Prof. Dr. Stefan Kalkhof

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Bioanalysis
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Protein analytics / Proteomics
  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Structure biology


  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Protein analysis
  • Spectroscopy
  • Separation Technics
  • Instrumental Analysis


University Activities

  • Head of the master degree program Bioanalysis
  • Head of the Institut for Bioanalytics
  • Head of the Chemistry Lab

Professional Activities

  • Head of the Mass Spectrometry Research Group of the Helmholtz Institute for Environmental Research - UFZ

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2016: Research Professor of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Coburg
  • since 2015: Professor for instrumental Bioanalytics of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Coburg
  • since 2012: Lecturer in the Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the University Leipzig
  • since 2008: head of the research group „mass spectrometry“, Department Proteomics (head of the department Prof. Martin von Bergen), Helmholtz Institute for Environmental Research  – UFZ
  • 2004 - 2008: University Leipzig, Analytical Chemistry / University Halle, Pharmacy (supervisor Prof. Andrea Sinz), Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.): „Investigation of the Laminin self-interaction by chemical cross-linking, mass spectrometry, and computational modelling“ awarded by the BAYER-Bitterfeld AG
  • 2006: Vanderbilt University, Center for Structure biology, Nashville, USA (group of Prof. Jens Meiler), research stay: „3D-Structure Prediction of Proteins and Protein complexes“, Meiler Lab
  • 2003 - 2004: University Leipzig, Diploma: „Structure analysis of the Calmodulin / sk-MLCK-Peptide complex “
  • 2002: University of Antwerp (UIA), research stay: „Investigation of polymers by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)“
  • 1999 - 2004: University Leipzig, Chemistry

Professional Memberships

  • German Mass Spectrometry Society (DGMS)
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)