Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gunnar Schröder

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gunnar Schröder

Institute of Complex Systems (ICS-6) at Research Center Jülich
Computational Structural Biology Group
Research Center Jülich GmbH
52425 Jülich
Phone 492461-61-3259
Fax 492461-61-2023

Curriculum Vitae & Publications

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Expertise in Structural Biology

  • Molecular modeling
  • Molecular simulation

Main areas of research interest

  • Protein modeling and refinement with low-resolution data from single-particle cryo-EM and X-ray diffraction data
  • Protein structure prediction and optimization
  • Analysis of single-particle cryo-EM data

BioStruct Research Project

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Important references

  • V.E. Galkin, A. Orlova, D. Kudryashov, A. Solodukhin, E. Reisler, G.F. Schröder, and E.H. Egelman (2011). Remodeling of Actin Filaments by ADF/Cofilin Proteins. PNAS 108(51), 20568-20572 .
  • G.F. Schröder, M. Levitt, A.T. Brunger (2010). Super-resolution biomolecular crystallography with low-resolution data. Nature 464, 1218-1222.
  • J. Zhang, M.L. Baker, G.F. Schröder, N.R. Douglas, S. Reissmann, J. Jakana, M. Dougherty, C.J. Fu, M. Levitt, S.J. Ludtke, J. Frydman, and W. Chiu (2010). Mechanism of folding chamber closure in a group II chaperonin. Nature 463, 379-383.
  • V.E. Galkin, A. Orlova, G.F. Schröder, and E.H. Egelman (2010). Structural Polymorphism in F-actin. Nat Struct Mol Biol 17, 1318-1323.
  • G.F. Schröder, A.T. Brunger, and M. Levitt (2007). Combining Efficient Conformational Sampling with a Deformable Elastic Network Model Facilitates Structure Refinement at Low Resolution. Structure 15, 1630-1641.


  • Wah Chiu (Baylor College, USA)
  • Michael Levitt (Stanford University, USA)
  • Axel Brunger (Stanford University, USA)
  • Ed Egelman (University of Virginia, USA)
  • Steven Magennis (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Holger Stark (Max-Planck-Insitut of Biophysical Chemistry, Germany)
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