Prof. Dr. Gert Bange, Philipps-University Marburg
Structure, mechanism and function of class I CRISPR-Cas systems
Dr. Franz Baumdicker, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
Evolutionary dynamics and phylogenetic inference of CRISPR systems in prokaryotic populations
Prof. Dr. Chase Beisel, HIRI, Würzburg
Functional characterization of extensively self-targeting CRISPR-Cas systems in the bacterial plant pathogen Xanthomonas albilineans
Dr. Ulrike Endesfelder, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial MicrobiologyMarburg
Studying protein organization and dynamics of the Type I-Fv CRISPR-Cas system of Shewanella putrefaciens CN-32 at a high spatiotemporal resolution in living cells
Prof. Dr. Uri Gophna, Tel Aviv University, Isreal
The effects of CRISPR-Cas systems on microbial genetic diversity
Prof. Dr. Dina Grohmann, Institut für Biochemie, Genetik und Mikrobiologie,Regensburg
Single-molecule analysis of non-canonical Cas1 and Cas9 complexes involved DNA repair and posttranscriptional gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hess, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
Cross-talk and extensive rewiring of CRISPR-Cas systems with the cellular regulatory machinery in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Klug, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Gießen
CRISPR-Cas functions in the stress response of Rhodobacter capsulatus
Prof. Dr. Anita Marchfelder, Universität Ulm
CRISPR-Cas functions beyond defence in haloarchaea
Prof. Dr. Alice McHardy, Braunschweig
Learning structures in the CRISPR-Cas system using deep learning architectures
Dr. Lennart Randau, Max-Planck-Institut für terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Marburg
Functional analysis of Shewanella putrefaciens Type I-Fv and Aromatoleum aromaticum Type IV CRISPR-Cas ribonucleoprotein complexes
Prof. Dr. Ruth Schmitz-Streit/ Dr. Anne Kupczok, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
The Casposon of Methanosarcina mazei Gö1 - function and evolution
Dr. Sabine Schneider, Technical University of Munich, Garching
Elucidation of the molecular mechanism of Cas endonucleases from bacteria and cyanobacteria
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dr. Christoph Schoen, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
The CRISPR-Cas system in Neisseria meningitidis and its potential role in host cell adhesion
Prof. Ralf Seidel, Universität Leipzig,
RNA processing and activation of Type III-A CRISPR-Cas systems
Prof. Dr. Cynthia Sharma, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Mechanisms and functions of endogenous RNA-targeting by CRISPR-Cas9 in Campylobacter jejuni
Prof. Dr. Björn Voß, Universität Stuttgart
Metagenomic data mining for the Analysis of CRISPR-Cas systems
Prof. Dr. Annegret Wilde, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
Natural functions of CRISPR-Cas systems in Cyanobacteria
Z projects
Prof. Dr. Rolf Backofen, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
CRISPR Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Henning Urlaub, Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie,
Mass spectrometric proteomic and structural proteomics on CRISPR-Cas of archaea and bacteria
Public Outreach Module
Dr. Heike Ziegler & Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nellen, Universität Kassel
CRISPR-Cas - more than defense
Associated groups
Prof. Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max-Planck-Institut für Infektionsbiologie, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Qunxin She, University of Copenhagen
Prof. Dr. Barbara Spellerberg, Universitätsklinikum Ulm