Dr. Martin Beck

Structural and Computational Biology Unit
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
691117 Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: +49 6221-387 8267
Fax:      +49 6221-387 8519

Email: martin.beck@embl.de

nucleocytoplasmic transport, integrated structural biology, systems biology and biogenesis of protein complexes





2018      ERC Investigator (Consolidator Grant)
2013      ERC Investigator (Starting Grant)
2012      Walther Flemming Medal
2007      Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship
2006      Long Term Fellowship of the European Molecular Biology Organization
2005      Junior Research Award of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry


2010-present Group Leader, EMBL Heidelberg
2006-2009 Postdoc, ETH Zurich
2002-2006 PhD student, Max Planck Institute if Biochemistry, Martinsried
10/2001 – 3/2002 Research Intern, Rockefeller Univeristy, New York

2016-2020 Elected member of the review board of the German Research Foundation, study section Biochemistry
2015 Vice chair for FET-OPEN call of the European Commission
2012 – present present Editorial board member of Molecular Cellular Proteomics

  1. Hampoelz B, Mackmull MT, Machado P, Ronchi P, Bui KH, Schieber N, Santarella-Mellwig R, Necakov A, Andres-Pons A, Philippe JM, Lecuit T, Schwab Y, Beck M. 2016. Pre-assembled nuclear pores insert into the nuclear envelope during early development. Cell 166(3): 664-678.
  2. Ori A, Iskar M, Buczak K, Kastritis P, Parca L, Andrés-Pons A, Singer S, Bork P, Beck M. 2016. Spatiotemporal variation of mammalian protein complex stoichiometries. Genome Biology 17(1).
  3. Kosinski J, Mosalaganti S, von Appen A, Teimer R, DiGuilio AL, Wan W, Bui HK, Hagen WJH,Briggs JAG, Glavy JS, Hurt E, Beck M. 2016. Molecular architecture of the inner ring scaffold of the human nuclear pore complex. Science 352:363-5.
  4. Ori A, Toyama, BH, Harris MS, Bock T, Iskar M, Bork P, Ingolia NT, Hetzer MW, Beck M. 2015. Integrated transcriptome and proteome analyses reveal organ-specific proteome deterioration in old rats. Cell Systems 1(3):224–237.
  5. von Appen A, Kosinski J, Sparks L, Ori A, DiGuilio AL, Vollmer B, Mackmull MT, Banterle N, Parca L, Kastritis P, Buczak K, Mosalaganti S, Hagen W, Andres-Pons A, Lemke EA, Bork P, Antonin W, Glavy JS, Bui HK, Beck M. 2015. In situ structural analysis of the human nuclear pore complex. Nature 526:140–143.
  6. Bui HK, von Appen A, DiGuilio AL, Ori A, Sparks L, Mackmull MT, Bock T, Hagen W, Andres-Pons A, Glavy JS, Beck M. 2013. Integrated structural analysis of the human nuclear pore complex scaffold. Cell 155(6):1233-43.
  7. Ori A, Banterle N, Iskar M, Andrés-Pons A, Escher C, Bui HK, Sparks L, Solis-Mezarino VM, Rinner O, Bork P, Lemke EA, Beck M. 2013. Cell type-specific nuclear pores: A case in point for context-dependent stoichiometry of molecular machines. Molecular Systems Biology 9, 648.