Team

Prof. Dr. Andriy Luzhetskyy

Head
Andriy Luzhetskyy has studied biology at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine, where he worked on genetics...

Natja Mellendorf

Assistant
Assistant to Prof. Luzhetskyy Responsible for the organization within the group Contact person for: Administrative Assistance Third-party Funds Student...

Dr. Maksym Myronovskyi

PostDoc
Maksym studied genetics and biotechnology at Ivan Franko University of Lviv, Ukraine. After receiving his PhD in molecular genetics...

Birgit Rosenkränzer

Technician
Birgit comes from beautiful Saarland. After finishing her training as biological technical assistant and spending years in pharmaceutical quality...

Dr. Yuriy Rebets

PostDoc
The biosynthetic routs by which actinobacteria build their specialized metabolites are fascinating source of new biochemical reactions and new...

Anja Palusczak

Laboratory Assistant (Biology,) Environmental Engineer
Anja is a biology laboratory and environmental protection technician. Previously, she worked for 10 years in pharmaceutical industries where...

Andrea Jungmann-George

Qualified Gardener, Gärtnermeisterin
As a qualified garderner Andrea worksfor the botany as well as the pharmacy department, where she was responsible for...

Dr. Maria Lopatniuk

Postdoc
Maria received her bachelor’s and master’s degree at the Lviv National University, Ukraine. In 2013 she won a 1-year...

Dr. Constanze Paulus

Postdoc
Constanze studied Chemistry at the University of Potsdam from 2009 to 2014 with focus on organic chemistry during Bachelor...

Dr. Hilda Sucipto

Postdoc
Hilda received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from University of Indonesia in 2008. She then joined Kudo-Eguchi group...

Tatjana Termini

Laboratory Assistant, Techn. Mitarbeiterin
Collaboration in various research projects in the field of genetic engineering and analytics. Cultivation of microorganisms, purification of streptomycetes...

Dr. Liliya Horbal

PostDoc
Research Interests: molecular genetics, synthetic biotechnology and metabolic engineering of Actinobacterial strains – producers of biologically active natural products...

Yousra Ahmed

PhD
Development and application of a reporter-guided screening strategy to activate cryptic gene cluster in Streptomyces albus J1074. Engineering of...

Dr. Nils Gummerlich

PhD
After Nils completed his studies of pharmacy at the University of Freiburg he started his PhD in Andriy Luzhetskyy...

Dr. Marta Rodríguez Estévez

Postdoc
Marta received her bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from the University Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain. Afterwards, she moved...

Marc Stierhof

PhD
Marc received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Regensburg, Germany, in 2015. In the same year,...

Hui Shuai

Guest-PhD
Hui grew up in Ri Zhao, China, and received his BA in Bioengineering from Shandong Agricultural University and M.S...

Nikolas Eckert

PhD
Nikolas did his biology bachelor at Ulm University. After graduating he continued with a Master degree at Saarland University...
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Constanze Lasch

PhD
Constanze obtained her degree as pharmacist from Saarland University in 2009 and moved on to pharmaceutical industry where she...

Dr. Suvd Nadmid

Postdoc

Patrick Oberhäuser

PhD
Patrick was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and grew up in a small town near the Loreley, a place famous...

Sebastian Greif

PhD
Sebastian studied biochemistry at the University of Greifswald and earned his M.Sc. in the working group of Prof. Lalk...

Stepan Tistechok

Guest-PhD
Stepan received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in genetics and biotechnology from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv,...

Gregor Ullrich

Master
Gregor started studying life science at the University of Heidelberg in 2014 and achieved his bachelor’s degree in 2018....
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Dr. Niko Manderscheid

PhD

Dr. Elke Brötz

Postdoc

Andrii Rabets

Master
Andrii received his B.S. in Biology major Genetic and Biotechnology from the Lviv National Ivan Franko University(Lviv, Ukraine) in...

Dr. Bogdan Tokovenko

Postdoc

Dr. Bohdan Bilyk

PhD

Dr. Oksana Bilyk

PhD

Dominik Kolling

Master
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Florian Riedl

Master

Christopher Ruf

PhD
Christopher received his B. Sc. Biology from the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, where he researched the proteolytik properties of yeast at...

Ruslan Zhukovets

PhD
Ruslan was born in Lviv, Ukraine. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Biotechnology from Lviv Polytechnic National University in...

Dmytro Bratiichuk

PhD
Dmytro is from Lviv, Ukraine. He received his bachelor (2019) and master (2020) degree in Biochemistry at Ivan Franko...

Dr. Silke Wenzel

Senior Scientist
Silke was our colleague and friend. She started her Chemistry study in Göttingen University and she obtained her PhD...