Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Dr. David B. Konrad
Chemical Proteomics-guided Drug Development


Department of Pharmacy
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13
81377 München, Germany

Phone +49 89 2180 77273
Room-Nr. C2.074
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Research Interests

  • Drug Development
  • Chemical Proteomics
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Chemical Methodology Development

Short CV

  • From 2021 Liebig Fellow, LMU Munich
  • 2019-2020 LMU Research Fellow (Ivan Huc)
  • 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Research, Scripps Research, La Jolla (Ben Cravatt)
  • 2014-2018 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, LMU Munich (Dirk Trauner)
  • 2011-2013 M.Sc. Biochemistry, LMU Munich, University of California, Berkeley and Max-Planck-Institute, Mülheim a. d. Ruhr
  • 2007–2011 B.Sc. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich and University of Ottawa

Key publications

  • “An activity-guided map of electrophile-cysteine interactions in primary human immune cells”
    E. V. Vinogradova,* X. Zhang, D. Remillard, D. C. Lazar, R. M. Suciu, Y. Wang, G. Bianco, Y. Yamashita, V. M. Crowley, M. A. Schafroth, M. Yokoyama, D. B. Konrad, K. M. Lum, G. M. Simon, E. K. Kemper, M. R. Lazear, S. Yin, M. M. Blewett, M. M.Dix, N. Nguyen, M. N. Shokhirev, E. Chin, L. Lairson, B. Melillo, S. L. Schreiber, S. Forli, J. R. Teijaro,* B. F. Cravatt*, Cell 2020, 182, 1009–1026.

  • “Computational Design and Synthesis of a Deeply Red-Shifted and Bistable Azobenzene”
    D. B. Konrad#*, G. Savasci#, L. Allmendinger, D. Trauner, C. Ochsenfeld*, A. M. Ali*,
     J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 6538–6547

    # equally contributing co-first authors; * co-corresponding authors.

  • “Synthesis of Redshifted Azobenzene Photoswitches via Late-Stage Functionalization“
    D. B. Konrad, J. A. Frank, D. Trauner*,
    Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 4364–4368.


The full list of publications can be found on PubMed and Orcid.