Prof. Dr. Lars I. Leichert


Institute for Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry
Microbial Biochemistry
MA 3/140
Universitätsstr. 150
44780 Bochum

Phone: +49 234 3224585
Fax:       +49 234 3214332


Our group is interested in the multifaceted biochemistry of microorganisms. On the one hand, bacteria are the causative agent of many infectious diseases. But on the other hand, microorganisms are also great model organisms to explore basic concepts of biology and a source of proteins with great biotechnological potential.

Team photo 2 2019

We use bacteria to study oxidative signaling and redox regulation through reversible modification of proteins. We think that this redox signaling can help bacteria to survive the vast array of oxidants our immune system uses to kill pathogens.


Recent Publications