Maja Rischer

Maja Rischer

Chemical Biology of Microbe-Host Interactions · PhD student

Phone: +49 3641 532-1575 Fax: +49 3641 532-2575 Email:

Main Research Areas
  • Isolation of secondary metabolites from marine organisms
  • structure-activity relationships of signaling molecules
  • characterization of protein-protein interactions
Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

since 2014 PhD Student JSMC
2012 - 2014 Master studies „Microbiology“ - FSU
2009 - 2012 Bachelor studies "Biology" - Friedrich-Schiller University (FSU)

additional informations:
2014 Student Research Assistant at the Leibniz Institute of Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans-Knöll-Institute (HKI)
2014 Internship at the Jena Microbial Resource Collection (JMRC)
2011-2013 Student Research Assistant at the Microbiological Analysis Laboratory, Thuringian State Institute of Agriculture (Jena)

Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities

since 2014 Fellow of the Jena School of Microbial Communication (JSMC)
2013 - 2014 Deutschlandstipendium

zusätzliche Aktivitäten
2016 NOVA Course Chemical and Genomic Insight to Host-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, Copenhagen
2016 John Innes/Rudjer Bošković Summer School in Applied Molecular Microbiology, Kroatia

Rischer M, Lee SR, Eom HJ, Park HB, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Shin JH, Oh DC, Kim KH, Beemelmanns C* (2018) Spirocyclic cladosporicin A and cladosporiumins I and J from a Hydractinia-associated Cladosporium sphaerospermum SW67 Org.Chem. Front. [Epub ahead of print] Details Open Access

Rischer M, Raguz L, Guo H, Keiff F, Diekert G, Goris T, Beemelmanns C (2018) Biosynthesis, Synthesis and Activities of Barnesin A, a NRPS-PKS Hybrid Produced by an Anaerobic Epsilonproteobacterium ACS Chem Biol 13(8), 1990-1995. Details PubMed

Benndorf R, Leichnitz D, Rischer M, Beemelmanns C (2017) Wie sich Bakterien schützen Nachrichten aus der Chemie 65(1), 21-25. (Review) Details Open Access

Guo H, Rischer M, Sperfeld M, Weigel C, Menzel KD, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2017) Natural products and morphogenic activity of γ-Proteobacteria associated with the marine hydroid polyp Hydractinia echinata. Bioorg Med Chem 25(22), 6088-6097. Details PubMed

Rischer M, Leichnitz D, Beemelmanns C (2017) Bakterien-induzierte Morphogenese mariner Eukaryoten Wissenschaft BIOSpektrum 2017(6), 634-637. (Review) Details Open Access

Beemelmanns C, Guo H, Rischer M, Poulsen M. (2016) Natural products from microbes associated with insects. Beilstein J Org Chem 12, 314-327. Details PubMed Open Access

Rischer M, Klassen J, Wolf T, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2016) Draft Genome Sequence of Shewanella sp. P1-14-1, a Bacterial Inducer of Settlement and Morphogenesis in Larvae of the Marine Hydroid Hydractinia Echinata Genome Announc 4(1), e00003-16. Details PubMed

Rischer M, Neumann R, Domey S (2016) DNA Extraction from Fungi Environmental Field Samples Promega Corporation Web site Details Open Access

Klassen JL, Rischer M, Wolf T, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2015) Genome Sequences of Three Pseudoalteromonas Strains P1-8, P1-11 and P1-30 Isolated from the Marine Hydroid Hydractinia echinata Genome Announc. 3(6), e01380-15. Details PubMed

Klassen JL, Wolf T, Rischer M, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C (2015) Draft Genome Sequences of Six Pseudoalteromonas sp. Strains P1-7a, P1-9, P1-13-1a, P1-16-1b, P1-25 and P1-26, which Induce Larval Settlement and Metamorphosis in Hydractinia echinata Genome Announc. 3(6), e01477-15. Details PubMed