Three new group members start their work in our team. Bianca Geiseler begins as postdoctoral fellow, Robert Gralla as PhD student and Saskia Kraus as technical assistant.
Benedikt Reith starts an internship in our group within the framework of his professional training as a chemical laboratory assistant.
Our paper Biomimetic macroporous PEG hydrogels as 3D scaffolds for the multiplication of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells is accepted in Biomaterials!
Virginia Crossetti from Argentinia joins the group for an DAAD internship.
Anna-Lena Winkler joins the group to do her PhD.
The BMBF NanoMatFutur Group officially starts!
Simon Haag joins the group for his bachelor thesis.
In 2013 Cornelia Lee-Thedieck was successful in the Young Investigator Competition NanoMatFutur of the German Federal Ministery of Education and Research (BMBF) (http://www.bmbf.de/foerderungen/16771.php) with the project Biomimetic Nanostructured Materials for Culturing Hematopoietic Stem Cells. The group will be funded for four years with 1.88 million €.
30.06. - 03.07.2013
The 539th WE-Heraeus Seminar on ‘Micro- and nanostructured interfaces for biological and medical research’ takes place in the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef. The seminar is funded by the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation and is organized by Cornelia Lee-Thedieck, Joachim P. Spatz and Christof Wöll.
Katharina Brändle joins the group as technical assistant.
The paper Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Behavior by the Nanostructured Presentation of Extracellular Matrix Components is accepted for publication in PLOS ONE.
Our article on the impact of substrate elasticity on hematopoietic stem cells in highlighted in the ‘In This Issue’ section of the Journal of Cell Science.
Our article Artificial Niches: Biomimetic Materials for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Culture in Macromolecular Rapid Communications appears on the back cover of the journal.
Lisa Rödling joins the group to do her PhD.
The feature article Artificial Niches: Biomimetic Materials for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Culture is accepted in Macromolecular Rapid Communications.
Our paper Impact of substrate elasticity on human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell adhesion and motility is accepted for publication in the Journal of Cell Science.
The group of ‘Stem Cell – Material Interactions’ officially starts at the KIT.