Jan Schwitalla

Jan Schwitalla

Chemical Biology of Microbe-Host Interactions · PhD student

Phone: +49 3641 532-1525 Fax: +49 3641 532-1289 Email: jan.schwitalla@leibniz-hki.de

Main Research Areas
  • analysis of biosynthetic pathways
  • natural product identification
  • description of novel bacterial species
Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

2018 PhD Student International Leibniz Research School for Microbial and Biomolecular Interactions (ILRS)
2015-2017 M.Sc. in Microbiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 
2012-2015 B.Sc. in Biologie, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 

Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities

2018 Course Chemical and Genomic Insight to Parasitic and Mutualistic Host-Microbe Interactions,
Universität Kopenhagen, Dänemark
2016-2017 Tutor and Student Research Assistant, Department for Applied and Ecological Microbiology,                          Institute for Microbiology (Jena, GER)
2014 Internship at AirLiquide, ALTECH GmbH (Krefeld, GER)
2014 Tutor, Department for Biochemistry and Biophysics, work group of Cell Biology (Jena, GER)

Benndorf R, Schwitalla JW, Martin K, de Beer ZW, Vollmers J, Kaster AK, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C (2020) Nocardia macrotermitis sp. nov. and Nocardia aurantia sp. nov., isolated from the gut of the fungus-growing termite Macrotermes natalensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol [Epub ahead of print] Details PubMed Open Access

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. Details PubMed