Prof. Dr. Christine Selhuber-Unkel

Fields of interest

Biophysics of cells

Nano- and microstructured biomaterials

Responsive and adaptive materials

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THE SELHUBER-UNKEL GROUP

We are an interdisciplinary group working at the interface of materials science and life science. Our academic backgrounds range from biotechnology and chemistry to materials science and medical engineering. Furthermore, nearly every project combines disciplines to approach longstanding scientific problems with novel and innovative perspectives. In addition, together we represent over 10 countries spanning the globe!

AREAS OF INTEREST

News and Events

PHD DEFENDED!

Congratulations Dr. Tobias Spratte on sucessful PhD defense last week. Excellent work on thermoresponsive hydrogels with improved properties for soft robotics.

We wish you good luck for future endeavors!

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Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Schamberger

At the University of Salzburg's Night of Excellence, Dr. Barbara Schamberger received the 3rd place in the Young Investigator Award under the category "Explaining Nature: Natural and Life Sciences." 

Image Credits: Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS)

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Dr. Leal-Egana was an invited speaker at SCIMAN in Costa Rica!.

AG Selhuber-Unkel Group Leader, Dr. Aldo Leal-Egana, presented his work at the SCIMAN ("Symposium on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology") conference in Costa Rica. He discussed

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Congratulations to Yasmin Antonelli

PhD student Yasmin Antonelli from our group has been awarded the Young researcher fellowship: Crossborder mobility grant by Cancéropôle Est.

With this grant she will be working on the project Artificial Tumors: Influence of Confinement and Mechanical Properties in Cancer Cells Malignancy and Resistance. She will be hosted by the Institut de cancérologie Strasbourg Europe (ICANS) and will work closely with  Dr. Alexandre Detappe's team in Starsbourg, France.

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New Publication!!

New publication in partnership with the research group of Prof. Dr. Jasmin Aghassi-Hagmann at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology(KIT). Prof. Aghassi-Hagmann is also a member of the Cluster of Excellence 3DMM2O.

The paper titled "Direct Writing of Liquid Metal Microheaters for Microvalve Applications" can found here. It talks about direct writing of liquid metal (LM) based microheaters for microvalve applications based on thermo-responsive polymers.

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Another publication for the group in Advanced Functional Materials!

Congratulations to group members and co-authors, Reza Taale, Barbara Schamberger, Fereydoon Taheri, Yasmin Antonelli, Aldo Leal-Egana and Christine Selhuber-Unkel for their recent publication

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Lautenschläger-Forschungspreis 2023 Award Winner!

Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Christine Selhuber-Unkel on recently winning the 2023 Lautenschläger-Forschungspreis! Christine's work in Molecular Systems Engineering

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Welcome to a new exchange student from the US

Wesley Shih has just joined the group from the US as a DAAD RISE intern. Wesley will be working on cellular adhesion using atomic force microscopy (AFM) this summer.

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Best poster award to Sadaf Pashapour!!

Dr. Sadaf Pashapour won the best poster award at the SelectBIO Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics Europe 2023 held in Rotterdam, Netherlands!!

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Publication: "Engineered Living Carbon Materials"

In collaboration with other members of the 3DMM2O cluster, we are happy to announce another publication, "Engineered Living Carbon Materials"! We are grateful to be part of such a dynamic research environment and look forward to future work to support the goals of 3DMM2O.

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JOIN THE TEAM

Opening for the following:

  • Master thesis in Chemistry.
  • HiWi positions in chemistry.
  • HiWi in Biology.

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Prof. Dr. Christine Selhuber-Unkel

Email: Christine.Selhuber-Unkel@uni-heidelberg.de

Room: 01.366

Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials (IMSEAM)

Im Neuenheimer Feld 225

69120 Heidelberg

 


Stefanie Maerksch

Tel: 06221-54 19840

Email: Stefanie.Maerksch@uni-heidelberg.de

Room: 01.365

Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials (IMSEAM)

Im Neuenheimer Feld 225

69120 Heidelberg