Pharmaceutical Biology

Dr. Yvonne Schmidt, licensed Pharmacist

PhD student from 01/2009 - 02/2013
PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2013: Investigations on the structure, biosynthesis and biology of antibacterial cyclic lipopeptides

Dr. Ghazaleh Jahanshah, Microbiologist

PhD student from 10/2012 - 09/2016
PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2016: Genome-driven search for Pseudomonas lipopeptides with special consideration of silent gene clusters
(generously supported by a 4 year DAAD PhD-scholarship)

PostDoc from 05/2017 - 12/2019

Dr. Judith Bauer, Food Chemist

PhD student from 10/2012 - 11/2016
PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2016: Genome mining for acetate-based bacterial secondary metabolites

Judith Bauer´s work was honored in 2017 with the ´PhD Award of the University of Tübingen´ (see picture) !

Dr. Norbert Kirchner, licensed Pharmacist

PhD student from 11/2012 - 12/2016
PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2016: Genome-driven investigation of NRPS-based peptides

Dr. Henrike Miess, Chemist

PhD student from 10/2012 – 03/2017

PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2017: Genome mining for guanidine-containing antimicrobial lipopeptides and studies on their biosynthesis

Dr. Julia Chen (née Paterson), Chemist

PhD student from 11/2012 – 04/2018

PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2018: Genome-driven investigation and isolation of NRPS-derived siderophores

Dr. Anina Buchmann, Biotechnologist

PhD student from 03/2014 – 08/2018

PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2018:  Biosynthesis of the Immunosuppressant Brasilicardin: Heterologous Expression, Molecular Investigations of the Gene Cluster and Mutasynthesis Studies

Anina´s work was honored in July 2018 with the ´Student Travel Award´ of The American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) (see picture) !

Dr. Andri Frediansyah, Biologist

PhD student from 05/2017 - 09/2020


PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology 2020: Genome-driven Search of Natural Products from Gram-negative Bacteria.