Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    AG Schulze

    Prof. Dr. Almut Schulze

    Lehrstuhl für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie
    Am Hubland
    97074 Würzburg

    Tel:   0931 31-83290
    Fax:  0931 31-84113

    The focus of the work in my lab has been to understand how metabolic reprogramming contributes to cancer cell survival and to identify selective metabolic sensitivities in cancer cells.

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    Open position: PhD position in Cancer Metabolism


    Metabolic reprogramming in cancer

    How oncogenes drive the metabolic activity of cancer cells

    Fine-tuning of metabolism in cancer cells

    Functional metabolic screening to identify metabolic sensitivities in cancer




    Löffler, MC, Mayer, AE, Trujillo Viera, J, Loza Valdes, A, El-Merahbi, E, Ade, CP, Karwen, T, Schmitz, W, Slotta, A, Erk, M, Janaki-Raman, S, Matesanz, N, Torres, JL, Marcos, M, Sabio, G, Eilers, M, Schulze, A & Sumara G (2018) Protein kinase D1 deletion in adipocytes enhances energy dissipation and protects against adiposity. EMBO Journal, DOI 10.15252/embj.201899182

    Almut Schulze, Mariia Yuneva, Disease Models & Mechanisms 2018 11: dmm036673 doi: 10.1242/dmm.036673 Published 24 August 2018 (Link)

    Miess, H., Dankworth, B., Gouw, AM., Rosenfeldt, M., Schmitz, W., Jiang, M., Saunders, B., Howell, M., Downward, J., Felsher, DW., Peck, B. and Schulze, A. (2018) The glutathione redox system is essential to prevent ferroptosis caused by impaired lipid metabolism in clear cell renal cell carcinoma, Oncogene 2018 (in press)

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