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



[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.