Welcome to the


We are a new research group at the Institute for Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena.

In our interdisciplinary research we use chemical biology to understand microbial interactions and their impact on human health and disease.


Open positions - Apply now!

We are looking for PhD students and a lab technician interested in working on exciting new projects!

Read more

Welcome Anna and Jens! 

Anna and Jens have joined our group for their Master's thesis projects.Learn more about them and their research here!

Welcome Emre!

We are thrilled to have Emre join our group for an Erasmus+ internship!

Welcome Amogh!

We are excited to have Amogh joining our lab as a postdoc! 
Funded by the CRC "ChemBioSys", he will identify novel enzymes that mediate microbial interactions.

We got a new toy! 

We are thrilled to have a new instrument in our lab: our new mass spectrometer will be invaluable for our chemoproteomic workflows - stay tuned for exciting results to come in future! 

Christmas Market visit with the Hellmich group

We enjoyed mulled wine and numerous christmas treats at Jena's Christmas Market together with the Hellmich group!

Holiday celebration with the Arndt group 

We had a great time joining the Arndt group for a holiday celebration with bowling, drinks and tasty food!

Welcome Nayab and Attaa!

We are thrilled to have Nayab and Attaa join our team as PhD students! Learn more about them here.

We joined the CRC ChemBioSys

We are thrilled to be a member of the collaborative research council ChemBioSys, studying Chemical Mediators in Complex Biosystems, and look forward to exciting collaborations in the future!

How to find us

Content from Google Maps can't be displayed due to your current cookie settings. To show this content, please click "Consent & Show" to confirm that necessary data will be transferred to Google Maps to enable this service. Further information can be found in our Privacy Policy. Changed your mind? You can revoke your consent at any time via your cookie settings.

Consent & Show

Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

Lakemeyer Lab
Institute for Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC)
Humboldtstr. 10
07743 Jena