Professional employment and academic education

Since 2023|Senior Professor  
2017-2023|Full Professor and Director of the Institute for Chemistry and Metabolomics, University of Lübeck  
Since 2015|Vice-Coordinator of the DFG Research Unit ViroCarb  
Since 2010|Elected member of the Senate of the University of Lübeck  
2004|Visiting Professor to the laboratory of Prof. Bundle at the alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada  
1996-1998|Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Lübeck  
1994-2017|Full Professor and Director of the Institute for Chemistry, University of Lübeck  
1992-1994|Privatdozent at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt  
1992|Habilitation for "Biophysical Chemistry" at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main  
1986-1987|Research Associate at the National Research Council of Canada, Institute of Biological Sciences, Ottawa, in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. D. R. Bundle  
1986|Dissertation in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. H. Paulsen, University of Hamburg  
1977-1983|Studies of Chemistry at the Universities of Kiel and Hamburg  

Honours, distinctions, scholarships, awards

1980-1983|Fellow of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes"  
1983-1985|Fellow of the "Verband der Chemischen Industrie"  
1988-1990|Liebig-Fellow of the "Verband der Chemischen Industrie"  
1994|Prize of the "Hermann Wilkomm-Stiftung"  
2004|Roy L. Whistler Award of the "International Carbohydrate Organization"  

Editorial and advisory boards

Since 2006|Member of the Editorial Board of the "Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry"  
2006-2012|Member of the Editorial Board of "Carbohydrate Research"  
2008-2018|Member of the Editorial Board of "Glycoconjugate Journal"  
2008-2019|Member of the Advisory Committee for the Resource for Integrated Glycotechnology, Complex Carbohydrate Research Centre, University of Athens, GA, USA  

Research topics

NMR studies into protein-carbohydrate interactions:
Glycosyltransferases - Molecular details of substrate recognition
Norovirus and related caliciviruses - binding of histo blood group antigens to viral coat proteins

Ten most important publications (Hirsch-Index 32, Researcher ID F-6335-2011)

  1. Mallagaray, A. Creutznacher, R., Dülfer, J., Mayer, P.H.O., Grimm, L.L., Orduña, J.M., Trabjerg, E., Stehle, T., Rand, K.D., Blaum, B.S., Uetrecht, C., and Peters, T. (2019) A post-translational modification of human Norovirus capsid protein attenuates glycan binding. Nature communications, 10, 1320.
  2. Flügge, F. and Peters, T. (2018) Complete assignment of Ala, ile, Leu, Met and Val methyl groups of human blood group A and B glycosyltransferases using lanthanide-induced pseudocontact shifts and methyl-methyl NOESY. J Biomol NMR, 70, 245-259.
  3. Mallagaray, A., Lockhauserbäumer, J., Hansman, G.S., Uetrecht, C. and Peters, T. (2015) Attachment of Norovirus to Histo Blood Group Antigens: A Cooperative Multistep Process. Angew Chem Int Ed54, 12014-12019.
  4. Fiege, B., Rademacher, C., Cartmell, J., Kitov, P.I., Parra, F. and Peters, T. (2012) Molecular Details of the Recognition of Blood Group Antigens by a Human Norovirus as Determined by STD NMR Spectroscopy. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl51, 928-932.
  5. Rademacher, C., Guiard, J., Kitov, P.I., Fiege, B., Dalton, K.P., Parra, F., Bundle, D.R. and Peters, T. (2011) Targeting norovirus infection-multivalent entry inhibitor design based on NMR experiments. Chemistry17, 7442-7453.
  6.  Rademacher, C., Krishna, N.R., Palcic, M., Parra, F. and Peters, T. (2008) NMR experiments reveal the molecular basis of receptor recognition by a calicivirus. J Am Chem Soc130, 3669-3675.
  7.  Munch, J., Standker, L., Adermann, K., Schulz, A., Schindler, M., Chinnadurai, R., Pohlmann, S., Chaipan, C., Biet, T., Peters, T. et al. (2007) Discovery and Optimization of a Natural HIV-1 Entry Inhibitor Targeting the gp41 Fusion Peptide. Cell129, 263-275.
  8. Benie, A.J., Moser, R., Bauml, E., Blaas, D. and Peters, T. (2003) Virus-ligand interactions: identification and characterization of ligand binding by NMR spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc125, 14-15.
  9. Vogtherr, M. and Peters, T. (2000) Application of NMR based binding assays to identify key hydroxy groups for intermolecular recognition. J. Am. Chem. Soc.122, 6093-6099.
  10. Meyer, B., Weimar, T. and Peters, T. (1997) Screening mixtures for biological activity by NMR. Eur J Biochem246, 705-709.