University Stuttgart, Germany
Albert Jeltsch finished his PhD on Restriction Endonucleases at University Hannover in 1994. Afterwards, he started working on DNA Methyltransferases at Justus-Liebig University Giessen and at the Jacobs University Bremen. Since 2011, he is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University Stuttgart. He is the recipient of the Gerhard-Hess award (DFG) and BioFuture award (BMBF). He has long standing expertise in the biochemical study of DNA and protein methyltransferases, methyl lysine reading domains and in rational and evolutionary protein design. His work has been published in >200 publications in peer reviewed journals and is in the editorial boards of several journals.