Oliver Plettenburg

Education:

1992-1997                   Studies in Chemistry, University of Wuppertal, Germany

 

Professional experience:

2000                              Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Wuppertal, Germany
                                     Topic: "Synthesis of phosphorylated inositols and inositol
                                       derivatives"

 2000-2001                     Postdoctoral stay with Prof. Chi-Huey Wong, Scripps Research
                                     Institute
                                     Topic: "Synthesis of a-galactosyl-ceramides to mediate a
                                       CD1 stimulated immune response“

2001-2004                     Research Scientist, Medicinial Chemistry, Aventis,
                                     Frankfurt

2005-2007                     Research Scientist, TD Cardiovascular Diseases,
                                     Sanofi-Aventis, Frankfurt

2008-2010                     Senior Research Scientist, TD Cardiovascular Diseases,
                                     Sanofi-Aventis, Frankfurt

2010-2012                     Head of Chemical Biology, Sanofi, Frankfurt

2012-2016                     Head of Biosensing und Chemical Probes, Sanofi, Frankfurt

2016 until today            Professor (W3) for Medicinal Chemistry at the Leibniz
                                     Universität Hannover; Director, Institute for Medicinal
                                     Chemistry, Helmholtz Centre Munich