Institute of Organic Chemistry

Sebastian N. Wirtz

Curriculum Vitae

 

06/2011

High school graduation from Immanuel-Kant-Gymnasium in Heiligenhaus

03/2015

Bachlor of Science in Business-Chemistry at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

  • Main focus in business studies:
    • Management
    • Marketing
  • Chemistry bachelor thesis:
    • "Zur Reaktion von Natriummethansulfonat und Tetrachloridogoldsäure" / About the reaction from sodiummethanesulfonate and tetrachloridoauric acid
    • studies done at the chair of Prof. Dr. Frank

03/2017

Master of Science in Business-Chemistry at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

  • Main focus in business studies:
    • Marketing
  • Chemistry master thesis:
    • "Synthese und photolytische Untersuchung von Dinitro-Schutzgruppen" / Synthesis and photolytical examination of dinitro-protection groups
    • studies done in the group of PD Dr. Klaus Schaper

06/2017

Started dissertation at the chair of Prof. Dr. Grond

  • Subject of studies: Lugdunin-derivatives

Main focus of studies

  • Peptidesynthesis
  • Synthesis of novel amino acid derivatives
  • Natural product research

Publications:

  • Schilling, N. A., Berscheid, A., Schumacher, J., Saur, J. S., Konnerth, M. C., Wirtz, S. N., Beltrán-Beleña, J. M., Zipperer, A., Krismer, B., Peschel, A., Kalbacher, H., Brötz-Oesterhelt, H., Steinem, C. & Grond, S. Synthetic Lugdunin Analogues Reveal Essential Structural Motifs for Antimicrobial Action and Proton Translocation Capability. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., doi:10.1002/anie.201901589.

  • Schilling, N. A., Berscheid, A., Schumacher, J., Saur, J. S., Konnerth, M. C., Wirtz, S. N., Beltrán-Beleña, J. M., Zipperer, A., Krismer, B., Peschel, A., Kalbacher, H., Brötz-Oesterhelt, H., Steinem, C. & Grond, S. Synthetische Analoga zeigen die essentiellen Strukturmotive von Lugdunin und seinen Protonentransport. Angew. Chem., doi:10.1002/ange.201901589.