Dr. Kay Grobe
WORK HISTORY
2012:
Habilitation (Physiological Chemistry)since 2008:
Independent Group Leader, Institute for Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Münster University, Germany2003-2008:
Group Leader, Institute for General Zoology and Genetics, Münster University, GermanyLaboratory of Prof. Dr. Martin Bähler. Title of Projects: Neural Heparan Sulfate in Brain Development and Function (SFB492: Extracellular matrix: Biogenesis, Assembly and Cellular Interactions) and: Generation and Analysis of Mice made Deficient in Unconventional Myosins IXa (myr7) and IXb (myr5).1999-2003:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Glycobiology Research and Training Center, UCSD, USALaboratory Dr. Jeffrey D. Esko. Title of project: Analysis of Knockout Mice in Heparan Sulfate Synthesizing GlcNAc N-Deacetylase/N-Sulfotransferase (NDST) Isoenzymes 1-4” (As recipient of grants # GR 1748/1-1 and GR 1748/1-2 of the German Research Council)1998-1999:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Glycobiology Research and Training Center, UCSD, USALaboratory of Dr. Leland D. Powell. Title of project: “Role of Protein Kinase C in the Phosphorylation of CD33” (10/1998-4/1999 as recipient of grant # GR 1748/1-1 of the German Research Council)1995-1998:
Graduate Student, Biomedical Research Institute Borstel, GermanyMolecular and Biochemical Allergology Group, Dr. W.-M. Becker. Title of project: "Cloning and Characterization of the Recombinant Grass Group I Allergen of Phleum pratense, Phl p 1, in the Pichia pastoris Expression System"EDUCATION1992:
On-the-job-training at the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Quezon City, and at the University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines (DAAD-Fellow)1987-1994:
Diploma, Title of thesis: Enzymatic and Molecular Properties of the Clostridium tertium Sialidase, conducted in the Laboratory of Dr. Roland Schauer, Kiel University, GermanyFELLOWSHIPS and GRANTS2015: DFG grant (Normalverfahren GR1748/7-1) 2013: DFG grant (Normalverfahren GR1748/5-1) 2012: Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience: Project grant 120010 2012: DFG grant (Normalverfahren GR1748/4-1) 2011, 2015: IMF project grants 2010: IMF equipment grant 2009: Maria Möller Stiftung (Project grant) 2009: IMF project grant 2009: IMF equipment grants 2008: Heinrich-Hertz fellowship 2008: Indo-German International Research Training group “Molecular and Cellular Glyco-Sciences” (DFG-funded, GRK1549/1) 2005, 2008: SFB 492 Project Grants (B15) 2004: DFG Grant (Normalverfahren GR1748/3-1), transferred into the SFB492 2003: Research Grant by the "Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität zu Münster"AWARDS RECEIVED1998:
"Science Award of the Research Institute Borstel" for the Ph.D.-thesis entitled: "Grass Group I Allergens are Novel Cysteine Proteinases: Implications for Allergenicity and Plant Physiology."1998:
Ph.D.-thesis at the University of Hamburg: "Grass Group I Allergens are Novel Cysteine Proteinases: Implications for Allergenicity and Plant Physiology ". Graduated "Summa Cum Laude"1998:
"Herbert Herxheimer Award", donored by the German Association for Allergology and Clinical Immunology (DGAI) for the work "Grass Group I Allergens (beta-Expansins) are Members of the C1 Family of Cysteine Proteinases".1994:
Diploma thesis at the University of Kiel, carried out in the Glycobiology Group of  Prof. Dr. Roland Schauer: "Cloning and Sequencing of the Sialidase Gene of Clostridium tertium". Graduated "Mit Auszeichnung".