Telomere biology and chromosomal inheritance

Peter Baumann

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

Paez-Moscoso et al. Pof8 is a La-related protein and a constitutive component of telomerase in fission yeast. Nat Commun, in press

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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