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Department of Biochemistry


Stefanie Neun

PhD student
Joined the lab: July 2016
Background and Current Projects: I studied biochemistry at TU Munich (B.Sc. and M.Sc.). During my bachelor thesis in the lab of Michael Groll, I worked on the crystallization of enzymes, which are involved in the gliotoxin biosynthesis pathway in Aspergillus fumigatus. Subsequently, I studied at the University of Montreal for one term and joined the group of Bhushan Nagar at McGill University for a further crystallization project. For my Master thesis, Florian provided me the opportunity to come as a visitor to his lab. Here, I first got into contact with microfluidics and functional metagnomics. After graduating from TU Munich, I returned to the Hollfelder group for my PhD. Using picolitre-size droplets, I search for new enzymes from environmental sources.
Interests: In my free time, I enjoy social cooking, travelling and sports. I am especially keen on playing (beach) volleyball and outdoor activities in the mountains.


 Stefanie Neun

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