Dr. Tom N. Grossmann

Professor of Organic Chemistry
Email: t.n.grossmann@vu.nl
ResearcherID: A-4175-2015

Curriculum Vitae

Department of Chemistry and
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Amsterdam Institute for
Molecules, Medicines and Systems

VU University Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1108
1081 HZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Curriculum Vitae

Study and Professional Experience

since 2016 Full professor of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 – 2015 Emmy Noether group leader, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
2011 – 2015 Group leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany (since 2012 at Chemical Genomics Centre)
2009 – 2011 Postdoctoral research with Prof. G.L. Verdine, Harvard University, USA
2004 – 2008 Ph.D. research with Prof. O. Seitz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2003 – 2004 Diploma research with Prof. K.P.C. Vollhardt, University of California, Berkeley, USA
1999 – 2003 Chemistry studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Education

2008 Ph.D. in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2004 Diplom in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
1998 Abitur, Max-Reinhardt-Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany

Honors and Distinctions

since 2016 ERC starting grant (European Research Council)
2016 Student teaching award (Lehrpreis Fachschaft Chemie, Technische Universität Dortmund)
2014 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2014
2013 – 2015 Emmy Noether programme (German research foundation, DFG)
2013 Winner of the ideas competition “Arthrose – muss das sein?” by the German Rheumatology Association (with Dr. Jessica Bertrand)
2012 – 2013 Liebig-fellow of Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2009 – 2011 Postdoctroal fellow of Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
2009 Schering Ph.D. award, joint award of Berlin’s three universities
2008 Fischer-Nernst Ph.D. award, Department of Chemistry at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2005 – 2007 Fellow of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes