Thisbe K. Lindhorst
Dr. rer. nat., Professor of Organic
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Thisbe Lindhorst is full professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science of Christiana Albertina University of Kiel since 2000. She studied chemistry at the Universities of München and Münster, received her diploma in chemistry/biochemistry in 1988 and her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1991 at the University of Hamburg (with Prof. J. Thiem). After a postdoctoral stay at the University of British Columbia (with Prof. S. G. Withers) she worked on her habilitation and became Private Docent in 1998 at the University of Hamburg. In 1997 she was a Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa in Canada (Prof. R. Roy) and in 2014 and 2015 Visiting Professor at the University of Orléans in France. In summer 2019 she stays at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, NZ, as an Erskine Fellow. Since 2000 she holds a chair in Organic and Biological Chemistry in Kiel. Her scientific interests are in the field of synthetic organic chemistry and in biological chemistry, especially in glycochemistry and glycobiology. Current research is focussed on the study of glycosylated surfaces and control of cell adhesion. She is the author of over 150 publications and of the text book “Essentials in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry” amongst others. Her activities and professional responsibilities comprise of several positions in advisory and editorial boards. She has been an elected member of the DFG Forschungsforum through 8 years (2008-2016) and in 2016 and 2017, Thisbe Lindhorst served as elected president of the German Chemical Society (GDCh). Thisbe has two grown-up children.
Honorary Fellow oft he Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), HonFRSC (2017).