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Welcome to the Bornscheuer group!

Our major research target is the development of tailor-made biocatalysts suitable for industrial applications.
Please enjoy to explore our web-site to get a more detailed description of the group, its projects, publications and other information. To see our fancy robotic platform, see here
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Our internal wiki-platform can be found here.

Overview of research activities:

Access to biocatalysts

Methods

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(since Nov. 2011)

Enzymes studied

Applications

 

News


Do not miss the conference "Transam 2.0 - Chiral Amines Through (Bio)Catalysis"

This will take place at our Institute. March 04-06 2015, see website.


Uwe Bornscheuer will receive the "Wilhelm-Normann-Medal" of the German Society for Fat Science e.V. (DGF) at the next EuroFedLipid conference in Sept. 2014.


Dr. Johannes Kabisch starts a Junior Research group on "Drop-in Biofuels" funded by the FNR:

Johannes Kabisch (Website, Press release)


Anett Schallmey is now Prof. at the University of Amsterdam at the Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences


Interview with Uwe Bornscheuer published at ChemistryView


We published a review "Engineering the third wave in biocatalysis" in Nature


Two former PhD students are now Junior-Professor:

Robert Kourist (Bochum)

Matthias Höhne (Greifswald)


Author profile:

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


Cluster Partner:

Partner in the 'White Biotechnology' cluster 'Biokatalyse2021' funded by the BMBF.


 

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

Phone:
+49 (0)3834-86-4367
+49 (0)3834-86-4391 (Secr.)
Fax:
+49 (0)3834-86-794367
E-Mail:
uwe.bornscheuer