Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2007
    Diplom in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

  • 2007 – 2012
    Dr. rer. nat. Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

  • 2012 – 2013
    PostDoc Molecular Microbiology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

  • 2013 – 2016
    Research Assistant in Molecular Microbiology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Since 2016
    Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Leader, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Selected publications

  • Tschowri N. Cyclic dinucleotide-controlled regulatory pathways in Streptomyces. Review. Journal of Bacteriology, 2016 Jan;198 (1):47-54

  • Bush MJ, Tschowri N, Schlimpert S, Flärdh K, Buttner MJ. C-di-GMP signalling and the regulation of developmental transitions in streptomycetes. Review. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 2015 Dec; 13(12):749-60

  • St-Onge RJ, Haiser HJ, Yousef MR, Sherwood E, Tschowri N, Al-Bassam M, Elliot MA. Nucleotide Second Messenger-Mediated Regulation of a Muralytic Enzyme in Streptomyces. Molecular Microbiology, 2015 May; 96(4):779-95

  • Tschowri N, Schumacher MA, Schlimpert S, Chinnam NB, Findlay KC, Brennan RG, Buttner MJ. Tetrameric c-di-GMP Mediates Effective Transcription Factor Dimerization to Control Streptomyces Development. Cell, 2014 Aug 28;158(5):1136-47

  • Tschowri N, Lindenberg S, Hengge R. Molecular function and potential evolution of the biofilm-modulating blue light-signaling pathway of Escherichia coli. Molecular Microbiology, 2012 Sep; 85(5):893-906

  • Tschowri N, Busse S, Hengge R. The BLUF-EAL protein YcgF acts as a direct anti-repressor in a blue-light response of Escherichia coli. Genes and Development, 2009 Feb 15; 23(4):522-34

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Cyclic di-GMP in the control of multicellular differentiation in antibiotic-producing bacteria Streptomyces

  • The role of cyclic di-AMP and a novel cyclic dinucleotide in differentiation and stress survival of Streptomyces spp

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member in the DFG Priority Programme SPP 1879 (Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 1 daughter


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