Prof. Dr. Dr. Herbert Waldmann

Professor Herbert Waldmann received the Liebig-Denkmünze 2020 in recognition of his outstanding work in the field of chemical biology.

Education
1976 – 1985
Studied Chemistry at the University of Mainz, Germany.
Received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1985 under the guidance of Prof. H. Kunz

1985 – 1986
Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1986 – 1991
Habilitation at the University of Mainz. Obtained tenure in 1991

Current Positions
1999 – now
Director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology,
Department of Chemical Biology, Dortmund, Germany

1999 – now
Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the TU Dortmund University, Germany.

2005 – now
Head of the Chemical Genomics Centre of the Max Planck Society, Dortmund, Germany

Previous Positions
1991 – 1993
Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Bonn, Germany

1993 – 1999
Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany

2005 to date
Head of the Chemical Genomics Centre of the Max Planck Society, Dortmund, Germany

2007 – 2008
Managing Director of the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (“caesar”), Bonn, Germany

since 2014
Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h. c.) bestowed by Leiden University, NL