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Hans-Achim Wagenknecht

Prof. Dr. Hans-Achim Wagenknecht

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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Organische Chemie
Fritz-Haber-Weg 6
Campus Süd
Geb. 30.42
76131 Karlsruhe
Deutschland

 



Curriculum Vitae

 

About me:

 

 
Name: Hans-Achim Wagenknecht
 
Academic degree: Prof. Dr.
Birthday: 1968 in Pforzheim
Familiary status : married with Jutta Wagenknecht, 2 children
   

School education :

 

   
09/75 - 08/79 Basic school Offenburg-Windschläg    
09/79 - 08/88 Schillergymnasium Offenburg
05/88 General certificate (Allgemeine Hochschulreife, Note 1.1)    
     

Scientific education:

 

   
10/89 - 08/91 Basic studies of Chemistry, University Freiburg i. Br., Germany    
08/91 Prediploma (with excellent rating)    
10/91 - 06/94 Main studies of Chemistry with focus on Biochemistry    
07/94 - 04/95 Diploma work, Prof.Dr. Jochen Lehmann
Synthesis of unusual glycoside analogs as competitive inhibitors of glycosidases
05/95 Diploma (with excellent rating)    
08/95 - 05/98 Dissertation, Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Woggon
Institute for Organic Chemistry, University Basel, Switzerland

Chloroperoxidase - Synthesis of enzyme models and identification of intermediates of the
catalytic cycle

05/98 Promotion (summa cum laude)    
09/98 - 08/00 Postdoctorate, Prof. Dr. Jacqueline K. Barton
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Synthesis of DNA-peptide- and DNA-metal complex-conjugates
Modulation of charge transfer in DNA through bound peptides and proteins
 

Independent research:

 

09/00 - 09/05 Technical University Munich, Germany
Chemistry Department, Prof. Dr. Horst Kessler
12/03 Habilitation
Investigation of charge transfer in DNA by synthetically modified oligonucleotides
02/04 Private Lecturer    

06/05

Calls for professorships at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg and at the University Regensburg    
10/05 - 09/10 Professor for Organic Chemistry, University Regensburg    
since 10/10 Professor for Organic Chemistry (Chair), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)    
04/11 - 09/13 Director, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)    
04/12 - 04/16 Member of panel "Fachforum Chemie", Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft (DFG)     
since 04/15 Speaker of Research Training Group 2039 "Molecular architectures for fluorescent cell imaging"     
       

Industrial experience:

 

   
07/92 - 10/92 Research placement at Ciba-Geigy AG (now Novartis AG), Basel, Switzerland
Dr. Eva Altmann
Synthesis of Ca-alkylated arginine and potential leukotriene D4-antagonists
03/95 - 05/95 Research placement at Ciba-Geigy AG (now Novartis AG), Basel, Switzerland
Dr. Eva Altmann
Synthesis of potential inhibitors of the tyrosie kinase c-Src
       

Awards and awarded fellowships :

 

   
09/98 - 02/99 Postdoctoral fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation
03/99 - 08/99 Postdoctoral fellowship of the Novartis foundation    
09/99 - 02/00 Postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Health    
03/00 - 08/00 Emmy-Noether-fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft    
01/01 Synthesis/Synlett-Journal Award of the Thieme publisher    
12/03 Award of the Dr.-Otto-Röhm-Gedächtnisstiftung    
09/04 ORCHEM-Award of the German Chemical Society    
09/05 Bredereck Award for Bioorganic Chemistry    
10/06 Grammaticakis-Neumann Award of the Swiss Chemical Society