--- 2023 ---
- We congratulate Daniel Nieder on receiving Best Poster Award at the HZDR DocSeminar 2023. At the conference, he presented his research about a thermal sensing interface for bioassay monitoring in well plates. We also congratulate the other awardees, Dominik Koll and Cansu Dağlar.
- We are happy to welcome Hatice Dilay Yazici! She is a Master student at Pamukkale University, Turkey and working as a research assistant at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the same university. At HZDR, she will be conducting research about G-FET biosensors for ferritin detection.
- Exciting news! Our article entitled ’’Multiplexed extended gate field-effect transistor biosensor with gold nanoantennae as signal amplifiers’’ by Željko Janićijević and Trang-Anh Nguyen-Le et al. has been accepted for publication in the journal Biosensors and Bioelectronics (IF: 12.6). Congratulations!
- Our joint PhD student Anja Madleine Markl has published an article in the journal Analyst, titled “Reporter emission multiplexing in digital PCRs (REM-dPCRs): direct quantification of multiple target sequences per detection channel by population specific reporters”. This work is an extension of her Master's thesis and represents a significant achievement. Congratulations!
Our article "Impedimetrische Nanotechnik für Bioanalytik und Diagnostik" ("Impedimetric Nanodevices for Bioanalytics and Diagnostics" in English) by D. I. Sandoval-Bojorqez et al. has been published in Wiley Analytical Science Magazine and GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift. This brief article illustrates the potential of nanoscopic impedimetric biosensors for the detection of functional biomolecules and showcases the fundamental mechanism of biodetection using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy.
- Guest researchers this summer: We are happy to welcome two guest researchers at our department!
Amna Batool: Amna is a PhD student from Monash University that have joined HZDR as part of a collaborative project called MHELTHERA (Helmholtz international lab). Amna has a Master's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Currently, she develops targeted and biocompatible nano-radiopharmaceuticals to be used as theranostics agents against cancer cells.
Dr. Ahmed Alsadig: Ahmed is a visiting researcher within our department. His primary research revolves around exploiting surface modification strategies to enhance the responsiveness of plasmonic nanoparticles to improve health-relevant biomolecule detection.
- Our group contributed the article `Nanoelektronik für Immuntherapien` to the 17th edition of the NCT/ UCC-Wissenschaftsmagazin `Krebs im Focus`. We describe the encouraging trend of nanoelectronics for life science and the future advances it can provide to the science community progressing from conventional medicine to individualized precision medicine in clinical oncology.
- The cover image based on the Research Article "Shell engineering in soft alginate-based capsules for culturing liver spheroids" by Xuan Peng, Željko Janićijević, et al. was selected as the Outside Back Cover: (Biotechnology Journal 6/2023)
- We congratulate Diana Isabel Sandoval Bojorquez on receiving the prestigious "Young Researcher Award" at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2023 Spring Meeting, Symposium G-Flexible bioelectronics: a rising star for in situ bioanalysis. At the conference, she presented her research about the integration of flexible sensors and their role in developing custom-made culturing platforms for in vitro monitoring.
- Recently, our research on nanobiosensors for COVID-19 related analytes was covered by MDR Sachsenspiegel:
- Exciting news! Our article 'Impedimetric Nanobiosensor for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigens and Antibodies' reached the attention score of 88, placing it in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
- We welcome Daniel Nieder as a new PhD student in our department. He has a Master's degree in Applied Life Sciences from UAS Kaiserslautern. He will focus on the development of a nanoelectronic sensor platform for the detection of multiple cancer immunity markers.
- Our article ‘Shell Engineering in Soft Alginate-based Capsules for Culturing Liver Spheroids’ by Xuan Peng, Željko Janićijević et al., has been accepted in Biotechnology Journal. Congratulations!
- Our article 'High-Throughput Gel Microbeads as Incubators for Bacterial Competition Study' by Trang-Anh Nguyen-Le, Xinne Zhao et al., has been accepted in Micromachine. Congratulations!
- We welcome Isli Çela as a new PhD student in our department. She is from Albania. She has a Master's Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics. She will focus on the development of biosensors for the detection of multiple cancer immunity markers, which would in turn open new possibilities toward personalized efficient immunotherapy.
- Our article 'Impedimetric Nanobiosensor for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigens and Antibodies' by Diana Isabel Sandoval Bojórquez et al., has been accepted in ACS Sensors. The article reached to be one of the top 10 read in February in ACS Sensors. Congratulations!
- In January, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)s selects Dr. Larysa Baraban as ‚Physikerin der Woche‘ (Female Physisist of the Week). Also check it on social media. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
Source: A. Wirsig / HZDR
--- 2022 ---
- We wish Dr. Tao Huang all the best! Tao is on the way to China after five successful years spent in our group.
- MDR Sachsen visits our labs to make the video for the news broadcast. Have a look here.
- Group leader Dr. Larysa Baraban receives the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant from European commission to study cancer immunophenotyping using nanoelectronics. Have a look at our press release.
|Source: HZDR / A. Wirsig|
- We congratulate Diana Isabel Sandoval Bojorquez for receiving the prestigious oral presentation award at European Materials Research Society Fall Meeting 2022. More here.
- Our team contributed to the book ‘Curvilinear Micromagnetism’ with the chapter ‘Curvilinear Magnetic Architectures for Biomedical Engineering’
- Our team contributed to the book ‘Microfluidics and Nanofluidics - Fundamentals and Applications’ with the chapter ‘Real-Time Tracking of Individual Droplets in Multiphase Microfluidics’
- We welcome Ahmed Alsadig from University Trieste as an internship researcher in our group. Ahmed will deal with the development of the surface functionalization of the nanoparticles.
- Our article ' Electrokinetic Janus micromotors moving on topographically flat chemical patterns' by Tao Huang et al., has been accepted in Communications Materials. Congratulations
- Review article 'Real-Time Monitoring of Blood Parameters in the Intensive Care Unit: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives' has been published in Journal of Clinical Medicine.
- Our article ' Multisite Dopamine Sensing With Femtomolar Resolution Using a CMOS Enabled Aptasensor Chip' by V. Seesi and L. Baraban et al., has been published in Frontiers in Neuroscience. Congratulations!
- Congratulations, Xuan Peng, on the Best Poster Award for her poster "Engineering of the alginate capsules for human hepatoma cell (HepG2) encapsulation" at the EMBL conference, Microfluidics 2022.
- Our article "Nanosensors in clinical development of CAR-T cell immunotherapy" by Trang-Anh, Nguyen-Le el. al. has been published in the Biosensors and Bioelectronics journal.
- Tao Huang successfully defended his PhD thesis at TU Dresden, Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering. Congratulations!!!
- Xinne Zhao successfully defended her PhD thesis at TU Dresden, Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering. Congratulations!!!
--- 2021 ---
- Larysa Baraban acts as co-editor in ChemNanoMat, for the article collection 'Beyond Active Colloids: From Functional Materials to Microscale Robotics’ together with Juliane Simmchen and WeiWang.
- The talk on "OFET biosensors based on stretchable semiconducting polymer: a proof-of-concept application in COVID-19 pandemic" by our PhD Student Trang Anh Nguyen Le won Second Prize for Best Presentation by Young Scientist in NANONET Annual Workshop 2021. Congratulations! (Image credit: Dr. Zahn Peter)
- Our article ‘Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigens and Antibodies Using OFET Biosensors Based on a Soft and Stretchable Semiconducting Polymer’ by Trang Anh Nguyen et al., has been accepted in ACS Biomater Sci Eng. Congratulations!
- Our scientific poster "Highly Sensitive Silicon Nanowire Biosensor Devices for the Investigation of UniCAR Platform in Immunotherapy" submitted to the 8th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S Dresden) have won "Best Poster Award to TUD participants". Congratulations!
- Our work 'Coexistence of fluorescent Escherichia coli strains in millifluidic droplet reactors' has been selected as the inner back cover in Lab on a Chip Journal, issue 8, 2021. Check it here!
- We are happy to welcome Dr. Željko Janićijević to join us as PostDoc since 1th of April 2021.
- Our article 'Impact of surface charge on the motion of light-activated Janus micromotors' by Tao Huang, et al., has been accepted in The European Physical Journal E. In this paper, we investigated the dependence of the motility on the ζ-potential of the underlying substrate. The direction of the motion could be inverted by changing the sign of the motor’s zeta potential. The velocity of these micromotors can be further tuned by varying the boundary’s physicochemical properties that they are close to. Congratulations!
- Our article ‘Coexistence of fluorescent Escherichia coli strains in millifluidic droplets reactors’ by Xinne Zhao, Rico Illing et al., has been accepted in Lab-on–a-Chip. Congratulations!
--- 2020 ---
- Our article ‘Electrochemical detection of ascorbic acid in artificial sweat using flexible alginate/CuO modified electrode‘ has been accepted in Microchimica Acta.
- Our article 'Nanocytometer for smart analysis of peripheral blood and acute myeloid leukemia: a pilot study' by Julian Schütt, Diana Sandoval Bojorquez et al., has been accepted in Nano Letters. Congratulations!
- Manuscript of Tao Huang et al. on the study of the inverse solidification induced by active particles are highlighted with a front cover page in Advanced Functional Materials. (to wait until publishing)
- We are happy to welcome Dr. Marvin Barahona to join us as PostDoc since 1th of August 2020. He will focus on the development of the in-vivo sensors integrated onto the surface of catheters and the development of electronic platforms for monitoring of biological signals.
- Our article ‘Inverse solidification induced by active Janus particle‘ by Tao Huang et al., has been accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations Tao!
- Our paper of Tao Huang et al. on the study of the exclusion behavior in active soft matter systems is highlighted with a cover page of Langmuir. This work is part of the Special Issue on Advances in Active Materials. T. Huang, S. Gobeil, X. Wang, V. Misko, F. Nori, W. De Malsche, J. Fassbender, D. Makarov, G. Cuniberti, and L. Baraban 'Anisotropic exclusion effect between photocatalytic Ag/AgCl Janus particles and passive beads in a dense colloidal matrix' Langmuir 36, 7091 (2020).
- Our article ‘Intrinsic plasticity of silicon nanowire neurotransistors for dynamic memory and learning functions‘ is highlighted in multiple news outlets (see summary below): https://www.nature.com/articles/s41928-020-0412-1/metrics
- Our article ‘Intrinsic plasticity of silicon nanowire neurotransistors for dynamic memory and learning functions‘ by Eunhye Baek et al., has been published in Nature Electronics. Congratulations Eunhye! Baek, E., Das, N.R., Cannistraci, C.V. et al. Intrinsic plasticity of silicon nanowire neurotransistors for dynamic memory and learning functions. Nat Electron (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-020-0412-1