Deutsch Intern
    Institute of Organic Chemistry
    Moritz Dechant

    For the third time in only 13 months, the PhD candidate from the Lehmann group has been awarded a poster prize at an international conference. This time in Kyoto, Japan.

    Gerhard Bringmann beim Zeichnen komplizierter chmischer Formeln

    The University of Pretoria has awarded the professor from Würzburg and President of the Scholarship Program BEBUC an Extraordinary Professorship. It is intended to intensify the already most fruitful collaboration between the South‐African University, the German NGO Förderverein Uni Kinshasa e.V. (fUNIKIN), and the University of Würzburg.

    Siegfried Hünig, Cynthia Burrows, Claudia Höbartner

    The Siegfried Hünig Lecture, this year presented by Professor Cynthia Burrows, once again demonstrated the importance of interdisciplinary research and an open scientific mind.

    Die Oberfläche des Enzyms Levansucrase wurde so umgestaltet, dass es Zuckerpolymere entstehen lassen kann. (Bild: AK Seibel)

    The Seibel group has modified the enzyme levansucrase using a new method. The enzyme can now produce sugar polymers that are exciting for applications in the food industry and medicine.

    Professor Frank Würthner

    Frank Würthner has been awarded an Advanced Grant of the European Research Council worth EUR 2.5 million. He wants to use the money to push the conversion of solar energy to fuel.

    Prof. Dr. Frank Würthner

    The Institute of Chemistry of the Academia Sinica in Taiwan honors Frank Würthner, nominating him as the recipient of the “Ta-shue Chou Lectureship Award” and inviting him to Taipeh.

    Prof. Dr. Claudia Höbartner

    Claudia Höbartner, since July 2017 Chair of Organic Chemistry I at the University of Würzburg, explores the blueprint of life – the nucleic acids DNA and RNA.