Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
New Cancer Treatments by Chemical Design of Protein Hybrids
Darijan Schüler studied Chemical Biology at Dortmund University of Technology where he received his bachelor's degree in September 2016 and graduated as Master of Science in September 2018. He conducted his bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. Hiersemann contributing to the total synthesis of the marine macrolide Lytophilippine A. For his master thesis he had the opportunity to join the group of Prof. Dr. Herbert Waldmann at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Physiology. There he focused on macrocyclic protein-protein interaction inhibitors of histone modifying complexes under supervision of Dr. Peter 't Hart and in collaboration with the Astra-Zeneca satellite unit. Darijan joined the group of Prof. Dr. Tanja Weil as a PhD student in June 2019. His research focuses on the development of new cancer treatments by chemical design of protein hybrids.