Welcome to the


We are a new research group at the Institute for Organic 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!

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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

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Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

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