Congratulations to Melanie on her thesis defense!

Melanie Schölzel was one of the first students to join the CLIB-Graduate Cluster as a fellow in May 2009. A chemist, she joined the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, campus FZ Jülich and worked under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jörg Pietruszka. She defended her thesis entitled “Ene reductases in organic synthesis” on 27 June 2012. During her doctoral studies she joined a large industrial company in North Rhine-Westphalia for a 3 months industrial internship.