Welcome to the Homepage of the DFG Research Unit FOR2509

The Concert of Dolichol-Based Glycosylation:

From Molecules to Disease Models


The research consortium FOR 2509 is funded by the German research foundation (DFG). It joins experts in N-glycosylation, C- and O-mannosylation, in structural and lipid biochemistry, in proteomics, glycoproteomics, glycomics and lipidomics, as well as in developmental biology which aim to understand the molecular pathology of dolichol-based glycosylation disorders. You will find here all relevant information about the group leaders, their projects and the activities of the group.



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Participants of the 1st Annual Meeting of the Research Unit FOR2509 at the Monastery Hoechst

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Glycokids Family Meeting 2020 

Canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak

Latest News

New publication Exciting new results of the FOR2509 groups of Hans Bakker and Falk Büttner are now available. We congratulate Aleksandra Shcherbakova for her work on the functional impact of C-mannosylation on protein folding and stability of thrombospondin repeats.  Elife. 2019 Dec 23;8. pii: e52978. doi: 10.7554/eLife.52978.

Proteomics Workshop on 22nd January 2020 in Heidelberg