Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim

Prof. Dr. Dr. Herbert Waldmann

Professor Herbert Waldmann received the Liebig-Denkmünze 2020 in recognition of his outstanding work in the field of chemical biology.

11 June 1957 born in Neuwied, Rhein

1976‐1985: Studied chemistry at the University of Mainz. Received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1985 under the guidance of Prof. H. Kunz

1985‐1986: Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1986‐1991: Habilitation at the University of Mainz. Obtained tenure in 1991

1991: Appointment as Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Bonn

1993: Appointment as Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe

1999: Appointment as Director at the Max‐Planck‐Institute of Molecular Physiology Dortmund, Department of Chemical Biology and as Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Dortmund

2005 to date: Head of the Chemical Genomics Center of the Max Planck Gesellschaft

2007‐2008: Managing Director of the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (“caesar”), Bonn

2014: Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h. c.) bestowed by Leiden University, NL