Joel Benjamin Heim

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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken bygg D - plan 3 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1137 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)

Academic interests

  • Biochemistry
  • Structure-guided drug discovery
  • X-ray crystallography

Background

  • 2015 – 2019: PhD candidate at the Department of Chemistry , University of Oslo
    Thesis: “Pulling the “sweet tooth” of bacterial toxins – An investigation using X-ray crystallography and carbohydrate interaction analysis”, supervised by Ute Krengel

  • 2012 – 2015: Master in Biochemistry (M. Sc.), University Tübingen
    Thesis: “Focal Adhesion Kinase: Role of Tyrosine 397 for Development and Epidermal Homeostasis”, supervised by Alexander Meves, M.D. (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN)

  • 2009 – 2012: Bachelor in Biochemistry (B. Sc.), University Tübingen

 

 

Publications

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  • Heim, Joel Benjamin (2020). Inhibitor development for Mpro, the main protease of SARS-CoV-2.
  • Heim, Joel Benjamin; Kersten, Flore Marie Colette; Cunha, Eva & Luecke, Hartmut (2020). Survival in acidic environments – Structure and mechanism of bacterial urea channels.
  • Kersten, Flore Marie C & Heim, Joel Benjamin (2020). Structural characterization of urea channels and their role in infectious diseases.
  • Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth; Heim, Joel Benjamin & Krengel, Ute (2019). Cholera blood group association elucidated with synchrotron radiation.
  • Heim, Joel Benjamin (2019). Pulling the “sweet tooth” of bacterial toxins – An investigation using X-ray crystallography and carbohydrate interaction analysis. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.. 2089.
  • Heim, Joel Benjamin (2019). Targeting a key enzyme in the toxin biosynthesis of flesh-eating mycobacteria.
  • Heim, Joel Benjamin; Teter, Kenneth & Krengel, Ute (2018). Towards the molecular basis for the differential toxicity of cholera toxin and heat-labile enterotoxin.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin; Teter, Kenneth & Krengel, Ute (2017). Molecular interactions of cholera toxin – working with unstable proteins and complexes.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin; Teter, Kenneth & Krengel, Ute (2017). Molecular interactions of cholera toxin – working with unstable proteins and complexes.
  • Tveitan, Siri Luise; Heim, Joël Benjamin & Krengel, Ute (2017). Structural Studies on Cholera.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin (2016). Bacterial toxins.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin (2016). Cholera - new medicine.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin; Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth & Krengel, Ute (2016). Cholera blood-group dependence and role of secretor status.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin; Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth & Krengel, Ute (2016). Cholera blood-group dependence and role of secretor status.
  • Heim, Joël Benjamin; Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth & Krengel, Ute (2016). How does blood group secretor status protect from cholera intoxication? – Structure and interaction analysis of carbohydrate binding.
  • Tveitan, Siri Luise; Heim, Joël Benjamin & Krengel, Ute (2016). Cholera under the Molecular Microscope.
  • Tveitan, Siri Luise; Heim, Joël Benjamin & Krengel, Ute (2016). Cholera under the Molecular Microscope.

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Published Oct. 3, 2019 11:29 AM - Last modified Jan. 27, 2020 2:37 PM