We work on the functional evolution of proteins that interact with the ribosome, and that are involved in antibiotic resistance and response to stress

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Gemma C. Atkinson, Group leader

Viktoriia Murina, post-doc

Biochemistry of antibiotic resistance conferred by Staphylococcus Aureus Vga(A) and other ABCF ATPases

Marje Kasari, post-doc

Screening for inhibitors of Entercoccus faecalis Lsa and other antibiotic resistance ABCF ATPases

Tonu Margus, post-doc

Bioinformatic analyses of yeast ribosome profiling data to understand the role of enigmatic translation factors

Chayan Kumar Saha, PhD student


Phylogenetic and next generation sequencing analyses of small alarmone synthetases

We collaborate extensively with the lab of Vasili Hauryliuk