Prof. Dr. Kathrin Castiglione

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Castiglione

Head of Institute

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Institute of Bioprocess Engineering

Room: Room 02.022
Paul-Gordan-Str. 3
91052 Erlangen

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Current Position:

W3-Professor since 2018 Institute of Bioprocess Engineering,
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Short CV:

Habilitation 12/2019
TU Munich, Germany
Onepot multienzyme syntheses: New strategies beyond whole cells and isolated enzymes
Head of a junior research group 2012 – 2017
Focus on:
“Synthetic reaction compartments for multi-enzyme syntheses”,
financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Group leader 2010 – 2017 Institute of Biochemical Engineering,
TU Munich, Germany,
Field of Biocatalysis
Post doctorate 02/2010 – 08/2010 Laboratory of Enzyme Chemistry
(Prof. Dr. Yasuhisa Asano),
Toyama Prefectural University, Toyama, Japan
Doctoral thesis 2009 “Asymmetric syntheses with novel oxidoreductases from cyanobacteria”
Graduate research assistant 2006 – 2010: Institute of Biochemical Engineering
(Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dirk Weuster-Botz),
TU Munich, Germany
Bachelor and Master studies 2001 – 2006: Study of Molecular Biotechnology,
TU Munich, Germany

Selected awards and scholarships:

Audience Award for Excellent Teaching, awarded by the student council initiative Chemical and Bioengineering of FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
Teaching Award, Faculty of Engineering, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
2015 – 2018: Member of the „Zukunftsforums Biotechnologie“ (“Future Forum Biotechnology”)
2014 – 2018: TUM Junior Fellow
2010: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short Term), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2010: Nomination for the Bertha-Benz-Award
2009: Scholarship of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) for attending the 59th Meeting of Nobel Prize Laureates in Lindau (dedicated to the discipline of Chemistry)
2004 – 2010: Scholarship of the career network
2003: Scholarship of the Karoline-Steinhart-Fond
2002- 2006: Scholarship of the “Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Wittmann’schen Stipendienstiftung”
2001: Karl-von-Frisch-Abiturientenpreis (Prize for High School Graduates)



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