Prof. Norbert Sewald

Associate Editor

Department of Chemistry
University of Bielefeld

Scientific career

1999 - present Full Professor of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at Bielefeld University
1992 - 1998 Habilitation at University of Leipzig "β-Aminosäuren enthaltende Peptide: Asymmetrische Synthese von β-Aminosäuren, Festphasenpeptidsynthese und NMR-spektroskopische Konformationsanalyse"
1991 - 1992 Postdoc under supervision of Prof. J.E. Baldwin, Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford University; "Biomimetic Synthesis of Penicillin"
1988 - 1991 Dissertation under supervision of Prof. Dr K. Burger, Technische Universität München
1988 Diploma in Chemistry, Technische Universität München


Research areas

The Sewald group's work is focussed on organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, peptide chemistry, natural product chemistry, as well as structure determination and conformational analysis by NMR spectroscopy, and molecular dynamics calculations.


Thematic issues

Prof. Sewald edited the thematic issues in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry:

Peptide–drug conjugates

Antibiotic and cytotoxic peptides


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