Thorsten-Lars Schmidt

Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt Thorsten Schmidt TU Dresden

since 2019
Assistant professor for experimental Biophysics at Kent State University
since 8/2013 Group leader DNA Chemistry
Cluster of Excellence cfaed (Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden)
TU Dresden
2011-2013 Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral research fellow
Prof. William Shih lab
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard, Boston, MA, (USA)

PhD studies
Prof. Alexander Heckel lab Cluster of excellence “Macromolecular Complexes”
Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany).
Thesis graded summa cum laude

5/2007-6/2007 Internship
Prof. Nadrian (Ned) Seeman lab
New York University, NY (USA)
2005 Diploma thesis
University of Bonn
2004 Research semester
Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo (Spain)
2000-2005 Study of Chemistry
University of Bonn (Germany)
fall semester 1999      Study of Political Sciences, History and English
University of Bonn
1998-1999 “Zivildienst” (Community service as alternative to compulsory military service)
in an old people’s home, Bonn
1998 Abitur (high school diploma)

When I’m not doing science, I love to to spend time with my 6-year old son and my wife, love to bike with them, travel, photography, kite surfing, Salsa and almost any activity in the mountains.
Work hard, play hard...