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Robert Huber
(Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1988) Honorary Professor, Chemistry and Medical Biochemistry
The School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
1972 2005 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Martinsried- Munich Director and Scientific Member
2005 Gastprofessor Universität Duisburg-Essen
2007 Visiting Professor Cardiff University Wales
Employment History
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2018 Crystal structure and mechanism of human carboxypeptidase O: Insights into its specific activity for acidic residues. Garcia-Guerrero, M.C., Garcia-Pardo, J., Berenguer, E., Fernandez-Alvarez, R., Barfi, G.B., Lyons, P.J., Aviles, F.X., Huber, R., Lorenzo, J. and Reverter, D. PNAS 3932-3939
2018 Structures and mechanism of dipeptidyl peptidases 8 and 9, important players in cellular homeostasis and cancer. Ross, B., Krapp, S., Augustin, M., Kiefersauer, R., Arciniega, M., Geiss-Friedlander, R., and Huber, R. PNAS 1437-1445
2013 Frederick Sanger Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 112-114
2012 Structure of the stapled p53 peptide bound to Mdm2 Baek, S., Kutschukian, P. S., Verdine, G. L., Huber, R., Holak, T. A., Lee, K. W., and Popowicz, G. M J. Am. Chem. Soc 134 103-106
1990 The calcium binding sites in human annexin V by crystal structure analysis at 2.0 Å resolution Huber, R., Schneider, M., Mayr, I., Römisch, J. and Paques, E. FEBS Lett. 275 15-21
1990 A structural basis of light energy and electron transfer in biology. (E. Antonini Plenary Lecture) Huber, R. Eur. J. Biochem 187 282-305
1989 Electrostatic interactions in proteins: calculations of the electrostatic term of free energy and the electrostatic potential field." Eur. Biophys Karshikov, A., Engh, R., Bode, W. and Atanasov, B. P. Eur. Biophys. J. 17 287-297
1989 Eine strukturelle Grundlage für die Übertragung von Lichtenergie und Elektronen in der Biologie." Huber, R Angew. Chemie 101 849-81
Research Projects
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title
2016 Panama Science Award, Panama
2017 Cross Commander of Order for Merits to Lithuania
2011 National Medal of the Order ‘Manuel Amador Guerrero’ of the Republic of Panama
1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Other Achievements
Date Title
1972 E.K.-Frey Medal, Gesellschaft für Chirurgie
1977 Otto-Warburg Medal, Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie
2014 Honorary Professor of European University Cyprus
2016 Dr. h. c. Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
2018 Dr. h. c. Jessore University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh