GDCh-Preis für Biokatalyse

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Dr. Nadine Zumbrägel

Frau Dr. Nadine Zumbrägel erhielt als erste Preisträgerin den GDCh-Preis für Biokatalyse 2020. Die GDCh würdigt damit ihre hervorragende Arbeit, die es ermöglichte, Biokatalyse in die Synthese von Heterocyclen zu integrieren.

Profile
Scientist with a strong focus on biocatalysis for the development of sustainable synthetic routes. I have experience in the field of catalyst design, reaction optimization, process development as well as establishment of chemoenzymatic (one-pot) cascades.


Professional experience
since 05.2020 Scientist / Project leader Biotransformation at Bayer AG
Project lead with focus on screening of industrial relevant biotransformation processes and enzyme discovery


04.2019 – 04.2020 Postdoctoral Researcher Biotransformation at Bayer AG
Project lead with focus on the development of industrial relevant biotransformation processes from screening and optimization to process development


11.2014 – 12.2014 Industrial internship at imusyn GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover with focus on biotechnology and Design of Experiments


Academic career
10.2015 – 02.2019 Doctoral thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) in biocatalysis/organic synthesis in the workgroup of Prof. Dr. Harald Gröger at Bielefeld University with focus on biocatalysis, preparative organic synthesis, biochemistry and process development (summa cum laude)


10.2017 – 12.2017 Research stay in the workgroup of Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Sasai at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research at Osaka University in Japan with focus on vanadium catalysis


10.2013 – 08.2015 Studies M. Sc. Biochemistry at Hannover Medical School (final grade: 1.4)
Master thesis in the lab of Prof. Dr. Matthias Preller (MHH) with focus on preparative organic synthesis of biologically active compounds and structure-activity-studies


10.2010 – 08.2013 Studies B. Sc. Biochemistry at Leibniz University Hannover (final grade: 1.1)
Bachelor thesis in the lab of Dr. Tanja Arndt (MHH) with focus on biochemistry

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