• Synthesis of carbohydrates, peptides and glycokonjugates
  • Tumor-associated carbohydrate antigens and cancer vaccines
  • Glycomimetics and peptidomimetics for biological applications
  • Fluorosugars, perfluorinated glycoconjugates


  • Studied chemistry at the University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2003 PhD, TU Dortmund, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Postdoctoral research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2005-2006 Liebig-Fellow, University of Mainz, Germany
  • 2006-2011 Emmy Noether junior research group (DFG), University of Mainz, Germany
  • 2009-2011 W1 Professor for Bioorganic Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany
  • Since 2011 W2 professor for Organic Chemistry, LMU Munich, Germany

Wichtige Publikationen

  • A. Hoffmann-Röder, M. Johannes, "Synthesis of a MUC1-glycopeptide-BSA conjugate vaccine bearing the 3'-deoxy-3'-fluoro-Thomsen-Friedenreich-antigen", Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 9903-9905.
  • A. Hoffmann-Röder, J. Schoenhentz, S. Wagner, E. Schmitt, "Perfluoroalkylated amphiphilic MUC1 glycopeptide antigens as tools for cancer immunotherapy", Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 382-384.
  • A. Hoffmann-Röder, A. Kaiser, S. Wagner, N. Gaidzik, D. Kowalczyk, U. Westerlind, B. Gerlitzki, E. Schmitt, H. Kunz, "Synthetic Antitumor Vaccines from Tetanus Toxoid Conjugates of MUC1 Glycopeptides with the Thomsen-Friedenreich Antigen and a Fluorine-Substituted Analogue", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 8498-8503.