Witali Blum

Dr.-Ing. Witali Blum

Working area(s)

  • Ph.D. 12/10 - 05/15

More information

Witali finished his Ph.D. on May, 11th, 2015. Congratulations!

Field of research

  • β-peptides as chiral alignment media forming liquid crystaline phases for NMR
  • synthesis of β-peptides
  • synthesis of β-amino acids

Personal data

Date of birth 14.07.1984
Place of birth Astrachan (Russia)
Citizenship german

Education

09/96 – 07/04 Final Secondary School Examination, Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium , Sandhausen
Major fields of study: Math and Chemistry
10/04 – 10/06 Basic study of Chemistry, Karl-Ruprechts-Universität , Heidelberg
10/06 – 08/10 Study in Chemical Engineering, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim
12/06 – 02/07 Research assistant, Fraunhofer ICT, Pfinztal
research of flame-retardant polymers
03/07 – 08/07 Trainee, Chemical Laboratory Dr. Vogt, Karlsruhe
environmental control
09/08 – 02/09 Trainee, Fraunhofer ICT, Pfinztal
research of flame-retardant polymers
09/09 – 02/10 Student assistant, ORPEGEN Peptide Chemicals GmbH, Heidelberg
production of peptides and amino acid derivatives
09/09 – 02/10 Study work, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim
“Optimization of a Solar Thermal Collector through a self-regulating, currentless Cooling System”
09/10 Diploma, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
09/10 – 11/10 Research assistant, ORPEGEN Peptide Chemicals GmbH, Heidelberg
development and production of peptides and amino acid derivatives
12/10 – 05/15 Ph. D. studies, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt

Diploma thesis

Title Development und Establishment of the Tetracosactid-Synthesis
Supervision Prof. Dr. C. Birr, Prof. Dr. S. Künzel – Prof. Dr. G. Schied
Place ORPEGEN Peptide Chemicals GmbH, Heidelberg and Mannheim University of Applied Sciences

Dissertation

Title Entwicklung von β-Peptiden und β-Strukturbildnern als potenzielle Orientierungsmedien in der kernmagnetischen Resonanzspektroskopie
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele
Place Department of Chemistry, Technical University Darmstadt

Publications

1 D. Helmer, I. Rink, J. A. R. Dalton, K. Brahm, M. Jöst, T. M. Nargang, W. Blum, P. Wadhwani, G. Brenner-Weiss, B. E. Rapp, J. Giraldoc, K. Schmitz
Rational design of a peptide capture agent for CXCL8 based on a model of the CXCL8:CXCR1 complex
RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 25657-25668.

Talks (upgraded Posters)

1 Mikrowellengestützte Synthese von β-Peptiden und β-Strukturbildnern, Seminar von Mettler Toledo, CEM und Axel Semrau: Neue Techniken für die Synthese, Frankfurt, 09/12.

Poster

1 W. Blum, Yu. Moskalenko, C. M. Thiele, Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of β-peptides in NMR-RDC-Structural Analysis, Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2013, Darmstadt, 09/13.
2 Yu. Moskalenko, W. Blum, C. M. Thiele, β-Peptide Liquid Crystalline Phases for NMR/RDC Structural Analysis of Organic Molecules, PepMat 2013: Peptide Materials for Nanotechnology and Biomedicine, Sorrento/Italy, 10/13.