LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Silke Reiter

Dr. sc.

Research assistant

Phone: +49 641 972-19305

Email: silke.reiter@agrar.uni-giessen.de

Room: A 220

Building: Fraunhofer IME - Neubau


2018-current Postdoctoral position at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Institute for Insect Biotechnology with Prof. A. Vilcinskas
10/2017-07/2018 Postdoctoral position at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with Prof. J. Piel

PhD at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich with Prof. J. Piel MiM graduate school (Evolutionary and Functional Studies on trans-AT and Type III Polyketide Synthases from Symbiotic Bacteria)


Study of Molecular Bio-Medicine/ Life & Medical Sciences at the University of Bonn

Diploma thesis at the University of Bonn with Prof. J. Piel (trans-AT polyketide synthases and non-ribosomal peptide synthases)


Bletz MC, Bunk B, Spröer C, Biwer P, Reiter S, Rabemananjara FCE, Schulz S, Overmann J, Vences M (2019) Amphibian skin-associated Pigmentiphaga: Genome sequence and occurrence across geography and hosts. PlosOne , DOI: 10.1371/j.pone.0223747
Reiter S, Cahn JKB, Wiebert V, Ueoka R, Piel J (2019) Characterization of an orphan type III polyketide synthase conserved in uncultivated 'Entotheonella' sponge symbionts. ChemBioChem , DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201900352
Reiter S, Helfrich EJ, Piel J (2014) Recent advances in genome-based polyketide discovery. Curr Opin Biotechnol, DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.03.004
Ueoka R, Uria AR, Reiter S, Mori T, Karbaum P, Peters EE, Helfrich EJ, Morinaka BI, Gugger M, Takeyama H, Matsunaga S, Piel J (2014) Metabolic and evolutionary origin of actin-binding polyketides from diverse organisms. Curr Opin Biotechnol, DOI: 0.1016/j.copbio.2014.03.004
Griffiths GS, Grundl M, Leychenko A, Reiter S, Young-Robbins SS, Caliva FJ, Ramos JW, Matter ML (2011) Bit-1 Mediates Integrin-Dependent Cell Survival Through Activation of the NFКB Pathway. J Biol Chem, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.228387