talk Prof. Dr. Mette Rosenkilde

19.05.2015

Prof. Dr. Mette Rosenkilde (University of Copenhagen) will give a talk entitled "Constitutive and biased signalling of chemokine receptors".

Date: 01.07.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Second Workshop 2015

Workshop for PhD students and postdocs.

Topic: Bioassays

Date: June 2nd-3rd 2015

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Program

First Workshop 2015

Workshop for PhD students and postdocs.

Topic: GPCR Modeling

Date: May 19th 2015

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Program

Talk Prof. Dr. Léon Ghosez

Prof. Dr. Léon Ghosez (Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie Bordeaux/Pessac – France) will give a talk entitled "Design and synthesis of natural-inspired scaffolds as an invaluable source of molecules of therapeutic interest".

Date: 06.05.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Talk Dr. Tobias Langenhan

Dr. Tobias Langenhan (University Würzburg) will give a talk entitled "Adhesion-GPCRs - a novel class of metabotropic mechanoreceptors?".

Date: 07.05.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Uni Regensburg

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Talk Prof. Dr. Jens Carlsson

11.03.2015

Prof. Dr. Jens Carlsson (Stockholm University) will give a talk entitled "Successes and failures in structure-based discovery of GPCR ligands: Two steps forward, one step back".

Date: 22.04.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall, Schuhstrasse 19, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Talk Prof. Dr. Masha Niv

26.01.2015

Prof. Dr. Masha Niv (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will give a talk entitled "Bitter compounds and their receptors: selectivity, promiscuity and open questions".

Date: 26.02.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall, Schuhstrasse 19, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Talk Dr. Peter Kolb

26.01.2015

Dr. Peter Kolb (Philipps-Universität Marburg) will give a talk entitled "Interactions between GPCRs and ligands: Screening, selectivity and mechanism".

Date: 02.02.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Multimedia-Seminarraum of CCC, Nägelsbachstr. 25, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Talk Prof. Dr. Felix Engel

26.01.2015

Prof. Dr. Felix Engel (Universitätsklinikum Erlangen) will give a entalk titled "Adhesion GPCRs".

Date: 28.01.2015, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall, Schuhstrasse 19, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Talk Prof. Dr. Oliver Zerbe

05.11.2014

Prof. Dr. Oliver Zerbe (University Zürich) will give a talk titled "Towards structures of G-protein coupled receptors by solution NMR".

Date: 10.12.2014, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, Lecture Hall, Schuhstraße 19, 91052 Erlangen

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Talk Prof. Dr. Heinz H. Pertz

04.11.2014

Prof. Dr. Heinz H. Pertz (FU Berlin) will give a talk titled "Serotonin - Native Receptor Subtypes and their Role in the Cardiovascular System".

Date: 26.11.2014, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: FAU, Lecture Hall, Schuhstraße 19, 91052 Erlangen

Talk Dr. Mélanie Hall

20.10.2014

Dr. Mélanie Hall (Department of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria) will give a talk on the "Development of Biocatalytic Tools for the Synthesis of Enantiopure Molecules".

Date: 29.10.2014, 5.15 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall H46, Organic Chemistry, University Regensburg

 

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2. Workshop 2014

Workshop for PhD students and postdocs.

Topic: Synthetic organic chemistry

Date: October 15th 2014

Venue: University Regensburg

7th Summer School "Medicinal Chemistry"

7th Summer School "Medicinal Chemistry"

Date:  17-19th September 2014

Venue: Universität Regensburg, Gebäude Physik, Hörsaal H36

Link: Summer School Regensburg 2014

Program of Summer School

Retreat 2014

Closed meeting for all RTG members

Date: July 21st-22nd 2014

Venue: Conference Hotel Behringers, Behringersmühle 23, 91327 Gößweinstein

Program

Research Day 2014.

Research Day of the Emil Fischer Graduate Program

Date: July 10th 2014

Venue: Institute of Biochemistry, Fahrstrasse 17, Erlangen

Program

Talk Prof. Kristian Strømgaard

"Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions in the Brain"

Prof. Dr. Kristian Strømgaard

Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology University of Copenhagen

Date: May 14th 2014

Venue: Hörsaal Pharmazie, Schuhstr. 19, Erlangen

1. Equal Opportunities Workshop

„Kompetent kommunizieren, konstruktiv führen“

Date: February 21st 2014

Venue: University Regensburg

2. Equal Opportunities Workshop

„„Führung in der Sandwichposition“

Date: February 28th 2014

Venue: University Regensburg

1. Workshop 2014

17.02.2014

   Current members of the GRK 1910 (click to enlarge) 

The first workshop of our Research Training Group was held in Regensburg on February 13-14th. 

Doctoral students, postdocs and supervisors met to get to know each other and to learn about all the starting research projects and teaching events. Additionally, Prof. Dr. Morten Grøtli (University of Gothenburg) gave a lecture about developing MEK and RET Inhibitors. Prof. Tim Clark introdoced the brand new web-based modeling server.

The assembly of graduates and postdocs elected Kilian Kuhn (UR) and Thorsten Schäfer (FAU) as Student representatives.

 

Some impressions of the workshop: (click to enter picture gallery)


Kick-off Meeting

22.11.2013

The first official event of the Research Training Group took place on November 21st. The FAU hosted the Kick-off Meeting featuring the following four invited speakers:

Prof. Dr. Rob Leurs (VU University Amsterdam)

Prof. Dr. Annette Beck-Sickinger (University Leipzig)

Prof. Dr. Christa Müller (University Bonn)

Prof. Dr. Elliott Richelson (Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida)

 

Official program (pdf)

 

Pictures taken at the Kick-off Meeting: (click to enter image gallery)