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"Basic research wants to know the world, applied research wants to shape the world."

Dr. Lisa Johanna von Kleist
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Focal areas of work

  • Drug development
  • Cell Biology

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Lisa von Kleist studied chemistry at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, majoring in molecular biology, biochemistry and pharmacology. She received her PhD in biochemistry from the Free University of Berlin with a focus on the development of novel drugs against, among other things, virus uptake. Subsequently, she spent several years conducting studies, analyses and research in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences for public and private clients. Her main focus was on drug discovery and technology transfer in the context of academic research and pharmaceutical companies as employers and customers. Since 2019, she has been working for VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH as a research associate, among other things on behalf of the Global Health Department in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.


  • Khundadze, M.; Ribaudo, F.; Hussain, A.; Rosentreter, J.; Nietzsche, S.; Thelen, M.; Winter, D.; Hoffmann, B.; Afzal, MA.; Hermann, T.; de Heus, C.; Piskor, E-M.; Kosan, C.; Franzka, P.; von Kleist, L.; Stauber, T.; Klumperman, J.; Damme, M.; Proikas-Cezanne, T.; Hübner, CA. (2019): A mouse model for SPG48 reveals a block of autophagic flux upon disruption of adaptor protein complex five.

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