Head of Group
The research group is guided by
PD Dr. Claudia Jessen-Trefzer
Claudia Jessen-Trefzer (birth name Trefzer) was educated at University of Konstanz, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and the Center for Molecular Medicine in Vienna (CeMM), where she worked with Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx, Prof. Dr. Kai Johnsson, and Prof. Dr. Guilio Superti-Furga. She is a member of the German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG), the Association of General and Applied Microbiology (VAMM) and a founding member of Academia Meets Industry e.V. Freiburg. Furthermore, she is a principal investigator at BIOSS (Center for Biological Signaling Studies Freiburg), associated investigator at the Cluster of Excellence CIBSS (Center for Integrative Biological Signaling Studies) and member of the RTG 2022 “Transport into and across membranes”. Her work has been recognized by a number of awards, including the Eugen-Grätz Award for young scientists from the University of Freiburg and the Maria Gräfin von Linden Award from the VBWW.
In addition to research and administration, Claudia Jessen-Trefzer is very involved in teaching. She teaches at the Institute of Organic Chemistry as well as at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the subjects: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology.