Telomere biology and chromosomal inheritance

Positions held

  • From April 2018:
    Adjunct Director, Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) and Professor of Molecular Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University, (JGU), Mainz
  • Since 2013
    Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
  • 2013 – 2018
    Howard Hughes Investigator, Kansas City, USA
  • 2013 – 2018
    Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, USA
  • 2009 – 2013
    Early Career Scientist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Kansas City, USA
  • 2009 – 2013
    Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
  • 2009 – 2012
    Associate Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, USA
  • 2004 – 2008
    Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
  • 2002 – 2008
    Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, USA
  • 2000 – 2002
    Research Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
  • 1998 – 2000
    Postdoc fellow, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Education

  • 1998 
    PhD in Biochemistry, University College London, UK
  • 1994 
    MPhil in Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1993
    BA in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge

Recent publications by Peter Baumann

Páez-Moscoso DJ, Pan L, Sigauke RF, Schroeder MR, Tang W and Baumann P (2018)  Pof8 is a La-related protein and a constitutive component of telomerase in fission yeast. Nat Commun, 9:587

Tseng C-K, Wang H-F, Schroeder MR and Baumann P (2018) The H/ACA complex disrupts triplex in hTR precursor to permit processing by RRP6 and PARN. Nat Commun, 9:5430

Cole CJ, Taylor HL, Neaves WB, Baumann DP, Newton A, Schnittker R and Baumann P (2017).  The second known tetraploid species of parthenogenetic tetrapod (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae): description, reproduction, comparisons with ancestral taxa, and origins of multiple clones. Bull Museum Comp Zool, 161: 285–321.

Newton AA, Schnittker RR, Yu Z, Munday SS, Baumann DP, Neaves WB and Baumann P (2016).  Widespread failure to complete meiosis does not impair fecundity in parthenogenetic whiptail lizards. Development, 143: 4486–4494.

Kannan R, Helston RM, Dannebaum RO and Baumann P (2015).  Diverse mechanisms for spliceosome-mediated 3’ end processing of telomerase RNA. Nat Commun, 6: 6104.

Pan L, Hildebrand K, Stutz C, Thom N and Baumann P (2015).  Minishelterins separate telomere length regulation and end protection in fission yeast. Genes Dev, 29: 1164–1174.

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