University Stuttgart, Germany
Albert Jeltsch completed his PhD working on the mechanism of restriction endonucleases at University of Hannover in 1994. Afterwards, he started to study DNA methyltransferases at Justus-Liebig University Giessen and at Jacobs University Bremen. Since 2011, he is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University Stuttgart. He received the Gerhard-Hess award (DFG) and BioFuture award (BMBF). He has long standing expertise in Biochemical study of DNA and protein methyltransferases, methyl lysine reading domains and in rational and evolutionary protein design. His work has been published in more than 250 publications in peer reviewed journals and he is in the editorial boards of several journals.