Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995 – 2000
    Bachelor and Master of Science degrees, Wageningen University, Netherlands

  • 2000 – 2005
    Doctoral studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands; Supramolecular Chemistry

  • 2005 – 2006
    Postdoc, DWI at RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Macromolecular chemistry

  • 2006 – 2009
    Head of a junior research group, DWI at RWTH Aachen University

  • 2009 – 2010
    Head of a junior research group in the Department of Chemistry, TU Berlin, Germany

  • Since 2010
    Junior professor in the Department of Chemistry, TU Berlin

Selected publications

  • Schulte, V.A. et al.: A hydrophobic perfluoropolyether elastomer as a patternable biomaterial for cell culture and tissue engineering. In: Biomaterials 31(33), 2010. S. 8583–8595.

  • Schulte, V.A. et al.: Induction of specific macrophage subtypes by defined micro-patterned structures. In: Acta Biomater 6(10), 2010. S. 3864-3872.

  • Gilles, S. et al.: Deformation of nanostructures on polymer stamps during soft UV nanoimprint lithography. In: Nanotechnology 21, 2010. 245307 (7pp).

  • Chen, J. et al.: Micro-contact deprinting: a technique to pattern gold nanoparticles. In: ACS Nano 3(6), 2009. S. 1451-1456.

  • Diez, M. et al.: Nanomolding of PEG-based hydrogels with sub-10 nm resolution. In: Small 5(23), 2009. S. 2756-2760.

  • Schulte, V.A. et al.: Surface Topography induces Fibroblast Adhesion on intrinsically non-adhesive Poly(ethylene Glycol) Substrates. In: Biomacromolecules 10(10), 2009. S. 2795-2801.

  • Lensen, M.C. et al.: Micro- and Nanopatterned Star Poly(Ethylene Glycol) (PEG) Materials Prepared by UV-Based Imprint Lithography. In: Langmuir 23(14), 2007. S. 7841-7846.

  • Lensen, M.C. et al.: Giant Porphyrin Disks: Control of Their Self-Assembly at Liquid-Solid Interfaces through Metal-Ligand Interactions. In: Chem.-Eur.J. 13, 2007. S. 7948-7956.

  • Jeukens, C.R.L.P.N. et al.: Polarized absorption and emission of ordered self-assembled porphyrin rings. In: Nano Lett. 4, 2004. S. 1401-1406.

  • Lensen, M.C. et al.: Synthesis and self-assembly of giant porphyrin discs. In: Chem. Commun. 2004. S. 762-763.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Cluster of Excellence "Unifying Concepts in Catalysis", "Nanostrukturierte Biomaterialien", Junior research group leader, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, Institute of Chemistry, 2009 – 2010

  • "Nano- and micropatterned biomaterials for specific biointeraction", Junior research group leader, DWI, RWTH Aachen e. V., Germany, 2006 – 2009

  • "Anchoring molecular wires via templated self-assembly", Postdoc, DWI, RWTH Aachen e. V., Germany

    Macromolecular chemistry (Prof. Möller), 2005 – 2006

Additional qualifications

  • Nominated for Junior Research Award from the Mayor of Berlin "Berliner Wissenschaftspreis des Regierenden Bürgermeisters von Berlin", 2009

  • Nominated for the DSM Award for the best PhD thesis of The Netherlands, 2006

  • Selected for participation in the Lindau Nobel Prize Winner's Meeting, 2006


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