Prof. Dr. Roderich Süssmuth

Research interests

Combinatorial biosynthesis, synthetic biology, biological chemistry of natural products, biocatalysis, enzymatics, antibiotics, structure elucidation,

Research Fields in UniCat

2012-2017: Research Field D4 and E4
2007-2011: A4, C2

Selection of research projects

Abyssomicins: Formation of Unusual Polyketides
Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases (NRPS)
Plantazolicin: Structure elucidation and biofunctional analysis
Enterobactin and Salmochelin: Synthesis of Iron-Siderophores


Relevant News

Tuesday, 19. December 2017

Fresh from the press: Biosensors and Nanotechnology

UniCat scientist Dr. Zeynep Altintas has published a new book with the leading global publisher WILEY: “Biosensors and Nanotechnology - Applications in Health Care Diagnostics”.

Wednesday, 14. December 2016

Nanomaterial-Based Biosensors for Health Care Diagnostics

Upon receiving grants from EU and Marie Curie Actions, Dr. Zeynep Altintas moved to Berlin University of Technology to conduct multidisciplinary projects in close collaboration with UniCat researchers. UniCat asks her about her research, her cooperation,

Thursday, 16. June 2016

Active substance against resistant bacteria

The situation could not be more contradictory: On the one hand, multi-resistant bacterial strains are on the rise, leading to the death of 25,000 patients infected with multi-resistant bacteria in Europe annually according to an estimate of the European Ce[more]

Monday, 21. September 2015
Monday, 13. April 2015

New Bessel Research Awardee comes to UniCat

Professor Ashraf Brik from Technion (Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa) has been awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Ashraf Brik will stay for a visiting professorship at Technische Universität [more]

Friday, 21. November 2014

Schering Prize for Bartlomiej Krawczyk

On November 21, the 2013 Schering Prize was awarded to Dr. Bartlomiej Krawczyk from Professor Süssmuth’s group for the best dissertation in chemistry at Berlin Universities In 2009, Bartlomiej Krawczyk joined UniCat Professor Roderich Süssmuth’s group at[more]

Thursday, 19. December 2013

Roderich Süssmuth visiting professor at Ben Gurion University

Roderich Süssmuth, professor for biological chemistry at Institute of Chemistry at TU Berlin and coordininator of Research Field D4, was appointed as a visiting professor at Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel.[more]

Monday, 30. April 2012

Humboldt Prize awardee comes to UniCat for the second time

Peter Leadlay, Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, comes to UniCat for a research stay on May 02. Last year, he had been chosen by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to receive a prestigious Humboldt Prize.  He had been nominated for the Humb[more]

Monday, 02. May 2011

Humboldt Prize awardee comes to Prof. Roderich Süssmuth this May

Award of a Humboldt Prize to Peter Leadlay from University of Cambridge, UK[more]

Tuesday, 04. January 2011

Humboldt Prize awardee comes to Prof. Roderich Süssmuth

Award of a Humboldt Prize to Peter Leadlay from University of Cambridge, UK[more]

Prof. Dr. Roderich Süssmuth

Roderich Süssmuth
Technische Universität Berlin
Inst. f. Chemie / FG Organische Chemie
Straße des 17. Juni 135
Berlin , 10623
+49 30 314-24205



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