March 5th 2021
Our latest review: "Dealing with the complexity of conjugated and self‐assembled polymer‐nanostructures using field‐flow fractionation" is published online in Analytical Science Advances ... find it here.
February 9th 2021
Congratulations to Martin for the excellent defence of his PhD thesis with the title: "Topology and Thermophoresis Characterization of Complex Polymers by Thermal Field-Flow Fractionation". Well done!
January 27th - 29th 2021
The Polymer Separation Group has participated on the virtual Zoomposium SCM-X.
For the first time, we shared our research as short scientific pitches. Two of our three pitches has been nominated for live presentation by the industrial and scientific comitees.
We're happy to announce that both pitches won SCM-X Pitch Awards! Congratulations to Susi and Lucky!!!!
Enjoy our pitches!
January 1st 2021
Polymer Separation Group is now part of the Center Macromolecular Structure Analysis!
December 31th 2020
We're happy to announce that the results of our great collaboration with Kris Matyjaszewski and Sushil Lathwal from Carnegie Mellon University is now published in PNAS! "Engineering exosome polymer hybrids by atom transfer radical polymerization"
November 28th 2020
Our latest collaboration with Kathrin Castiglione and Michael Mertz from Erlangen University has been started in a common publication about a new strategie for polymersome purification. Read it here.
Our SCNP publication has made it to the cover page!
October 20th 2020
Just now, our latest work on Single Chain Nanoparticles is published in ACS Macro Letters. A great comparion of SEC and AF4... find it here.
October 1st 2020
We warmly welcome Upenyu Lucky Muza from Stellenbosch University in our group as a MSCA fellow with his project USOME!
September 29th 2020
Today Susi and Martin participated in the online poster session of GDCh: 100 Years Macromolecular Chemistry via Twitter
#macroposter20 #Characterization #P21 and #P23
Congratulations to Johanna for reaching the first milestone and defending her thesis in Brisbane, Australia!!!
Furthermore, Johanna's latest publication on single chain nanoparticles has just been released!
Finally, our hard work was rewarded! Read more about Light‐Driven Proton Transfer for Cyclic and Temporal Switching of Enzymatic Nanoreactors in our latest publication with inside front cover.
We're excited to present our latest publication in Nature Communications Biology "A smart polymer for sequence-selective binding, pulldown, and release of DNA targets".
Fantastic collaboration, Elisha!
Read now Martin's new publication about ThFFF "Non-Parabolicity correction for fifty-nine solvents and a retention study for strongly distorted flow-profiles in thermal field-flow fractionation"!
We're happy to announce Laura's new publication "Unraveling Multiple Distributions in Chain Walking Polyethylene Using Advanced Liquid Chromatography" in collaboration with Anthony Ndiripo from Stellenbosch University!
In times of Corona virus the Polymer Separation Group is online in home-office.
Take care and stay healthy!
Congratulations to Laura for her excellent defence of her PhD thesis with the topic "Advanced Structural Characterization of Dendritic Polyethylene Obtained from Chain Walking Catalysis"!
Congratulations to Andrea for his successfull defence of his PhD thesis with the topic "Enzymatic and non-enzymatic cross-linking of caseins: comprehensive analysis on a molecular level" and a good start at Wyatt Technologies!
Congratulations to Luca for a successful defence of his Master Thesis with the title "Composition and stability of polypeptides/polymersomes hybrid structures for biological studies"
The Polymer Separation Group wishes Luca a good start in Golden, Colorado School of Mines!
We warmly welcome Denitsa from Sofia University, Bulgaria in the Polymer Separation Group for her studies about: New strategies for the molar mass determination of lignins!
We're happy to announce our recently published review article about strengths and limitations of SEC for investigating single chain folding in Polymer Chemistry.
Also, we're proud to introduce our brand new team video ... watch it here!
We warmly welcome Lucky Muza as guest scientist and Kim Williams as visiting professor in the polymer separation group!
We're happy to announce our recently published paper about the characterization of polymersomes by AF4-LS in Advanced Science.
Polymer separation group had the great honor of receiving Prof. Walther Burchard from University of Freiburg. He is a pioneer in applying the light scattering methods to macromolecules, and we had the great opportunity to shear our research topics with him!
30 January - 1 February 2019
Ninth International Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (SCM-9, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Polymer Separation group attended to the Symposium with oral and poster presentations. Congratulations to Johanna Kerber for the top-10 posters nomination!
Tour zu den Weihnachtsmärkten in Dresden, und Prost mit Glühwein!
Congratulations to Moritz Heimann for defending his Bachelor thesis with the title: "Untersuchungen zum Einfluss der Ionenstärke auf die Vernetzung von Caseinat"
18 June 2018
We welcome Daniel Brysch and Moritz Heimann as bachelor students in Polymer Separation group!
15 June 2018
Long night of Science at IPF (Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften am IPF )
Thank to all the participants!
May 14-17, 2018
19th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations (FFF2018) - Columbia, South Carolina (USA)
Dr. Susanne Boye, M.Sc. Martin Geisler, and M.Sc. Raffaele Andrea Abbate attended to the Conference with oral presentations and posters.
We welcome Sutthinee Mekprayoon as a guest PhD student in our group!
Congratulations to Albena, she is extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University (South Africa).
We warmly welcome Prof. Dr. Kim R. Williams and M.Sc. William Smith (Department of Chemistry-Colorado School of Mines, USA) as scientific partners of Polymer Separation group!
We warmly welcome to Guilaume Greyling from Stellenbosch (South Africa) as a guest scientist in our group!
11 - 14 June 2017 - Linz, Austria
30th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC 2017)
Polymer Separation Group has participated with one oral presentation and two poster contributions.
We congratulate Martin Geisler for the second poster prized!!
1 June 2017 - REWE Team - Challenge
Our group participated with one team which achieved very good results. Thanks to all runners!
Football cup - May 2017
The IPF team dominated the competition!
Congratulations to Albena and Josef for getting the innovation prize with the HT-SEC system!!
March - May 2017
We warmly welcome to Mahmoud and Carolin as new student assistants in our labs!
1-3 February 2017 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eighth International Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (SCM8)
Polymer Separation Group has participated with two oral presentations and three poster contributions.
Raffaele Andrea Abbate was nominated for the SCM-8 poster award in the group of 10 best poster contributions.
January - March 2017
We warmly welcome to Martin Geisler and Shamila Firdaus as new PhD students in our group!!
Congratulations to Josef Brandt for defending his PhD thesis "Temperature dependent size exclusion chromatography for investigating dynamic bonding/debonding reactions" with summa cum laude.
FFF2016 - 18th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-Based Separations chaired by Albena was a great success!
Thanks to all guests and helpers!!!
See you next time in Columbia, SC, USA for the FFF2018
We warmly welcome Andrea and Pritish in our group!!!
Martin, we wish you much fun and success in Finland!
Finally, 2 new publications in collaboration with Dietmar Appelhans about biohybrid structures are published:
Ennen, F; Fenner, P ; Boye, S; Lederer, A; Komber, H; Voit, B; Appelhans, D "Sphere-Like Protein-Glycopolymer Nanostructures Tailored by Polyassociation" Biomacromolecules 2016, 17 p.32-45
Ennen, F; Fenner, P; Stoychev, G; Boye, S; Lederer, A; Voit, B; Appelhans, D "Coil-like Enzymatic Biohybrid Structures Fabricated by Rational Design: Controlling Size and Enzyme Activity over Sequential Nanoparticle Bioconjugation and Filtration Steps" 2016 Applied Materials & Interfaces, accepted
We warmly welcome Johanna and Shamila as students of the Polymer Separation Group!
Finally, Albena's new book about hyperbranched polymers is published by RSC. > more
Congratulations to Albena, her new publication about the pseudodendrimers was published in Angewandte Chemie
We warmly welcome Laura as a new member of the Polymer Separation Group!
21.-26.06.2015 EPF conference
The Polymer Separation Group has participated in EPF Dresden 2015 with three oral presentations and one poster contribution.
03.06.2015 REWE Team Challenge
Our group again participated in the 7th REWE Team-Challenge with two teams and could achieve very good results. Thanks to all runners!
Congratulations to Martin Geisler for the successful defense of his bachelor thesis with the title: "Funktionalisierung und Wechselwirkungsuntersuchungen von dendritischen Hybridstrukturen mit Alzheimer-Amyloiden"
Congratulations to Damaris Walter for the successful defense of her master thesis with the title: "pH-kontrollierte Beladung von Polymersomen"
Congratulations to Susanne Boye for being awarded for the best poster presentation at the 17th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations in Salt Lake City (USA) with the title: "Bisensitive Polymers - Molecular Characterization as a Function of pH and Temperature" (S. Boye, A. Lederer, D. Appelhans, B.I. Voit)
04.07.2014 Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
Our Group will participate for the "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" (long night of sciences) with experiments for everyone, showing the basic principles of chromatography. > more
21.05.2014 REWE Team-Challenge
Our department again participated in the 6th REWE Team-Challenge with three teams and could achieve very good results. Thanks to all runners!
Our collaboration together with Evonik Industries and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has gained some interest in the publicity by a tv contribution and a short online article
We congratulate Sven Roediger from Martin-Anderson-Nexö school for being awarded the second prize in Jugend-Forscht! He performed analyses on hybrid particles of silica nanoparticles and maltose-modified poly ethyleneimine (PEI-Mal) for applications as membrane materials in capillary electrophoresis. The work was supervised by PD Dr. Albena Lederer and carried out at IPF Dresden.
Congratulations to Susanne Boye for being awarded for the best presentation at the 16th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations in Pau (France) with the title:
"Characterization of branched glycopolymers and their molecular interactions by AF4-LS"
(S. Boye, L. Scharfenberg, D. Walter, D. Appelhans, A. Lederer)
05.07.2013 Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
Our Group will participate for the "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" (long night of sciences) with experiments for everyone, showing the basic principles of chromatography.
30.05.2013 REWE Team-Challenge
The IPF participated with four teams in the Team-Challange where the team needs to run 5 km as fast as possible. Despite the bad weather, we could finish with good times and had a lot of fun.