Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Development and characterization of online measurement techniques
  • Viscous biological systems
  • Mixed culture processes
Professional Career
Since 12/2017 Deputy Department Head of Bio Pilot Plant, HKI
2015 - 2017 Group Leader, AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2014 – 2015 Research Professor at Western University, London, Ontario, Kanada
2012 - 2014 Group Leader , AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2007 – 2011 PhD Studies, RWTH Aachen University
2000 – 2007 Diploma Studies in Process Technology, TU Dresden
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
2014 - 2015 Theodore von Kármán Fellowship (RWTH Aachen University)
2014 - 2015 Western Fellowship (Western University, London, Ontario)
Since 2017 Membership Zukunftsforum Biotechnologie (DECHEMA)
Since 2014 Membership BioFuelNet Canada
Since 2007 Membership Bioverfahrenstechnik Dresden e. V.


Reimer C, Kufs JE, Rautschek J, Regestein L, Valiante V, Hillmann F (2022) Engineering the amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum for biosynthesis of a cannabinoid precursor and other polyketides. Nat Biotechnol [Epub ahead of print]
Leichnitz D, Peng CC, Raguž L, Rutaganira FUN, Jautzus T, Regestein L, King N, Beemelmanns C (2021) Structural and functional analysis of bacterial sulfonosphingolipids and rosette-inducing factor 2 (RIF-2) by mass spectrometry-guided isolation and total synthesis. Chemistry 28(8), e202103883.
Ramírez-Morales J. E, Czichowski P, Besirlioglu V, Regestein L, Rabaey K, Blank L, Rosenbaum MA* (2021) Lignin aromatics to PHA polymers: Nitrogen and oxygen are the Key factors for Pseudomonas. ACS Sustain Chem Eng 9(31), 10579-10590.
Schlembach I, Grünberger A, Rosenbaum M, Regestein L (2021) Measurement techniques to resolve and control population dynamics of mixed-culture processes. Trends in Biotech 2044, 1-17.
Schlosser N, Espino-Martínez J, Kloss F, Meyer F, Bardl B, Rosenbaum MA, Regestein L (2021) Host nutrition-based approach for biotechnological production of the antifungal cyclic lipopeptide jagaricin. J Biotechnol 336, 1-9.
Stein J, Schlosser N, Bardl B, Peschel G, Meyer F, Kloss F, Rosenbaum MA, Regestein L (2021) Scalable downstream method for the cyclic lipopetidejagaricin. Eng Life Sci , 1-7.
Fricke J, Kargbo R, Regestein L, Lenz C, Peschel G, Rosenbaum MA, Sherwood A, Hoffmeister D (2020) Scalable hybrid synthetic/biocatalytic route to psilocybin. Chem Eur J 37(26), 8281-8285.
Guo H, Schwitalla JW, Benndorf R, Baunach M, Steinbeck C, Görls H, de Beer ZW, Regestein L, Beemelmanns C (2020) Gene cluster activation in a bacterial symbiont leads to halogenated angucyclic maduralactomycins and spirocyclic actinospirols. Org Lett 22(7), 2634-2638.
Kufs JE, Hoefgen S, Rautschek J, Bissell AU, Graf C, Fiedler J, Braga D, Regestein L, Rosenbaum MA, Thiele J, Valiante V (2020) Rational design of flavonoid production routes using combinatorial and precursor-directed biosynthesis. ACS Synth Biol 9(7), 1823-1832.
Munch G, Schulte A, Mann M, Dinger R, Regestein L, Rehmann L, Büchs J (2020) Online measurement of CO2and total gas production in parallel anaerobic shake flask cultivations. Biochem Eng J 153, 107418.