Curriculum vitae

Professional Career
2016 -today Junior Group Leader
2014 - 2016 PostDoc (Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship)
ETH Zurich (Jörn Piel)
Research focus: Genomics of uncultured natural product producers, biosynthesis of ribosomally produced small molecules
2011 - 2014 PostDoc
FSU Jena (Dirk Hoffmeister)
Research focus: Polyketide and nonribosomal peptide biosynthesis in mushrooms.
2006 - 2011 PhD student
HKI Jena (Christian Hertweck)
Research focus: Genomics of natural product-producing bacterial endosymbionts of fungi.
2001 - 2006 Studies of Biochemistry
FSU, Jena

Publications

Kalb D, Lackner G, Rappe M, Hoffmeister D (2015) Activity of α-aminoadipate reductase depends on the N-terminally extending domain. Chembiochem 16, 1426-1430.
Karlsson M, Durling MB, Choi J, Kosawang C, Lackner G, Tzelepis GD, Nygren K, Dubey MK, Kamou N, Levasseur A, Zapparata A, Wang J, Amby DB, Jensen B, Sarrocco S, Panteris E, Lagopodi AL, Pöggeler S, Vannacci G, Collinge DB, Hoffmeister D, Henrissat B, Lee YH, Jensen DF (2015) Insights on the Evolution of Mycoparasitism from the Genome of Clonostachys rosea. Genome Biol Evol 7, 465-480.
Uzum Z, Silipo A, Lackner G, De Felice A, Molinaro A, Hertweck C (2015) Structure, Genetics and Function of an Exopolysaccharide Produced by a Bacterium Living within Fungal Hyphae. Chembiochem 16(3), 387-392.
Chankhamjon P, Boettger-Schmidt D, Scherlach K, Urbansky B, Lackner G, Kalb D, Dahse HM, Hoffmeister D, Hertweck C (2014) Biosynthesis of the Halogenated Mycotoxin Aspirochlorine in Koji Mold Involves a Cryptic Amino Acid Conversion. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 53, 13409-13413.
Hori C, Ishida T, Igarashi K, Samejima M, Suzuki H, Master E, Ferreira P, Ruiz-Dueñas FJ, Held B, Canessa P, Larrondo LF, Schmoll M, Druzhinina IS, Kubicek CP, Gaskell JA, Kersten P, St John F, Glasner J, Sabat G, Splinter BonDurant S, Syed K, Yadav J, Mgbeahuruike AC, Kovalchuk A, Asiegbu FO, Lackner G, Hoffmeister D, Rencoret J, Gutiérrez A, Sun H, Lindquist E, Barry K, Riley R, Grigoriev IV, Henrissat B, Kües U, Berka RM, Martínez AT, Covert SF, Blanchette RA, Cullen D (2014) Analysis of the Phlebiopsis gigantea Genome, Transcriptome and Secretome Provides Insight into Its Pioneer Colonization Strategies of Wood. PLOS Genet 10, e1004759.
Kalb D, Lackner G, Hoffmeister D (2014) Functional and phylogenetic divergence of fungal adenylate-forming reductases. Appl Environ Microbiol 80, 6175-6183.
Moebius N, Uzüm Z, Dijksterhuis J, Lackner G, Hertweck C (2014) Active invasion of bacteria into living fungal cells. Elife , e03007.
Kalb D, Lackner G, Hoffmeister D (2013) Fungal peptide synthetases – an update on functions and specificity signatures Fungal Biology Reviews 27, 43-50.
Lackner G, Bohnert M, Wick J, Hoffmeister D (2013) Assembly of melleolide antibiotics involves a polyketide synthase with cross-coupling activity. Chem Biol 20, 1101-1106.
Scherlach K, Lackner G, Graupner K, Pidot S, Bretschneider T, Hertweck C (2013) Biosynthesis and mass spectrometric imaging of tolaasin, the virulence factor of brown blotch mushroom disease. Chembiochem 14(18), 2439-2443.