The surface of B cells is covered with antigen receptors with which they recognize invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. When a B cell receptor binds to an antigen, that is, to a foreign structure, the B cell is activated and triggers the production of antibodies. Antibodies are ... more
Prof. Dr. Manfred Jung
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Institut für Pharmazeutische Wissenschaften
Manfred Jung is a graduate of the University of Marburg, where he studied pharmacy (licensure 1990) and obtained his doctorate in pharmaceutical chemistry with Prof. Dr. W. Hanefeld. After a post-doctorate at the University of Ottawa, Canada, he began with independent research in 1994 at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Münster. There, in 2000, he carried out his habilitation in pharmaceutical chemistry (Mentor Professor Dr. B. Unterhalt). Since 2003 he is Professor of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Freiburg. His research focuses on drug synthesis and assay development in the field of epigenetic drugs.