Prof. Dr. Michael Gütschow University of Bonn, Germany1 Talk
Prof. Dr. Gütschow: Michael Gütschow studied Biochemistry at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He received his PhD in pharmaceutical Chemistry in 1987 under the supervision of Prof. Günther Wagner. Until 1993, he was working as Scientific Assistant at the Department of Biosciences at the University of Leipzig. In 1993, he... read morebecame a Postdoc at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Atlanta, for one year with Prof. James C. Powers. In 1998 he received his Habilitation at the University of Leipzig, Pharmaceutical Institute, in the field of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He held several short visiting fellowships, for example at the Friedrich-Miescher-Institute Basel, and Novartis Basel, Switzerland. Since 2001 he is Professor for Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Bonn. He holds the position of head of the Department of Pharmacy and was Director of the Pharmaceutical Institute. His research interests includes the design of inhibitors and activity-based probes for cysteine and serine proteases, development of PROTACs, synthesis of bioactive heterocycles, peptidic and peptidomimetic drugs, and the biochemistry of enzyme-drug interactions. He published more than 270 papers to the scientific topics mentioned.