Prof. Dr. Christa E. Müller University of Bonn, Germany1 Talk
Prof. Dr. Müller: Christa E. Müller is a Full Professor of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-University Bonn in Germany and Director of the PharmaCenter Bonn.
She completed her PhD studies at the University of Tübingen, Germany, in Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry in 1988 followed by a postdoctoral stay at... read morethe NIH (Bethesda, MD, USA). After her return to Tübingen she completed her habilitation and became Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Würzburg, Germany, in 1994. Since 1998 she holds a Full Professorship at the University of Bonn, Germany. From 2001-2004 and from 2010-2015 she served as Vice-Rector of Bonn University.
Professor Müller is Vice-President for Research of the German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG) since 2019, and President of the German Purine Club since 2015. She was recently appointed Editor-in-Chief of ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, and serves as a member of several Scientific and Editorial Boards of other scientific journals. She has published more than 450 scientific papers and patents. Among a number of prizes, she received the Nauta Award for Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology by the European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) in 2018, and the Tony Holy Lecture Award in Prague (Czech Republic) in 2019.
Her main interests are focused on medicinal chemistry and pharmacology of purine binding membrane proteins (receptors and enzymes), orphan GPCRs, and G proteins, and recently on the development of drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 and other coronavirus infections.