Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997
    Visiting student at the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (Erasmus/Socrates Fellowship)

  • 1993 – 1999
    Chemistry studies at the University of Bielefeld, Germany

  • 2000 – 2003
    PhD thesis, Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

  • 2002
    Visiting research scientist at the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, Ithaca, USA (DAAD Fellowship)

  • 2003 – 2004
    Postdoc at the Max Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

  • 2005
    Visiting research scientist at the University of Tokyo, Japan

  • 2004 – 2008
    Research associate at the Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Dortmund, Germany

  • Since 2008
    Assistant Professor for Bioanalytics, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Applied Sciences, ETH Zürich/Switzerland

Selected publications

  • K. Eyer, P. Kuhn, C. Hanke, P. S. Dittrich: A microchamber array for single cell isolation and analysis of intracellular biomolecules, Lab Chip 12 (2012), 765-772

  • P. Kuhn, K. Eyer, S. Allner, D. Lombardi, P. S. Dittrich: A microfluidic vesicle screening platform: Monitoring the lipid membrane permeability of tetracyclines, Anal. Chem. 83 (2011), 8877-8885.

  • J. Puigmarti-Luis, M. Rubio-Martinez, U. Hartfelder, I. Imaz, D. Maspoch, P. S. Dittrich: Coordination Polymer Nanofibers Generated by Microfluidic Synthesis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011), 4216-4219.

  • P. S. Dittrich, A. Manz: Lab on a chip: Microfluidics in drug discovery. Nature Rev. Drug Disc. 5 (2006), 210-218.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Single cell analysis in microchamber arrays

  • Investigation of lipid membranes: Shape, composition, permeability

  • Formation of anisotropic nanosized structures

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Peer-review activities for DFG, ERC, and others

  • Peer-review activities for journals (Lab Chip and other RSC journals, Anal. Chem. and other ACS journals, Angewandte Chemie), and others

Additional qualifications

  • Research highlights writer for the journal "Lab-on-a-Chip" (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry), 2006 – 2010

  • Advanced training: Teaching on bachelor and master levels, 2008, 2010

  • Advanced training: Management/Guidance of small groups, 2011

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Family: Two children (born 2006 and 2011)


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