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Peter Uetz, Ph.D.
Peter Uetz

Associate Professor, CSBC, VCU (2011)
Associate Professor, TIGR / JCVI, Rockville, MD (2006-2010)
Assistant Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (2001-2006)
Postdoctoral work at the University of Washington, Seattle (1997-2001)
Ph.D., EMBL and University of Heidelberg, Germany (1993-1997)


Office room: Harris Hall, room 3136
Office phone: (804) 827-4573

Lab room: Trani Center for Life Sciences, 333
Lab Phone: (804) 827-7377

Research interests:

  • protein-protein interaction networks in phage, bacteria, viruses, eukaryotes
  • protein function
  • protein domains
  • bioinformatics of protein networks
  • protein interaction technologies
  • biodiversity and taxonomy

Selected Publications:

  • Blasche S, Mörtl M, Steuber H, Siszler G, Nisa S, Schwarz F, Lavrik I, Gronewold TM, Maskos K, Donnenberg MS, Ullmann D, Uetz P, Kögl M. The E. coli Effector Protein NleF Is a Caspase Inhibitor. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58937
  • Häuser R, Pech M, Kijek J, Yamamoto H, Titz B, Naeve F, Tovchigrechko A, Yamamoto K, Szaflarski W, Takeuchi N, Stellberger T, Diefenbacher ME, Nierhaus KH, Uetz P. (2012) RsfA (YbeB) Proteins Are Conserved Ribosomal Silencing FactorsPLoS Genet. 8 (7): e1002815
  • Rajagopala, S.V. , Casjens, S. & Uetz, P. (2011) The protein interaction map of bacteriophage lambda. BMC Microbiology, 11:213.
  • Chen, Y.C., Rajagopala, S.V., Stellberger, T. & Uetz, P. (2010) Exhaustive Benchmarking of yeast two-hybrid systems. Nature Methods 7 (9): 667-668
  • Fossum E., [15 other authors], Ideker T., Uetz P., Zimmer R. & Haas J. (2009) Evolution and divergence of herpesviral protein interaction networks. PloS Pathogens 5 (9): 00570.
  • Titz B., Rajagopala S.V., Häuser R., Goll J., Wohlbold K., McKevitt M.T., Palzkill T. & Uetz P. (2008) The Binary Protein Interactome of Treponema pallidum - the Syphilis Spirochete. PloS ONE 3(5): e2292.
  • Goll, J.; Rajagopala, S.V.; Shiau, S.C.; Wu, H.; Lamb, B.T. & Uetz, P. (2008) MPIDB: the microbial protein interaction database. Bioinformatics 24: 1743-1744
  • Rajagopala S.V., Titz B., Goll J., Parish J., McKevitt M.T., Palzkill T., Finley R.L. Jr. & Uetz P. (2007) The protein network of bacterial motility. Molecular Systems Biology 3 (128): 1-13 [Faculty of 1000 MUST READ]
  • Uetz P. et al. (2006) Herpesviral Protein Networks and Their Interaction with the Human Proteome.  Science 311: 239-242
  • Titz B., Thomas S., Rajagopala S.V., Chiba T., Ito T. & Uetz P. (2006) Transcriptional activators in yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 34 (3): 955-967
  • Sharan R., Suthram S., Kelley R.M., Kuhn T., McCuine S., Uetz P. Sittler T., Karp R.M. & Ideker T. (2005) Conserved Patterns of Protein Interaction in Multiple Species. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA 102 (6): 1974–1979
  • Vollert C.S. & Uetz P. (2004) The PX  protein domain interaction network of yeast. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 3: 1053-1064
  • Uetz P. et al. (2000) A comprehensive analysis of protein-protein interactions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature 403: 623-627
  • Schwikowski B., Uetz P. & Fields S. (2000) A network of interacting proteins in yeast. Nature Biotechnology 18 (12): 1257-1261

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Courses currently teaching:
Genome Biology

Positions open:

  • Research Associate/technician
  • Postdoc
  • Graduate student
  • Student helpers/interns/master students


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