Department of Biological and Medical Sciences


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  • Dr Verena Kriechbaumer

    Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology and Plant Sciences

    Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

    Verena Kriechbaumer

    Phone number: +44(0)1865-48-8403

    Email: vkriechbaumer@brookes.ac.uk

    Location: Sinclair Annex SNA1.03

    I am a plant cell biologist and protein biochemist at Oxford Brookes University with expertise in the structure and function of the plant endoplasmic reticulum (ER), membrane proteins and auxin biosynthesis using biochemical techniques as well as high-resolution live cell imaging. I am also the Deputy Director of the Oxford Brookes University Centre for Bioimaging.

    My areas of expertise include:

    • Protein biochemistry and membrane targeting including protein-protein interactions, protein-membrane interactions, protein expression and purification, enzymology, organelle purification in plant, yeast and bacterial systems
    • Plant cell biology and molecular biology
    • High-resolution confocal live cell imaging and image analysis
    • Bioinformatics