Associated Fellow Aswin Mangerich from the department of Biology, who recently won a Mentorship of the Zukunftskolleg, developed – in cooperation with colleagues from the University of Konstanz and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA – a new method that allows to quantify poly(ADP-ribose) in cells. This can help to develop new chemotherapeutics.
Aswin Mangerich´s future mentor, Peter C. Dedon from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was also involved in the study. The results will be published in one of the forthcoming issues of the magazine „Chemical Biology“ by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The online-version is already published: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cb400170b
Further information can be found in the following press release (in German): http://www.aktuelles.uni-konstanz.de/presseinformationen/2013/60/