Retreat Spitzingsee Print
Written by Martin Seizl   
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 20:26

The 7. retreat took place from 26.02.-28.02.2009 in Spitzingsee in the beautiful Bavarian alps.







 Our accomodation in Spitzingsee was the "Alte Wurzhuette" ( We had a series of scientific talks of program members and an exalted time to discuss about the organisation of our doctorate program. In addition we went hiking and sledging at the "Untere Firstalm" (

Detailed schedule:

Monday, January 26, 2009

10:15  - 12:05 travelling to Spitzingsee

13:00  Lunch
14:30-17:30 Scientific Talks – session 1
14:30-15:00 Philipp Benz:  Tic62: A redox-regulated protein with multiple functions in the chloroplast

15:00-15:30 Penelope Strittmatter:  Physcomitrella patens - a new model plant

15:30-16:00 Bernadette Schreiner:  Folding of mitochondrial proteins in the inner membrane and the intermembrane space
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Dennis Zimmermann:  Myosin V, Microtubules and Melanosomes: A trio worth to take a closer look at

17:00-17:30 Marta Blamowska:  Nanopositioning system based on sm-FRET microscopy
17:45-18:45 Discussion about the ENB programme
19:00 Dinner
Afterwards Leisure time

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

8:00-9:00 Breakfast

9:30-12:15 Scientific Talks – session 2

9:30-10:00 Ulrike Schütz: Characterization of the peroxisomal import factor Pex19 by NMR spectroscopy

10:00-10:30 Anders Friberg: Characterization of Tudor-SN by NMR and X-ray crystallography

10:30-11:00 Dominik Paquet: A zebrafish model of Alzheimer’s Disease

11:00-11:15 coffee break

11:15-11:45 Katharina Gebendorfer: Characterization of a novel oxidative stress transcription factor of E. coli

11:45-12:15 Julia Rohrberg: The tumor supressor protein p53 is regulated by molecular chaperones

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Hiking / sledging / coffee & cake (Untere Firstalm)

19:00 Dinner

Afterwards Leisure time

A detailed report about the retreat in Spitzingsee can be found here (for registered users only).  


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