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Gerrit Jürjens

Dr. Gerrit Jürjens

Gerrit Jürjens studied chemistry at the University of Hannover. He received his doctorate under supervision of Andreas Kirschning in 2014. He then joined the newly started Sanofi-Fraunhofer Natural Product Center of Excellence for design of innovative antibiotics. In 2016, he joined the Institute of Medicinal Chemistry at Helmholtz Zentrum München as a department head for infection research. His research interests comprise discovery and optimization of novel gram negative antibiotics, as well as exploration of innovative transport co9ncepts for antibiotics.