Preliminary Program

Sunday, September 15th 2019

Registration

Welcome

Session I

Kyle Dunbar, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany
Elucidation of a noncanonical pathway for thioamidated nonribosomal peptide assembly

   

Laura Franz, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrücken, Germany
Understanding bottromycin biosynthesis

Coffee Break

Keynote lecture I

Douglas A. Mitchell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Big data genomics for discovery of new molecules and enzyme chemistry

Dinner

Poster Session I (No. 1 - 39)

Monday, September 16th 2019

Session II

Nils Böhringer, Justus Liebig University Gießen, Gießen, Germany
Biosynthesis of Darobactin, a novel antibiotic that selectively kills Gram-negative pathogens

  

Cornelia Hermes, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Biosynthesis of the depsipeptide FR900359 – Investigation of the first NRPS module FrsA

  
Alicia Engelbrecht, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Biosynthesis of the cyclopropyl moiety of belactosin A


Roy Meoded, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Non-canonical polyketide synthases as a source for new enzymology

Coffee Break

Session III

Chantal Bader, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrücken, Germany
Supercritical fluid extraction for myxobacterial secondary metabolomics

  
Daniel Männle, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Comparative genomics to metabolomics: Nocobactin production in Nocardia

   
Daniel Last, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany
Surprise, surprise – A novel coenzyme F420 derivative

Lunch

Session IV

Julia Krumbholz, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
Elucidation of a quorum sensing like regulatory network in Nostoc punctiforme PCC 73102

   
Thomas Böttcher, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Elucidating and controlling chemical interactions of human pathogens

   
Claudius Lenz, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
Out of the blue: Oxidative enzymatic coupling of Psilocybe indole alkaloids

  
Huijuan Guo, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany
Characterization of morphogens in the marine polyp Hydractinia echinata

Coffee Break

Session V

Svetlana Kalinina, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Auranthine – the main metabolite from Penicillium aurantiogriseum: Refined structure, absolute configuration, cytotoxicity and total synthesis


Jazmin Meza-Torres, Pasteur Institut, Paris, France
Listeriolysin S is a contact-dependent bacteriocin from Listeria monocytogenes that targets the bacterial cell membrane


Sari Rasheed, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrücken, Germany
Using zebrafish as a model for tuberculosis to test potential anti-tubercular natural products


Asfandyar Sikandar, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrücken, Germany
Adaptation of a bacterial multidrug resistance system revealed by the structure and function of AlbA

Poster Session (No. 40 - 77)

Conference Dinner

Tuesday, September 17th 2019

Session VI

Maria Lopatniuk, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
The platform for biosynthetic engineering of RiPPs

  
Marta Rodríguez Estévez, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Discovering new natural drugs and biosynthetic gene clusters through heterologous expression

  
Ryan Musumba Awori, Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Refactoring a silent biosynthetic gene cluster in Xenorhabdus ishibashii yields a novel dodecapeptide


Caroline Autenrieth, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
High-Level production of industrially interesting carotenoids in the purple bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum using new synthetic biology tools ("Purple BioBricksTM") and rational design

Coffee Break

Keynote lecture II

Mohammad R. Seyedsayamdost, Princeton University, USA
Using old antibiotics to find new ones

Poster awards
Closing remarks
End of the event