We warmly congratulate Dr. Wendy Escobedo – since October 2017 a post doc in the group of Prof. Bernhard Hauer, Technical Biochemistry - on her new position at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Wendy Escobedo has accepted a call for a full-time career professorship for “Marine Natural Products and Biocatalysis”. She will join the Chemistry Faculty located at the Chemistry Unit in Sisal, Yucatan. The Chemistry Unit in Sisal constitutes the first effort to study the coastal zone from a chemical point of view. The mission of the Unit is to generate knowledge and technology to contribute to the sustainable development of the coastal zone, in the solution of environmental problems, and in the exploitation of bioactive marine resources. Her research group will focus on the later, aiming to address the biocatalytic diversification of bioactive indole metabolites from marine bacteria.