ESR2 – Proteomic analysis of Herpesvirus infection

Max Planck Institute, Martinsried, Germany; Supervisor: Andreas Pichlmair


  • To assess protein stability and degradation in herpesvirus infected cells
  • Protein-protein interactions between viral and cellular proteins

Expected achievements

  • Understanding Impact of herpes virus infection on the cellular proteome.
  • Identify proteins that are regulated in activity during herpesvirus infection.
  • Identification of pathways that are affected by herpesvirus infection.

Planned Secondments

  • Aarhus University, Denmark; Proteomic assessment of herpesvirus infections in vivo
  • Janssen/Crucell, The Netherlands: Technological advancement of AP-MS procedure


  • Solid theoretical background in virology and biochemistry
  • Interest to learn a wide spectrum of methodologies
  • Curiosity in complex cellular processes

Appointment details

Based on a full-time appointment, the duration of the appointment as a Marie Curie ITN fellow will be for a maximum period of 3 years.



Contact details

Andreas Pichlmair, Research group leader Innate Immunity laboratory

Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry

Am Klopferspitz 18

D-82152 Martinsried / Munich


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