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Our research group is located at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and affiliated with the University of Heidelberg. Our research is focused on the synthesis and application of biofunctional materials, surfaces and nanoparticles.




Marius Brehm has joined our group as an Internship student. Welcome! 




Anna´s paper entitled "Evaluation of the Droplet-Microarray Platform for High-Throughput Screening of Suspension Cells" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Laboratory Automation. Congratulations to Anna! 




Robin Bär´s paper entitled "Facile fabrication of robust superhydrophobic surfaces: comparative investigation" has been accepted for publication in RSC Advances. Congratulations to Robin! 




Institute´s retreat on Rhine. Thanks to Konny for the help with the organization.





 Philipp Lachenmaier has joined our group as a Trainee. Welcome! 




Lei Li´s paper entitled “UV-induced disulfide formation and reduction for dynamic photopatterning” has been accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations to Lei! 





 Zheqin Dong has joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome! 



Congratulations to Isabel, whose paper will be published on the cover of Advanced Materials!



Wenqian has successfully defended his PhD in Heidelberg University. Congratulations!


Our next Advanced Materials paper has been accepted. Congratulations to Isabel! The title of this paper is "Fabrication of Hydrogel Particles of Defined Shapes using Hydrophilic-Superhydrophobic Micropatterns" and it is a collaboration with the group of Prof. Mano (University of Aveiro/University of Minho)



 Congratulations to Tina for winning the first poster prize at a conference in Cambridge!


Anna's paper has been published in RSC Advances: "Droplet-microarray on superhydrophobic-superhydrophilic patterns for high-throughput live cell screenings"!


Prof. Dr. Pavel Levkin   
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