Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Dr. Daniel N. Wilson
Regulation of Gene Expression: The Ribosome and Protein Synthesis


Dr. Daniel N. Wilson
Department Chemie
und Genzentrum München
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-76902
Room-Nr. A3.051
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Research Interests

  • Antibiotics
  • Ribosome biogenesis
  • Stress response

Short CV

  • Studied Victoria University ,Wellington/New Zealand
  • 1999 Ph.D.,Otago University, Dunedin/New Zealand
  • 2000-2002 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin
  • 2002-2006 Postdoctoral research, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin
  • Since 2007 Research group leader at the Gene Center, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • Harms J.M., Wilson D.N., Schlünzen F., Connell S.R., Stachelhaus T., Zaborowska Z., Spahn C.M.T., Fucini P. Translational regulation via L11: Molecular switches on the ribosome turned on and off by thiostrepton and microccocin. Mol. Cell, 2008, 30(1): 26-38.
  • Datta P.P., Wilson D.N., Kawazoe M., Swami N.K., Kaminishi T., Sharma M.R., Booth T.M., Takemoto C., Fucini P., Yokoyama S. and Agrawal R.K. Structural aspects of RbfA action during small ribosomal subunit assembly. Mol. Cell 2007, 28(3): 434-445.
  • Qin Y., Polacek N., Vesper O., Staub E., Einfeldt E., Wilson D.N. and Nierhaus K.H. The highly conserved LepA is a ribosomal elongation factor that back-translocates the ribosome. Cell, 2006, 127(4): 721-733.