June 2020: CONGRATULATIONS on your PhD Dr. Anja Ruud Winther!
June 2020: Marita, Jeanette, Ingvild and Anette all defended their master theses the last week. They all did a great job! Congratulations with your master degrees!
June 2020: Anja will defend her thesis June 22nd at 12.15. You can attend via Zoom. More info here.
June 2020: New preprint from the lab: Structural characterization of the essential cell division protien FtsE and its interaction with FtsX in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
May 2020: Read about the history of molecular microbiology at KBM (in Norwegian): Stort miljø for små mikrober
May 2020: Publication on β-lactam resistance in Microbiology Open: PBP2A provides variable levels of protection towards different β-lactams in Staphylococcus aureus RN4220.
March 2020: Our paper on the role of class A PBPs has been published in PNAS! Class A PBPs have a distinct and unique role in the construction of the pneumococcal cell wall. You can also read about the work in Norwegian here.
November 2019: The R-package BactMAP for analysis of bacterial microscopy data is now published in Molecular Microbiology.
September 2019: New preprint in collaboration with the Veening-lab and others on a novel cell cycle protein in Streptococcus and Staphylococcus
- August 2019: Four new master students started today. Welcome Anette, Ingvild, Jeanette and Marita!
- August 2019: Danae Morales Angeles started her postdoc in the group. She will work on S. aureus in the DISRUPT project. Good luck!
- August 2019: We have contributed some microscopy for this preprint describing a platform for analysis of bacterial microscopy data: BactMAP: an R package for integrating, analyzing and visualizing bacterial microscopy data.
- July 2019: New paper in PLoS Pathogens - In vivo proteomics identifies the competence regulon and AliB oligopeptide transporter as pathogenic factors in pneumococcal meningitis.
- June 2019: Check out our new preprint on the autonomous role of bifunctional PBPs: Class A PBPs have a distinct and unique role in the construction of the pneumococcal cell wall.
- June 2019: Maria Victoria Heggenhougen started her PhD work in the group. She will work on CRISPRi in S. aureus. Welcome!
- June 2019: Maria and Malene defended their master thesis-work and finished their Master in Biotechnology. Congratulations!!
- April 2019: We have written about pneumococci in Aftenposten Viten.
- March 2019: Publication in mSphere together with the PEP-group: CRISPR Interference for rapid knockdown of essential cell cycle genes in Lactobacillus plantarum.
- March 2019: Paper published in Scientific Reports: Prevention of EloR/KhpA heterodimerization by introduction of site-specific amino acid substitutions renders the essential elongasome protein Pbp2b redundant in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
- March 2019: Contributed two chapter to the book "Streptococcus pneumoniae. Methods and protocols" (Methods in Molecular Biology), edited by Federico Iovino (Karolinska). The chapter were on construction of fluorescent proteins fusions and CRISPRi.
- January 2019: New paper in mBio: Structure of the Large Extracellular Loop of FtsX and Its Interaction with the Essential Peptidoglycan Hydrolase PcsB in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Preprint can be found here.
- December 2018: Project on a novel antibiotic funded by FRIMEDBIO.
- November 2018: New paper in PNAS by the NMBU Nitrogen Group: A bet-hedging strategy for denitrifying bacteria curtails their release of N2O, where we contributed.
- October 2018: New preprint - Prevention of EloR/KhpA heterodimerization by introduction of site-specific amino acid substitutions renders the essential elongasome protein PBP2b redundant in Streptococcus pneumoniae
- October 2018: New preprint - Structure of the large extracellular loop of FtsX and its interaction with the essential peptidoglycan hydrolase PcsB in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
- September 2018: Marte will join our group for some months to work on staphylococci and antibiotic resistance.
- August 2018: Maria, Malene and Kjerstin started their master projects and Janne her bachelor project in the group. Welcome!
- August 2018: New paper in Nature Communications - Structure of the essential peptidoglycan amidotransferase MurT/GatD complex from Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Published 25. November 2019 - 11:12 - Updated 1. September 2020 - 11:36