News

Looking forward to Berlin Science Week!

November 1-10

2020

Vera Meyer (Category Science in the Arts) and Christian Hackenberger (Category Life Science) are nominated for the Falling Walls

5th RTG Seminar

October 6-7

2020

We are excited to meet us again in person!

Invited speakers: Vera Meyer (TU Berlin) and Heiko Möller (Universität Potsdam)

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4th RTG Seminar - 1st Virtual Meeting

May 26

2020

Invited speakers:  Frank Gombert (GPRS, Basel, CH)

4th RTG Seminar - 1st Virtual Meeting

May 26

2020

Invited speakers:  Frank Gombert (GPRS, Basel, CH)

4th RTG Seminar

April 23-24

2020

Invited speakers: Ali Tavassoli (University of Southampton, UK) and Frank Gombert (GPRS, Basel, CH)

Due to Corona crises the seminar is postponed!

1st RTG Retreat

March 2-3

2020

Invited speakers: Christian Becker (Universität Wien, AU) and Dominik Sarma (belyntic, Berlin, GER)

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New publication available

January 31

2020

Congratulations to our RTG student Caroline Knittel and Prof. Suessmuth on the publication A Convergent Total Synthesis of Death Cap Toxin α-Amanitin published in Angew Chem Int Ed Engl.

3rd RTG Seminar

January 23-24

2020

Invited speakers: Sereina Riniker (ETH Zurich, CH) and

Thomas Vorherr (Novartis, Basel, CH)

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Emil-Fischer Memorial Symposium

December 9

2019

Invited speakers: Geert-Jan Boons (Utrecht University), Thomas Carell (LMU München), Yael David (Sloan-Kettering Institute), Samuel Gellman (UW Madison/Wisconsin), Don Hilvert (ETH Zurich), Catherine Jackson (University of Oxford), Yasuhiro Kajihara (Osaka University), Stephen Kent (University of Chicago), Eric Kool (Stanford University), Hermen Overkleeft (Leiden University) and Helma Wennemers (ETH Zurich)

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Challenges in Peptide & Proteins Synthesis-Day

December 6

2019

Invited speakers: Stephen Kent (University of Chicago)

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2nd RTG Seminar

October 24 - 25

2019

Invited speakers: Helge Bode (Universität Frankfurt a.M.) and

Jim Naismith (Rosalind Franklin Insitute, UK)

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New Professor

September 13

2019

Bettina Keller has been appointed professor for Theoretical Chemistry at the Freie Universität Berlin

1st RTG Seminar

June 14

2019

Invited speakers: Virginia Cornish (Columbia University, USA), Barbara Imperiali (Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, USA), Richard Payne (University of Sydney, AUS) and Ralph Schoenleber (Bachem AG, GER)

Launch of SynPepBio

December

2018

TU Berlin is to act as host university of the new Research Training Group (RTG2473/1) “Bioactive Peptides – Innovative Aspects of Synthesis and Biosynthesis”. The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the funding of this new RTG on 9 November 2018. Spokesperson will be Prof. Roderich D. Süssmuth. The RTG will conduct research in the areas of molecular biology, biochemistry, biological chemistry and bioanalytics. The German Research Foundation will provide the RTG with funding of approximately EUR 4.5 million over a period of four and a half years from 1 April 2019 until 30 September 2023. Find out more details in the corresponding press release No. 228/2018 and the TU Intern Issue 12/2018.