Dr. Martin Beck

Dr. Martin Beck

Director

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1977 in Leipzig, Germany. Studies of Biochemistry in Halle/Saale, PhD studies at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, doctorate from the Technical University of Munich (2006), post-doc at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (2006–2009), group leader and senior scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany (2010-2020), Director und Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics (since 2019).

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Journal Article (107)

2024
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Beck, M.; Covino, R.; Hänelt, I.; Müller-McNicoll, M.: Understanding the cell: Future views of structural biology. Cell 187 (3), pp. 545 - 562 (2024)

Journal Article (29)

2024
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Beck, M.; Covino, R.; Hänelt, I.; Müller-McNicoll, M.: Understanding the cell: Future views of structural biology. Cell 187 (3), pp. 545 - 562 (2024)
2023
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Jagtap, P. K. A.; Müller, M.; Kiss, A. E.; Thomae, A. W.; Lapouge, K.; Beck, M.; Becker, P. B.; Hennig, J.: Structural basis of RNA-induced autoregulation of the DExH-type RNA helicase maleless. Molecular Cell 83, pp. 4318 - 4333 (2023)
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Sanchez Carrillo, I. B.; Hoffmann, P. C.; Barff, T.; Beck, M.; Germain, H.: Preparing Arabidopsis thaliana root protoplasts for cryo electron tomography. Frontiers in Plant Science 14, 1261180 (2023)
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Xing, H.; Taniguchi, R.; Khusainov, I.; Kreysing, J. P.; Welsch, S.; Turoňová, B.; Beck, M.: Translation dynamics in human cells visualized at high resolution reveal cancer drug action. Science 381 (6653), pp. 70 - 75 (2023)
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Seidel, M.; Romanov, N.; Obarska-Kosinska, A.; Becker, A.; Trevisan Doimo de Azevedo, N.; Provaznik, J.; Nagaraja, S. R.; Landry, J. J. M.; Benes, V.; Beck, M.: Co-translational binding of importins to nascent proteins. Nature Communications 14, 3418 (2023)
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Castillo Duque de Estrada, N. M.; Thoms, M.; Flemming, D.; Hammaren, H. M.; Buschauer, R.; Ameismeier, M.; Baßler, J.; Beck, M.; Beckmann, R.; Hurt, E.: Structure of nascent 5S RNPs at the crossroad between ribosome assembly and MDM2-p53 pathways. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology (2023)
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Yu, M.; Heidari, M.; Mikhaleva, S.; Tan, P. S.; Mingu, S.; Ruan, H.; Reinkemeier, C. D.; Obarska-Kosinska, A.; Siggel, M.; Beck, M. et al.; Hummer, G.; Lemke, E. A.: Visualizing the disordered nuclear transport machinery in situ. Nature (2023)
2022
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Hammarén, H. M.; Geissen, E.-M.; Potel, C. M.; Beck, M.; Savitski, M. M.: Protein-Peptide Turnover Profiling reveals the order of PTM addition and removal during protein maturation. Nature Communications 13, 7431 (2022)
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Hoffmann, P. C.; Kreysing, J. P.; Khusainov, I.; Tuijtel, M.; Welsch, S.; Beck, M.: Structures of the eukaryotic ribosome and its translational states in situ. Nature Communications 13, 7435 (2022)
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Kafkia, E.; Andres-Pons, A.; Ganter, K.; Seiler, M.; Smith, T. S.; Andrejeva, A.; Jouhten, P.; Pereira, F.; Franco, C.; Kuroshchenkova, A. et al.; Leone, S.; Sawarkar, R.; Boston, R.; Thaventhiran, J.; Zaugg, J. B.; Lilley, K. S.; Lancrin, C.; Beck, M.; Patil, K. R.: Operation of a TCA cycle subnetwork in the mammalian nucleus. Science Advances 8 (35), eabq5206 (2022)
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Mosalaganti, S.; Obarska-Kosinska, A.; Siggel, M.; Taniguchi, R.; Turoňová, B.; Zimmerli, C. E.; Buczak, K.; Schmidt, F. H.; Margiotta, E.; Mackmull, M.-T. et al.; Hagen, W. J. H.; Hummer, G.; Kosinski, J.; Beck, M.: AI-based structure prediction empowers integrative structural analysis of human nuclear pores. Science 376 (6598), eabm9506 (2022)
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Di Fraia, D.; Anitei, M.; Mackmull, M.-T.; Parca, L.; Behrendt, L.; Andres-Pons, A.; Gilmour, D.; Helmer Citterich, M.; Kaether, C.; Beck, M. et al.; Ori, A.: Conserved exchange of paralog proteins during neuronal differentiation. Life science alliance 5 (6), e202201397 (2022)
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Seidel, M.; Becker, A.; Pereira, F.; Landry, J. J. M.; de Azevedo, N. T. D.; Fusco, C. M.; Kaindl, E.; Romanov, N.; Baumbach, J.; Langer, J. D. et al.; Schuman, E. M.; Patil, K. R.; Hummer, G.; Benes, V.; Beck, M.: Co-translational assembly orchestrates competing biogenesis pathways. Nature Communications 13, 1224 (2022)
2021
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Zimmerli, C. E.; Allegretti, M.; Rantos, V.; Goetz, S. K.; Obarska-Kosinska, A.; Zagoriy, I.; Halavatyi, A.; Hummer, G.; Mahamid, J.; Kosinski, J. et al.; Beck, M.: Nuclear pores dilate and constrict in cellulo. Science 374 (6573), eabd9776 (2021)
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Sabinina, V. J.; Hossain, M. J.; Hériché, J.-K.; Hoess, P.; Nijmeijer, B.; Mosalaganti, S.; Kueblbeck, M.; Callegari, A.; Szymborska, A.; Beck, M. et al.; Ries, J.; Ellenberg, J.: Three-dimensional superresolution fluorescence microscopy maps the variable molecular architecture of the nuclear pore complex. Molecular Biology of the Cell 32 (17), pp. 1523 - 1533 (2021)
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Zila, V.; Margiotta, E.; Turoňová, B.; Müller, T. G.; Zimmerli, C. E.; Mattei, S.; Allegretti, M.; Börner, K.; Rada, J.; Müller, B. et al.; Lusic, M.; Kräusslich, H.-G.; Beck, M.: Cone-shaped HIV-1 capsids are transported through intact nuclear pores. Cell 184 (4), pp. 1032 - 1046 (2021)
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Bárcena, M.; Barnes, C. O.; Beck, M.; Bjorkman, P. J.; Canard, B.; Gao, G. F.; Gao, Y.; Hilgenfeld, R.; Hummer, G.; Patwardhan, A. et al.; Santoni, G.; Saphire, E. O.; Schaffitzel, C.; Schendel, S. L.; Smith, J. L.; Thorn, A.; Veesler, D.; Zhang, P.; Zhou, Q.: Structural biology in the fight against COVID-19. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 28 (1), pp. 2 - 7 (2021)
2020
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Allegretti, M.; Zimmerli, C. E.; Rantos, V.; Wilfing, F.; Ronchi, P.; Fung, H. K. H.; Lee, C.-W.; Hagen, W.; Turoňová, B.; Karius, K. et al.; Börmel, M.; Zhang, X.; Müller, C. W.; Schwab, Y.; Mahamid, J.; Pfander, B.; Kosinski, J.; Beck, M.: In-cell architecture of the nuclear pore and snapshots of its turnover. Nature 586 (7831), pp. 796 - 800 (2020)
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Turoňová, B.; Sikora, M.; Schürmann, C.; Hagen, W. J. H.; Welsch, S.; Blanc, F. E. C.; von Bülow, S.; Gecht, M.; Bagola, K.; Hörner, C. et al.; van Zandbergen, G.; Landry, J.; de Azevedo, N. T. D.; Mosalaganti, S.; Schwarz, A.; Covino, R.; Mühlebach, M. D.; Hummer, G.; Krijnse Locker, J.; Beck, M.: In situ structural analysis of SARS-CoV-2 spike reveals flexibility mediated by three hinges. Science 370 (6513), pp. 203 - 208 (2020)
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Buczak, K.; Kirkpatrick, J. M.; Truckenmueller, F.; Santinha, D.; Ferreira, L.; Roessler, S.; Singer, S.; Beck, M.; Ori, A.: Spatially resolved analysis of FFPE tissue proteomes by quantitative mass spectrometry. Nature Protocols 15 (9), pp. 2956 - 2979 (2020)
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Lee, B.-G.; Merkel, F.; Allegretti, M.; Hassler, M.; Cawood, C.; Lecomte, L.; O'Reilly, F. J.; Sinn, L. R.; Gutierrez-Escribano, P.; Kschonsak, M. et al.; Bravo, S.; Nakane, T.; Rappsilber, J.; Aragon, L.; Beck, M.; Löwe, J.; Haering, C. H.: Cryo-EM structures of holo condensin reveal a subunit flip-flop mechanism. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 27 (8), pp. 743 - 751 (2020)
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Turoňová, B.; Hagen, W. J. H.; Obr, M.; Mosalaganti, S.; Beugelink, J. W.; Zimmerli, C. E.; Kräusslich, H.-G.; Beck, M.: Benchmarking tomographic acquisition schemes for high-resolution structural biology. Nature Communications 11, 876 (2020)
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Fürsch, J.; Kammer, K.-M.; Kreft, S. G.; Beck, M.; Stengel, F.: Proteome-Wide Structural Probing of Low-Abundant Protein Interactions by Cross-Linking Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 92 (5), pp. 4016 - 4022 (2020)
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Lee, C.-W.; Wilfling, F.; Ronchi, P.; Allegretti, M.; Mosalaganti, S.; Jentsch, S.; Beck, M.; Pfander, B.: Selective autophagy degrades nuclear pore complexes. Nature Cell Biology 22 (2), pp. 159 - 166 (2020)
2019
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Hampoelz, B.; Schwarz, A.; Ronchi, P.; Bragulat-Teixidor, H.; Tischer, C.; Gaspar, I.; Ephrussi, A.; Schwab, Y.; Beck, M.: Nuclear Pores Assemble from Nucleoporin Condensates During Oogenesis. Cell 179 (3), pp. 671 - 686.e17 (2019)
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Schwarz, A.; Beck, M.: The Benefits of Cotranslational Assembly: A Structural Perspective. Trends in Cell Biology 29 (10), pp. 791 - 803 (2019)
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Holzer, K.; Ori, A.; Cooke, A.; Dauch, D.; Drucker, E.; Riemenschneider, P.; Andres-Pons, A.; DiGuilio, A. L.; Mackmull, M.-T.; Baßler, J. et al.; Roessler, S.; Breuhahn, K.; Zender, L.; Glavy, J. S.; Dombrowski, F.; Hurt, E.; Schirmacher, P.; Beck, M.; Singer, S.: Nucleoporin Nup155 is part of the p53 network in liver cancer. Nature Communications 10, 2147 (2019)
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Hampoelz, B.; Andres-Pons, A.; Kastritis, P.; Beck, M.: Structure and Assembly of the Nuclear Pore Complex. Annual Review of Biophysics 48, pp. 515 - 536 (2019)
2018
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Kehrer, J.; Kuss, C.; Andres-Pons, A.; Reustle, A.; Dahan, N.; Devos, D.; Kudryashev, M.; Beck, M.; Mair, G. R.; Frischknecht, F.: Nuclear Pore Complex Components in the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium Berghei. Scientific Reports 8, 11249 (2018)
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