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Björn Windshügel

Adjunct Professor of Computational Drug Discovery
School of Science
Constructor University Bremen gGmbHCampus Ring 6 / 28759 Bremen / Germany
Phone number
+49 421 200-3588
Fax number
+49 421 200-3249
Email Address
JU: Research II, Room 94
Selected Publications

Drug repurposing screen to identify inhibitors of the RNA polymerase (nsp12) and helicase (nsp13) from SARS-CoV-2 replication and transcription complex.

Kuzikov M, Reinshagen J, Wycisk K, Corona A, Esposito F, Malune P, Manelfi C, Iaconis D, Beccari A, Tramontano E, Nowotny M, Windshügel B, Gribbon P, Zaliani A.


Efflux Pump-Binding 4(3-Aminocyclobutyl)Pyrimidin-2-Amines Are Colloidal Aggregators.

Szal T, Chauhan SS, Lewe P, Rachad FZ, Madre M, Paunina L, Witt S, Parthasarathi R, Windshügel B.


Identification of Src as a Therapeutic Target in Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma through Functional Genomic and High-Throughput Drug Screening Approaches.

McCabe NH, Stevenson L, Scanlon E, Douglas R, Kennedy S, Keminer O, Windshügel B, Zisterer D, Kennedy RD, Blayney JK, Turkington RC.


Development and Experimental Validation of Regularized Machine Learning Models Detecting New, Structurally Distinct Activators of PXR.

Hirte S, Burk O, Tahir A, Schwab M, Windshügel B, Kirchmair J.


Structure-based discovery of small molecules improving stability of human broadly-neutralizing anti-HIV antibody 2F5 in plant suspension cells.

Mandal MK, Kronenberger T, Zulka MI, Windshügel B, Schiermeyer A.


Nelfinavir and Its Active Metabolite M8 Are Partial Agonists and Competitive Antagonists of the Human Pregnane X Receptor.

Burk O, Kronenberger T, Keminer O, Lee SML, Schiergens TS, Schwab M, Windshügel B.


LEADS-FRAG: A Benchmark Data Set for Assessment of Fragment Docking Performance.

Chachulski L, Windshügel B.


A tiered high-throughput screening approach for evaluation of estrogen and androgen receptor modulation by environmentally relevant bisphenol A substitutes.

Keminer O, Teigeler M, Kohler M, Wenzel A, Arning J, Kaßner F, Windshügel B, Eilebrecht E.


Activation of Caspase-6 Is Promoted by a Mutant Huntingtin Fragment and Blocked by an Allosteric Inhibitor Compound.

Ehrnhoefer DE, Skotte NH, Reinshagen J, Qiu X, Windshügel B, Jaishankar P, Ladha S, Petina O, Khankischpur M, Nguyen YTN, Caron NS, Razeto A, Meyer Zu Rheda M, Deng Y, Huynh KT, Wittig I, Gribbon P, Renslo AR, Geffken D, Gul S, Hayden MR.


Identification of novel agonists by high-throughput screening and molecular modelling of human constitutive androstane receptor isoform 3.

Keminer O, Windshügel B, Essmann F, Lee SML, Schiergens TS, Schwab M, Burk O.