Our postdoc Charlotte Steiniger won the 2020 Doctoral Prize awarded by the GDCh Division of Medical Chemistry. She completed her dissertation “Studies on the Mechanism and the Reprogramming of Fungal Iterative Cyclodepsipeptide Synthetases” in Professor Roderich D. Süssmacht’s research group in collaboration with our academic chair.
Dipl.-Ing. Franziska Wanka won the Best Student Poster Award at the 12th Aspergillus Meeting in Asilomar, California, for her poster titled "Choose ON or OFF: A regulatable gene expression system for filamentous fungi." The Aspergillus Meeting is the most renowned international annual meeting of the Aspergillus community, which focuses on the biotechnological and clinical significance of this fungal strain.
Tutku Kurz received the 2015 DECHEMA student award for earning outstanding grades during her studies, which she completed within the standard period study. The prize also recognizes her scientific contributions at the Chair of Applied and Molecular Microbiology, led by Professor Vera Meyer, which included two publications and a patent submission.