Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Dr. Oliver Thorn-Seshold
Chemical Biology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Department of Pharmacy
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77246
Room-Nr. C2.082
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Research Interests

  • Chemical Biology
  • Photopharmacology for the cytoskeleton and for TRP channels
  • Probing redox processes in cellular biochemistry
  • Methods developments for light- & enzyme-responsive chemical tools

Short CV

  • Since 2018: DFG Emmy Noether independent group leader, LMU Munich
  • Since 2016: Independent Research, LMU Munich
  • 2013-2016: Postdoctoral Research, LMU Munich (Prof. Dirk Trauner)
  • 2009-2013: PhD Chemical Biology, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon (Prof. Jens Hasserodt)
  • 2004-2009: BSc Chemistry, University of Sydney; MSc Bioorganic Chemistry, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon

Key publications