Prof. Manfred Schubert-Zsilavecz was born in Austria in 1961. He studied Pharmacy at Karl-Franzens University Graz where he received his Ph.D. in 1989. After spending his postdoctoral sojourn at Bayreuth University, he joined the faculty of chemistry at Ulm as a Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship(1992-1993). Accepting a position at the Johan Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, he has been a professor since 1997 at the pharmaceutical chemistry department and currently directs a research group of 10-15 postdoctoral and graduate students. Since 2009 Prof. Manfred Schubert-Zsilavecz is Vicepresident of the Goethe-University.