Juniorprofessor Dr. rer. nat. Harald Platta

Education and Positions


since   2012      Juniorprofessor (W1) and Group Leader, Ruhr-Universität Bochum,

                        AG Biochemie intrazellulärer Transportprozesse

2009 - 2011       Postdoc, Norwegian Radium Hospital Oslo, (Prof. Dr. Harald Stenmark, Biochemistry)

2007 - 2009       Postdoc, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, (Prof. Dr. Ralf Erdmann, Systembiochemie)

2003 - 2006       Promotion, Dr. rer. nat. (Prof. Dr. Ralf Erdmann, Systembiochemie)

2003                 Diploma thesis, Dipl. Biol. (Prof. Dr. Elmar Weiler, Pflanzenphysiologie)

1998 - 2002       Study of Biology, Diplom, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

 

 

 

Distinctions

 

- Editorial board member "International Journal of Immunotherapy and Cancer Research" (since 2015) 

- Editorial board member of "Receptors & Clinical Investigation" (since 2013) 

- Project Leader in the DFG-funded National Research Unit FOR 1905

  “Structure and function of the peroxisomal translocon” (since 2012) 

- Project Leader in the DFG-funded Sonderforschungsbereich SFB 642

  “GTP- und ATP-abhängige Membranprozesse” (2011 - 2016) 

- EMBO Longterm Fellowship (2009 - 2011) 

- Forschungspreis der Sophia und Fritz Heinemann Stiftung (2007)

 

 

Publications

 

35 publications in peer-reviewed journals

4  publications as book chapter or in non-English scientific journals


 

Selection of five Publications

 

El Magraoui F, Schrötter A, Brinkmeier R, Kunst L, Mastalski T, Müller T, Marcus K, Meyer HE, Girzalsky W, Erdmann R, Platta HW (2014) The cytosolic domain of Pex22p stimulates the Pex4p-dependent ubiquitination of the PTS1-receptor. PLoS One 9:e105894. 

 

El Magraoui F, Brinkmeier R, Schrötter A, Girzalsky W, Müller T, Marcus K, Meyer HE, Erdmann R, Platta HW (2013) Distinct ubiquitination cascades act on the peroxisomal targeting signal type 2 co-receptor Pex18p.Traffic 14:1290-1301.

 

Platta, HW, Abrahamsen, H, Thoresen, SB, Stenmark, H (2012) Nedd4-dependent lysine-11-linked polyubiquitination of the tumor suppressor Beclin-1. Biochem J 441:399-406.

 

Platta, HW, El Magraoui, F, Schlee, D, Grunau, S, Girzalsky, W, Erdmann, R (2007) Ubiquitination the peroxisomal import receptor Pex5p is required for its recycling. J Cell Biol 177:197-204.

 

Platta, HW, Grunau, S, Rosenkranz, K, Girzalsky, W, Erdmann, R. (2005) Functional role of the AAA peroxins in dislocation of the cycling PTS1 receptor back to the cytosol. Nat Cell Biol 7: 817-822.