Lisa Marx

a.k.a. ESR9 PhD student in Biocatalysis (Industrial Biotechnology) School of Biotechnology KTH, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Sweden Project title: Upscaling of ω-transaminase catalysed cascade reactions for high-value chemicals production My name is Lisa Marx. I started my Bachelor in Biotechnology at RWTH Aachen (Germany) in 2009. In 2012 I went abroad to NTNU Trondheim […]

Elisa Liardo

a.k.a. ESR6 Quimica Organica e Inorganica Universidad de Oviedo Oviedo Spain Project title: Novel amino donors for efficient equilibrium shift in transaminations My name is Elisa Liardo. I obtained my Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies, at the University of Bologna, Alma Mater Studiorum, in Italy. My first research focused on drug […]

A. Telzerow

a.k.a. ESR10 Institute of Molecular Biotechnology Graz University of Technology, Petersgasse 14, A-8010 Graz Austria Project title: Widening the substrate scope of transaminases by protein engineering My name is Aline Telzerow. I am a PhD student at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology at Graz University of Technology. I have a B.Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology from […]

F. Busch

a.k.a. ESR4 DSM Chemical Technology R&D BV Sittard The Netherlands Project title: Flow chemistry for synthesis of enantiopure 1,3/1,4-hydroxyaminoacids from prochiral ketoacids My name is Florian Busch. I did my Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) with the focal point of organic chemistry. Within my Master’s studies I focused more on the […]

R. Cordeiro

a.k.a. ESR5 Junior Research Group on Microbial Biotechnology Ruhr University Bochum Germany Project title: Synthesis of enantiopure 1,3/1,4- aminoalcohols from prochiral ketoacids My name is Raquel Sofia Cordeiro (or Rachel) and I got my M.Sc in Biochemistry and my B.Sc in Applied Chemistry – Biotechnology at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de […]

J. Paris

a.k.a. ESR11 Chair of Organic Chemistry Bielefeld University Bielefeld Germany Project title: Process design for enantioselective syntheses of amines based on the use of chemocatalysts and transaminases Enthusiastic and ambitious researcher particularly interested in the fields of organic chemistry and synthesis. He has a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Trieste in Italy, […]

G. Dwivedi

a.k.a. ESR2 Enzymicals AG Walther-Rathenau-Straße 49a 17489 Greifswald Germany Project title: Synthesis of enantiopure 1,2-aminoalcohols from α-haloketones I am Gaurav Dutta Dwivedi coming from India. I have graduated with an MSc in Molecular Biology, Umeå University (2015) Sweden and pursued my Bachelors of Engineering in Biotechnology from Visveswaraya Technological University (2008), India. I have experience […]

E. Calderini

a.k.a. ESR3 Institute of Microbiology, TU Braunschweig Spielmannstr. 7 38106 Braunschweig Germany Project title: Synthesis of enantiopure 1,2-aminoalcohols from alkenes I am Elia Calderini. I took my bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology at the University of Perugia and then I moved to the University of Turin to get my Master degree in Industrial biotechnology. I joined […]


a.k.a. ESR8 SARomics Biostructures AB Medicon Village SE-223 81 Lund Sweden Project title: Transaminase-catalyzed de-racemization cascade reactions My name is Federica Ruggieri and I am ESR8. I obtained both my bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and my master’s degree in Industrial Biotechnology by the University of Padua (Italy). My curiosity towards applied research and structural biology […]


a.k.a. ESR1 Department of Biotechnology Section BOC Julianalaan 136 2628 BL Delft The Netherlands Project title: Synthesis of enantiopure 1,2-aminoalcohols from ketones My name is Laura Leemans Martín. I obtained my Master’s degree in Applied Chemistry and Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain. As a chemist I am drawn […]