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Jan Riemer

 

Curriculum vitae:

  • Acting Director of the Institute of Biochemistry, Vice Chair of the Department of Chemistry
  • Head of the Examination board of the Master of Biochemistry
  • Speaker of the Cologne Graduate School Chemistry (CGSC)
  • Speaker of the research training group "Dynamic relocalization of cellular proteins" (GRK/RTG2550)
  • 2017 Otto-Meyerhof-Price of the German Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)
  • Since 02.2015 - Professor for Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Cologne (Germany)
  • 2012 - 2015 Juniorprofessor for Cellular Biochemistry, TU Kaiserslautern (Germany)
  • 2012 - Independent Group Leader at TU Kaiserslautern (Germany)
  • 2008 - 2012 Senior Scientist at TU Kaiserslautern (Germany), supported by an EMBO long term fellowship
  • 2007 - 2008 Postdoc at the University of Copenhagen with Lars Ellgaard
  • 2003 - 2007 PhD at the ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark) with Lars Ellgaard and Ari Helenius, supported by the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
  • 2003 Research at the Monash University, Melbourne (Australia) with Ralf Dringen and Steve Robinson
  • 2000 - 2001 Research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA) with James Bardwell
  • 1997 - 2003 Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen (Germany), supported by the Studienstiftung de Deutschen Volkes

 

Selected Publications:

  • Finger Y*, Habich M*, Gerlich S, Urbanczyk S, van de Logt E, Koch J, Schu L, Lapacz KJ, Ali M, Petrungaro C, Salscheider SL, Pichlo C, Baumann U, Mielenz D, Dengjel J, Brachvogel B, Hofmann K, Riemer J (2020) Regulated cytosolic processing of mitochondrial precursors by DPP9 controls mitochondrial protein import. EMBO J, 20:e103889

  • Calabrese G, Peker E, Amponsah PS, Hoehne MN, Riemer T, Mai M, Bienert GP, Deponte M, Morgan B, Riemer J (2019) Mitochondrial peroxiredoxin hyperoxidation limits H2O2-induced cell death in yeast. EMBO J 38(18):e101552

  • Habich M, Salscheider S, Murschall L, Hoehne M, Fischer M, Schorn F, Petrungaro C, Ali M, Erdogan A, Abou-Eid S, Kashkar H, Dengjel J, Riemer J (2019) Vectorial import via a metastable disulfide-linked complex allows for a quality control step and efficient import by the mitochondrial disulfide relay. Cell Reports. 26(3):759-774

  • Petrungaro C, Zimmermann KM, Küttner V, Fischer M, Dengjel J, Bogeski I, Riemer J (2015) The Ca2+-Dependent Release of the Mia40-Induced MICU1-MICU2 Dimer from MCU Regulates Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake. Cell Metabolism 22(4):721-33.

  • Suzuki Y, Ali M, Fischer M, Riemer J. (2013) Human copper chaperone for superoxide dismutase 1 mediates its own oxidation-dependent import into mitochondria. Nature Communications, 4:2430. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3430.