Dr. Dmitry Ushakov joined the Department of Biomolecular Systems in July 2013. He will be working on oxidation processes in the Microreactor Group known for developing shortcuts for chemical synthesis of medicines and other biologically important molecules. Born in Russia, St. Petersburg, in 1987. Dr. Ushakov finished his diploma studies at St. Petersburg State University, then went west to continue his education at the University of Tübingen in the group of Prof. M. E. Maier. His long-time focus is synthesis of natural products. добро пожаловать!