Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2002
    Master thesis with Prof. Wandrey (Research Centre Jülich, Germany, Institute of Biotechnology): Kinetic examination and simulation of GDP-beta-L-fucose synthetase reaction using NADPH or NADH

  • 2002 – 2007
    Ph.D. thesis with Prof. Famulok (University of Bonn, Germany, Life and Medical Sciences): Anti beta-secretase aptamers and RNA structural probing

  • 2007 – 2010
    Post-doc with Prof. Arnold (California Institute of Technology, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering): Protein engineering of P450BM3 and bacterial cellulases as well as Chemo-enzymatic fluorination of unactivated organic compounds

  • Since 2010
    Junior Professor at the University of Hamburg, Department of Chemistry

  • Since 2012
    Group leader of a junior group within the Emmy Noether programme of the DFG: Engineering RNA-binding proteins and RNA-modifying enzymes to visualize mRNA localization in living cells

Selected publications

  • Rentmeister, A., Arnold, F.H., and Fasan, R., Chemo-enzymatic fluorination of unactivated organic compounds. Nature Chemical Biology, 2009. 5(1): p. 26. (IF: 14.7)

  • Lünse, Christina E., Michlewski, G., Hopp, Christine S., Rentmeister, A., et al., An Aptamer Targeting the Apical-Loop Domain Modulates pri-miRNA Processing. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2010. 49(27): p. 4674. (IF: 13.5)

  • Rentmeister, A., Mayer, G., Kuhn, N., and Famulok, M., Conformational changes in the expression domain of the Escherichia coli thiM riboswitch. Nucleic Acids Res, 2007. 35(11): p. 3713. (IF: 8.0)

  • Schulz, D. and Rentmeister, A., An enzyme-coupled high-throughput assay for screening RNA methyltransferase activity in E. coli cell lysate. RNA Biology, 2012. 9(5): p. 577. (IF: 4.9)

  • Rentmeister, A., Bill, A., Wahle, T., Walter, J., et al., RNA aptamers selectively modulate protein recruitment to the cytoplasmic domain of beta-secretase BACE1 in vitro. RNA, 2006. 12(9): p. 1650. (IF: 5.1)

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