Eileen Brandenburger

Eileen Brandenburger

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

Eileen Brandenburger finished her master's program in Molecular Life Sciences at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena in 2013. During her master's thesis, she focused on the methylation pattern of transcriptionally active and inactive integrated HPV genomes. Since March of 2014, Eileen has been a Ph.D. student in the group of Dirk Hoffmeister where she focuses on basidiomycete natural product enzymes.

Baccile JA, Le HH, Pfannenstiel BT, Bok JW, Gomez C, Brandenburger E, Hoffmeister D, Keller NP, Schroeder FC (2019) Diketopiperazine formation in fungi requires dedicated cyclization and thiolation domains. Angew Chem Int Ed 58(41), 14589-14593. Details PubMed

Brandenburger E, Braga D, Kombrink A, Lackner G, Gressler J, Künzler M, Hoffmeister D (2018) Multi-genome analysis identifies functional and phylogenetic diversity of basidiomycete adenylate-forming reductases. Fungal Genet Biol 112, 55-63. Details PubMed

Brandenburger E, Gressler M, Leonhardt R, Lackner G, Habel A, Hertweck C, Brock M, Hoffmeister D (2017) A highly conserved basidiomycete peptide synthetase produces a trimeric hydroxamate siderophore. Appl Environ Microbiol 83(21), e01478. Details PubMed

Baccile JA, Spraker JE, Le HH, Brandenburger E, Gomez C, Bok JW, Macheleidt J, Brakhage AA, Hoffmeister D, Keller NP, Schroeder FC (2016) Plant-like biosynthesis of isoquinoline alkaloids in Aspergillus fumigatus. Nat Chem Biol 12, 419-424. Details PubMed