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K. Loy Dr. Kristina Loy

Kristina worked with us in 2019 on redox biology and tubulin stabilisers. Best of luck in your next steps!
Y. Wainman Dr. Yelena Wainman

Yelena joined in 2016 and co-led the CytoSwitch project from 2017, seeing the project and the group grow enormously. Thank you and we wish you all the best in your next steps!
F. Ermer Franziska Ermer

Franzi was with us from 2018-2019 researching anti-angiogenic and in vivo applications of tubulin inhibitors, and is now in private practice. All the best, Franzi!
S. Rieth Sonja Rieth, MSc

Sonja took her M.Sc with us in 2018-2019, synthesising new pharmacophores for topoisomerase inhibitors. Well done Sonja, go get 'em!
K. Panczyk Kasia Panczyk, MSc

Kasia was a DAAD scholar with us in 2018-2019, synthesising new scaffolds and photoswitches for TRP channels. Great work Kasia and all the best back in Krakow!
M. Fütterer Dr. Marina Fütterer

Marina postdoc'd with us in 2017-2019 on in vivo biology & histology experiments in the NanoCapture project, and is now a high-flying consultant in the Life Sciences. Go for it Marina!
D. Mangelberger Dr. Doris Mangelberger

Doris postdoc'd with us in 2017-2018 preparing our in vivo assay program for photoswitchable tubulin inhibitors in mouse tumour models. She now works at MorphoSys as a toxicologist. All the best, Doris!
M. Borowiak Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak

Malgorzata postdoc'ed in the Group from 2017-2018 in cell and molecular biology, evaluating photoswitchable cytotoxins, and now works in a pharmaceutical firm in Krakow.
C. Donau Carsten Donau

Carsten took his M.Sc with us in 2017-2018, synthesising photoswitchable scaffolds for DNA binders and for manipulating cell structures. Great work Carsten, go for it!

Interns and Bachelors

F. Heck Fabian Heck

Fabian did his F-Praktikum with Alex in 2019 synthesising cruel and unusual tubulin inhibitors.
R. Shah Ruchira Shah, MSc

Ruchira joined us from the University of Pune as a CeNS Scholar from 2018.10-2019.03, working on topoisomerase inhibitor biology.
F. Kiss Ferdinand Kiss

Ferdi joined Li for an F-Praktikum on topoisomerase inhibitors and exploring isomerisation pathways in 2018.
R. Saeb Rakan Saeb

Rakan BSc'd and interned with Li for over half a year in 2018-2019, on topoisomerase inhibitors and crystallising anything that can crystallise.
S. Novosedlik Sebastian Novosedlik

Sebastian did an F-Praktikum with Alexander in 2018, synthesising water-soluble photoswitches.
N. Hamou & N. Özyürek Nesrin Hamou & Nurunnisa Özyürek

Nesrin & Nurunnisa joined Adrian in 2018 for F-Praktika synthesising twisted and cyclic azobenzenes (Figure 1, blue structure). Congrats on the great wrap-up to your experiments!
Kati Scherr, Christina Wichmann, Marc Wegert Kati, Chrissie and Marc did chemistry internships over spring 2018: Chrissie on redox triggers, Marc on photoswitchable tubulin inhibitors, and Kati on topoisomerase inhibitors; Marc also came back in autumn for scaleups. All the best in your future adventures, folks!
K. Scherr C. Wichmann M. Wegert
R. Sachsse Ruben Sachsse

Ruben joined us in 2018 for a BSc thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology, evaluating the biological mechanisms of some photoswitchable toxins.
J. Habdank Jonas Habdank

Jonas joined us in 2018 for a BSc thesis in Chemistry, synthesising photoswitchable cytotoxins.
N. Peters Niklas Peters

Niklas did a great mol bio internship in 2017 on mechanistic evaluations of our topoisomerase-targeting compounds. Go get'em Niklas!
2017 chem interns Andrea Stegner, Kristina Krauskopf, Beccy Bechtel
Andrea, Kristina and Beccy worked extensively (and very successfully!) with us on the synthesis of photoswitchable toxins in 2016-2017. Kristina went on to PhD studies with K. Lang at TUM; Andrea went to Princeton with A. Doyle.
intern alumni Quillian Hochhauser
Quills researched his BSc Thesis with us in 2017 breaking into our topic on click chemistry approaches to reactive inhibitors.

Sandra Schmidt
Sandra researched her BSc Thesis with us in 2016 synthesising heterocyclic tubulin inhibitors.