PD Dr. biol. hom. Sebastian Peter Galuska

+49 38208 68 752
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Reproductive Biology
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Glycobiology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Immunology
  • Glycoanalytic

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2020: Head of the Glycobiology Unit at the Institute of Reproductive Biology, Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany
  • 2016–2020: Junior Group Leader at the Institute of Reproductive Biology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany
  • 2012–2016: Junior Group leader at the Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty of the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
  • 2008–2012: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty of the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
  • 2008: Dr. in human biology, Dr. biol. hom.
  • 2003–2008: PhD student at the Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty of the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
  • 2003: Dipl. Ing. in Biotechnology
  • 1999–2003: Studies in Biotechnology at the University of applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg (THM), Germany, Germany

Teaching

since 2005: Different practical courses, seminars and lectures in the disciplines of biology and biochemistry in the Medical Faculty as well as in the Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science at the Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Publications

Galuska, S. P.; Galuska, C.E.; Tharmalingam, T; Zlatina, K.; Prem, G.; Husejnov, F.C.O.; Rudd, P.M.; Vann, W.F.; Reid, C.; Vionnet, J.; Gallagher, M.E.; Carrington, F.A.; Hassett, S.L.; Carrington, S.D. (2017):
In vitro generation of polysialylated cervical mucins by bacterial polysialyltransferases to counteract cytotoxicity of extracellular histones. FEBS J 284 (11): 1688-1699
https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/febs.14073
Chan, K.H.; Galuska, S. P.; Kudipudi, P.K.; Riaz, M.A.; Loveland, K.L.; Konrad, L. (2017):
Signaling by TGF-betas in tubule cultures of adult rat testis. Am J Transl Res 9 (3): 1173-1182
Galuska, C.E.; Dambon, J.; Kühnle, A.; Bornhöfft, K.; Prem, G.; Zlatina, K.; Lütteke, T.; Galuska, S. P. (2017):
Artificial polysialic acid chains as sialidase-resistant molecular-anchors to accumulate particles on neutrophil extracellular traps. Front Immunol 8: 1229, 1-10
https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2017.01229
Zlatina, K.; Lütteke, T.; Galuska, S. P. (2017):
Individual impact of distinct polysialic acid chain lengths on the cytotoxicity of histone H1, H2A, H2B, H3 und H4. POLYMERS-BASEL 9 (12): 720, 1-13
https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym9120720
Kallolimath, S.; Castilho, A.; Strasser, R.; Grünwald-Gruber, C.; Altmann, F.; Strubl, S.; Galuska, C. E.; Zlatina, K.; Galuska, S. P.; Werner, S.; Thiesler, H.; Werneburg, S.; Hildebrandt, T.; Gerardy-Schahn, R.; Steinkellner, H. (2016):
Engineering of complex protein sialylation in plants. P Natl Acad Sci USA 113 (34): 9498-9503
https://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1604371113
Khosravi, F.; Michel, V.; Galuska, C. E.; Bhushan, S.; Christian, P.; Schuppe, H.C.; Pilatz, A.; Galuska, S. P.; Meinhardt, A. (2016):
Desialylation of spermatozoa and epithelial cell glycocalyx is a consequence of bacterial infection of the epididymis. J Biol Chem 291 (34): 17717-17726
https://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M116.718072
Zhang, R.; Loers, G.; Schachner, M.; Boelens, R.; Wienk, H.; Siebert, S.; Eckert, T.; Kraan, S.; Rojas-Macias, M.; Lütteke, T.; Galuska, S. P.; Scheidig, A.; Petridis, A.; Liang, S.; Billeter, M.; Schauer, R.; Steinmeyer, J.; Schröder, J.J.; Siebert, H. (2016):
Molecular basis of the receptor interactions of polysialic acid (polySia), polySia mimetics, and sulfated polysaccharides. ChemMedChem 11 (9): 990-1002
https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cmdc.201500609