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We are moving to the RWTH Aachen!!!

We are moving to the RWTH Aachen!!!

Marco has been appointed chair of the Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology and our group is moving to the RWTH University in the lovely city of Aachen! It has been four great years at the University of Freiburg and we are sad to leave friends and colleagues. However, we are also looking forward to new exciting times at the RWTH!

We have various new openings, so keep an eye on new job postings.

International Conference on Plant Protesostasis #PPStasis2022

International Conference on Plant Protesostasis #PPStasis2022

The “International Conference on Plant Proteostasis” organized by Vicente Rubio (CNB, CSIC, Madrid), together with Frederica Theodoulou, Beatriz Orosa and Marco Trujillo, was again a huge success. We had a fantastic line up of people and brilliant talks. Vivid discussions took place after every talk and during the poster sessions, reflecting a phenomenal engagement of participants.  Our Carla Brillada @carla840126 also presented a story from the lab with data from her and alumni Bushra Saeed @Uknow_Wh0. In addition, Madrid is a fantastic venue making the meeting very enjoyable.

Check out all the tweet #PPStasis2022

The community will meet again for the next Conference in beautiful Vienna!

 

Marco accepted to the DFG Heisenberg Programme

Marco accepted to the DFG Heisenberg Programme

The German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded the prestigious Heisenberg prize to Marco to promote his research on ubiquitination, in particular investigating cross-talk with cellular signalling mediated by kinases.

“We are humbled by this honour and deeply grateful for the support of the DFG”

New Annual Review on PUBs

New Annual Review on PUBs

We just published an Annual Review in Plant Biology on ” The Evolution and Functions of Plant U-Box Proteins: From Protein Quality Control to Signaling” were we explore the evolution of U-box proteins in the plant lineage all the way to structural details of E3 function.

Please have a look here

#Proteostasis #U-box #evolution #structure #plantsci #PUB #plants #ubiquitin #E3ligases #ubiquitinligases #E2s #ubiquitinconjugatingenzymes #review #stressbiology #stressedplants #immunity #droughtstress #crops

Carla is part of CORA – Leadership training

Carla is part of CORA – Leadership training

We are very proud of Carla who was accepted in the new round of the CORA Coaching Program at the University of Freiburg!
Vice-President Prof. Dr. Sylvia Paletschek opened the Kick Off event on March 11th 🚀
CORA is a career advancement program focused on preparing female scientists for future leadership positions. GO Carla!

#femaleleadership #leadership #coachingprogram #getthefutureyouwant #breakthebias #Postdocs #genderequality #university #womeninacademia #womeninscience #womenintech #CoraUniFreiburg #leaders

Lab outing

Lab outing

It has been a while since we last had an outing. We went bowling this time and had a great time. The boss was on a row!

#labouting #bowlingscientists