Prof. Dr. Michael Lalk


Prof. Dr. Michael Lalk

Institut für Biochemie

Cellular Biochemistry & Metabolomics

Felix-Hausdorff-Strasse 4
17487 Greifswald

Telefon +49 3834 420-4867
Telefax +49 3834 420-4479 

Curriculum vitae
09.07.1972Born in Rostock (Germany)
1991-1996Study of Chemistry at the University of Rostock
March 1996Diploma work (Investigations of terpenoid bicyclic systems) under the supervision of Professor Dr. Klaus Peseke
1996-1999PhD work (Investigations of reactions of annelated carbarsugar derivatives) under the supervision of Professor Dr. Klaus Peseke
June 1999Promotion to Dr. rer. nat. (Organic Chemistry)
1999-2000Postdoctoral work at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich / Switzerland (ETH) in the group of Professor Dr. Andrea T. Vasella (synthesis of sugar nitrone derivatives)
2001-2007Habilitation work at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald – Structural characterisation of novel natural products and biochemical investigations of mechanisms of action of these compounds and derivatives as antimicrobial agents
December 2007Habilitation in Bioorganic Chemistry (within the group of Professor Dr. Ulrike Lindequist)
March 2008Promotion to "Privatdozent"
Summer 2012Offer for a professorship of „Systems Biology“ at the University of Jena (declined) offer for a professorship of „Biochemistry“ at the University of Greifswald (accepted)
since October 2012Professor for Biochemistry (Biochemistry of Metabolism / Metabolomics) at the Institute of Biochemistry, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald
since October 2014Managing Director of the Institute of Biochemistry
Fellowships and Awards
1991-1996Fellow of “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes”
1996-1999PhD-Fellow of “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes”
1999-2000Scientific-Fellow of the „Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft“
2000-2001Liebig-Fellow of the „Stiftung Stipendienfonds des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie“
2004SYNTHESIS-SYNLETT Journals Award