Sonja-Verena Albers
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Sonja-Verena Albers


Researching the assembly of cell surface appendages in archaea and their role in adhesion and biofilm formation. The model organism we study is the hyperthermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. We use genetic approaches to identify systems in Sulfolobus that are involved in the assembly of cell surface appendages and biochemically characterize the subunits and their interplay in the assembly process.

Biochemistry Microbiology Molecular Biology

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University of Freiburg
Microbiology, Molecular Biology of Archaea

Institute of Biology II