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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RSEQ Young Group Leader Award 2020

Thrilled of receiving the 2020 Young Group Leader Award from the Royal Spanish Chemical Society (RSEQ) Thanks to all my supervisors and mentors, and especially thank you to my team and students at Marburg University. They do the magic! Better times will come to celebrate together!

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ChemMedChem Accepted!

Our TRR81 lockdown paper is online! We review the fetal hemoglobin repression network focused on epigenetic repressors that could be targeted by PROTACs. Excellent teamwork with Sjaak Philipsen. Kudos to Thijs & Marco! You can find this article in the Chemical Epigenetics Issue.

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BODIPY-Tetrazine Peptides

We are thrilled to share our new paper in Chemistry—An European Journal. We have implemented a peptide‐based platform to prepare, and confine bioorthogonally activatable BODIPY-tetrazine photosensitizers. Check out our cytoplasmic membrane derivative, quite impressive! Congrats to Greta, you rock!

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Top 10% Most Downloaded Paper!

As Whitesides said “Interesting & unpublished is equivalent to non-existent”. We believe that published & unread does not make it any better. We publish to share our findings and achieve a collective advancement in science. Therefore, we are thrilled that our work on photoswitchable protein-protein interaction (PPI) modulators belongs to the 2019 top downloaded ChemBioChem […]

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Our ChemBio Course Is Published in J. Chem. Educ.

We describe an integrative chemical biology course focused on epigenetics. We strive to bring research culture to chemistry and biology Master’ s students. This article represents our compromise to become a teaching scholar as well as the courage to step out of our comfort zone. Touching teaching paper for us! Visit naughtee.net. We hope this […]

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DFG Project Funded!

Our DFG project to control epigenetic states via light-triggered modulators of protein-protein interactions is funded! New PhD position coming soon.

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2020 European Prize of the RSEQ Chemical Biology Division

It is an honour to be awarded as the 2020 Best European Young Researcher in Chemical Biology! It was quite an “in situ” surprise!! Thank you to all who made it possible, in particular, mentors, students (Bene, Lea, Greta & Lei), family and friends, especially those from The Marketing Heaven who enabled the voice of […]

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UnXmas Party!!

First 2020 Party!! The students do not stop surprising us with their great ideas! This year amusement program: let’s paint together! Amazing team work!Check the final version out! Besides, Doktormutti heat changing mug!! Thank you everybody, it was fun!

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