Contact Details

Forschungszentrum Jülich
ICS-6: Structural Biochemistry
52425 Jülich
Telefon: +49-2461-61-3670
Email: b.strodel at

Curriculum Vitae

since 2015
Head of the Computational Biochemistry Group at the ICS-6: Structural Biochemistry, Forschungszentrum Jülich.

since 2011
Junior-Professor at the Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

Head of the Young Investigators Group Multiscale Modelling of Protein Interactions at the ICS-6: Structural Biochemistry, Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Postdoc in the group of Prof. Dr. David J. Wales, Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge, UK.

Ph.D. with Prof. Dr. Gerhard Stock, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main.

Diploma work in Chemistry with Prof. Georg Jansen at the Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.

Undegraduate studies in Chemistry (major) and Physics (minor) at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Awards and appointments

  • since 2016: Associate Editor of RSC Advances
  • 1998-2000: Fellowship from the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
  • 1998-1999: Fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Research Interests

  • Computational enzyme design.
  • Protein-protein and protein-membrane interactions.
  • Protein aggregation.
  • Amyloid diseases.


see here


PhD thesis: Quantum-mechanical modeling of dynamics and femtosecond spectroscopy of photoisomerizations in condensed phase (in German)

Diploma thesis: Spheroidal multipole expansion for the calculation of intermolecular interactions