DNA damage response and proteomics

Positions held

  • Since 2013: Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz
  • 2010-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, University of Copenhagen


  • 2011: PhD in Biology, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 2007: Diploma in Molecular Biology, University of Zagreb

Recent publications by Petra Beli

Hildebrandt A, Brüggemann M, Rücklé C, Boerner S, Heidelberger JB, Busch A, Hänel H, Voigt A, Möckel MM, Ebersberger S, Scholz A, Dold A, Schmid T, Ebersberger I, Roignant J-Y, Zarnack K#, König J# and Beli P# (2019) The RNA-binding ubiquitin ligase MKRN1 functions in ribosome-associated quality control of poly(A) translation. Genome Biol, 20:216

Sasca D, Szybinski J, Schüler A, Shah V, Heidelberger J, Haehnel PS, Dolnik A, Kriege O, Fehr E-M, Gebhardt WH, Reid G, Scholl C, Theobald M, Bullinger L, Beli P and Kindler T (2019) Neural cell adhesion molecule 1 (NCAM1; CD56) promotes leukemogenesis and confers drug resistance in AML. Blood, 133:2305–2319

Borisova ME, Voigt A, Tollenaere MAX, Sahu SK, Juretschke T, Kreim N, Mailand N, Choudhary C, Bekker-Jensen S, Akutsu M, Wagner SA, Beli P (2018). p38-MK2 signaling axis regulates RNA metabolism after UV-light-induced DNA damage. Nat Commun, 9:1017.

Heidelberger JB, Voigt A, Borisova ME, Petrosino G, Ruf S, Wagner SA, Beli P (2018). Proteomic profiling of VCP substrates links VCP to K6-linked ubiquitylation and c-Myc function. EMBO Rep, pii: e44754.

Hildebrandt A, Alanis-Lobato G, Voigt A, Zarnack K, Andrade-Navarro MA, Beli P# and König J# (2017) Interaction profiling of RNA-binding ubiquitin ligases reveals a link between posttranscriptional regulation and the ubiquitin system. Sci Rep, 7:16582

Mahendrarajah N, Borisova ME, Reichardt S, Godmann M, Sellmer A, Mahboobi S, Haitel A, Schmid K, Kenner L, Heinzel T, Beli P and Krämer OH (2017) HSP90 is necessary for the ACK1-dependent phosphorylation of STAT1 and STAT3.Cell Signal, 39:9–17

Wagner SA, Oehler H, Voigt A, Dalic D, Freiwald A, Serve H and Beli P (2016). ATR inhibition rewires cellular signaling networks induced by replication stress. Proteomics, 16, 402-416

Yang J, Wagner SA and Beli P (2015). Illuminating spatial and temporal organization of protein interaction networks by mass spectrometry-based proteomics. Front Genet, 6, 344

Schmidt CK, Galanty Y, Sczaniecka-Clift M, Coates J, Jhujh S, Demir M, Cornwell M, Beli P and Jackson SP (2015). Systematic E2 screening reveals a UBE2D-RNF138-CtIP axis promoting DNA repair. Nat Cell Biol, 17, 1458-70

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