Dr. Said Rabbani

Senior Research Associate

Office phone
+41 (0)61 207 15 55
Office fax
+41 (0)61 207 15 52

Said Rabbani graduated in Biology at the University of Nancy, France in 1993. In 1997 he completed his Ph.D. thesis at the department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany (DAAD-Fellow). Thereafter Said received a research visitor position by the Europeen Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) at the department of Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Seville, Spain.
In 1998 he joined the group of Professor Beat Ernst at the Institute of Molecular Pharmacy, University of Basel as Postdoc-assistant. Ever since 2001 he has held a permanent position as scientific officer (Oberassistent). The main topic of his research is the biochemical and molecular biological characterization of carbohydrate-lectin interactions.

Latest Publications

Navarra, Giulio; Zihlmann, Pascal; Jakob, Roman P.; Stangier, Katia; Preston, Roland C.; Rabbani, SaidSmiesko, Martin; Wagner, Bea; Maier, Timm; Ernst, Beat: Carbohydrate-Lectin Interactions - An Unexpected Contribution to Affinity, in: ChemBioChem 18, 2017, H. 6, S. 539-544. edoc
Pang, Lijuan; Bezençon, Jacqueline; Kleeb, Simon; Rabbani, Said; Sigl, Anja; Smiesko, Martin; Sager, Christoph P; Eris, Deniz; Schwardt, Oliver; Ernst, Beat: FimH antagonists - solubility vs permeability, in: Ratuer, AP; Lindhorst, T; Queneau, Y (Hg.): Carbohydrate Chemistry, 42, London 2017 (= 42), S. 248-273.
Rabbani, Said; Krammer, Eva-Maria; Goedele, Roos; Zalewski, Adam; Preston, Roland; Eid, Sameh; Zihlmann, Pascal; Prévost, Martine; Lensink, Marc F.; Thompson, Andrew; Ernst, Beat; Bouckaert, Julie: Mutation of Tyr137 of the universal Escherichia coli fimbrial adhesin FimH relaxes the tyrosine gate prior to mannose binding, in: IU Cr J 4, 2017, H. Pt 1, S. 7-23. edoc

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