About Tanja

Prof. Dr. Tanja Gulder

Professor for Organic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Academic Track

since 1/2020 

Professor for Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Mineralogy, University of Leipzig

1/2018–12/2019

Heisenberg-Professor for Biomimetic Catalysis, Department of Chemistry and Catalysis Research Center, TU Munich

6/2014–12/2017

Junior-Research-Group Leader, Department Chemie, TU München, Germany

9/2010–5/2014

Junior-Research-Group Leader, Institute of Organic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (maternity leave 08/2013-11/2013)

5/2008–8/2010

Postdoctoral-Research Associate with Prof. Dr. P. S. Baran, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

3/2004–3/2008

PhD Thesis with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. G. Bringmann, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg, Germany

5/2003–2/2004

Diploma Thesis with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. G. Bringmann, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg, Germany

Awards and Fellowships

  • Heisenberg Professorship for Biomimetic Catalysis (2017)
  • Emmy-Noether-Research Fellowship of the German Research Foundation (since 2013)
  • Selected Member of the Fast-Track Program for Outstanding Women in Science of the Robert-Bosch Foundation (since 2012)
  • BASF Creator Space Science Symposium Award 2015
  • Dr. Otto Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung Award 2014
  • Max-Buchner Fellowship of the DECHEMA 2013
  • RWTH-StartUp Program of the DFG 2013
  • JSP Fellowship for the participation at the Bürgenstock Conference 2013
  • Liebig Fellowship of the 'Fonds of the Chemical Industry' (2010-2013)
  • Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2012
  • ERC SeedFunds of the RWTH Aachen 2011
  • Research Fellowship of the German Research Foundation (2009-2010)
  • Postdoc Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (2008-2010)
  • Award of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy 2007/2008 for an outstanding PhD thesis
  • Klaus-Grohe Award of Medicinal Chemistry of the 'Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker' (2007)
  • Poster Award of the DECHEMA at the 19th Irseer Naturstofftage (2007)
  • Fellowship of the ‘Hochschulwissenschaftsprogramm der Universität Würzburg’ (2006-2007)
  • PhD Fellowship of the 'Fonds of the Chemical Industry' (2004-2006)
  • Participant at the 55th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau 2005 (invited by the ‘Bayerischen Chemieverbänden’)
  • Award of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy 2003/2004 for an outstanding Diploma thesis

letzte Änderung: 04.03.2020