Name Jahn Ullrich
Position Head of the Senior Research Group
Dr. Ullrich Jahn

Ullrich Jahn, Ph.D.

Head of the Team

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, v.v.i.
Flemingovo nám. 2, CZ-166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic

Phone: (+420) 220 183 219


1988-1992 Ph.D. in organic chemistry, under supervision of Prof. W. Schroth, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
1983-1988 M.Sc. in Chemistry, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
2006 (6 months) Visiting Professorship at Universite Montpellier 1, France.
1993-1995 Postdoctoral Fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) at the University of Pittsburgh, USA in the group of Prof. Dennis P. Curran.
1988 (4 months) Fellow at Institute of Chemical Technology (VŠCHT), Prague, Czechoslovakia.
since 2007 Head of the Research Team, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry v.v.i., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
2001-2007 Wissenschaftlicher Oberassistent at Technical University Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.
1996-2002 Habilitation, Technical University Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany: "Oxidative Electron Transfer-Mediated Sequential Reactions Involving Anionic, Radical, Carbocationic or Radical Cation Intermediates".
Awards and Fellowhisps
2004 Award Funds, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.
1999 Young Investigator Award Dr. Otto-Röhm-Foundation.
1998 Habilitation Fellowship German Research Council.
1996 Justus Liebig-Fellowship.
Teaching (Technical University Braunschweig)
2005-2007 Direction of the Organic Lab for Biotechnology Students.
2004-2007 Organic Transition Metal Chemistry (Lecture).
2003-2007 Main Group Metalorganic Reagents in Organic Synthesis (Lecture).
2002-2003 Organic Chemistry I + II (Lecture).
2001-2007 Reactive Intermediates (Lecture).
2000-2007 Radical Reactions (Lecture).
1999-2004 Advanced Organic Chemistry (Seminar).
1997-2007 Structure Elucidation with Spectroscopic Methods (Exercise).
1996-2007 Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry (Lecture, Exercise).
1996-2001 Natural Products Chemistry (Lecture).
1988-1992 Organic Chemistry (Seminar).
1988-1992 Laboratory Assistant (Basic Organic Chemistry).
Professional activities

Since 2012 Member if the Institutional Board of IOCB.

2011 - Chairman of the organization committee of the 23. International Conference on Advances in Organic Synthesis (CAOS23) 26.06.-30.06.2011, Hradec Kralove (Czech Republic

In September 2006 Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Summer University "New strategies for bioactive molecules from discovery to applications; Drug design, drug discovery and drug targeting" Institut Max Mousseron et Universite Montpellier 1, France.

Chair of the Regional Section Braunschweig of the German Chemical Society (2005-2006).

Referee for Nature, Angewandte Chemie, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Chem. Eur. J., Org. Lett., J. Org. Chem., Eur. J. Org. Chem., Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., Synlett, Synthesis, Tetrahedron, Tetrahedron Letters.

There is also a group at the Insitut für Organische Chemie, Technische Universität Braunschweig:

  • Emanuela Dinca, Ph.D. student
  • Susanne Kritsch, Ph.D. student
  • Dan Griffith, Fulbright fellow
  • Dmytro Rudakov, Ph.D. student