Dr. Vanessa Lewe


Lab: 2224.02.131

Office: 2224.02.135

Phone: 39-23873


Research Topic:

Self-assembly of peptidic NHC-based AuI-metalloamphiphiles in water

Curriculum Vitae:

08/2015 – 07/2018 Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
04/2015 – 07/2015 Internship AbbVie Deutschland, Ludwigshafen
02/2014 – 09/2014 Master thesis in the group of Prof. Ryan Gilmour, WWU Münster
09/2013 – 11/2013 Internship Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel
2012 – 2014 Master of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2012 Bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Bart Jan Ravoo, WWU Münster
2009 – 2012 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2008 Abitur, Hildegardisschule Münster



[5] Impact of Sample History and Solvent Effects on Pathway Control in the Supramolecular Polymerisation of Au(I)-Metallopeptide Amphiphiles.
M. Thomas, V. Lewe, J. Kölsch, M. Urschbach, J. Erlenbusch, O.S. Stach, P. Besenius*,
Polym. Chem. 2023, 14, 1888-1892. DOI: 10.1039/d3py00053b.

[4] A Clickable NHC-Au(I)-Complex for the Preparation of Stimulus-Responsive Metallopeptide Amphiphiles.
V. Lewe, M. Preuss, E.A. Woźnica, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 9498-9501. DOI: 10.1039/c8cc05622f.

[3] Reversible Covalent and Supramolecular Functionalization of Water-Soluble Au(I)-Complexes.
B. Kemper, M. von Gröning, V. Lewe, D. Spitzer, T. Otremba, N. Stergiou, D. Schollmeyer, E. Schmitt, B.J. Ravoo, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6048-6055. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700588.

Graphical Abstract - ChemEurJ 2017 - Kemper

[2] Delineating the Physical Organic Profile of the 6-Fluoro Glycosyl Donor.
N. Santschi, N. Aiguabella, V. Lewe, R. Gilmour*,
J. Fluorine Chem. 2015, 179, 96-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2015.06.004.

Graphical Abstract - ACIE 2016 - Frisch


[1] A carbohydrate-based hydrogel containing vesicles as responsive non-covalent cross-linkers.
S. Himmelein, V. Lewe, M. C. A. Stuart, B. J. Ravoo*,
Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 1054-1058. DOI: 10.1039/C3SC52964A.

Graphical Abstract - ACIE 2016 - Frisch