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Carsten Werner
Professor for Biofunctional Polymer Materials
at the Technische Universität Dresden
phone: +49 351 4658-531
fax: +49 351 4658-533
e-mail: werner@ipfdd.de
Secretariat: Katja Bochnig & Britta Grüßner



Biologically inspired polymer materials can shift the boundaries between living and man-made systems. We work to recapitulate fundamental biological functions such as recognition, assembly, and adaptation in polymer-based, bioconjugated surfaces and engineered matrices.


INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ASSOCIATES:

Dr. Laura Bray
3D in-vitro cell culture models for anti-cancer strategies. Silk fibroin scaffolds for cornea transplantation
Funded by: Prime Minister's Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award

 

Dr. Benjamin Newland
New materials for the delivery of cells to the brain
Funded by: Wellcome Trust

 

 

ASSOCIATED JUNIOR RESEARCH GROUPS
AT TU DRESDEN/B CUBE:

Bionanotechnological  analysis and manipulation
Dr. Michael Schlierf, B CUBE

Bioresponsive materials
Dr. Yixin Zhang, B CUBE


Within the Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials we closely interact with Chairs of the Institute of Materials Science at the TU Dresden. We are part of
  • Cluster of Excellence Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD)
  • DFG Collaborative Research Center ‘Cells into tissues: Stem cell and progenitor commitment and interaction during tissue formation’ (SFB 655)
  • BMBF Innovation Center for Molecular Bioengineering (B CUBE)
  • Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS BB)
  • DFG Collaborative Research Center ‘Functional Biomaterials for Controlling Healing Processes in Bone and Skin - From Material Science to Clinical Application (Transregio 67)
  • Dresden Initiative for Bioactive Interfaces & Materials (DIB)