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Prof. Dr.  Katharina  Landfester
Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester
Director
Phone:+49 6131 379-170Fax:+49 6131 379-370

ResearcherID Prof. Landfester

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Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester: Research interests and CV

Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester

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Synthesis and application of functional nanocarriers

In this group, we aim at the development of new functional nanomaterials with a focus on the encapsulation of active compounds. During the development process, the first step is the synthesis of the colloidal base material, which can be covalently crosslinked structures like nanocapsules or self-assembled vesicular systems. Additionally, the encapsulated compounds vary from small drugs or contrast agents to whole groups of molecules needed for a chemical or enzymatic reaction. Finally, the surface of the nanocarriers is engineered to achieve additional properties like targeting abilities for a directed transport. On the way, many different factors like shell crosslinking, release profiles and degradability need to be optimized in order to obtain the desired functions. These functions ultimately range from targeted drug delivery to the installation of nanoreactors.

Postdocs

Dr.  Shuai Jiang
Dr. Shuai Jiang
Phone:+49 6131 379-723
Dr. Lucas Caire da Silva
Dr. Lucas Caire da Silva
Phone:+49 6131 379-489
Email:silva@...

MaxSynBio Project

Dr. Hacer Yalcinkaya
Dr. Hacer Yalcinkaya

LODE Project

Dr. Meiyu Gai
Dr. Meiyu Gai
Phone:+49 6131 379-300

Ves4Us Project

PhD students

Marie-Luise Frey
Marie-Luise Frey
Phone:+49 6131 379-571
Email:frey@...

SFB 1066

Mengyi Li
Mengyi Li
Phone:+49 6131 379-501
 
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