Annegret Wilde
  • Institute of Biology III, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Microbiology


Ph.D in Molecular Biology, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany, 1994

Current position

Full Professor (W3) for Molecular Genetics at the University of Freiburg, Germany (2012-present)


10 important publications in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Georg, J., Dienst, D., Schurgers, N., Wallner, T., Kopp, D., Stazic, D., Kuchmina, E., Klahn, S., Lokstein, H., Hess, W. R. and Wilde, A. (2014). The small regulatory RNA SyR1/PsrR1 controls photosynthetic functions in cyanobacteria. Plant Cell 26(9): 3661-3679.
  2. Schuergers, N., Ruppert, U., Watanabe, S., Nurnberg, D. J., Lochnit, G., Dienst, D., Mullineaux, C. W. and Wilde, A. (2014). Binding of the RNA chaperone Hfq to the type IV pilus base is crucial for its function in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Mol Microbiol 92(4): 840-852.
  3. Kuchmina, E., Wallner, T., Kryazhov, S., Zinchenko, V. V. and Wilde, A. (2012). An expression system for regulated protein production in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and its application for construction of a conditional knockout of the ferrochelatase enzyme. J Biotechnol 162(1): 75-80.
  4. Savakis, P., De Causmaecker, S., Angerer, V., Ruppert, U., Anders, K., Essen, L. O. and Wilde, A. (2012). Light-induced alteration of c-di-GMP level controls motility of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Mol Microbiol 85(2): 239-251.
  5. Wallner, T., Hagiwara, Y., Bernat, G., Sobotka, R., Reijerse, E. J., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. and Wilde, A. (2012). Inactivation of the conserved open reading frame ycf34 of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 interferes with the photosynthetic electron transport chain. Biochim Biophys Acta 1817(11): 2016-2026.
  6. Mitschke, J., Georg, J., Scholz, I., Sharma, C. M., Dienst, D., Bantscheff, J., Voss, B., Steglich, C., Wilde, A., Vogel, J. and Hess, W. R. (2011). An experimentally anchored map of transcriptional start sites in the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(5): 2124-2129.
  7. Axmann, I. M., Duhring, U., Seeliger, L., Arnold, A., Vanselow, J. T., Kramer, A. and Wilde, A. (2009). Biochemical evidence for a timing mechanism in prochlorococcus. J Bacteriol 191(17): 5342-5347.
  8. Sobotka, R., Duhring, U., Komenda, J., Peter, E., Gardian, Z., Tichy, M., Grimm, B. and Wilde, A. (2008). Importance of the cyanobacterial Gun4 protein for chlorophyll metabolism and assembly of photosynthetic complexes. J Biol Chem 283(38): 25794-25802.
  9. Duhring, U., Ossenbuhl, F. and Wilde, A. (2007). Late assembly steps and dynamics of the cyanobacterial photosystem I. J Biol Chem 282(15): 10915-10921.
  10. Duhring, U., Axmann, I. M., Hess, W. R. and Wilde, A. (2006). An internal antisense RNA regulates expression of the photosynthesis gene isiA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103(18): 7054-7058.