Prof. Dr. Ducho

Prof. Dr. Christian Ducho

A more detailed Curriculum Vitae in pdf format is provided via the link to the right.

Personal Details
Date of birth September 14th, 1976
Place of birth Hamburg, Germany
Studies 
10/1996 - 09/1998 Basic studies ("Grundstudium") in Chemistry, University of Hamburg
10/1998 - 09/2001 Advanced studies ("Hauptstudium") in Chemistry, University of Hamburg
03/2001 - 09/2001 Diploma thesis in the research group of Prof. Dr. Chris Meier, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Hamburg. Topic: "Aryl-substituted and benzo-annulated cycloSal nucleotides"
09/2001 Diploma in Chemistry
11/2001 - 07/2005 Doctoral work in Organic Chemistry in the research group of Prof. Dr. Chris Meier, University of Hamburg. Topic: "cycloSal nucleotides - approaches towards the optimization of a drug delivery system"
7/2005 Doctoral degree in Chemistry (grade "with excellence (summa cum laude)")
Professional Experience
05/2005 - 07/2005 Internship at Sanofi-Aventis in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, parallel synthesis section
09/2005 Research stay with postdoctoral status in the research group of PD Dr. A. Terfort, Institute of Inorganic and Applied Chemistry, University of Hamburg
10/2005 - 07/2007 Postdoc in the research group of Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Schofield, University of Oxford, UK, funded via a postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. Topic: "Biosynthesis of carbapenem antibiotics"
08/2007 - 09/2011 Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor", W1) of Organic Chemistry at the Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
04/2011 - 09/2011 Substitute Associate Professor ("Vertretungsprofessor", W2, limited to six months) of Organic Chemistry at the University of Hamburg, Institute of Organic Chemistry
10/2011 - 12/2013 Associate Professor (W2) of Organic Chemistry at the University of Paderborn, Department of Chemistry
since 01/2014 Full Professor (W3) of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at Saarland University, Department of Pharmacy
Selected Further Activities
03/2014 Co-organiser of the German Chemistry Lectureres Conference ("Chemiedozententagung", with G. Henkel, M. Tiemann, D. Kuckling and R. Wilhelm) in Paderborn
since 11/2016 Head ("Geschäftsführender Professor") of the Department of Pharmacy at Saarland University
since 01/2017 Liaison professor ("Vertrauensdozent") of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes at Saarland University
09/2017 Co-organiser of the DPhG Annual Meeting ("DPhG-Jahrestagung", with T. Lehr and other colleagues) in Saarbrücken as Chairman of the Scientific Committee
Selected Fellowships and Awards
11/1996 - 09/2001 Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
04/2002 - 03/2004 Doctoral fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)
12/2002 Award for the best Diploma thesis of the academic year 2001/2002 in Chemistry at the University of Hamburg
10/2005 - 07/2007 Postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
12/2005 Award for one of the best doctoral theses 2005 in Chemistry at the University of Hamburg
09/2011 Poster award at the Sixth Cambridge Symposium on Nucleic Acids Chemistry and Biology, Cambridge, UK
11/2011 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2012