Holger Sondermann

Professor
Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Information

C4-175 Veterinary Medical Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850
p: (607) 253-3318

Holger Sondermann

Professor
Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise
Structural biology; protein structure-function; biophysics; biochemistry; cell biology

Current Research Interest
Molecular mechanisms controlling bacterial biofilm formation, associated with bacterial adaptation and chronic infections; membrane fusion and fission in eukaryotes, fundamental cellular processes affected in several neurological disorders

Distinction
PEW Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professor in Life Science and Technology
Pfizer Animal Heath Award for Research Excellence

Selected Publications
Chatterjee, Debashree, Richard B. Cooley, Chelsea D. Boyd, Ryan A. Mehl, George A. O'Toole, and Holger Sondermann. “Mechanistic Insight into the Conserved Allosteric Regulation of Periplasmic Proteolysis by the Signaling Molecule Cyclic-di-GMP.” eLife 3:e03650 (2014).

Byrnes, Laura J., Avtar Singh, Kylan Szeto, Nicole M. Benvin, John P. O'Donnell, Warren R. Zipfel, and Holger Sondermann. “Structural Basis for Conformational Switching and GTP Loading of the Large G Protein Atlastin.” EMBO Journal 32, no. 3 (2013): 369-84.

Cornell Research Website Article
The Lifestyle of Bacteria