Crystal structure of the L-arginine/agmatine transporter AdiC at 1.7 Å resolution: Insights into the role of water molecules and networks in oligomerization and substrate binding
Please see our recent publication: Ilgü et al. (2021), BMC Biology
First crystal structure of an SLC16 family transporter homologue
The Fotiadis Lab publishes the first crystal structure of a monocarboxylate transporting SLC16 family transporter homologue. See Bosshart et al. (2016), Nature Commun.
Sinergia Grant entitled "Morbillivirus cell entry machinery: mechanisms, structures and antiviral drug discovery" granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Dimitrios Fotiadis (University of Bern), Philippe Plattet (University of Bern) and Rainer Riedl (Zurich University of Applied Sciences) receive a Sinergia Grant to study the cell entry machinery of Morbillivirus.
First crystal structure of a membrane protein from Bern
The Fotiadis Lab publishes the first crystal structure of a membrane protein from the University of Bern. See Boggavarapu et al. (2015), BMC Biology.
The National Centre of Competence for Research TransCure enters Phase 2
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) approves Phase 2 of the NCCR TransCure.
The new National Centre of Competence for Research (NCCR) 'Molecular Systems Engineering' was granted !
The Fotiadis Lab is part of the approved NCCR 'Molecular Systems Engineering'.
Dimitrios Fotiadis is promoted to full professor
From November 1, 2013 on Dimitrios Fotiadis is full professor for Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Bern.
Recent publication in International Innovation
Want to learn about the Fotiadis Lab and its research ? Please see our recent publication in International Innovation (2013).
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Academic Editor for the journal PLoS ONE
Prof. Fotiadis joins the Editorial Board of the journal PLoS ONE as Academic Editor.
First call for postdoctoral biomedical research training in Switzerland is open
The International Fellowship Program TransCure, funded in part by an FP7 European Marie Curie Actions grant, invites applicants for postdoctoral training in a multidisciplinary research network with state-of-the-art biophysics, pathophysiology, structural biology and medicinal chemistry.
The federal government has awarded eight new National Centres of Competence for Research (NCCR)
Prof. Fotiadis is partner of the approved NCCR 'TransCure - From Transport Physiology to Identification of Therapeutic Targets'. The leading house of TransCure is the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine of the University of Bern, the home institute of the Fotiadis Lab.
Federal funding for 2010-2013: CHF 14.2 million. Click here to read more