Research interests

  • computational chemistry / biology
  • (large scale) structural dynamics
  • electric field effects
  • High-performance computing (HPC)

Research Units in UniSysCat

Dr. Tillmann Utesch
Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP)
Robert-Rössle-Straße 10
13125 Berlin
10623 Berlin
+49 (0)3094062817
+49 (0)3094793199

Publications (selection)

H. Biava, T. Schreiber, S. Katz, J.-S. Völler, M. Stolarski, C. Schulz, N. Michael, N. Budisa, J. Kozuch, T. Utesch, P. Hildebrandt, Long-Range Modulations of the Electric Fields in Proteins, Journal of Physical Chemistry2018, 122, 8330-8342.

J. Kalms, A. Schmidt, S. Frielingsdorf, T. Utesch, G. Gotthard, D. von Stetten, P. van der Linden, A. Royant, M. A. Mroginski, P. Carpentier, O. Lenz, P. Scheerer, Tracking the route of molecular oxygen in O2-toterant membrane-bound [NiFe] hydrogenase, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2018, 115, E2229–E2237.

J. K. Staffa, L. Lorenz, M. Stolarski, D. Murgida, I. Zebger, T. Utesch, J. Kozuch, P. Hildebrandt, Determination of the Local Electric Field at Au/SAM Interfaces Using the Vibrational Stark Effect, Journal of Physical Chemistry C2017, 121, 22274-22285.

M. Horch, T. Utesch, P. Hildebrandt, M. A. Mroginski, I. Zebger, Domain motions and electron transfer dynamics in 2Fe-superoxide reductase, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2016, 18, 23053–23066.

N. Heidary, T. Utesch, M. Zerball, M. Horch, D. Millo, J. Fritsch, O. Lenz, R. von Klitzing, P. Hildebrandt, A. Fischer, M. A. Mroginski, I. Zebger, Orientation-controlled electrocatalytic efficiency of an adsorbed oxygen-tolerant hydrogenase, PLoS ONE 2015, 10, e0143101.

K. Hobiger, T. Utesch, G. Seebohm, M. A. Mroginski, T. Friedrich, Computational and functional analysis of the linker pivot in Ci-VSP: the key to unlock catalysis, PLoS ONE 2013, 8, e70272.

T. Utesch, D. Millo, M. A. Castro, P. Hildebrandt, I. Zebger, M. A. Mroginski, Effect of the protonation degree of a self-assembled monolayer on the immobilization dynamics of a standard [NiFe] hydrogenase, Langmuir2013, 29, 673-682.

T. Utesch, M. Sezer, I. M. Weidinger, M. A. Mroginski, Adsorption of Sulfite Oxidase on Self-Assembled Monolayers from Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Langmuir2012, 28, 5761-5769.

G. Schkolnik, T. Utesch, K. Tenger, D. Millo, A. Kranich, I. Zebger, C. Schulz, L. Zimányi, G. Rákhely, M. A. Mroginski, P. Hildebrandt, Mapping local electric fields in proteins at biomimetic interfaces, Chemical Communications 2012, 48, 70–72.

T. Utesch, and M. A. Mroginki, Three-Dimensional Structural Model of Chicken Liver Sulfite Oxidase in its Activated Form, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters2010, 1, 2159-2164.