News & Events
July 19th, 2017
Steffi successfully defended her PhD thesis.
July 11th, 2017
Ula was awarded a poster prize at the Ulm-Erlangen Mini-Symposium on Functional Organic Materials (Ulm 2017).
July 6th, 2017
Nellie was awarded the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry poster prize at the ISMSC (Cambridge 2017).
June 14th, 2017
Stefano successfully defended his PhD thesis.
June 6th, 2017
Congratulations Ula, Stefano, Rüdiger, and Nellie!
Their paper on the preparation of a triaxial supramolecular weave was accepted to Nature Chemistry.
May 20th, 2017
Tobi's paper on a comparison of tri- and tetrapeptidic catalysts was accepted to Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry.
May 1st, 2017
Andreas joins us as a PhD student after finishing his undergraduate studies at the Technical University of Munich and his Master's thesis with our group.
April 25th, 2017
Carlotta successfully defended her PhD thesis.
April 12th, 2017
Oliver successfully defended his PhD thesis.
April 11th, 2017
Congratulations Jasmine and Christiane!
Their paper on pH-responsive aminoproline-containing collagen triple helices was accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal.
March 1st, 2017
Nina was selected to attend this year's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to chemistry, which takes place from June 25-30 in Lindau, Germany. Her participation at this renowned conference is funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (FNR).
March 1st, 2017
Mattia was awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship for career development. His project (BioMPCat) lies at the interface between chemical biology and catalysis.
Prof. Wennemers was awarded the Inhoffen medal from the Helmoltz Centre for Infection Research.
February 14th, 2017
Tobi's paper on a stereoselective tripeptide catalyst for conjugate addition reactions of acetophenones to dicyanoolefins was accepted for publication in Synlett.
February 1st, 2017
Martina joins us as a PhD student after finishing her undergraduate studies at Siena University and her Master thesis with Daniel Petersen at the University of Copenhagen.
Prof. Wennemers was awarded the 2017 Novartis Chemistry Lectureship at the University of Pennsylvania.
January 1st, 2017
Simon joins us as a PhD student after finishing his Master's degree in our group.
Prof. Wennemers was awarded the Calvin Lecture at the University of California, Berkeley.
Prof. Wennemers was awarded the 2017 Chemical Record Lectureship.
December 1st, 2016
Wolfgang joins us as a postdoc, after finishing his doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. Stephan Sieber at TU München.
November 10th, 2016
Elena's paper on asymmetric synthesis of α-fluoro-γ-nitro thioesters was accepted for publication on Organic Letters.
November 3rd, 2016
Mao joins our group as a postdoc after completing his doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck at the University of Duisburg Essen
October 18th, 2016
Congratulations Philipp and Yvonne!
Philipp and Yvonne's paper on the effect of charge preorganization on the cell-penetrating properties of cationic peptides was accepted by Angewandte Chemie.
October 1st, 2016
Nina was awarded an AFR PhD Fellowship from the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (FNR) for her research on the chemical synthesis of collagen.
September 29th, 2016
Elena was awarded the best oral presentation at IASOC conference 2016.
September 27th, 2016
Elena was awarded a flash oral presentation at the IASOC 2016 on her work on α-Fluorinated monothiomalonates.
September 1st, 2016
Cedric joins us as a PhD student after finishing his undergraduate studies of biology and Master thesis with Jörn Piel at ETH Zurich.
August 15th, 2016
Congratulations Elena, Oliver and Jakub!
Elena, Oliver and Jakub's paper on stereoselective organocatalyzed synthesis of α-Fluorinated β-Amino thioesters was accepted by Angewandte Chemie.
July 31st, 2016
Congratulations Wennemers volleyball team!
On winning the Pharmacup 2016 competition!
July 5th, 2016
Congratulations Jess and Claudio!
Jess and Claudio's paper on structural features of DPro-Pro-Xaa type catalysts was accepted by Peptide Science.
June 23rd, 2016
Matt received an ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship.
May 17th, 2016
Congratulations Wennemers group!
The new Wennemers group website is up and running.
May 9th, 2016
Prof. Wennemers was awarded the Pedler Award 2016 from the Royal Society of Chemistry "for the profound and elegant discovery of small molecules that function like natural macromolecules."
April 6th, 2016
Claudio's paper on peptide-catalyzed 1,4-addition reactions of aldehydes to unprotected maleimides was accepted by Angewandte Chemie.
March 30th, 2016
Stefano's paper on thiol-free tripeptide to control the formation and stabilize noble metal nanoparticles was accepted by Angewandte Chemie and will be highlighted on the front cover.
February 1st, 2016
Mattia joins our group as a Postdoc after completing his doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. Benjamin List at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung.
Michal joins our group as a Postdoc after completing her Ph.D. studies with Prof. Edit Y. Tshuva at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
January 24th, 2016
Jakub's paper on the first enantioselective catalytic aldol reaction with fluoroacetate equivalents was accepted by Nature Chemistry.
January 20th, 2016
Ula's paper on hierarchical supramolecular assemblies by oligoproline-chromophore conjugates was accepted by Chemistry – A European Journal.
January 1st, 2016
Nina joins our group as a PhD student after completing her undergraduate studies in Interdisciplinary Sciences at ETH.
Matt joins our group as a Postdoc after completing his Ph.D. studies with Prof. Dr. Ronald T. Raines at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
December 1st, 2015
Rüdiger joins our group as a Postdoc after completing his doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. Magnus Rueping at RWTH Aachen.