LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Silke Reiter

Dr. sc.

Research assistant

Phone: +49 641 99-39532

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

Room: 1.16

Building: TIG

Vita

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
12/2011-09/2017

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)

09/2006-09/2011

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)

Publications

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