Bastiaan Ippel published an article about the efficient anti-fouling functionalization of elastomeric materials with supramolecular additives, where it was shown that the molecular design of these additives is particularly important in 3D electrospun scaffolds for the ultimate functionality. The full article can be found here
On Friday June 29th, Patricia Dankers celebrated her professorship with an inaugural lecture entitled ´Synthetische Biomaterialen, Natuurlijk!‘
Dan Jing Wu is one of the new Faces of Science, a program of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science. She will make blogs and vlogs about her research to show how it is to be a scientist and give a nice insight in everyday PhD-life. Visit her personal page, or go directly to her […]
Maarten Bakker published an article about MRI visualization of injectable UPy hydrogels by using supramolecular contrast agent labels, together with collaborators from the University Medical Center Utrecht and SyMO-Chem B.V.. The full article can be found here
Patricia Dankers gave a public lecture about creation of life during a special ‘Carnaval’ event at the ‘Keijologische Hogeskool’ in Helmond on February 9, 2018
On January 30th, Maarten Bakker successfully defended his PhD thesis, titled “Supramolecular Drug Delivery Systems: molecular engineering of carrier affinity”. Papers featured in his thesis include Multicomponent Supramolecular Polymers ad a Modular Platform for Intracellular Delivery, and Modular supramolecular ureidopyrimidinone polymer carriers for intracellular delivery.
Patricia Dankers and Bert Meijer participated in the NEMO Kennislink Live edition on ‘Kunnen we voor schepper spelen? Hoe de wetenschap leven probeert na te maken’. More information can be found on the website of Kennislink here.
Members of the DankersLab wrote interesting reviews on various topics: Dan Jing Wu wrote about advances in the field of 3D printing, concerning stimuli-responsive materials with metamaterial properties, Bastiaan Ippel wrote about the progress in the development of blood-compatible biomaterials, towards more complex and life-like systems, Sergio Spaans wrote about engineering the cardiac stem cell […]
On September 19th, Olga Goor successfully defended her PhD thesis, titled “Supramolecular Biomaterials in Action; Bioactivation through surface modifications”. Papers featured in her thesis include Efficient Functionalization of Additives at Supramolecular Material Surfaces, Introduction of anti-fouling coatings at the surface of supramolecular elastomeric materials via post-modification of reactive supramolecular additives, and Cucurbituril-mediated immobilization of fluorescent […]