Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Tom N. Grossmann

Chair of Biomimetic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicines and Systems

ResearcherID: A‑4175‑2015
ORCiD: 0000‑0003‑0179‑4116
Google Scholar: Tom N. Grossmann

Study and Professional Experience

since 2016 Full professor of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 – 2015 Emmy Noether group leader, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
2011 – 2015 Group leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany (since 2012 at Chemical Genomics Centre)
2009 – 2011 Postdoctoral research with Prof. G.L. Verdine, Harvard University, USA
2004 – 2008 Ph.D. research with Prof. O. Seitz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2003 – 2004 Diploma research with Prof. K.P.C. Vollhardt, University of California, Berkeley, USA
1999 – 2003 Chemistry studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


2008   Ph.D. in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2004   Diplom in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
1998   Abitur, Max-Reinhardt-Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany

Honors and Distinctions

since 2022 Editorial advisory board member of the Journal of Peptide Science
since 2021 Editorial advisory board member of ChemBioChem
2016 – 2021 ERC starting grant (European Research Council)
2014   Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2014
2013 – 2015 Emmy Noether programme (German research foundation, DFG)
2013   Winner of the ideas competition “Arthrose – muss das sein?” by the German Rheumatology Association (with Dr. Jessica Bertrand)
2012 – 2013 Liebig-fellow of Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2009 – 2011 Postdoctroal fellow of Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
2009   Schering Ph.D. award, joint award of Berlin’s three universities
2008   Fischer-Nernst Ph.D. award, Department of Chemistry at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2005 – 2007 Fellow of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes