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Johanna Hörberg

Doctoral student

Johanna Hörberg
Doctoral student
johanna.horberg@gu.se

Postal Address: Box 462, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 9 c , 41390 Göteborg


Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology (More Information)
Box 462
405 30 Göteborg
www.cmb.gu.se
inst.kmb@cmb.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 2599
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 9 C , 413 90 Göteborg

About Johanna Hörberg

 I have a bachelor's and master's degree in organic and pharmaceutical chemistry. Now I'm doing my PhD studies in the group of computational chemistry and theoretical biochemistry, where I also did my master's thesis. I am primarily interested in understanding mechanisms for biological processes.


Supervisor: Dr. Anna Reymer and Prof. Leif Eriksson.


Research


My PhD project focus on deriving mechanistic aspects for the regulation of DNA transcription at a molecular level by means of calculation methods (mainly molecular dynamic simulations). Transcription is regulated by transcription factors – a class of proteins that recognize and bind with high specificity short DNA sequences (so-called response elements) to initiate transcription of a gene. In our group, we try to understand how sequence-specific dynamics of DNA can regulate specific recognition of transcription factors and how protein-DNA dynamics can be linked to gene expression levels.

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2019

Control of anterior GRadient 2 (AGR2) dimerization links endoplasmic reticulum proteostasis to inflammation
M. Maurel, J. Obacz, T. Avril, Y. P. Ding, O. Papadodima et al.
EMBO Molecular Medicine, Journal article 2019
Journal article

2018

2016

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