Dr. Stefan Pentzold

   Department of Bioorganic Chemistry
   Leaf Beetles Defense
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1267Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:-Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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- From 02/2019: Institute of Human Genetics, Jena University Hospital
- 12/2016 – 01/2019: Marie S. Curie Fellow, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
- 04/2015 – 11/2016: Postdoc and DAAD Fellow, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
- 06/2014 – 03/2015: Postdoc, Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

University education
- 11/2010 - 05/2014: Ph.D. in insect biochemistry, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
- 10/2004 - 07/2010: Diploma in biology, University of Leipzig, Germany, including:
- 10/2009 - 07/2010: Diploma thesis in zoology, Senckenberg Natural History Collections, Dresden, Germany
- 09/2008 - 02/2009: Study abroad, Faculty of Biology, University of Salamanca, Spain

Reviewer activity
- Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Current Opinion in Insect Science, Journal of Insect Physiology, Planta, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Biomolecules, PLoS One, Molecules, Arthropod-Plant Interactions, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Journal of Insect Science, Chemistry & Biodiversity, Applied Sciences, African Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection

Student supervision
- Since Sept 2015 I have supervised various Bachelor and Master students during their theses and research projects.

Press work
- Pentzold S. 2017. „Plaguing insects with bittersweet tastes to protect crops” in Horizon – the EU Research and Innovation Magazine (
- Pentzold S. 2017. „Tasting with legs” in ScienceExplained (
- Pentzold S. 2016. „Cute but dangerous” in Lab Times online (
- Pentzold S, Teichmann C. 2008. „Posterpräsentation und Teilnahme an der 141. Jahrestagung der DO-G 2008 in Bremen“ in Jahresbericht der Vereinigung von Förderern und Freunden der Universität Leipzig e.V., page 31

last updated on 2019-02-09