Mr Jan Philipp Menzel
Faculty of Science
School of Chemistry & Physics
Jan Philipp Menzel is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Mass Spectrometry Development Laboratory, in the School of Chemistry and Physics, Faculty of Science, QUT. He completed a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany and a Master of Science (Chemistry) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, before joining QUT as a PhD student in 2017.
During his PhD studies, Jan Philipp worked in the Soft Matter Materials Laboratory under Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik with a research focus on the wavelength dependence and selectivity of photochemical ligation reactions. His work in this field is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Angewandte Chemie International Edition and Nature Communications. See also Philipp's Google Scholar profile.
His current research aims to establish advanced methods for the analysis of fatty acids/lipids in biological samples. This includes the development and application of extraction methods, chemical functionalisation, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry methods and numerical, automated data analysis.