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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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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