Welcome to the Bornscheuer group!

Our major research target is the development of tailor-made biocatalysts suitable for industrial applications.
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Overview of research activities:

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We have just published a research article in the journal "Nature Chem."

Michael Fibinger (#50 !) has just finished his PhD!

Uwe Bornscheuer has published a "Perspectives" contribution in the journal "Science"

Uwe Bornscheuer has published a "News&Views" article in the journal "Nature Chem. Biol."

Uwe Bornscheuer has published his 25th contribution (an Editorial) in the top chemistry journal "Angew. Chem. Int. Ed."

Uwe Bornscheuer has received the "Stephen S. Chang Award" of the Am. Oil. Chem. Soc. (AOCS).

Our paper on the discovery of (R)-selective amine transaminases has been highlighted as "Best Design Concept" by Nat. Chem. Biol.

Author profile:

An author profile about Uwe Bornscheuer has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Prof. Dr. Uwe Bornscheuer
Institute of Biochemistry
Dept. of Biotechnology & Enzyme Catalysis
Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 4
D-17487 Greifswald/ Germany

+49 (0)3834-86-4367
+49 (0)3834-86-4391 (Secr.)
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