Prof. Dr. Stefan Knapp

Goethe University Frankfurt

S. Knapp is a medicinal chemist and structural biologist. His main research focus is on structure based design of selective inhibitors using protein crystallography as the main tool. He has a keen interest in fragment based inhibitor discovery. S. Knapp is the site head of the Frankfurt node of the “Structure Genomics Consortium”, a UK based charity comprising currently 9 pharmaceutical companies and 5 academic institutions. The SGC has released more than 3000 crystal structures to the PDB and developed close to 200 chemical probes.

He has authored more than 350 original publications. His H-index is currently 89.