Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992 – 1998
    Studied biochemistry and chemistry at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany

  • 1997 – 1998
    Wrote Diplom thesis at the University of Lund, Sweden

  • 1998 – 2003
    Doctoral student at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg, Germany

  • 2003 – 2008
    Postdoc at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

  • Since 2008
    Head of an independent research group at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany

Selected publications

  • Wiesner, S. et al.: Auto-inhibition of the HECT-type Ubiquitin protein ligase Smurf2 through its C2 domain. In: Cell 130, 2007. pp. 651-662.

  • Wiesner, S. et al.: A change in conformational dynamics underlies the activation of Eph receptor tyrosine kinases. In: EMBO J. 25, 2006. pp. 4686-4696.

  • Hantschel, O. et al.: Structural basis for the cytoskeletal association of Bcr-Abl/c-Abl. In: Mol. Cell 19, 2005. pp. 461-473.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Mechanisms underlying protein ubiquitylation

  • Ubiquitin-dependent cell signalling

  • Protein interactions involved in the establishment and maintenance of cell polarity


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