Luka Raguž
Main Research Areas
  • Synthesis and Derivatisation of Natural Products
  • Synthetic Method Development
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Target Identification
Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

2016- PhD Student Hans-Knöll-Institute
2013-2016   Scientific Assistent in the Research Group of Prof. Riedl (ZHAW)
2011-2013 Master Studies Life Sciences (ZHAW)
2008-20011 Bachelor Studies Chemistry - Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW)
2005-2008 Apprenticeship: Chemical Laboratory Assistent


Brand M, Wang L, Agnello S, Gazzola S, Gall FM, Raguž L, Kaiser M, Schmidt RS, Ritschl A, Jelk J, Hemphill A, Mäser P, Bütikofer P, Adams M, Riedl R (2021) Antiprotozoal structure‐activity relationships of synthetic leucinostatin derivatives and elucidation of their mode of action. Angew Chem Int Ed [Accepted] Details PubMed

Roman D, Raguž L, Keiff F, Meyer F, Barthels F, Schirmeister T, Kloss F, Beemelmanns C (2020) Modular solid-phase synthesis of antiprotozoal barnesin derivatives. Org Lett 22(10), 3744-3748. Details PubMed

Raguz L, Beemelmanns C (2019) Ursprung und Funktionen der Sphingolipide. Nachrichten aus der Chemie 67(2), 66-70. (Review) Details

Guo H, Schmidt A, Stephan P, Raguž L, Braga D, Kaiser M, Dahse HM, Weigel C, Lackner G, Beemelmanns C (2018) Precursor-directed diversification of cyclic tetrapeptidic pseudoxylallemycins. ChemBioChem 19(21), 2307-2311. Details PubMed

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

Leichnitz D, Raguž L, Beemelmanns C (2017) Total synthesis and functional analysis of microbial signalling molecules. Chem Soc Rev 46(20), 6330-6344. (Review) Details PubMed

Chellat MF, Raguž L, Riedl R (2016) Targeting Antibiotic Resistance. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 55(23), 6600-6626. Details PubMed