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PhD Student

Benjamin Begander
Benjamin Begander

PhD Student

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-344
Fax: +49 (0) 9421 187-310
E-Mail: benjamin.begander@tum.de

TUM Campus Straubing
Schulgasse 16
94315 Straubing

Schulgasse 16 Room: 1.A07

Vita

Education

Since 05/2018

Technical University of Munich

Ph.D student

Major: Enzyme engineering and electrochemical cofactor regeneration

 

04/2016 ­– 03/2018

Technical University of Munich

M.Sc. (TUM)

Major: Renewable Resources

Thesis Title: Optimisation of a high throughput screening for dehydratase activity

10/2013 ­– 06/2015

Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm

M.Sc.

Major: Applied Chemistry

Thesis Title: Optimisation of Pseudomonas putida for the production of enzymes

09/2009 – 02/2013

Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Akademie Isny

B.Sc.

Major: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Thesis Title: Industrial hygiene – development of a monitoring system for the raw material water regarding microbial contamination

 

 

Work Experience

10/2014 – 05/2015Student assistant, Fraunhofer Institute IGB, Bio, Electro and Chemocatalysis BioCat, Straubing branch

·         general laboratory work

·         Functional expression of heterodimeric enzymes

·         Enzyme characterisation

 

03/2013 – 05/2013Assistant, BUZIL-Werk Wagner GmbH & Co. KG, Memmingen

Research and Development Department

·         Literature research

·         Monitoring of microbial contamination in products

·         Implementation of the findings from the bachelor thesis

 

Contact

Chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources

Schulgasse 16
D-94315 Straubing

Head

Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-300
Phone: +49 (0) 8161 71 35 91
Mail: sieber@tum.de

Team Assistant

Elisabeth Aichner

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-301
Mail: elisabeth.aichner@tum.de