Dr. Lydia Zengerling


Lab: 2224.02.125

Office: 2224.02.135

Phone: 39-23873




Research Topic:

Redox-responsive supramolecular materials

Curriculum Vitae:

06/2017 - 04/2021 Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
10/2016 - 03/2017 Master thesis in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
10/2014 - 03/2017 Master of Science in Biomedical Chemistry, JGU Mainz
2014 - 2015 Erasmus exchange student in the group of Assoc. Prof. Bente Frølund, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Tanja Schirmeister, JGU Mainz
2011 - 2014 Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Chemistry, JGU Mainz
2011 Abitur, Roman Herzog-Gymnasium, Schmölln



[5] Tuning the Crosslinking Density and Crosslinker in Core-Crosslinked Polymeric Micelles and its Effects on the Particle Stability in Human Blood Plasma and Mice.
T. Bauer, I. Alberg, L. Zengerling, P. Besenius, K. Koynov, B. Slütter, R. Zentel, I. Que, H. Zhang, M. Barz*,
Biomacromolecules 2023, 24, 3545–3556. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.3c00308.

[4] Synthesis and Structural Stability of α-Helical Au(I)-Metallopeptides.
L. Zengerling, B. Kemper, U.A. Hellmich, P. Besenius*,
Synlett 2021, 32, 344-349. DOI: 10.1055/a-1290-8412.

[3] An Insight into the Synthesis of N-Methylated Polypeptides.
C. Muhl,§ L. Zengerling,§ J. Groß, P. Eckhardt, T. Opatz, P. Besenius*, M. Barz*,
Polym. Chem 2020, 11, 6919-6927DOI: 10.1039/d0py01055c.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[2] Evaluation of Charge-Regulated Supramolecular Copolymerization to Tune the Time-Scale for Oxidative Disassembly of ß-Sheet Comonomers.
C.M. Berač, L. Zengerling, D. Straßburger, R. Otter, M. Urschbach, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2019, 1900476, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900476. (Open Access)

[1]  Kinetically Controlled Stepwise Self-Assembly of Au(I)-Metallopeptides in Water.
B. Kemper, L. Zengerling, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, T. Bauer, P. Besenius*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 534-537. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08189.