Quantitative proteomics in telomere biology and RNA regulation

Positions held

  • Since 2013: Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz
  • 2010-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried


  • 2010: PhD in Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
  • 2006: Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Leipzig

Recent publications by Falk Butter

Almeida MV, Dietz S, Redl S, Karaulanov E, Hildebrandt A, Renz C, Ulrich HD, König J, Butter F, Ketting RF (2018). GTSF-1 is required for formation of a functional RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase complex in Caenorhabditis elegans.EMBO J, 37(12). pii: e99325

Baldi S, Jain DS, Harpprecht L, Zabel A, Scheibe M, Butter F, Straub T and Becker PB (2018). Genome-wide Rules of Nucleosome Phasing in Drosophila. Mol Cell, 72: 661–672.e4

Reis H, Schwebs M, Dietz S, Janzen CJ, Butter F (2018).TelAP1 links telomere complexes with developmental expression site silencing in African trypanosomes.Nucleic Acids Res, 46, 2820-2833

Casas-Vila N*, Bluhm A*, Sayols S*, Dinges N, Dejung M, Altenhein T, Kappei D, Altenhein B, Roignant JY and Butter F (2017). The developmental proteome of Drosophila melanogaster.Genome Res, doi: 10.1101/gr.213694.116 [Epub ahead of print]

Despic V, Dejung M, Gu M, Krishnan J, Zhang J, Herzel L, Straube K, Gerstein MB, Butter F and Neugebauer KM (2017). Dynamic RNA-protein interactions underlie the zebrafish maternal-to-zygotic transition.Genome Res, doi: 10.1101/gr.215954.116 [Epub ahead of print]

Kappei D*, Scheibe M*, Paszkowski-Rogacz M, Bluhm A, Gossmann T, Dejung M, Herlyn H, Buchholz F#, Mann M# and Butter F# (2017). Phylointeractomics reconstructs functional evolution of protein binding.Nat Commun, 8, 14334

Jahn A*, Rane G*, Paszkowski-Rogacz M, Sayols S, Bluhm A, Han CT, Draškovič I, Londoño-Vallejo JA, Kumar AP, Buchholz F#, Butter F# and Kappei D# (2017). ZBTB48 is both a vertebrate telomere-binding protein and a transcriptional activator.EMBO Rep, e201744095

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