CV Prof. Dr. Jens Schrader


Prof. Dr. Jens Schrader
DECHEMA Research Institute
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main



Short Biography

  • Born 28.04.1966 in Peine

  • Study of biotechnology and Diploma at Technische Universität Braunschweig

  • Diploma (MSc) thesis prepared at Bayer AG, Central Research, Leverkusen

  • Doctoral thesis at DECHEMA e.V.; doctorate conferred by Universität Dortmund, (1998)

  • Since 1999 scientist in the Biochemical Engineering Research Group at the Karl Winnacker Institute of DECHEMA e.V.

  • Nov 2001 - June 2002 research stay at University of California, Berkeley, USA

  • Head of Biochemical Engineering workgroup at DECHEMA Karl-Winnacker Institute since 2006
  • Deputy Head of Karl-Winnacker Institute since January 2010
  • Member of the Executive Board of DECHEMA Research Institute since March 2012


Research Focuses on

  • Biotechnological production of natural flavour and fragrance compounds

  • Biotransformation of isoprenoids

  • Integrated bioprocesses

  • Bioelectrochemistry

Teaching experience

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Molecular Bio Sciences

Prof. Jens Schrader is head of Biochemical Engineering Group at DECHEMA Research Institute
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