Prof. Norbert Sewald

Prof. Dr. habil. rer. nat. Norbert Sewald

Personal Data:

Date of Birth:                 November 06, 1961 in München, married / m

Citizenship:                    German

Affiliation:

Address:   Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Bielefeld University, Universitätsstraße 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany

Phone:                            +49-521-106-2051

Email:                             norbert.sewald@uni-bielefeld.de

Academic Education:

04/1988 – 03/1991           PhD with Prof. Dr. Klaus Burger, Technical University Munich

                                       Thesis: Neue Strategien zur Synthese trifluormethylsubstituierter Heterocyclen, Aminosäuren und Hydroxysäuren

10/1981 – 03/1988          Diploma Studies in Chemistry, Technical University Munich

Academic Degrees:

09/1998                            Habilitation in Chemistry at University of Leipzig, Mentors: Prof. Dr. Peter Welzel, Prof. Dr. Klaus Burger

                                       Thesis: Peptides Containing b-Amino Acids: Asymmetric Synthesis, Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis, and Conformational Analysis by NMR Spectroscopy

03/1991                            Doctoral degree in Chemistry, Technical University Munich

03/1988                            Diploma in Chemistry, Technical University Munich

Experience:

2016-2021                        Scientific Affairs Officer, Executive Committee, European Peptide Society

2016-2020                        Coordinator of the Bilateral Yaoundé-Bielefeld Graduate School YaBiNaPA

2015-2018                        Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 Training Network MAGICBULLET

2012-2016                        Member of the Scientific Affairs Committee of the European Peptide Society

2012-2016                        Member of the Review Board 305 (Biological Chemistry and Food Chemistry) of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2010-2017                        Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle/Saale (2016-2017: Chairman)

2010-2020                        Chairman, Max-Bergmann-Kreis zur Förderung peptidchemischer Arbeiten

2008-2011                        Dean, Department of Chemistry, Bielefeld University

2006-2008                        Founding Chairman of the Institute of Biochemistry and Bioengineering, Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec), Bielefeld University

2003-2005                        Vice-Rector for Research, Bielefeld University

2001-2003                        Founding Co-oordinator of the International Graduate School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bielefeld University

1993-1995                       Habilitation fellowship funded by DFG

1991-1992                       Postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. J.E. Baldwin, Dyson Perrins Laboratory, University of Oxford, funded by EU (SCIENCE-Programme)