2022/04: After years of intense development, our robotic laser synthesizer for infectious disease microarrays can now be used to screen the full Ebola virus proteome in single amino acid resolution. Big CONGRATULATIONS to Grigori and Jasmin for publishing their work in Advanced Materials! https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202200359
2022/02: Our cover art was published as the inside front cover in Advanced Materials! https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202270060
2022/02: Stephan’s and Sanghwa’s paper on solvent-free polymer transfer onto hydrophilic/-phobic surfaces is published in Langmuir. Great job! https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02724
2022/01: With the New Carbonization Concepts group from the Colloid Chemistry department, we contributed to their laser-patterned carbon as high-performance mechanical sensors, published in npj Flexible Electronics. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41528-022-00136-0
2022/01: We say goodbye again to Dominik. Thanks for your work and all the best for your future!
2022/01: Junfang won the best student presentation award at the ISN2A 2022 conference in Caparaica, Portugal. Congratulations!
2022/01: Our theoretical model on the material deposition by laser-induced forward transfer is out. Congratulations, Grigori! https://doi.org/10.3390/app12031361
2021/12: Fantastic news: Junfang found a new thin film preparation method to revolutionize our laser transfer process! Much higher resolution and rapid photochemistry are now possible in the microarray format! Collaboration with Nadja Tarakina & Nabyl Merbouh! Out now in Advanced Materials! https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202108493
2021/11: Welcome back, Dominik Bierbaum, for another research assistantship!
2021/11: Congratulations to Yuxin for getting his cover art accepted at Chemistry – A European Journal! https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202103902
2021/11: Congratulations to (now Dr.-Ing.) Grigori Paris for very successfully defending his PhD thesis! Great success!
2021/10: Pietro got a new job at Asparia Glycomics in San Sebastián. Thank you for the many ideas and projects. More publications coming soon. Fare well and all the best!
2021/10: Congratulations to Yuxin for publishing his first paper in our group! Great collaboration with Nabyl Merbouh from Simon Fraser University, Canada. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202103441
2021/10: Great job, Alexandra and Kassandra, for publishing our highly advanced multivalent microarray synthesis platform for lectin screening! Nice collaboration with Prof. Bernd Lepenies. https://doi.org/10.3389/fchem.2021.766932
2021/10: Kudos to Pietro and Valentina for publishing their automated glycan assembly of peptidoglycan fragments, together with Prof. Jon Laman, Uni Groningen, Netherlands! https://doi.org/10.1039/D1OB01987B
2021/09: Felix is back from four months of parental leave.
2021/06: Thank you for everything, Stephan, and congratulations to your new job at AKmira optronics!
2021/06: Our international project on Zika virus biomarker screening with partners from Brazil, USA, and Germany, was published RSC Med Chem! Check it out: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1MD00124H
2021/05: Big news, out in Nature Communications! Introducing a laser-driven approach to print sensitizers with desired morphologies and layer thickness on different substrates like glass, carbon, & carbon nitride in milliseconds. Congratulations to Junfang for her inspiring work and a big thank you to our colleague Aleksandr Savateev from Colloids Department! https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-23367-7
2021/04: Congratulations, Jasmin! Our SARS-CoV-2 peptide and glycan microarray study in collaboration with University Hospital Hamburg and CIC biomaGUNE is published: https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10040438
2021/04: Kassandra finished her internship. Thank you for the great work, publication will follow soon!
2021/03: Congratulations to Valentina, finishing her M.Sc. thesis. Thank you for the nice job, which will be part of our upcoming manuscript.
2021/02: Celina finished her Internship. Thank you for the nice work, we learned a lot.
2020/12: Congratulations, Stephan, to your next publication! Smart idea to track heat by melting of alkanes, now out: https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202001626
2020/12: Dominik finished his internship. Hope to welcome you back at some point!
2020/12: Welcome, Yuxin Liu, to the SAT group as a new PhD student!
2020/11: In collaboration with the Colloid Chemistry department (Ilic, Liedel, Antonietti, Oschatz), we contributed to the development of sustainable cathodes! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/adsu.202000206
2020/10: Felix was selected to be a member of the Early Career Advisory Board of Chemistry – A European Journal. https://www.chemistryviews.org/details/advertorial/11270815/Chemistry__A_European_Journal_Installs_Early_Career_Advisory_Board.html
2020/10: The group's research was presented in a science slam at the Futurium in Berlin by Felix. https://www.werkstofftechnologien.de/veranstaltungen/buergergespraech-materialinnovationen-fuer-gesundheit-und-lebensqualitaet
2020/10: Welcome, Celina Lindner!
2020/09: Welcome, Dominik Bierbaum and Kassandra Hoetzel to your internships with the SAT group!
2020/09: Valentina Benazzi starts her M.Sc. thesis on the synthesis of glycans, supported by ERASMUS+. Benvenuto!
2020/09: We welcome Sanghwa Moon to her PhD work in the SAT group in collaboration with the group of Volker Strauß.
2020/09: Why peptide microarrays are great for rapid infectious disease research? Check out our review: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jproteome.0c00484
2020/08: Our cover art for Chem Eur J was accepted: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202003015
2020/07: Sebastian Ronneberger joins the team as a PhD student! Welcome!
2020/06: Best of Advanced Materials Technologies 2019: Our manuscript was highlighted by the editors. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/2365709x/homepage/best-of-advanced-materials-technologies-2019.html
2020/05: Our research in collaboration with the Becker and Addo labs on Ebola was published! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/biot.202000069
2020/05: Check out our new strategy on the synthesis of glycopeptide arrays from Marco and Alexandra. A collaboration with Alvaro Mallagaray (Lübeck) and the BMS department! https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/chem.202001291
2020/04: Our preprint on screening Corona patients with full proteome peptide arrays is out! https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.14.20059733v1
2020/03: Congratulations to Grigori for being selected for the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. https://www.lindau-nobel.org/
2020/01: Stunningly well-defined nanoparticles: Check out Junfang’s smart approach to synthesize silver nanodimers. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201904518
2019/12: The yearly SAT group Christmas market meeting was a big success! https://twitter.com/FelixLoeffler/status/1201559087898595333
2019/12: Our cover art was accepted at Advanced Materials Technologies. Congratulations Stephan! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/admt.201970062
2019/11: High-speed camera observations and simulations let us understand our laser process in detail. Congrats, Grigori! Nice collaboration with the KIT Karlsruhe. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144973
2019/10: Our DIY laser system was highlighted in the news. https://transkript.de/
2019/10: We developed a DIY laser system that enables everyone now to build their own microarrays. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/admt.201900503
2019/07: Welcome, Pietro, as a new member of the SAT group!
2019/07: Check out our review/perspective on how to prepare multivalent glycan arrays. Congratulations, Marco! https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/fd/c9fd00080a
2019/04: Our cover art was accepted and features the April issue of Molecular & Cellular Proteomics! https://www.mcponline.org/content/mcprot/18/4.cover.pdf
2019/03: We screened Malaria patients with microarrays for specific antibody epitopes. A great collaboration with the Heidelberg University Hospital and many others! https://www.mcponline.org/content/18/4/642.abstract
2019/02: A collaborative effort with arrays in a novel Lab on a Disc system was published. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2019/lc/c8lc00849c
2019/01: Our manuscript on laser-based synthesis of peptoid arrays is out! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/marc.201800533