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2023

Marc Becker

DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, Germany

Visting Erasmus Student

Tiziana Russo

Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Visting Erasmus+ Student

Marc Palà

University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Visting PhD Student

Dominik Söder

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

PhD Student

Synthetic evolution of a supramolecular harpooning mechanism to immobilize vesicles at antifouling interfaces

Englert, J.; Witzdam, L.; Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M; Joseph, A.; Wagner, A. M.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 202300306 (2023)

Zwitterionic Dendrimersomes: A Closer Xenobiotic Mimic of Cell Membranes

Joseph, A.; Wagner, A.M.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Aleksanya, M.; Haraszti, T.; Söder, D.; Georgiev, V.N.; Dimova, R.; Percec, V.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Materials, 34, 2206288 (2022)

Ionic Combisomes: A New Class of Biomimetic Vesicles to Fuse with Life

Wagner, A. M.; Quandt, J.; Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Joseph, A.; Petrovskii, V. S.; Witzdam, L.; Hammoor, T.; Steitz, P.; Haraszti, T.; Potemkin, II; Kostina, N. Y.; Herrmann, A.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Science, 9, 2200617 (2022)

Brush-Like Interface on Surface-Attached Hydrogels Repels Proteins and Bacteria

Witzdam, L.; Meurer, Y.L.; Garay‐Sarmiento, M.; Vorobii, M.; Söder, D.; Quandt, J.; Haraszti, T.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 22, (5), 2200025 (2022)

Unraveling the mechanism and kinetics of bnding of an LCI‐eGFP‐polymer for antifouling coatings

Söder, D.; Garay‐Sarmiento, M.; Rahimi, K.; Obstals, F.; Dedisch, S.; Haraszti, T.; Davari, M. D.; Jakob, F.; Heß, C.; Schwaneberg, U.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 21, (9), 2100158 (2021)

Enhanced concanavalin A binding to preorganized mannose nanoarrays in glycodendrimersomes revealed multivalent interactions

Kostina, N. Yu.; Söder, D.; Haraszti, T.; Xiao, Q.; Rahimi, K.; Patridge, B. E.; Klein, M. L.; Percec, V.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Angewandte Chemie, 113, (15), 8433-8441 (2021)

Nano-vesicles displaying functional linear and branched oligomannose self-assembled from sequence-defined Janus glycodendrimers

Xiao, Q.; Delbianco, M.; Sherman, S. E.; Reveron Perez, A. M.; Bharate, P.; Pardo-Vargas, A.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Kostina, N. Y.; Rahimi, K.; Söder, D.; Möller, M.; Klein, M. L.; Seeberger, P. H.; Percec, V.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, (22), 11931-11939 (2020)

Matter‐tag: A universal immobilization platform for enzymes on polymers, metals, and silicon‐based materials

Dedisch, S.; Wiens, A.; Davari, M. D.; Söder, D.; Rodriguez‐Emmenegger, C.; Jakob, F.; Schwaneberg, U.
Biotechnology and bioengineering, 117, 49-61 (2020)

Antifouling microparticles to scavenge lipopolysaccharide from human blood plasma

Vorobii, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; Rahimi, K.; Grama, S.; Söder, D.; Pop-Georgievski, O.; Sturcova, A.; Horak, D.; Grottke, O.; Singh, S.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Biomacromolecules, 20, (2), 2202364 (2019)

2022

Fabian Wiertz

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Julia Pham

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Johanna Abele

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

 

Yannik Rutsch

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Brush-Like Coatings Provide a Cloak of Invisibility to Titanium Implants

Witzdam, L.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Gagliardi, M.; Meurer, Y. L.; Rutsch, Y.; Englert, J.; Philipsen, S.; Janem, A.; Alsheghri, R.; Jakob, F.; Molin, D.G M.; Schwaneberg, U.; van den Akker, N.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 202300434 (2023)

Interactive Hemocompatible Nanocoating to Prevent Surface‐Induced Coagulation in Medical Devices

Quandt, J.; Garay-Sarmiento M., Witzdam, L.; Englert, J.; Rutsch, Y.; Stöcker, C.; Grottke, O.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 22, (11), 2201055 (2022)

Thomas Hammoor

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Ionic Combisomes: A New Class of Biomimetic Vesicles to Fuse with Life

Wagner, A. M.; Quandt, J.; Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Joseph, A.; Petrovskii, V. S.; Witzdam, L.; Hammoor, T.; Steitz, P.; Haraszti, T.; Potemkin, II; Kostina, N. Y.; Herrmann, A.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Science, 9, 2200617 (2022)

2021

Lukas Beckers

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Yannik Rutsch

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Sonja Storch

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

David Schröter

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Jenny Englert

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Synthetic evolution of a supramolecular harpooning mechanism to immobilize vesicles at antifouling interfaces

Englert, J.; Witzdam, L.; Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M; Joseph, A.; Wagner, A. M.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 202300306 (2023)

Edurne Marin

University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

Visiting PhD Student

Mariia Vorobii

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

PhD Student

Dendrimersome Synthetic Cells Harbor Cell Division Machinery of Bacteria

Wagner, A.M.; Eto, H.; Joseph, A; Kohyama, S.; Haraszti, T.;  Zamora, R. A.; Vorobii, M.;  Giannotti, M. I.; Schwille, P.*; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Materials, 34, 2202364 (2022)

Evaluation of Dibenzocyclooctyne and Bicyclononyne Click Reaction on Azido‐Functionalized Antifouling Polymer Brushes via Microspotting

Yang, B.; Wang, Y.; Vorobii, M.; Sauter, E.; Koenig, M.; Kumar, R.; Rodriguez‐Emmenegger, C.; Hirtz, M.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 9, 2102325 (2022)

Brush-Like Interface on Surface-Attached Hydrogels Repels Proteins and Bacteria

Witzdam, L.; Meurer, Y.L.; Garay‐Sarmiento, M.; Vorobii, M.; Söder, D.; Quandt, J.; Haraszti, T.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 22, (5), 2200025 (2022)

Kill&Repel Coatings: the marriage of antifouling and bactericidal properties to mitigate and treat wound infections

Garay‐Sarmiento, M.; Witzdam, L.; Vorobii, M.; Simons, C.; Herrmann, N.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Heine, E.; El‐Awaad, I.; Lütticken, R.; Jakob, F.; Schwaneberg, U.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Functional Materials, 32, (9), 2106656 (2022)

Oriented immobilization of Pep19-2.5 on antifouling brushes suppresses the development of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms

Vorobii, M.; Teixeira-Santos, R.; Gomes, L. C.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Wagner, A. M.; Mergulhão, F. J.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Progress in Organic Coatings, 163, 106609 (2021)

Controlled surface adhesion of macrophages via patterned antifouling polymer brushes

Striebel, J.; Vorobii, M.; Kumar, R.; Liu, H.-Y.; Yang, B.; Weishaupt, C.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Fuchs, H.; Hirtz, M.; Riehemann, K.
Advanced NanoBiomed Research, 1, (1), 2000029 (2021)

The potential advantages of using a poly(HPMA) brush in urinary catheters: effects on biofilm cells and architecture

Alves, P.; Gomes, L.C.; Vorobii, M.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Mergulhao, F.J.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 191, 110976 (2020)

Compact grating-coupled biosensor for the analysis of thrombin

Kotlarek, D.; Vorobii, M.; Ogieglo, W.; Knoll, W.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Dostalek, J.
ACS Sensors, 4, (8), 2109-2116 (2019)

Antifouling microparticles to scavenge lipopolysaccharide from human blood plasma

Vorobii, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; Rahimi, K.; Grama, S.; Söder, D.; Pop-Georgievski, O.; Sturcova, A.; Horak, D.; Grottke, O.; Singh, S.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Biomacromolecules, 20, (2), 959-968 (2019)

Improving hemocompatibility of membranes for extracorporeal membrane oxygenators by grafting nonthrombogenic polymer brushes

Obstals, F.; Vorobii, M.; Riedel, T.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Bruns, M.; Singh, S.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 18, (3), 1700359 (2018)

Polymer Brush-Functionalized Chitosan Hydrogels as Antifouling Implant Coatings

Buzzacchera, I.; Vorobii, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; de Los Santos Pereira, A.; Riedel, T.; Bruns, M.; Ogieglo, W.; Moller, M.; Wilson, C. J.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.

Biomacromolecules, 18, (6), 1983-1992 (2017)

Grafting of functional methacrylate polymer brushes by photoinduced SET-LRP

Vorobii, M.; Pop-Georgievski, O.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Kostina, N. Yu.; Jezorek, R.; Sedlakova, Z.; Percec, V.
Polymer Chemistry, 7, (45), 6934-6945 (2016)

Total removal of intact blood plasma proteins deposited on surface-grafted polymer brushes

Riedel, T.; Májek, P.; Riedelová-Reicheltová, Z.; Vorobii, M.; Houska, M.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Analytical Methods, 8, (34), 6415-6419 (2016)

Sensitive and rapid detection of aflatoxin M1 in milk utilizing enhanced SPR and p(HEMA) brushes

Karczmarczyk, A.; Dubiak-Szepietowska, M.; Vorobii, M.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Dostálek, J.*; Feller, K.-H.
Biosensensors and Bioelectronic, 81, 159-165 (2016)

Surface grafting via photo-induced copper-mediated radical polymerization at extremely low catalyst concentrations

Laun, J.; Vorobii, M.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Pop-Georgievski, O.; Trouillet, V.; Welle, A.; Barner-Kowollik, C.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Junkers, T.
Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 36, (18), 1681-1686 (20
15)

Synthesis of non‐fouling poly[N‐(2‐hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide] brushes by photoinduced SET-LRP

Vorobii, M.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Pop‐Georgievski, O.; Kostina, N. Yu.; Rodriguez‐Emmenegger, C.; Percec, V.
Polymer Chemistry, 6, (23), 4210-4220 (2015)

2020

Berlind Vosberg

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Tackling the Root Cause of Surface-Induced Coagulation: Inhibition of FXII Activation to Mitigate Coagulation Propagation and Prevent Clotting

Witzdam, L.; Vosberg, B.; Große-Berkenbusch, K.; Stoppelkamp, S.; Wendel, H. P.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 202300321 (2023)

Tobias Seitz

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Philipp Steitz

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Ionic Combisomes: A New Class of Biomimetic Vesicles to Fuse with Life

Wagner, A. M.; Quandt, J.; Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Joseph, A.; Petrovskii, V. S.; Witzdam, L.; Hammoor, T.; Steitz, P.; Haraszti, T.; Potemkin, II; Kostina, N. Y.; Herrmann, A.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Science, 9, 2200617 (2022)

Jonas Quandt

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Interactive Hemocompatible Nanocoating to Prevent Surface‐Induced Coagulation in Medical Devices

Quandt, J.; Garay-Sarmiento M., Witzdam, L.; Englert, J.; Rutsch, Y.; Stöcker, C.; Grottke, O.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 22, (11), 2201055 (2022)

Improving Hemocompatibility: How Can Smart Surfaces Direct Blood to Fight Against Thrombi

Obstals, F.; Witzdam, L.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; Quandt, J.; Rossaint, R.; Singh, S.; Grottke, O.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, (10), 11696-11707 (2021
)

Yannick Meurer

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Brush-Like Coatings Provide a Cloak of Invisibility to Titanium Implants

Witzdam, L.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Gagliardi, M.; Meurer, Y. L.; Rutsch, Y.; Englert, J.; Philipsen, S.; Janem, A.; Alsheghri, R.; Jakob, F.; Molin, D.G M.; Schwaneberg, U.; van den Akker, N.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 202300434 (2023)

Brush-Like Interface on Surface-Attached Hydrogels Repels Proteins and Bacteria

Witzdam, L.; Meurer, Y.L.; Garay‐Sarmiento, M.; Vorobii, M.; Söder, D.; Quandt, J.; Haraszti, T.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 22, (5), 2200025 (2022)

Dr. Fabian Obstals

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

PhD Student

Unraveling the Mechanism and Kinetics of Binding of an LCI-eGFP-Polymer for Antifouling Coatings

Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Rahimi, K.; Obstals, F.; Dedisch, S.; Haraszti, T.;  Davari, M. D.; Jakob, F.; Heß, C.; Schwaneberg, U.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 21 (9), 2100158 (2021)

Improving Hemocompatibility: How Can Smart Surfaces Direct Blood to Fight Against Thrombi

Obstals, F.; Witzdam, L.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; Quandt, J.; Rossaint, R.; Singh, S.; Grottke, O.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, (10), 11696-11707 (2021)

Turning a Killing Mechanism into an Adhesion and Antifouling Advantage

Dedisch, S.; Obstals, F.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Bruns, M.; Jakob, F.; Schwaneberg, U.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 6, 1900847 (2019)

Improving hemocompatibility of membranes for extracorporeal membrane oxygenators by grafting nonthrombogenic polymer brushes

Obstals, F.; Vorobii, M.; Riedel, T.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Bruns, M.; Singh, S.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 18 (3), 1700359 (2018)

2019

Petra Stach

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Yannik Rutsch

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Anna Reineke

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Angelina Schreiber

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Gil van Wissen

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Yannick Meurer

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Jenny Englert

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Justus Kümper

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Research Student

Dominik Söder

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kleve, Germany

Master Student

Unraveling the Mechanism and Kinetics of Binding of an LCI-eGFP-Polymer for Antifouling Coatings

Söder, D.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Rahimi, K.; Obstals, F.; Dedisch, S.; Haraszti, T.;  Davari, M. D.; Jakob, F.; Heß, C.; Schwaneberg, U.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 21 (9), 2100158 (2021)

Anton Jospeh

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Anna Wagner

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Unraveling Topology-Induced Shape Transformation in Dendrimersomes

Kostina, N. Y.; Wagner, A. M.; Haraszti, T.; Rahimi, K.; Xiao, Q.; Klein, M. L.; Percec, V.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Soft Matter, 17, 254-267 (2021)

Lena Witzdam

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Improving Hemocompatibility: How Can Smart Surfaces Direct Blood to Fight Against Thrombi

Obstals, F.; Witzdam, L.; Garay-Sarmiento, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; Quandt, J.; Rossaint, R.; Singh, S.; Grottke, O.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, (10), 11696-11707 (2021)

Pilar Bologna

Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay

Visiting Master Student (Garg Foundation)

2018

Nicolas Schmitz

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Jenny Englert

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Johannes von Campenhausen

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Lennart Janke

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Steven Zimmer

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

2017

Jan Haß

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Friedrich Meder

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Bachelor Student

Cornelia Stöcker

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Daria Kotlarek

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Tulln, Austria

Visiting PhD Student

Compact Grating-Coupled Biosensor for the Analysis of Thrombin

Kotlarek, D.; Vorobii, M.; Ogieglo, W.; Knoll, W.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.; Dostalek, J.
ACS Sensors,
4 (8), 2109-2116 (2019)

 

2016

Fabian Obstals

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Master Student

Improving hemocompatibility of membranes for extracorporeal membrane oxygenators by grafting nonthrombogenic polymer brushes

Obstals, F.; Vorobii, M.; Riedel, T.; de los Santos Pereira, A.; Bruns, M.; Singh, S.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.
Macromolecular Bioscience, 18 (3), 1700359 (2018)

Irene Buzzacchera

NovioSense B.V., Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Visiting PhD Student

Polymer Brush-Functionalized Chitosan Hydrogels as Antifouling Implant Coatings

Buzzacchera, I.; Vorobii, M.; Kostina, N. Y.; de Los Santos Pereira, A.; Riedel, T.; Bruns, M.; Ogieglo, W.; Moller, M.; Wilson, C. J.; Rodriguez-Emmenegger, C.

Biomacromolecules, 18 (6), 1983-1992 (2017)

 

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