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Müller-Planitz, Felix

Dr. Felix Müller-Planitz

Biomedical Center - Molecular Biology, LMU Munich


Project A07: Nucleosome spacing in a folded chromatin environment


Biomedical Center
Molecular Biology
Großhaderner Str. 9
82152 Plangegg-Martinsried

Technische Universität Dresden
Medizinische Fakultät
Institut für Physiologische Chemie
Fetscherstraße 74
01307 Dresden
email: felix.mueller-planitz@tu-dresden.de

Phone: +49 (0)89 2180 - 75435

Website: Chromatin remodeling machines, Munich Lab
Website: Dresden Lab

Work group

Project A07

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

  • 2000 Diploma in Biochemistry; Advisor: Prof. R. Erdmann, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 1998 'Vordiplom' in Biochemistry; Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 1996-2000 Study of Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Advanced Professional Degrees

  • 2006 Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, USA Advisor: Prof. D. Herschlag

Positions held

  • since 2020 Professor at the Institute for Physiological Chemistry, Technical University of Dresden
  • 2012-2020 Independent group leader, Adolf-Butenandt-Institute, Faculty of Medicine, LMU Munich
  • 2010-2020 Akademischer Rat, Adolf-Butenandt-Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
  • 2006-2010 Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Peter Becker, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München

Honours and Awards

  • 2012 FöFoLe Grant “Molecular Medicine”
  • 2011 Friedrich-Baur Stiftung research grant 2010 FöFoLe Grant “Molecular Medicine”
  • 2010 CeNS publication award
  • 2009 Award for outstanding performance, LMU Munich
  • 2002-2004 Boehringer Ingelheim doctoral fellowship
  • 2000-2001 Abraham and Edna White doctoral fellowship
  • 1998 Grant by the ‘Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes’ to conduct research in Israel
  • 1998-2000 ‘Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes’ predoctoral scholarship

Selected CRC project-related publications  

Ludwigsen, J., Hepp, N., Klinker, H., Pfennig, S., and Mueller-Planitz, F. (2018). Remodeling and Repositioning of Nucleosomes in Nucleosomal Arrays. Methods Mol Biol 1805, 349-370.

Mueller-Planitz, F. (2015). Crossfinder-assisted mapping of protein crosslinks formed by sitespecifically incorporated crosslinkers. Bioinformatics 31, 2043-2045.

Lieleg, C., Ketterer, P., Nuebler, J., Ludwigsen, J., Gerland, U., Dietz, H., Mueller-Planitz, F., and Korber, P. (2015). Nucleosome spacing generated by ISWI and CHD1 remodelers is constant regardless of nucleosome density. Mol Cell Biol 35, 1588-1605.

Klinker, H., Haas, C., Harrer, N., Becker, P.B., and Mueller-Planitz, F. (2014). Rapid purification of recombinant histones. PLoS One 9, e104029.

Ludwigsen, J., Klinker, H., and Mueller-Planitz, F. (2013). No need for a power stroke in ISWI-mediated nucleosome sliding. EMBO Rep 14, 1092-1097.

Mueller-Planitz, F., Klinker, H., and Becker, P.B. (2013a). Nucleosome sliding mechanisms: new twists in a looped history. Nat Struct Mol Biol 20,  1026-1032.