Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982 – 1987
    Undergraduate studies in Chemistry at the University of Würzburg; Diploma thesis under the supervision of Prof. Volker Jäger dealing with "Synthetic studies of the isoxazole-analo-gous amino acids isobutylmuscimol, vinylmuscimol and vinylenmuscimol"

  • 1987 – 1990
    Ph.D. thesis in the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the University of Mainz under the supervision of Prof. Horst Kunz dealing with "Carbohydrates as chiral auxiliaries: diastereoselective reactions of carbohydrate-bound carbonyl-analogue compounds"

  • 1990 – 1991
    Postdoc in the group of Prof. Larry E. Overman at the Department of Chemistry, University of California Irvine (Irvine, CA/U.S.A.); studies on "Pd-induced cyclizations towards a total synthesis of forskolin"

  • 1991 – 1995
    Independent research and Habilitation in Organische Chemie at the University of Münster dealing with "Stereochemical and mechanistic studies of the ene reaction and the hetero-Diels-Alder reaction"; mentor: Prof. Gerhard Erker

  • 1997 – 2002
    Associate Professor (C3) of Organic Chemistry at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Technical University Braunschweig

  • Since 2002
    Full Professor (C4) of Organic Chemistry at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the University of Stuttgart

  • 1997 – 2002
    Member of the Diploma examn committee of the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Technical University of Braunschweig

  • 2006 – 2010
    Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart

  • 2006 – 2010
    Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 706 "Catalytic selective oxidations of C-H bonds with molecular oxygen" (University of Stuttgart and University of Hohenheim)

  • 2010 – 2012
    Vice Rector of Research & Technology of the University of Stuttgart

  • Since 2012
    Member of the Referee Board "Senatsausschuss Wettbewerb" of the Leibniz Institutes in Germany

Selected publications

  • M. Butschies, W. Frey, S. Laschat, "Designer Ionic Liquid Crystals Based on Congruently Shaped Guanidinium Sulfonates", Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 3014–3022.

  • "Gephyronic Acid, a Missing Link between Polyketide Inhibitors of Eukaryotic Protein Synthesis (Part I): Structural Revision and Stereochemical Assignment of Gephyronic Acid", L. Nicolas, T. Anderl, F. Sasse, H. Steinmetz, R. Jansen, G. Höfle, S. Laschat, R. E. Taylor, Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 968 – 971; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 938 – 941.

  • T. Anderl, L. Nicholas, J. Münkemer, A. Baro, F. Sasse, H. Steinmetz, R. Jansen, G. Höfle, R. E. Taylor, S. Laschat, "Gephyronic Acid, a Missing Link between Polyketide Inhibitors of Eukaryotic Protein Synthesis (Part II): Total Synthesis of Gephyronic Acid", Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 972–975; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 942–945.

  • "Influence of N-alkyl substituents and counterions on the structural and mesomorphic properties of N-4-(4'-alkoxybiphenyl)-N',N',N",N"-tetramethylguanidinium salts, an experimental and quantum calculational study", M. Butschies, S. Sauer, E. Kessler, H.-U. Siehl, B. Claasen, P. Fischer, W. Frey, S. Laschat, ChemPhysChem 2010, 11, 3752 – 3765.

  • "Counterion Effects on the Columnar Mesophases of Triphenylene-Substituted [18]Crown-6 Ethers: Is flatter better?", M. Kaller, C. Deck, A. Meister, G. Hause, A. Baro, S. Laschat, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 6326 – 6377.

  • N. Cramer, S. Helbig, A. Baro, S. Laschat, R. Diestel, F. Sasse, D. Mathieu, C. Richter, G. Kummerlöwe, B. Luy, H. Schwalbe, "Synthesis and Biological Properties of Cylindramide Derivatives: Evidence for Calcium-Dependent Cytotoxicity of Tetramic Acid Lactams", ChemBioChem 2008, 9, 2474–2486.

  • "Rational design of a minimal and highly enriched CYP102A1 mutant library with improved regio-, stereo-, and chemoselectivity", A. Seifert, S. Vormund, K. Grohmann, S. Kriening, V. B. Urlacher, S. Laschat, J. Pleiss, ChemBioChem 2009, 10, 853-861.

  • S. Helbig, S. Sauer, N. Cramer, S. Laschat, A. Baro, W. Frey, "Chiral Bicyclo[3.3.0]octa-2,5-dienes as Steering Ligands in Substrate Dependent Rhodium-Catalyzed 1,4-Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Enones", Adv. Synth. Catal. 2007, 349, 2331–2337.

  • "Discotic Liquid Crystals: From Tailor-Made Synthesis to Plastic Electronics", S. Laschat, A. Baro, N. Steinke, F. Giesselmann, C. Hägele, G. Scalia, R. Judele, E. Kapatsina, A. Schreivogel, S. Sauer, M. Tosoni, Angew. Chem. 2007, 119, 4916 – 4973; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2007, 46, 4832 – 4887.

  • N. Cramer, S. Laschat, A. Baro, H. Schwalbe, C. Richter, "Enantioselective total synthesis of cylindramide" Angew. Chem. 2005, 117, 831–833; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 820–822.

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