- Master Student
André is originally from a small village, near Saalfeld, in the south of Thuringia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, where he completed his thesis in the group of Prof. Beckert (Institute of organic and macromolecular chemistry), working on novel on-off-sensors based on 4-hydroxy-1,3-thiazols. He continued his master studies in chemical biology at the FSU and the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Montpellier (ENSCM). He joined Pierre’s lab for his master’s thesis in January 2018, investigating the chemistry and bioactivity of different amoebicidal compounds.