Leopold Weidner
PhD student

Phone: +49 89 3187 43844
Building/Room: 44 / 020


Current positions

Ph.D. student at the Comprehensive Foodomics Platform, Chair of Analytical Food Chemistry (TUM School of Life Sciences) in cooperation with the Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry (BGC, Helmholtz Munich)

Research interests

  • foodomics analysis of emissions from cooking processes

  • (ultra)high-resolving mass spectrometric methods for the identification of small molecules in complex matrices

  • development of bioinformatic tools in R and Python for the evaluation of untargeted metabolomic datasets


Scientific committee award for the best poster in "Analytical tools", 16th Weurman Flavor Research Symposium 2021


2014 - 2019 State examination in food chemistry at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Professional and research experience

10/2016 - 04/2018 Tutor for stereo chemistry at the Chair of Pharmacy at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

10/2018 - 04/2019 Final thesis at Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, Bordeaux, France - "Characterization of the aromatic notes associated with the qualitative aging of Cognac eaux-de-vie"