Prof. Dr. Manfred Schmitt

Professorship for Molecular and Cell Biology

Professor Dr. Manfred J. Schmitt


The Schmitt research group focuses on cell biological basics and biomedical applications of microbial toxins and chimeric toxinfusion. 

The following research areas are of particular interest:

  • Structure, processing, mode of action and possible applications of protein toxins
  • Heterologous expression and secretion of medically/pharmaceutically relevant proteins in yeasts
  • Recombinant virus particles and yeasts for use as live vaccines and antigen carriers
  • Homepage of the working group




Contact information

Postal adress

Universität des Saarlandes
Molekular- und Zellbiologie
Campus, Geb. A1.5
66123 Saarbrücken



Nicole Jundel
Geb. A1.5, Raum 1.05
Tel.: ++49/ 681/ 302-4712
Fax: ++49/ 681/ 302-4710