Full Professor for `synthetic enzyme cascades’ at Aachen University
Prof. Dr. Dörte Rother
Dörte Rother holds a diploma degree in biology from RWTH Aachen University. She conducted her PhD at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf (with research stays at Karolinska Institute Stockholm, University of Freiburg and University of Stuttgart). In 2008 she received a DFG-postdoc scholarship to work at Aachen University and became in 2009 postdoctoral student at the IBG-1: Biotechnology at Research Center Jülich. In 2012 she started her own Helmholtz-young investigators group in Jülich, additionally funded by a ERC-starting grant in 2017. In 2018 Dörte Rother was appointed as full professor for `synthetic enzyme cascades’ at Aachen University and leads the group `biocatalysis’ at Research Center Jülich. She has three children.
She received the DECHEMA-Prize 2018 and the Biotrans Junior Award 2019 for her outstanding research activities in multi-step biocatalysis and sustainable process development.