Dr Alexander Kiefer


Dr. Alexander Kiefer studied Chemistry at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2018, he received his PhD from Saarland University with a thesis on Natural Product Synthesis. After his postdoctoral studies at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland he joined Anna Hirsch’s Group in July 2019 at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS). His interests involve medicinal chemistry as well as total synthesis and chemoenzymatic synthesis of natural products.


Synthesis of New Cyclomarin Derivatives and Their Biological Evaluation towards Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Plasmodium Falciparum

Kiefer A, Bader C, Held J, Esser A, Rybniker J, Empting M, Müller R, Kazmaier U (2019)

Chem. Eur. J. 25 (37): 8894-8902DOI: 10.1002/chem.201901640