May 2018
Our work in Methods on studying RNA structural ensembles via chemical synthesis and NMR spectroscopy got just accepted!
A joint publication with the Carlomagno group on stable isotope labeling of RNA is now online. link

April 2018
Matthias Huber joins our research group for his Bsc Thesis. Welcome! Michael returns from his research stay at the Duke University. Welcome back!

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!


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