Enzymes are natural biocatalysts that are essential for the living cell. Biocatalysis emerged as one of the most promising technologies for greener synthesis of important chemicals.
Our research aims for an enhanced understanding of the biocatalytic transformations using pure enzymes, whole-cells or immobilized biocatalysts. Towards reaching this goal we bridge fundamental chemical principles with biotechnology.
Through transdisciplinary scientific methods we are developing novel biocatalysts and chemo-enzymatic routes for the sustainable generation of compounds of interest and for applications within biopolymer science.