Alexander Voltz studied applied pharmacy at the Hochschule Kaiserslautern. The topic of his practical phases work was the “chemical and pharmacological classification of research chemicals” (novel designer drugs). In his bachelor thesis at the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medicinal Devices (BfArM) he worked on the establishment of an assay for examination of B-cell induced immunogenity. After that he studied drug research at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn. In November 2020 he completed his studies with his master thesis in the research group of Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Pfeifer at the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the university hospital in Bonn. The topic of this work was the examination of the effects of Sulfonylureas on the phosphorylation of PPARγ in adipocytes.
Since March 2021 he has been working in the group of Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller at the HIPS. There he focuses on the isolation, characterization and de-novo structure elucidation of novel natural products and the bioactivity guided isolation of potential anthelmintic natural products.