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Schlichting, Ilme
Ilme Schlichting
Phone: +49 6221 486-500
Fax: +49 6221 486-585

Selected Publications

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Barends, T. R.M.; Foucar, L.; Ardevol, A.; Nass, K.; Aquila, A.; Botha, S.; Doak, R. B.; Falahati, K.; Hartmann, E.; Hilpert, M. et al.; Heinz, M.; Hoffmann, M. C.; Köfinger, J.; Koglin, J. E.; Kovacsova, G.; Liang, M.; Milathianaki, D.; Lemke, H. T.; Reinstein, J.; Roome, C. M.; Shoeman, R. L.; Williams, G. J.; Burghardt, I.; Hummer, G.; Boutet, S.; Schlichting, I.: Direct observation of ultrafast collective motions in CO myoglobin upon ligand dissociation. Science 350 (6259), pp. 445 - 450 (2015)
2.
Barends, T. R.M.; Foucar, L.; Botha, S.; Doak, B.; Shoeman, R. L.; Nass, K.; Koglin, J. E.; Williams, G. J.; Boutet, S.; Messerschmidt, M. et al.; Schlichting, I.: De novo protein crystal structure determination from X-ray free-electron laser data. Nature 505 (7482), pp. 244 - 247 (2014)
3.
Coquelle, N.; Sliwa, M.; Woodhouse, J.; Schirò, G.; Adam, V.; Aquila, A.; Barends, T. R. M.; Boutet, S.; Byrdin, M.; Carbajo, S. et al.; la Mora, E. D.; Doak, R. B.; Feliks, M.; Fieschi, F.; Foucar, L.; Guillon, V.; Hilpert, M.; Hunter, M. S.; Jakobs, S.; Koglin, J. E.; Kovácsová, G.; Lane, T. J.; Lévy, B.; Liang, M.; Nass, K.; Ridard, J.; Robinson, J. S.; Roome, C. M.; Ruckebusch, C.; Seaberg, M.; Thepaut, M.; Cammarata, M.; Demachy, I.; Field, M.; Shoeman, R. L.; Bourgeois, D.; Colletier, J.-P.; Schlichting, I.; Weik, M.: Chromophore twisting in the excited state of a photoswitchable fluorescent protein captured by time-resolved serial femtosecond crystallography. Nature Chemistry 10, pp. 31 - 37 (2018)
4.
Nass, K.; Foucar, L.; Barends, T.; Hartmann, E.; Botha, S.; Shoeman, R. L.; Doak, B.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Aquila, A.; Bajt, S. et al.; Barty, A.; Bean, R.; Beyerlein, K. R.; Bublitz, M.; Drachmann, N.; Gregersen, J.; Jönsson, H. O.; Kabsch, W.; Kassemeyer, S.; Koglin, J. E.; Krumrey, M.; Mattle, D.; Messerschmidt, M.; Nissen, P.; Reinhard, L.; Sitsel, O.; Sokaras, D.; Williams, G. J.; Hau-Riege, S.; Timneanu, N.; Caleman, C.; Chapman, H. N.; Boutet, S.; Schlichting, I.: Indications of radiation damage in ferredoxin microcrystals using high-intensity X-FEL beams. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 22 (2), pp. 225 - 238 (2015)
5.
Lindner, R.; Hartmann, E.; Tarnawski, M.; Winkler, A.; Frey, D.; Reinstein, J.; Meinhart, A.; Schlichting, I.: Photoactivation mechanism of a bacterial light-regulated adenylyl cyclase. Journal of Molecular Biology (London) 429 (9), pp. 1336 - 1351 (2017)

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Ilme Schlichting

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Ilme Schlichting

Education

  • 1979 - 1992: Diploma studies in biology and physics, Heidelberg University, Diploma in both
  • 1987 - 1990: PhD Heidelberg University, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Dept. of Biophysics
  • 1999: Habilitation (Biophysics), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

               

Positions held

  • 1990 - 1992: Postdoctoral fellow, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
  • 1992 - 1994: Junior group leader, Dept. of Biophysics, MPI for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1994 -2002: Independent group leader, Dept. of Biophysical Chemistry, MPI for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2002 - present: Director, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany, Head of the Department of Biomolecular Mechanisms
  • 2007 - present: Hon. Prof., Department of Biosciences, Heidelberg University AND Hon. Prof., Department of Physics and Astronomy, Heidelberg University

               

Commissions (Commitees)

Member Steering Committee HMLS (Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences)

Member Steering Committee Cellular Networks

Member Steering Committee IMPRS Quantum Dynamics

Member Steering Committee HBIGS (2007-2012)

Member ERC Peer Review Panel Advanced Grant (2009)

               

Scientific Advisory Boards

  • 2004 - 2008: BESSY, Berlin
  • 2008 - present: UniCat, Berlin
  • 2011 - 2016: Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source
  • 2014 - present: Mitglied des Kuratoriums des Forschungsverbundes Berlin e.V.
  • 2014 - present: Diamond Light Source Ltd.
  • 2014 - present: European XFEL
  • 2016 – present: Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging, Australien Research Council
  • 2018 - present: Photon SAC Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

 

Editorial Boards

Journal of Structural Biology – Editorial Board Member

Journal of Synchroton Radiation - Editor

               

Honors

  • 2002: Corresponding Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften Nordrheinwestfalen
  • 2003: Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
  • 2008: Verdienstkreuz am Bande des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

               

Scientific Awards

  • 1990: Feodor Lynen Stipend of the Alexander Humboldt Foundation
  • 1991: Otto Hahn Medaille of the Max Planck Society AND Karl Lohman Preis (Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie e. V.)
  • 1995: Invited visiting professor of Kyoto University
  • 1998: Ernst Schering Forschungspreis der Schering Stiftung; C3 Position ‘for the advancement of excellent female scientists in the Max Planck Society’ AND Fellowship of the Gielen-Leyendecker-Stiftung
  • 2000: Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Preis of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2003: Carus Medaille der Leopoldina Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften AND Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 2018: Spiers Memorial Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry

 
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