Joint Working Group Chemical Biology

Joint Working Group Chemical Biology

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The elucidation and influencing of molecular and cell-biological processes, including the functions and interactions of proteins, using chemical tools (eg low-molecular substances) is the central task of chemical biology. The following four companies


  • Society for Chemical Engineering and biotechnology eV (DECHEMA),
  • German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG),
  • Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology eV (GBM) and
  • German Chemical Society (GDCh)

therefore founded the Joint Working Group Chemical Biology on May 10, 2005 during the BioPerspectives 2005.

Board 2021-2024
dr Pierre Stallforth (Chair)
, HKI Jena
Prof. Dr. Maja Köhn (Deputy Chair), University of Freiburg
dr Franz von Nussbaum (Deputy Chair), Nuvisan ICB GmbH Berlin
Prof. Dr. Christian Becker, University of Vienna
Prof. Dr. Felix Hausch, Technical University of Darmstadt
Prof. Dr. Ute Hellmich, FSU Jena
Prof. Dr. Olalla Vázquez, University of Marburg
Prof. Dr. Oliver Werz, University of Jena
Prof. Dr. Ludger Wessjohann, IPB Halle

Membership: The joint Division is open to all members of the societies without additional membership fees. GDCh members simply fill out the application for personal membership (electronically fillable PDF) and send it to the GDCh Member Service.

The Joint Working Group Chemical Biology is not a Division in the sense of the GDCh statutes.


Dr. Karsten Schürrle
Tel. +49 69 7564-162

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