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Kurat, Christoph

Dr. Christoph Kurat

Biomedical Center - Molecular Biology, LMU Munich

Responsibilities

A26: Mechanisms of Chromatin Replication

Contact

Biomedical Center Munich
Molecular Biology
Großhaderner Str. 9
82152 Planegg-Martinsried
Germany

Phone: +49 89 2180 71602

Website: Chromatin Replication

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

  • 2004 MSc (Mag. rer. nat.), University of Technology, Graz, Austria; (Prof Helmut Schwab)

Advanced Professional Degrees

  • 2008 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), Department of Biochemistry, University of Graz, Austria; (Prof Sepp D. Kohlwein)

Positions held

  • Since 2017 Independent group leader at the LMU-BMC, Munich, Germany
  • 2013 - 2017 Marie Curie fellow in the lab of Dr John Diffley, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
  • 2009 – 2013 EMBO long-term fellow in the lab of Dr Brenda Andrews, The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 – 2009 Teaching and research fellow in the lab of Prof Sepp D. Kohlwein, University of Graz, Austria

Honours and Awards

  • 2013 Marie Curie IEF fellowship
  • 2013 Cancer Research UK fellowship
  • 2009 EMBO long-term fellowship
  • 2009 Erwin Schrödinger fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund
  • 2004 PhD fellowship of the international excellence program “DK Molecular Enzymology”

Selected CRC project-related publications

Kurat CF, Yeeles JTP, Patel H, Early A and Diffley JFX (2017). Chromatin controls DNA replication origin selection, lagging strand synthesis and replication fork rates; Molecular Cell, 65(1): 117-130

Costanzo M*, VanderSluis B*, Koch EN*, Baryshnikova A*, Pons C*, Tan G*, …, Kurat CF, et al., (2016) A global genetic interaction network maps a wiring diagram of cellular function; Science, 353(6306). pii: aaf142

Kurat CF, Lambert JP, Petschnigg J, Friesen H, Pawson, T, Rosebrock A, Gingras AC, Fillingham J and Andrews B (2014) Cell cycle regulated oscillator coordinates core histone transcription through histone acetylation; PNAS 111(39): 14124-9

Kurat CF, Recht J, Radovani E, Durbic T, Andrews B and Fillingham J (2014) Regulation of histone gene transcription in yeast; Cell Mol Life Sci 71(4): 599-613

Kurat CF, Lambert JP, van Dyk D, Tsui K, van Bakel H, Kaluarachchi S, Friesen H, Kainth P, Nislow C, Figeys D, Fillingham J and Andrews B (2011) Restriction of histone gene transcription to S phase by phosphorylation of a chromatin boundary protein; Genes & Development 25(23): 2489-501