Prof. Dr. Karin Römisch

Professorship for Microbiology

Professor Dr. Karin Römisch


Prof. Römisch research group focuses on the biogenesis of secretory proteins, which are of crucial importance for the communication between cells and organs.

The following research topics are of particular interest:

  • Quality control of secretory and transmembrane proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum
  • Transport of proteins across cellular membranes
  • Effects of mutations and evolutionary changes in the quality control machinery

Read the article Extreme research: Working in the eternal ice in the university magazine "Campus"!

Homepage of the working group


Contact information

Postal adress

Universität des Saarlandes
Campus, Geb. A1.5
66123 Saarbrücken



Frau Nina Dhonau
Geb. A1.5, Raum E4
Tel.: ++49/ 681/ 302-3444
Fax: ++49/ 681/ 302-4360