Quantitative proteomics in telomere biology and RNA regulation

Falk Butter

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

Most relevant publications by Falk Butter

Scheibe M, Arnoult N, Kappei D, Buchholz F, Decottignies A, Butter F# and Mann M# (2013). Quantitative interaction screen of telomeric repeat-containing RNA reveals novel TERRA regulators. Genome Res, 23, 2149-2157

Viturawong T Meissner F, Butter F# and Mann M# (2013) A DNA-centric protein-interaction map of ultra-conserved elements reveals major contribution of  transcription factor binding hubs to conservation. Cell Rep, 5, 531–545

Powers NR, Eicher JD, Butter F, Kong Y, Miller LL, Ring SM, Mann M and Gruen JR (2013). Alleles of a polymorphic ETV6 binding site in DCDC2 confer risk of reading and language impairment. Am J Hum Genet, 93, 19-28

Kappei D*, Butter F*, Benda C, Scheibe M, Draškovič I, Stevense M, Novo CL, Basquin C, Araki M, Araki K, Krastev DB, Kittler R, Jessberger R, Londoño-Vallejo JA, Mann M and Buchholz F (2013). HOT1 is a mammalian direct telomere repeat-binding protein contributing to telomerase recruitment.  EMBO J, 32,1681-1701

Klass DM, Scheibe M, Butter F, Hogan GJ, Mann M and Brown PO (2013). Quantitative proteomic analysis reveals concurrent RNA-protein interactions and identifies new RNA-binding proteins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genome Res, 23, 1028-1038

 (*equal contribution; #co-corresponding authors)


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