08/07/2019

Today Robert was able to provide a first batch of 8 mg of his novel Enterobactin KL derivative via a designed synthesis over 12 steps! Now biological evaluation can start!

07/27/2019

Today we installed "Big Berta", a prepHPLC column (Hypersil Gold, 50 x 250 mm, 5 micron)! Scale up in progress!

07/17/2019

Today we had another poster on the synthesis of artificial, fluoresent glucosinolates at ESOC 2019 in Vienna.

07/16/2019

Today Robert was presenting his work on the synthesis of artificial enterobactin derivatives at ESOC 2019 in Vienna.

07/01/2019

Today we had the pleasure to meet Prof. Dr. Dirk Menche from the University of Bonn, giving a talk about the synthesis of complex natural products.

06/14/2019

Okoh's review on Trimethyl-Lock-Systems has been one of the top 20 most read papers in ChemBioChem 2018. Congratulations Okoh!

05/13/2019

Today we had the pleasure to meet Prof. Dr. Reinhard Brückner, who gave an amazing talk on novel diphosphane ligandes for asymmetric catalysis. 

05/03/2019

Today our new Freeze Dryer have been installed. Enhancing purification!

 

04/30/2019

Today our new Buchi Cartridger C-670 and new Biotage Select Flash-Chromatography System have been installed. Enhancing synthesis!

 

04/29/2019

Today Prof. Dr. Johannes Teichert, junior group leader at the TU Berlin gave an amazing talk on his research on copper catalyzed hydrogenation and reductive C-C-bond formation reactions. We had a nice dinner afterwards!

 

04/26/2019

Today Philipp gave a talk on the development of siderophore-drug conjugates at Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS). Thank you Dr. Empting for hosting!

 

04/25/2019

Today there was the Kick-Off-Meeting of the BMBF-NaPAnti Consortium in Saarbrücken. Amazing team, great projects and lots of science. Lets make some natural product derived antimicrobials drugs!

 

04/23/2019

Today we did our group outing: First, hiking through the Harz from Elend to the Schnarcher Klippen and back. Then a visit of the Harzburg ruin and Baumwipfelpfad in Bad Harzburg and afterwards homemade burgers and fries and a pool billiard tournament at Philipp's home. Congratulations to Claire for winning the tournament!

04/15/2019

Today Philipps work on Ratjadone-Folate Conjugates was accepted for publication in Chemical Sciences! Additionally we got the Front Cover picture, which was designed be Scistyle.com! 

04/15/2019

Today Dr. Pierre Stallforth, junior group leader at the HKI in Jena gave an amazing talk on his research on predator-prey interaction between bacteria and amoebae. We had a nice dinner and wine, cheese and billiard afterwards!

04/12/2019

Today Carinas work on artificial, fluorescent glucosinolates was accepted for publication in ChemBioChem. Congratulations!

 

04/12/2019

Today we heard an amazing Inhoffen Lecture of the 2019 Inhoffen Medal Awardee Prof. Phil Baran at HZI in Braunschweig. 

04/11/2019

Today Dr. Elmira Ghabraie is starting her PostDoc studies in the KlahnLab! She will work on the total and semi synthesis of antmicrobial depsi peptides. Welcome Elimra!

 

04/01/2019

Today Claire C. Jimidar is starting her PhD studies in the KlahnLab! She will work on the development of novel siderophore-drug hybrids against Gram-negative pathogens. Welcome Claire!

 

03/29/2019

Today there was an amazing symposium on the occasion of Dieter Schinzer's 65th Birthday at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg. Good to see my former PostDoc advisor KC Nicolaou as well as Laszlo Kürti again. Furthermore, inspring talks of Manfreed Retz, Ari Koskinen, Trond Vidar Hansen, KC Nicoalou, Laszlo Kürti, Markus Kalesse and many more.

03/25/2019

Today Anna Lehmann joined the lab to start her Bachelor Thesis work on the synthesis of novel fluorescent siderophores! Welcome and much success!

 

03/11/2019

Today Lorenz Wiese started his Master Thesis in the lab! He will work on GSL-based imaging probes! 

 

01/18/2019

Today two brand new rotary evaporaters arrived in the lab! Let's do Science with them!

 

01/07/2019

Happy New Year to all members and friends of the KlahnLab!

 

12/09/2018

We are searching for new co-workers (PhD) in  in the design of antimicrobial drug conjugates. Please find the job offer here.

 

12/05/2018

Today we had our early Christmas-Party at Philipps home. Pumpkin soup, German "Schweine-Krusten-Braten" with red cabbage and potatoes, nice dessert, all prepared by the PI. Afterwards pool billiard and lots of fun! 

12/03/2018

Today Sir Martyn Poliakoff, Professor at the University of Nottingham, pioneer and expert in the application of supercritical solvents for organic synthesis and Youtube star gave a lecture at our institute. The show was amazing and the lecture hall was supercritically crowded! (See http://www.periodicvideos.com/ and Twitter-Link)

11/29/2018

Philipp Klahn has been awarded the Thieme Journal Award 2019.

 

11/22/2018

We are searching for new co-workers (PostDoc) in natural product-based drug-design. Please find the job offer here.

 

11/20/2018

Philipp Klahn is now a member of the scientific advisory board of Freunde des Instituts für Organische Chemie der TU Braunschweig e.V. (FIOC).

 

11/08/2018 

Philipp Klahn got appointed as member of the "Junge BWG" (Braunschweigsche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft).

 

11/06/2018

Today Lorenz Wiese joined the Klahnlab for an intership. Welcome Lorenz and lets do some sience together!

 

10/29/2018

Today Prof. Dr. Roderich Süßmuth visited our Institute to give an exciting lecture on antimicrobial ribosomal and non-ribosomal peptide natural products from bacteria and fungi. We had a nice dinner afterwards.

10/08/2018

Watch the movie "Ohne Skript" starring Philipp Klahn and Tobias Rahm. An introduction of two young researchers from Braunschweig (2016). 

 

10/03/2018

Today the future star researcher Paul Benjamin Klahn was born. Dear Paul, welcome to this world!

 

09/28/2018

Congratulation, Carina Glindemann successfully fineshed her Master Thesis entitled: "Synthesis of GSL-based Fluorophore-Conjugates as chemical tool for biological questions" ! A publication is under preparation.

 

09/01/2018

Today Carina started to continue her work in our labs as a HiWi.

 

08/03/2018

Today Rachel fineshed her internship in our labs and will return to Utah. Thanks for your work and all the best for your further studies!

 

07/06/2018

Today a local group "Mitte-Nord" of the Deutsche Gesellschaft der Humboldtianer (DGH) e.V. was founded in Braunschweig. Philipp Klahn got elected as chairman of the regional group Mitte-Nord. Please find a link to a press report on the event here.

 

06/11/2018

Today Prof. Dr. Nuno Maulide from the University of Vienna gave an amazing talk at the Institute of Organic Chemistry in Braunschweig, we had a nice dinner and a private concert by Nuno afterwards!

05/16/2018

Today Rachel Payne, a student from the University of Utah, joined our team for a three month internship. She will work together with Dr. Okoh Adeyi Okoh on stimuli-responsive NIR-fluorescence dyes. Welcome Rachel, enjoy science with us!

 

04/16/2018

Today nobel price laureate Prof. Ben Feringa gave an amazing talk at the Institut of Organic Chemistry in Braunschweig and we had a nice Dinner afterwards!

03/01/2018

Today Robert Zscherp joined the lab to start his PhD studies on the synthesis of novel siderophors and siderophore-drug conjugates. Welcome and lots of success!

 

12/20/2017

 For the Sound of Science - My X-Mas gift for the Team!

 

The KlahnLab wishes evryone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

11/26/2017

Today we had our early Chrismas/Jubi-Goodbye-Party at Philipps home. Good food, good wine, pool billiard and lots of fun! Prof. Hopf joined us for this Evening!

 

Cu soon Jubi!

09/13/2017

Today Okoh Adeyi Okoh joined the team as a Senior PostDoc and DAAD fellow. He will work on novel conjugate linkers and NIR dyes for biological applications.

 

10/01/2017

Today Prof. Dr. Jubi John from India joined our lab for a Research stay funded by the Alexander-von-Humboldt foundation. Welcome!

 

09/30/2017

Today Daniele had to leave our lab back to Italy due to personal reasons. We all hope you will be back soon and wish you all the best for the future.

 

07/10/2017

Today Carina Glindemann joined the team to start the work on her Master Thesis. She will work on novel petide-drug conjugates against Gram-negative pathogens.

 

07/08/2017

We gratefully acknowledge that PKs former mentor Mark Brönstrup commited us an Syro II Multisynthech Peptisynthesizer as a loan. The robot is already installed and first peptides are produced.

 

05/22/2017

PK's new NPR review on: Bifunctional antimicrobial conjugates and hybrid antimicrobials is published and our new prepHPLC is installed today.

 

05/02/2017

Today Daniele Rapisarda joined the lab to start his PhD studies on the synthesis of novel antmicrobial drug-conjugates. 

 

04/03/2017

The lab is ready to work and the first projects have been started.

 

03/16/2017

Lots of little old treasures were found during the cleaning and set up of the lab.... still ongoing!

 

03/02/2017

The Klahn Lab's Homepage is online!

 

03/01/2017

Today the independent Klahn Lab started. Lets get the Lab and Office ready to work!