Master projects

Please contact prof. Patricia Dankers for more information on the projects below.

Elastomeric supramolecular materials
  Electrospinning of supramolecular polymers to obtain nanofibers for islet cell transplantation device   (Didem Mumcuoğlu)
  Development of an electrospun supramolecular mesh with antimicrobial activity (Moniek Schmitz)
  Analyzing growth factor adsorption to functionalized supramolecular biomaterials on nano- (QCM-D)
  and micro level (cells) (Moniek Schmitz)
  Study the water and protein absorption of anti-fouling supramolecular biomaterials on a molecular level
  with QCM-D and micro level with cell response (Moniek Schmitz)
  Degradation by design: to control degradation of supramolecular polymers (Boris Arts)

Supramolecular Hydrogels
  Supramolecular hydrogels as drug delivery systems, from synthesis to analysis (Maaike Schotman)
  Creating a hybrid drug releasing platform, combining electrospun scaffolds with hydrogels for drug
  delivery purposes (Maaike Schotman)
  Synthesis of a thermoswitchable hydrogel based on elastin-like polypeptides for regenerative medical
  applications (Johnick van Sprang)
  Supramolecular hydrogel for cell encapsulation (Jingyi Huang)
  Synthesis and biological evaluation of supramolecular ureidopyrimidinone polymer targeting bone
  neoplasms (Jingyi Huang)
  Feedback-responsive supramolecular hydrogels to control coagulation (Boris Arts)
  Development of a supramolecular hydrogel with antimicrobial activity (Moniek Schmitz)

  Development of a kidney-on-a-chip by chemical functionalization of microchannels (Dan Jing Wu)
  Functionalization of microchannels in a kidney-on-a-chip using adult kidney stem cells (Dan Jing Wu)

Regulating interaction between cells and supramolecular materials
  Formulating a supramolecular material via high-throughput screening for the expansion and
  differentiation of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (Johnick van Sprang)
  Development of a hybrid ECM by supramolecular functionalization of native ECM-components
  (Johnick van Sprang)
  Selecting cell lineages from nephronoids on cell-cell contact mimicking surfaces
  Modeling of bioactive additive distribution in supramolecular biomaterials after processing
  Redesigning the bisurea-additive for effective peptide presentation