March 2018
Theodore Kwaku Dayie from the University of Maryland spends his one-month sabbatical stay at our department. Looking forward to a fruitful collaboration. Welcome!

February 2018
Fabian Juen joins our research group for his Bsc Thesis. Welcome! A collaborational work with the Dayie group at the University of Maryland just published in Chemistry - A European Journal! link 

January 2018
A collaborational work with the Erlacher group at the Medical University of Innsbruck just published in PNAS! link


Institute of Organic Chemistry

CMBI - Center for Molecular Biosciences Innsbruck



Research Focus

Nucleic acid chemistry

  • chemical tools for nucleic acid NMR spectroscopy
  • synthesis of isotope labeled DNA/RNA precursors
  • solid phase nucleic acid synthesis
  • enzymatic RNA synthesis

NMR spectroscopy

  • functional dynamics of nucleic acids
  • 3D structure of RNA/DNA excited states
  • solution structure of functional nucleic acids
  • relaxation dispersion NMR spectroscopy