Humboldt Fellow doing research at the IPB
Beginning of February, Omani chemist Hidayat Hussain started working at the IPB. The natural product specialist is associate professor at the Chair of Oman‘s Medicinal Plants and Marine Natural Products at the University of Nizwa in Oman. In summer 2017, he received the prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship, which is conferred to foreign scientists for outstanding results in their scientific work. Now, as a Humboldt Fellow, he has the opportunity to pursue a research project of his choice in Germany. For the next year, Professor Hussain will be working in the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry on sweet-tasting and anti-inflammatory substances from various plants, such as Frankincense.