Dr. Jonas Kölsch


Lab: 2224.02.125

Office: 2224.02.135

Phone: 39-23873


Research Topic:

Synthesis of redox active flavin-peptide conjugates

Curriculum Vitae:

10/2019 - 11/2019 Research stay in the group of Prof. Subi George, JNCASR, Bangalore, India
08/2018 - 12/2021 Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
11/2017 - 05/2018 Master thesis in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
2016 - 2018 Master of Science in Chemistry, JGU Mainz
09/2016 - 04/2017 Research internship in the group of Prof. Dr. Thomas Teets,
University of Houston, Houston, USA
10/2014-03/2015 Bachelor thesis in the group of Dr. Peter Roth, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
2011 - 2016 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, JGU Mainz
2011 Abitur, Spessart-Gymnasium Alzenau



[5] Recyclable Vitrimers from Biogenic Poly(Itaconate) Elastomers.
J.C. Kölsch, C.M. Berač, F. Lossada, O.S. Stach, S. Seiffert, A. Walther, P. Besenius*,
Macromolecules 2022, 55, 8032-8039.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00825.

[4] Cucurbit[7]uril Macrocyclic Sensors for Optical Fingerprinting: Predicting Protein Structural Changes to Identifying Disease-Specific Amyloid Assemblies.
N. Das Saha, S. Pradhan, R. Sasmal, A. Sarkar, C.M. Berač, J.C. Kölsch, M. Pahwa, S. Show, Y. Rozenholc, Z. Topçu, V. Alessandrini, J. Guibourdenche, V. Tsatsaris, N. Gagey-Eilstein*, S.S. Agasti*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 14363-14379. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c05969.

[3] Facile Access to Foldable Redox-Active Flavin-Peptide Conjugates.
F. Stricker, J. Kölsch, S. Beil, S. Preiß, S. Waldvogel, T. Opatz, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2021, 19, 4483-4486. DOI: 10.1039/d1ob00414j.

[2] Impact of NDI-core Substitution on the pH-Responsive Nature of Peptide-Tethered Luminescent Supramolecular Polymers.
A. Sarkar, J. Kölsch, C.M. Berač, A. Venugopal, R. Sasmal, R. Otter, P. Besenius*, S.J. George*,
ChemistryOpen 2020, 9, 346-350. DOI: 10.1002/open.202000017. (Open Access)
Invited contribution to 'Functional Supramolecular Systems' special collection

[1] Room Temperature Transmetallation from Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane to Cyclometallated Iridium(III).
A. Maity, J. Kölsch, H. Na, T. Teets*,
Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 11757-11767, DOI: 10.1039/c7dt02540h..