Education

Graduate School
Technical University of Munich (1971), Physics
Graduate School
Technical University of Munich (1974), Experimental Physics

Publications

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Molecular basis for LDL receptor recognition by PCSK9.
Kwon HJ, Lagace TA, McNutt MC, Horton JD, Deisenhofer J Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2008 Feb 105 6 1820-5
Structural basis for conserved complement factor-like function in the antimalarial protein TEP1.
Baxter RH, Chang CI, Chelliah Y, Blandin S, Levashina EA, Deisenhofer J Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2007 Jul 104 28 11615-20
The peptidoglycan recognition proteins LCa and LCx.
Chang CI, Deisenhofer J Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 2007 Jun 64 11 1395-402
Signal transduction pathway of TonB-dependent transporters.
A.D. Ferguson, C.A. Amezcua, N.M. Halabi, Y. Chelliah, M.K. Rosen, R. Ranganathan, J. Deisenhofer Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA January 2007 104 (2) 513-518
Signal transduction pathway of TonB-dependent transporters.
Ferguson AD, Amezcua CA, Halabi NM, Chelliah Y, Rosen MK, Ranganathan R, Deisenhofer J Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2007 Jan 104 2 513-8
Crystal structure of cryptochrome 3 from Arabidopsis thaliana and its implications for photolyase activity.
Y. Huang, R. Baxter, B. Smith, C. Partch, C. Colbert, J. Deisenhofer Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA November 2006 103 (47) 17701-17706
Crystal structure of cryptochrome 3 from Arabidopsis thaliana and its implications for photolyase activity.
Huang Y, Baxter R, Smith BS, Partch CL, Colbert CL, Deisenhofer J Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2006 Nov 103 47 17701-6
Structure of tracheal cytotoxin in complex with a heterodimeric pattern-recognition receptor.
C.-I. Chang, Y. Chelliah, D. Borek, D. Mengin-Lecreulx & J. Deisenhofer Science March 2006 311 (5768) 1761-1764
Structure of tracheal cytotoxin in complex with a heterodimeric pattern-recognition receptor.
Chang CI, Chelliah Y, Borek D, Mengin-Lecreulx D, Deisenhofer J Science 2006 Mar 311 5768 1761-4
Mechanism of substrate specificity in Bacillus subtilis ResA, a thioredoxin-like protein involved in cytochrome c maturation.
Colbert CL, Wu Q, Erbel PJ, Gardner KH, Deisenhofer J Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2006 Mar 103 12 4410-5

Honors & Awards

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry
    (shared with R. Huber and H. Michel) (1988)
  • Otto-Bayer-Preis
    (shared with H. Michel) (1988)
  • Biological Physics Prize of the American Physical Society
    (shared with H. Michel) (1986)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Academia Europaea (1989)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow 1992)
  • American Crystallographic Association
  • German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina (2003)
  • National Academy of Sciences (1997)