Our Awesome Group Members
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|Markus Müller, M.Sc
(M.Sc: Gulder, TUM; Ind: Boehringer-Ingelheim; PhD Ex: Miller, UCB)
Markus joined us for his PhD in 2019, with a background in organic synthesis. He researches photoresponsive TRP channel probes (ACIE), and is pushing the boundaries of chemical probe methods (Boehringer Exploration co-applicant; BaCaTec scholar; Joachim Herz fellow).
email@example.com (NB: hyphen!); C2.028; -77259
|Benedikt Baumgartner, né Winkler, M.Sc
(M.Sc: Schneider, ETH Zürich; Industry: Roche Diagnostics)
Ben joined us in 2019 for a PhD involving photoredox probes and TRP channel modulators (Boehringer-Ingelheim PhD scholar).
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|Lukas Zeisel, M.Sc
(M.Sc: Thorn-Seshold; Industry: Bayer; PhD Ex: Myers, Harvard)
Lukas joined us in 2019 for his MSc, interned at Bayer, then returned for his PhD in 2020 on selenium-based redox prodrugs (Chem, Pat. 1, Pat. 2, NatComm, JACS, PE, Synthesis, ACS Cent Sci). (Römer MSc prize, Lindau scholar, FCI-Kekule PhD scholar, Otto Bayer fellow, CeNS Publication award). email@example.com; C2.028; -77021
|Philipp Mauker, M. Sc
(M.Sc: Thorn-Seshold; Industry: Bayer; PhD Ex: Urano, Tokyo)
Philipp joined us for his MSc in 2019 on controlling cell entry and cell exit. He returned in 2020 for his PhD, and added photochemical tagging methods (Studienstiftung PhD scholar, Joachim Herz fellow).
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|Carina Schmitt, M. Sc
Carina joined us for her OC-F Prak on redox (2020), returned for her MSc in chemical-genetic photocontrol (2021), then started her PhD in 2022 to expand these concepts and bring them together, all while tackling a new element in the TS lineup (Studienstiftung PhD scholar).
email@example.com; C2.028; -77021
|Lucas Dessen Weissenhorn
Lucas joined us from 03.2023 for his MD/PhD thesis on basic and translational redox biology, working at the intersections of chemical probes, cell biology, and disease models for inflammation and ferroptosis (FöFoLe MD/PhD scholar).
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Postdocs and Masters Students
|Dr. Julia Thorn-Seshold, née Ahlfeld
(PhD: Schüller, LMU Hospital; Postdoc: Rothenfusser, LMU Hospital)
Julia joined in 2018 with experience in cell biology and in vivo disease models. She led the BMBF GO-Bio NanoCapture project from 2021, and is the senior scientist in charge of biology in the group (Joachim Herz Fellow, CeNS Investment fund).
email@example.com; C2.084, -77224
|Dr. Martin Reynders
(M.Sc & PhD: Trauner, NYU)
Martin joined us in 2021 with experience in photopharmacology, synthesis and chemical biology. He works on photoswitchable tools for protein control in cells (SPP1926 Young Investigator grant; CeNS Young Investigator award).
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|Dr. Nynke A. Vepřek
(M.Sc & PhD: Trauner, NYU)
Nynke joined us in 05.2022 to postdoc on "the tools for biology that only chemistry can provide" (Zitat Fürstner).
email@example.com; C2.084; -77224
Michaela rejoined us in 07.2022 for her MSc on new bioorthogonal ligations, aiming to exploit them to attach the world's baddest fluorophores she developed in her very dark and successful OC-F-Prak.
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|Dr. Jan Felber
(M.Sc, PhD: Thorn-Seshold; Industry: Bayer; PhD Ex: Cravatt, Scripps)
Jan joined us in 2018 for his MSc, had a stint at Bayer, and returned for his PhD. Jan has developed sulfur redox probes and prodrugs (JACS, NatComm, Chem, Pat.1, Pat.2, JACS Au, ACS Cent Sci). (Römer MSc prize, Studienstiftung PhD scholar, CeNS Innovation prize)
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After completing an excellent Pharma BSc with Philipp in 2021, then a research exchange in Australia supported by a PROSA-LMU scholarship, Julia rejoins us from 06.2022 for her MSc on redox prodrugs for inflammation, and redox-triggered photochemistry.
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