Former Lab Members 

MEET OUR MOST RECENT PHDs!!!! 

Erika Diehl, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, PhD student 2017 - 2020 

  • Fulbright PhD Fellow (6 mths stay at Johns Hopkins University)
  • Sibylle Kalkhof-Rose-Stiftung PhD 
  • Fellow TransMED PhD Fellow 
  • Publications with our lab: 

Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2022, accepted 

J. Biol. Chem., 2022, in print

J. Med. Chem., 2021, 64, 16, 12322
Nature Commun., 2021, 12:1444
Chem. Eur. J., 2020,  26(72):17574-17580
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58(11):3640
Structure, 2018, 26(12):1583-1593

Biomol NMR Assign., 2017, 11(2):193-196

Benedikt Goretzki, MSc Chemie, Uni Mainz, PhD student 2016-2020, Postdoc 2021

  • Max Planck Graduate Centre PhD Fellow
  • EMBO Short Term Fellow (3 mths stay at Groningen University)
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Short Term Fellow
  • Publications with our lab: 

Biomol NMR Assign, 2022b, accepted

Biomol NMR Assign2022a, in print
J. Biol. Chem., 2022, in print
Ann. Clin. Transl. Neurol., 2022, in print

J. Mol. Biol., 2021, 166931
Nature Commun., 2021, 12:1444
Biomol NMR Assign., 2020, 14:67–71
Nature Commun., 2019, 10(1):4378
Biol. Chem., 2019, 400(10):1277-1288
Structure, 2018, 26(12):1583-1593

Annika Wagner, Dipl. Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, PhD student 2016-2020, Postdoc 2021

  • Prof. Rochelmayer Stiftung Fellow (5 mths stay at Heidelberg University) 
  • Publications with our lab: 

Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2022b, accepted

Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2022a, 236: 114328 

J. Med. Chem., 2021, 64, 16, 12322
ChemMedChem, 2020, 15(16):1552-1561
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59(31):12669
Molecules, 2020, 25(9):2064
Molecules, 2020,  25(6):1451
Polymer Chem., 2020, 11:551-559
FEBS Lett., 2019, 593(16):2204-2213
J. Med. Chem., 2019, 62(23):10617-10629
Structure, 2019, 27(8):1246-1257
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58(11):3640
Biomol NMR Assign., 2017, 11(2):193-196
J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60(16):6911-6923

Patrick Johé, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, PhD student 2016-2020
(joint with Prof. Schirmeister, Pharmacy, Mainz) 

  • Publications with our lab: 

J. Med. Chem., 2021, 64, 16, 12322
ACS Chem Biol., 2021, 16(4):661–670
J Biol Chem., 2021, 296:100565
Molecules, 2020, 25(9):2064
Molecules, 2020,  25(6):1451
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7(12):1073
JACS, 2016, 138(27):8332-5. 

All former PhD Students and Postdocs

 Annika Wagner (Dipl. Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz), PhD student 2016-2020, Postdoc 2021 

  • Prof. Rochelmayer Stiftung Fellow (5 mths stay at Heidelberg University) 

Publications with our lab: Jung et al (2022) Eur. J. Med. Chem.; Di Chio et al. (2022) Eur. J. Med. Chem., Jung et al. (2021) J. Med. Chem.; Maiorana et al (2020) ChemMedChem; Dietschreit, Wagner et al (2020) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed; Klein et al (2020a) Molecules; Klein et al (2020b) Molecules; Steiert et al (2020) Polymer Chem; von Hammerstein et al (2019) FEBS Lett; Ettari et al (2019) J Med Chem; Viet*, Wagner* et al (2019) Structure; Wagner et al (2019) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.; Wagner et al (2017) Biomol NMR Assign; Preveti et al (2017) J Med Chem 

  • next step: Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs at SSC

 Benedikt Goretzki (MSc Chemie, Uni Mainz), PhD student 2016-2020, Postdoc 2021

  • Max Planck Graduate Centre PhD Fellow
  • EMBO Short Term Fellow (3 mths stay at Groningen University)
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Short Term Fellow (declined)
  • Publications with our lab: Wiedemann et al (2022) Biomol NMR Assign.; Goretzki et al (2022) Biomol. NMR Assign.; Aisenberg et al (2022) J. Biol. Chem.; Taga et al (2022) Ann. Clin. Transl. Neurol.; Goretzki et al. (2021) J. Mol. Biol.; McCray et al (2021) Nature Commun.; Goretzki et al (2020) Biomol NMR Assign; Heiby*, Goretzki* et al (2019) Nature Commun.; Rose-Sperling et al. (2019) Biol. Chem.; Goretzki*, Glogowski* et al (2018) Structure
  • next step: Postdoc at Novartis, Basel (Innovation Postdoc Fellowship) 

Erika Diehl (MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz), PhD student 2017 - 2020 

  • Fulbright PhD Fellow (6 mths stay at Johns Hopkins University)
  • Sibylle Kalkhof-Rose-Stiftung PhD Fellow 
  • TransMED PhD Fellow 
  • Publications with our lab: Jung et al (2022) Eur. J. Med. Chem.; Aisenberg et al (2021) J. Biol. Chem.; Jung et al. (2021) J. Med. Chem.; McCray, Diehl et al (2021) Nature Commun.; Wesenberg, Diehl et al (2020) Chem. Eur. J.; Wagner et al (2019) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.; Goretzki et al (2018) Structure; Wagner, Diehl et al (2017) Biomol NMR Assign
  • next step: Science Coordinator at University Medicine, GU Frankfurt

Patrick Johé (MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz), PhD student 2016-2020 (joint with Prof. Schirmeister, Pharmacy, Mainz) 

  • Publications with our lab: Jung et al. (2021) J. Med. Chem.; Johé et al (2021) ACS Chem Biol; Johé et al (2021) J Biol Chem; Klein*, Johé* et al (2020a) Molecules; Klein et al (2020b) Molecules; Latorre et al (2017) ACS Med Chem Lett; Schirmeister et al (2016) JACS 
  • next step: Scientist at Ascendis Pharma

Franziska von Hammerstein (Dipl. Chemie, Uni Bonn), PhD student 2016-2018 (joint with Prof. Schirmeister, Pharmacy, Mainz)  

  • Gutenberg Academy PhD Fellow (top 25 PhD students every year at JGU Mainz)
  • Publications with our lab: Götz et al (2021) J Phys Chem B; von Hammerstein et al (2019) FEBS Lett.; Millies, von Hammerstein et al. (2019) J. Med. Chem. 

Tina Berger (MSc Molekulare Biotechnologie, TU Darmstadt), PhD student 2015-2018

  • next step: Senior Scientist at PreviPharma

 Nina Glogowski née Christ (PhD Biochemistry, Uni Frankfurt), Postdoc 2015

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Short Term Fellow (3 mths stay at Harvard University)  
  • Publications with our lab: Goretzki*, Glogowski* et al (2018) Structure; Hacker*, Christ* el at (2015) J Biol Chem
  • next step: Lab head at Boehringer-Ingelheim

Master Students

Kira Herwig, MSc Chemische Biologie, Uni Jena, 2021/2022
Nina Jacobs (with AK Schindelin, Würzburg), MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2021
Pauline Schmitt, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020/2021

  •  Publication: Biomol. NMR Assign., 2022b, accepted

Eric Schwegler, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019/2020
Julia Nöth, MSc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2019/2020

Sarah-Ana Mitrovic, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

  • Award for best MSc thesis, Masterpreis der GBM (Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie) 
  • Publication: Biomol. NMR Assign., 2022a, in print

Carolin Dörr, Dipl. Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018/2019

Luca Lauth, MSc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2018/2019

Kerstin Viet, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

  • Publication: Structure, 2019, 27(8):1246-1257 
  • Award for best MSc thesis, Adolf Todt Award 2019, Uni Mainz

Erika Diehl, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2016/2017

Benedikt Goretzki, MSc Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2015/2016

  • Publication: Structure, 2018, 26(12):1583-1593 

Andrea Gellert (joint with AK Schirmeister, Mainz), Dipl. Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2015

Bachelor Students

Sabrina Even, BSc Chemie, Uni Jena, 2022
Vivien Sulimma, BSc Chemie, Uni Jena, 2022
Emma Hücker, BSc Chemie, Uni Jena, 2021
Nadine Rapp, BSc Molekulare Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Julius Pauly, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Dhana Süss, BSc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Isabell Erdmann, BSc Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020

Thea Bruchhardt, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020

Marc Lander, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

Eva Morgenthaler, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

Ilja Gordijenko, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

Moritz Weber, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

Nina Jacobs, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

  • Award for the best Bachelor thesis, Preis des Gutenberg Lehrkollegs für hervorragende studentische Arbeiten, Universität Mainz

Therese Steudter (joint with AK Schirmeister, Mainz), BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Joscha Berger (joint with AK Friedland, Mainz), BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Angelika Harfert, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Axel Guthart, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Ann-Katrin Fuchs, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Pauline Schmitt, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Blanca Bach-Bofill, BSc Biochemie, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, 2017/2018
Daniel Paszek, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2017

Sarah-Ana Mitrovic, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2017

Valentin Waldthausen, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2017

Tina Strauch, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2016

Sarah Chagri, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2016

Melanie Dzulko, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2016

Sabrina Cariglia (joint with AK Schirmeister, Mainz), BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2016

Yvonne Schmitt, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2015

Internships and HiWis

Inam Sapkota, MSc Microbiology, Uni Jena, 2022
Natia Inadze, MSc Biochemie, Uni Jena, 2022
Florian Anderfuhr, MSc Biochemie, Uni Jena, 2021 - present
Nina Jacobs, MSc Biomed. Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2021-2022
Zoe Merz, BSc Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, CA, USA, 2021-present

  • Fulbright Fellow
  • Publication: Biomol NMR Assign., 2022b, accepted 

Emma Hücker, BSc Chemie, Uni Jena, 2021
Jean-Martin Harder, MSc Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020-2021

Pauline Schmitt, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Nina Jacobs, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Thea Bruchhardt, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2020
Julia Nöth, MSc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2019-2020
Sarah-Ana Mitrovic, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

  • Publication: Biomol. NMR Assign., 2022a, in print

Nina Jacobs, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Carolin Dörr, Dipl. Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018-2019

Jakob Silberberg, MSc Biochemie, Uni Frankfurt, 2019
Nicolas Grinberg, Chemistry Major, McGill University, Montréal, Canada, 2019

  • Schull-Yang International Experience Awardee

Eric Schwegler, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019
Joscha Berger (with AK Friedland, Mainz), BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019
Karsten Brudy, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2019

Luca Lauth, MSc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2019
Charlotte Guhl, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz & UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA, 2018

Simon Schneider, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Eric Schwegler, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Hannah Maus, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Blanca Bach, Biochemistry, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, 2017-2018

  • ERASMUS Fellow

Daniel Paszek, BSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Kerstin Viet, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2018

Luca Lauth, Msc Biologie, Uni Mainz, 2017-2018

Carolyn Barnes, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, 2017

  • DAAD-RISE Fellow

Dorothea Winkelvoß, MSc Biochemie, Uni Tübingen, 2017

Sarah Sullivan, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, USA, 2017

  • DAAD-RISE Fellow

Robin Vincent, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, USA, 2017

Marie-Luise Frey, MSc Biomedizinische Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2017

Lisa Kaiser, MSc Molekulare Biotechnologie, Uni Frankfurt, 2016

Benedikt Goretzki, MSc Chemie, Uni Mainz, 2015