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Tim Moritz Weber M.Sc.
Scientific assistant

Building: 15.8
Floor/Room: 212



“Functionalised prodiginines for the development of active agents”

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Stages

Since 2019


Doctoral studies


Master thesis at the group of Prof. Dr. Jörg Pietruszka
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry
» Kinetic resolution with the condensing enzyme PigC – A promising method for the synthesis of complex chiral prodiginines «


Research internship at the University of Oxford (UK) at the group of Prof. Dr. Colin Kleanthous
»Protein-protein interactions between the Pseudomonas aeruginosa toxin pyocin S5 and the transenvelope protein TonB1«


Master studies in Biochemistry at the
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf


Bachelor thesis at the group of Prof. Dr. Karl-Erich Jäger

Institute of Molecular Enzymetechnology

» Production of the triterpene Squalene and derivatives in Rhodobacter capsulatus «


Bachelor studies in Biochemistry at the
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf




Awards & Scholarships

Since 2019

PhD scholarship of the Jürgen Manchot Stiftung


Erasmus(+) scholarship, European Commission


Deutschlandstipendium, Federal Ministry of Education and Research




S. S. Habash, H. U. C. Brass, A. S. Klein, D. P. Klebl, T. M. Weber, T. Classen, J. Pietruszka, F. M. W. Grundler, S. Schleker, Frontiers in Plant Science 2020 (accepted); ‘Novel prodiginine derivatives demonstrate bioactivities on plants, nematodes, and fungi’.

H. M. Behrens, E. Lowe, J. Gault, N. G. Housden, R. Kaminska, T. M. Weber, C. M. A. Thompson, G. L. A. Mislin, I. J. Schalk, D. Walker,  C. V. Robinson & C. Kleanthous, MBio 2020, 11(2); ‘Pyocin S5 import into Pseudomonas aeruginosa reveals a generic mode of bacteriocin transport’


K. Troost, A. Loeschcke, F. Hilgers, A. Y. Özgür, T. M. Weber, B. Santiago-Schübel, V. Svensson, J. Hage-Hülsmann, S. S. Habash, F. M. W. Grundler, S. Schleker, K.-E. Jäger, T. Drepper, Frontiers in microbiology 2019, 10; ‘Engineered Rhodobacter capsulatus as a phototrophic platform organism for the synthesis of plant sesquiterpenoids’.



Posters & Presentations

K. Troost, A. Loeschcke, T. M. Weber, K.-E. Jaeger, T. Drepper, VAAM Jahrestagung 2017; poster: ‘Rhodobacter capsulatus as alternative microbial platform for terpenoid production’.

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