Research Interests

Protein design, (evolution of) protein function, computational biology, minimal protein machineries


Education & Research Experience

Since 2021 PhD student (Biophysics), MPI of Biochemistry, AG Schwille
Since 2020 Research project with Prof. Jürgen Cox, Computational Systems Biochemistry, MPI Biochemistry, in collaboration with Prof. Karsten Specht, University of Bergen, Norway
2019 - 2020                       MD thesis in the Lab of Jürgen Cox, Computational Systems Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
2018 - 2019                    M.Sc. in Bioinformatics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Master thesis in the lab of Prof. Achim Schnaufer and Nick Savill
Since 2015 Medicine student at TUM, Germany



2018 - 2021    Member of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)


Schwille, P., Frohn, B. P.
Hidden protein functions and what they may teach us
Trends in Cell Biol. (2022)

Frohn, B. P., Härtel, T., Cox, J., Schwille, P.
Tracing back variations in archaeal ESCRT-based cell division to protein domain architectures
PLoS ONE (2022)

Nachmias, D., Melnikov, N., Zorea, A., Sharon, M., Yemini, R., De-picchoto, Y., Tsirkas, I., Aharoni, A., Frohn, B.P., Schwille, P., Zarivach, R., Mizrahi, I. and Elia, N.
Asgard ESCRT-III and VPS4 reveal conserved chromatin binding properties of the ESCRT machinery.
ISME Journal (2022)

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