The Thiele group
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Dr. Dominic Schirra

Working area(s)

Master thesis 09/17 - 03/18, Ph.D. thesis 05/18 - 06/22, PostDoc 07/22 -

Contact

work +49 6151 16-21835

Work L2|07 14
Alarich-Weiss-Str. 16
64287 Darmstadt

Field of research

  • Synthesis of functionalized homopolypeptides
  • Studies of the alignment process in LLC phases

Bachelor thesis

Title Synthesis of Aryl-substituted Monomers for the Gilch-Polymerization
Group Prof. Dr. M. Rehahn
Place Department of Chemistry, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Master thesis

Title Investigations towards the synthesis of deuterated homopolyglutamates
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele
Place Clemens-Schöpf-Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Dissertation

Title Stimuli responsive alignment media based on polyglutamates
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele
Place Department of Chemistry, Technical University Darmstadt

Publications

1 M. Hirschmann, D. S. Schirra, C. M. Thiele
Copolyaspartates: Uncovering Simultaneous Thermo and Magnetoresponsiveness
Macromolecules 2021 ,54, 1648-1656.
2 D. S. Schirra, M. Hirschmann, I. A. Radulov, M. Lehmann, C. M. Thiele
Investigations of the alignment process of homopolyglutamate-based LLC phases: Deuterium NMR analysis of PBPMLG reveals a 90° flip of the polymer
Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 21208-21214, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 21040-21046.
3 D. S. Schirra, S. Jeziorowski, M. Lehmann, C. M. Thiele
Thermoreversible Gelation of Homopolyglutamates PBPMLG, PBPELG, and PBPHLG: Another Step toward de Novo RDC-Based Structure Elucidation
Macromolecules 2022, 55, 3430-3436. [Correction: Macromolecules 2022, 55, 6293]
4 D. S. Schirra, P. Götz, M. Lehmann, C. M. Thiele
Atropisomerism in a polyglutamate-based thermoresponsive alignment medium
Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 7511-7514.

Poster

1 D. Schirra, S. Jeziorowski, C. M. Thiele
Investigations towards the synthesis of poly-γ-p-biphenylmethyl-glutamates
Orchem 2018, Berlin, 09/18.
2 D. Schirra, S. Jeziorowski, C. M. Thiele
Investigations towards the synthesis of poly-γ-p-biphenylmethyl-glutamates
Physical Chemistry at its Best: The Art of Chemical Problem Solving, Leopoldina, Halle/Saale, 09/18.
3 D. Schirra, C. M. Thiele
Studies towards the influence of spacer groups on the thermoresponsive properties of sidechain-modified homopolyglutamate-based alignment media
EuroIsmar 2019, Berlin, 08/19
4 D. Schirra, C. M. Thiele
Investigation on the alignment process in LLC-phases of poly-γ-p-biphenylmethyl-glutamates
SMASH 2019, Porto/Portugal, 09/19