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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- 12/2016 – 01/2019: Marie S. Curie Fellow, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
- 04/2015 – 11/2015: Postdoc, 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, 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, African Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection

Student supervision
- Since Sept 2015, I have supervised / I am supervising Bachelor and Master students (from biochemistry or chemical biology, Jena University) for 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 2018-07-27