ACS Central Science – Accepted!!!

An advanced Xmas present! Our Conformationally Strained Visible light Photoswitches (CS-VIPs) are genuine binary functional switches that enable hematopoisis photocontrol in zebrafish by releasing the chromatin modifier MLL1. An heroic mutidisciplinary effort in pandemic times!! We made it, Lea! Thank you everybody.

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3G Xmas Celebration

We came together for having an end of year celebration! Enjoying home-made food, exchanging personalised gifts, drinking Feuerzangenbowle, and celebrating in a covid-safe environment. Amazing amusement program from our students! Thank you! May this season be full of light & laughter!!

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New Patent Filed – Stay Tuned

In the context of our  6-TramTO-3, we have recently filed a patent (EP21192451.9) to extend the potential of our toolbox for multi-resistant bacteria labelling without genetic modification. More news coming soon!

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Ars Legendi-Fakultätenpreis

Olalla has been awarded with the 2021 Ars Legendi Fakultätenpreis in the category of Chemistry. This award recognises Excellence in University Teaching, and, in particular, Olalla’s implementation of an innovative course for chemist and biologists: A Chemical Biology Approach to Epigenetics. In this context she aims to bring the students the real picture of research. […]

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2021 GDCh MedChem PhD Awardee

Bene has been awarded with the German MedChem PhD Prize by the German Chemical Society (GDCh). What a milestone Dr. Heinrich!!! We miss you in Marburg.

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PNAs enable miR-155 inhibition in macrophages

We achieve manipulation of primary cells without compromising viability by PNA-conjugates. Check our RNA Biology paper of Greta. Congrats, Greta! Well-deserved! Excellent collaboration with Schulte’s Lab.

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PLOS Genetics Paper Is Out!!

It is a great pleasure to contribute to this brilliant story of Jonathan Lenz & Alexander Brehm. Exciting science arises from our collaborative TRR81 Chromatin Changes in Differentiation and Malignancies

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New Doctor in House!! Oh, Yeah!!

“Chemistry is even not close to what Nature does” Lea Albert. However, you are catching on, Lea! New Doctor at Marburg University. Excellent work on photoswitchable peptides as tools for light-controlled modulation of epigenetic protein complexes. The best is about to come. Keep looking! Updated pandemic photo too.

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Promoted – Professor of Chemical Biology

It is only a crazy dream until you we do it! TENURED!!! Promotion to Associated Professor of Chemical Biology at Marburg University at Marburg University from January 2021. What a ride! Thanks everybody, in particular my PhD students: Bene, Lea, Greta, Lei and Marco. Dream crazier!!!

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