Prof. Dr. Georg Pohnert

Georg Pohnert
Georg Pohnert
Image: Georg Pohnert

Institute for Anorganic und Analytic Chemistry
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Lessingstraße 8
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 48 171
Fax:      +49 3641 9 48 172
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  • Chair holder of Analytical Chemistry


  • Chemical defense and communication strategies of marine and freshwater organisms
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Isolation, spectroscopy and organic synthesis of natural products

Publications (selected 5 most recent)

  1. Thume K, Gebser B, Chen L, Meyer N, Kieber DJ, Pohnert G (2018) "The metabolite Dimethylsulfoxonium propionate extends the marine organosulfur cycle" Nature 563, 412-415. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0675-0
  2. Bondoc KGV, Lembke C, Lang SN, Germerodt S, Schuster S, Vyverman W, Pohnert G (2018) "Decision-making of the benthic diatom Seminavis robusta searching for inorganic nutrients and pheromones". ISME Journal 2018 doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0299-2.
  3. Pohnert G, Poulin RX, Baumeister TUH (2018) "The making of a plankton toxin Science" (2018) 361, 1308-1309 DOI: 10.1126/science.aau9067
  4. Bondoc KGV, Heuschele J, Gillard J, Vyverman W, Pohnert G (2016) "Selective silicate-directed motility in diatoms" Nature Communications 7: 10540, doi:10.1038/ncomms10540.
  5. Lothar Wondraczek Georg Pohnert Felix H. Schacher Angela Köhler Michael Gottschaldt Ulrich S. Schubert Kirsten Küsel Axel A. Brakhage "Artificial Microbial Arenas: Materials for Observing and Manipulating Micorbial Consortia" Adv. Materials 2019