Prof. Dr. Edward Lemke

Synthetic Biophysics of Protein Disorder
Biocentre, Departments Biology and Chemistry
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Hanns-Dieter-Hüsch-Weg 15
55128 Mainz, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)6131 39-36117

until 2020:

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory
(EMBL) Heidelberg
69117 Heidelberg, Germany


Biophysics, intrinsically disordered proteins, physiochemical properties of biopolymers, single molecule/superresolution/FRET microscopy, intrinsically disordered proteins, protein structure and folding, nucleocytoplasmic shuttling, chemical biology and bioorthogonal labeling reactions


2019 ERC Advanced Grant (LS domain)
2018 Gutenberg Research College Fellow
2017 FEBS anniversary award
2016 Chica and Heinz Schaller award for biomedical research
2015 Young Investigator Award of the International Society for Chemical Biology
2015 ERC consolidator grant SPMFv2.0
2013 MRN Innovation Award
2010-2016 Emmy Noether programme/group leader of the DFG
2006-2008 Feodor-Lynen postdoctoral fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2003-2005 PhD fellowship of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fond
2002 Erwin-Stephan award for excellent and fast studies, TU Berlin
2001 Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) until end of university studies
1999-2000 Oversea-scholarship of the Technical University of Berlin
1998 Klaus-Koch-scholarship for excellent studies, Technical University of Berlin