Prof. Dr. Andrea Sinz

Institute of Pharmacy
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Wolfgang-Langenbeck-Strasse 4
D-06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

Phone: +49-345-55 25170 (25171 Secr.)
Fax: +49-345-55 27026
Email: andrea.sinz(at)

since 02/2011

Member of the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Commitee on Scientific Instrumentation

since Jan 15, 2007

W3-Professor for Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Institute of Pharmacy, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany


Habilitation (Bioanalytical Chemistry) at the Faculty of Chemistry & Mineralogy,"Structural and functional characterization of proteins by mass spectrometry"

10/2001 to 12/2006

Head of Junior Research Group ‘Protein-Ligand Interaction with Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry’,
BBZ (Biotechnological-Biomedical Center), Faculty of Chemistry & Mineralogy, University of Leipzig, Germany


Fachapothekerin für Pharmazeutische Analytik (Pharmacist specialized in Pharmaceutical Analytics)

03/2001 to 08/2001

Research Scientist (Mass Spectrometry),
Proteome Center Rostock, University of Rostock, Germany

10/2000 to 02/2001

Scientific Assistant (Bioanalytical Chemistry),
Institute for Analytical Chemistry, University of Giessen, Germany

10/1998 to 09/2000

Post-Doctoral Fellow,
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases, Laboratory of Physical Biology, Bethesda, MD, USA

04/1998 to 09/1998

Post-Doctoral Fellow,
National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute, Laboratory of Ocular Therapeutics, Bethesda, MD, USA

07/1994 to 12/1997

Doctoral Candidate Researcher,
Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Marburg, Germany

Ph.D. Thesis title: 'Compounds from Cytotoxic Extracts of Dasymaschalon sootepense Craib, Anomianthus dulcis (Dun.) Sinclair, and Ellipeiopsis cherrevensis Fries'.

11/1993 to 04/1994

Practical Pharmaceutical Training,
Bayer Inc., Leverkusen, Germany. Department of Analytical Research for Drugs in Clinical Trials

05/1993 to 10/1993

Practical Pharmaceutical Training, ‘Apotheke in der Uhlandstrasse’, Tübingen, Germany


Studies in Pharmacy (Staatsexamen)
University of Tuebingen, Germany



Jan 2009

Elected member of the principal board of the DGMS (German Society for Mass Spectrometry)


Innovation Prize in Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry (GDCh Fachgruppe Medizinische Chemie, DPhG Fachgruppe Pharmazeutische/Medizinische Chemie)


Mattauch-Herzog Award (DGMS - German Society for Mass Spectrometry)


Fellows Award for Research Excellence (National Institutes of Health)


Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Analytical Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Archiv der Pharmazie, Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechniques,
BMC Structural Biology, ChemBioChem, Chemistry – A European Journal, Current Organic Chemistry,
Developmental and Comparative Immunology,
EMBO Journal, European Journal of Entomology,
European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, Expert Reviews in Proteomics, FEBS Journal, Journal of Mass Spectrometry,
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Proteome Research, Journal of Structural Biology, Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Molecular Biosystems, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Chemical Biology, Nature Communications, Nature Methods, Process Biochemistry, Protein Science, Proteomics, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry