News and publications


  • Schulz, A., Gepp, M. M., Stracke, F., Briesen, H. von, Neubauer, J. C., and Zimmermann, H.:
    Tyramine-conjugated alginate hydrogels as a platform for bioactive scaffolds, Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 107, 114–121 (2019) DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36538.
  • Askes, S. H. C., Bossert, N., Bussmann, J., Talens, V. S., Meijer, M. S., Kieltyka, R. E., Kros, A., Bonnet, S., and Heinrich, D.:
    Dynamics of dual-fluorescent polymersomes with durable integrity in living cancer cells and zebrafish embryos, Biomaterials, 168, 54–63 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.03.037.
  • Fischer, B., Meier, A., Dehne, A., Salhotra, A., Tran, T. A., Neumann, S., Schmidt, K., Meiser, I., Neubauer, J. C., Zimmermann, H., and Gentile, L.:
    A complete workflow for the differentiation and the dissociation of hiPSC-derived cardiospheres, Stem cell research, 32, 65–72 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scr.2018.08.015.
  • Noteborn, W. E. M., Wondergem, J. A. J., Iurchenko, A., Chariyev-Prinz, F., Donato, D., Voets, I. K., Heinrich, D., and Kieltyka, R. E.:
    Grafting from a Hybrid DNA-Covalent Polymer by the Hybridization Chain Reaction
    Macromolecules, 51, 5157–5164 (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02610.
  • Paulitschke, P., Keber, F., Lebedev, A., Stephan, J., Lorenz, H., Hasselmann, S., Heinrich, D., and Weig, E. M.:
    Ultraflexible Nanowire Array for Label- and Distortion-Free Cellular Force Tracking
    Nano letters (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02568.
  • Ramijan, K., Ultee, E., Willemse, J., Zhang, Z., Wondergem, J. A. J., van der Meij, A., Heinrich, D., Briegel, A., van Wezel, G. P., and Claessen, D.:
    Stress-induced formation of cell wall-deficient cells in filamentous actinomycetes
    Nature communications, 9, 5164 (2018) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07560-9.
  • Schulz, A., Katsen-Globa, A., Huber, E. J., Mueller, S. C., Kreiner, A., Pütz, N., Gepp, M. M., Fischer, B., Stracke, F., Briesen, H. von, Neubauer, J. C., and Zimmermann, H.:
    Poly(amidoamine)-alginate hydrogels. Directing the behavior of mesenchymal stem cells with charged hydrogel surfaces, Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine, 29, 105 (2018) DOI: 10.1007/s10856-018-6113-x.
  • Emmert, M., Witzel, P., Rothenburger-Glaubitt, M., and Heinrich, D.:
    Nanostructured surfaces of biodegradable silica fibers enhance directed amoeboid cell migration in a microtubule-dependent process, RSC Advances, 7, 5708–5714 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/C6RA25739A.
  • Gepp, M. M., Fischer, B., Schulz, A., Dobringer, J., Gentile, L., Vásquez, J. A., Neubauer, J. C., and Zimmermann, H.:
    Bioactive surfaces from seaweed-derived alginates for the cultivation of human stem cells
    Journal of Applied Phycology, 29, 2451–2461 (2017) DOI: 10.1007/s10811-017-1130-6.
  • Neubauer, J. C., Sébastien, I., Germann, A., Müller, S. C., Meyerhans, A., Briesen, H. von, and Zimmermann, H.:
    Towards standardized automated immunomonitoring. An automated ELISpot assay for safe and parallelized functionality analysis of immune cells, Cytotechnology, 69, 57–73 (2017) DOI: 10.1007/s10616-016-0037-4.
  • Bossert, N., Bruin, D. de, Götz, M., Bouwmeester, D., and Heinrich, D.:
    Fluorescence-tunable Ag-DNA biosensor with tailored cytotoxicity for live-cell applications
    Scientific reports, 6, 37897 (2016) DOI: 10.1038/srep37897.
  • Emmert, M., Witzel, P., and Heinrich, D.:
    Challenges in tissue engineering - towards cell control inside artificial scaffolds, Soft matter, 12, 4287–4294 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/c5sm02844b.
  • Fischer, B., Schulz, A., Gepp, M. M., Neubauer, J., Gentile, L., and Zimmermann, H.:
    3D printing of hydrogels in a temperature controlled environment with high spatial resolution, Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 2, 371 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2016-0027.
  • Katsen-Globa, A., Puetz, N., Gepp, M. M., Neubauer, J. C., and Zimmermann, H.:
    Study of SEM preparation artefacts with correlative microscopy. Cell shrinkage of adherent cells by HMDS-drying, Scanning, 38, 625–633 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/sca.21310.
  • Wallat, K., Gepp, M. M., Berger, S., Le Harzic, R., Neubauer, J. C., Zimmermann, H., Stracke, F., and Epple, M.:
    Optically Induced Nanostructures: Biomedical and Technical Applications. Chapter 4: Nanoparticle-loaded bioactive hydrogels (Berlin, 2015).
  • Kovtun, A., Neumann, S., Neumeier, M., Urch, H., Heumann, R., Gepp, M. M., Wallat, K., Koeller, M., Zimmermann, H., and Epple, M.:
    Nanoparticle-mediated gene transfer from electrophoretically coated metal surfaces
    The journal of physical chemistry. B, 117, 1550–1555 (2013) DOI: 10.1021/jp303448v.
  • Meier, B., Zielinski, A., Weber, C., Arcizet, D., Youssef, S., Franosch, T., Rädler, J. O., and Heinrich, D.:
    Chemotactic cell trapping in controlled alternating gradient fields, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108, 11417–11422 (2011) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1014853108.
  • Sackmann, E., Keber, F., and Heinrich, D.:
    Physics of Cellular Movements, Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics, 1, 257–276 (2010)
    DOI: 10.1146/annurev-conmatphys-070909-104105.
  • Gepp, M. M., Ehrhart, F., Shirley, S. G., Howitz, S., and Zimmermann, H.:
    Dispensing of very low volumes of ultra high viscosity alginate gels. A new tool for encapsulation of adherent cells and rapid prototyping of scaffolds and implants, BioTechniques, 46, 31-2, 34, 36-8 passim (2009) DOI: 10.2144/000113014.
  • Arcizet, D., Meier, B., Sackmann, E., Rädler, J. O., and Heinrich, D.:
    Temporal analysis of active and passive transport in living cells, Physical review letters, 101, 248103 (2008) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.248103.