Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. techn.

Ronald Micura

Ronald Micura

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2011

  • Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Innsbruck


Research Areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical biology
  • Biophysics
  • Structural chemistry
  • Biochemistry



Selected Memberships:

  • Referent des Österreichischen Wissenschaftsfonds FWF

Selected Prizes:

  • Novartis-Preis
  • Ignaz L. Lieben-Preis der ÖAW

Selected Publications:

  • Haller, A.; Altman, R. B.; Soulière, M.; Blanchard, S. C.; Micura, R. (2013) Folding and ligand recognition of the TPP riboswitch aptamer at single-molecule resolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 110, S. 4188-4193.
  • Haller, A.; Rieder, U.; Aigner, M.; Blanchard, S. C.; Micura, R. (2011) Conformational capture of the SAM-II riboswitch. Nature Chemical Biology, Bd. 7, S. 393-400.
  • Moroder, H.; Steger, J.; Graber, D.; Fauster, K.; Trappl, K. et al. [..] (2009) Nonhydrolyzable RNA–Peptide Conjugates: A Powerful Advance in the Synthesis of Mimics for 3'-Peptidyl tRNA Termini. Angewandte Chemie, Internat. Edition, Bd. 48, S. 4056-4060.
  • Lang, K.; Erlacher, M.; Wilson, D. N.; Micura, R.; Polacek, N. (2008) The role of 23S rRNA residue A2451 in ribosomal peptide bond synthesis revealed by atomic mutagenesis. Chemistry and Biology, Bd. 15, S. 485-492.
  • Höbartner, C.; Rieder, R.; Kreutz, C.; Puffer, B.; Lang, K. et al. [..] (2005) Syntheses of RNAs with up to 100 nucleotides containing site-specific 2'-Se-methyl labels for use in X-ray crystallography. Journal of the American Chemical Society, Bd. 127, S. 12035-12045.