Awards

03/2020     Innovation Award in Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
                      For outstanding scientific achievements of a young researcher
                      by the subdivision Medicinal Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
                      and the subdivision Medicinal/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG)
                      Link to GDCh press release
09/2018     SPP Big Data Interdisciplinary Award
                      L. Humbeck, S. Weigang, T. Schäfer, P. Mutzel, O. Koch
                      for their outstanding work on "CHIPMUNK: A Virtual Synthesizable Small‐Molecule Library for
                      Medicinal Chemistry, Exploitable for Protein–Protein Interaction Modulators“.
                      In the context of the DFG funded priority program “Algorithms for Big Data”
09/2017     Young Researcher Award
                      For outstanding scientific achievements of a young researcher
                      by the Horst-Böhme-Foundation of the German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG)
                      Link to DPhG press release

Memberships

11/2020 – present        Member of the International Research Alliance for Antibiotic Discovery and Development
                                           (IRAAD-Network) www.iraadd.eu
11/2020 – present        Associated board member - Subdivision Computer-in-Chemistry (CIC)
                                            of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
                                            www.gdch.de/cic
10/2019 – present        Principal investigator in the Research Training Group
                                            "Chemical Biology of Ion Channels (Chembion)"
                                            https://www.uni-muenster.de/ChemBion/
05/2019 – present       Member of the Center for Multiscale Theory and Computation, 
                                           Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
                                           www.uni-muenster.de/CMTC
01/2013 – 12/2020    Elected board member - Subdivision Computer-in-Chemistry (CIC) 
                                          of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
                                          www.gdch.de/cic

Professional Experience and Scientific Career

11/2019                          Venia Legendi “Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry”
01/2019 – present       Independent Group Leader
                                           “Computational Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Design”
01/2019 – present       Associated Partner - German Center for Infection Research (www.dzif.de)
10/2012 – 11/2018    Independent Junior Group Leader „In-silico Medicinal Chemistry“
                                          Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, TU Dortmund University, Germany
08/2008 – 07/2012    Scientist Computational Sciences / Molecular Discovery Sciences
                                          MSD Animal Health Innovation GmbH, Schwabenheim, Germany
10/2007 – 07/2008    Post-Doctoral Fellowship & Scientific Software Engineer
                                          The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, Cambridge, UK

University Education

04/2003 – 09/2007     Ph.D. student with Prof. Dr. G. Klebe
                                           Institute of pharmaceutical chemistry, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany 
04/2004 – 09/2007     Postgraduate Studies Computer Science with focus on machine learning,
                                           Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
02/2004                          Diploma in Pharmacy 
                                           Faculty of Pharmacy, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Germany.
01/2003                          Pharmaceutical examination
                                           with following granted license to practice pharmacy
1997 - 2001                    Study of Pharmacy,
                                           Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany