Benjamin Kirchweger

Mag. Dr.

Post Doc

room 2F454
tel +43-1-4277-55234



  • Phytochemistry & Biodiscovery
  • Application of cheminformatic methods in natural product research for the prediction of biological activities and molecular targets
  • Application of Caenorhabditis elegans as an in vivo small animal model
    ° for the identification of natural products that affect evolutionary conserved regulators of lipid metabolism
    ° for the discovery of natural products with anthelmintic activity as candidate molecules for screens against parasitic nematodes
  • Natural products against metabolic, viral, and inflammatory diseases
  • Extraction, purification, isolation and characterization of natural products



Best diploma thesis in Pharmacognosy (2017)
25th Congress of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Society (ÖPhG) in Innsbruck, Austria