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Prof. Dr. Daniel Huster

Principal Investigator A6

Prof. Dr. Daniel Huster,
Professor of Medical Biophysics

Universität Leipzig
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics für Medizinische Physik und Biophysik
Härtelstraße 16 – 18
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 (0)341 97-15700
Fax: +49 (0)341 97-15709

E-Mail: daniel.huster@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Curriculum Vitae

Diploma in Physics, Universität Leipzig
1996 – 1999
PhD student at the Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Universität Leipzig and the National Institutes of Health, Rockville, USA
Doctorate in Physics
Post-doctorate at the Iowa State University, Ames (IA), USA
Head of the junior research group "Structure elucidation of membrane associated proteins by solid state NMR" at the Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine of the Universität Leipzig
Habilitation in Biophysics
since 2006 Head of the junior research group "Structural biology of membrane proteins" at the Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
since 2007
Professor of Medical Biophysics at the Universität Leipzig
since 2015
Adjunct Professor Department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Indien


  1. Künze G, Vogel A, Köhling S, Rademann J, Huster D. Identification of an interleukin-10 glycosaminoglycan binding site by NMR spectroscopy. J Biol Chem. 2016, 291:3100-3113.
  2. Kaiser A, Müller P, Zellmann T, Scheidt HA, Bosse M, Meier R, Meiler J, Huster D, Beck-Sickinger AG, Schmidt P. NMR-Guided Structural Model of Neuropeptide Y Bound to its G Pro-tein-Coupled Y2 Receptor. Angew Chem Int Ed. 2015, 52:7446-7449.
  3. Schmidt P, Scheidt HA, Thomas L, Müller P, Huster D. The G protein-coupled neuropeptide Y receptor Type 2 is highly dynamic in lipid membranes. Chemistry. 2014, 20:4986-4992.
  4. Scheidt HA, Meyer T, Nikolaus J, Baek DJ, Haralampiev I, Thomas L, Bittman R, Müller P, Herrmann A, Huster D. Cholesterol’s aliphatic side chain structure modulates membrane properties. Angew Chemie Int Ed. 2013, 52:12848-12851.
  5. Scheidt HA, Morgado I, Rothemund S, Huster D. Dynamics of Amyloid ? Fibrils Revealed by Solid-State NMR. J Biol Chem. 2012, 287:2017-2021.
  6. Scheidt HA, Morgado I, Rothemund S, Huster S, Fändrich M. Solid-State NMR of A? Protofi-brils Implies a ?-Sheet Remodelling upon Maturation into Terminal Amyloid Fibrils. Angew Chemie Int Ed. 2011, 50:2837-2840.
  7. Loew M, Springer R, Scolari S, Seitz O, Liebscher J, Huster S, Herrmann A, Arbuzova A. Lipid domain specific recruitment of lipophilic nucleic acids – a key for switchable functionalization of membranes. J Am Chem Soc. 2010, 132:16066-16072.
  8. Vogel A, Reuther G, Weise K, Triola G, Nikolaus J, Tan KT, Nowak C, Herrmann A, Waldmann H, Winter R, Huster D. Lipid Modifications of Ras Sense the Membrane Environment and In-duce Local Enrichment. Angew Chem Int Ed. 2009, 48:8784-8787.
  9. Sackewitz M, Scheidt HA, Lodderstedt G, Schwarz E, Huster D. Structural and Dynamical Characterization of Fibrils from a Disease-Associated Alanine Expansion Domain using Proteol-ysis and Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc. 2008, 130:7172-7173.
  10. Haberhauer M, Zernia G, Schulz R, Deiwick A, Schnepp C, Huster D, Bader A. Tissue engi-neered cartilage constructs grown in allogenous plasma and whole blood nanoscaffolds. Adv Mater. 2008, 20:2061-2067.