My research is done in the field of computational chemistry and biochemistry with the focus is on protein function and applications on systems like cytochrome c oxidase, phytochromes, DNA-repair mechanism, bacterial cell division proteins. Methods include Quantum Chemistry, Molecular Modelling, Molecular Dynamics (classical and accelerated), QM/MM, postprocessing with Python. My new project is on the function of hydrogenase enzymes, which can be intergrated in hydrogenase-based biofuel cells.
Funding by the Cluster of Excellence UniSySCat (Unifying Systems in Catalysis) is gratefully acknowledged.
External collaborator within SynPepBio (The Research Training Group on Bioactive Peptides) and SFB 1078 (Sonderforschungsbereich, SFB).