Pharmaceutical Biology

The Pharmaceutical Biology Department works on the discovery and the biosynthesis of microbial bioactive compounds and on the generation of new antibiotics with genetic methods.

The Research Groups

  • Prof. Dr. Harald Groß

    Microbial Bioactive Compounds of Pseudomonas Strains; Genome Mining
  • Prof. Dr. Lutz Heide

    Gyrase inhibitors, aminocoumarin antibiotics, prenyltransferases. Pharmaceutical challenges in developing countries and in disaster relief Anti-infective medicines in southern Africa.
  • JProf. Dr. Leonard Kaysser

     Synthetic Biology of Anti-infective Agents

  • PD Dr. Bertolt Gust

    Recombineering, Translocase I-Inhibitors, Biosynthesis of Liponucleoside and Uridylpeptide Antibiotics.
  • Dr. Kristian Apel

    Regulation of Antibiotic Biosynthesis in Bacteria

The Pharmaceutical Biology Team

Contact data

Mailing address:

Pharmaceutical Biology

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Auf der Morgenstelle 8

D-72076 Tübingen, Germany


Tel:   +49 7071 2972460

Fax:  + 49 7071 295250

E-mail Secretariate: C. Fischer


Research and teaching facilities of the Pharmaceutical Biology Department are located on the 6th floor of the Pharmaceutical Institute (Buildung B) within the Science Campus Morgenstelle, Tübingen


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