Publications

Large scale production and controlled deposition of single HUVEC spheroids for bioprinting applications.
Biofabrication 2017 Jun 1;9(2):025027. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK-Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, D-79110 Freiburg, Germany. Hahn-Schickard, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, D-79110 Freiburg, Germany.

Digital droplet PCR on disk.
Lab Chip 2016 Jan;16(1):208-16
Hahn-Schickard, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany and Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK - Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany.

A smartphone-based colorimetric reader for bioanalytical applications using the screen-based bottom illumination provided by gadgets.
Biosens Bioelectron 2015 May 19;67:248-55. Epub 2014 Aug 19.
Innovative Chromatography Group, Irish Separation Science Cluster (ISSC), Department of Chemistry and Analytical, Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

Graphene-based rapid and highly-sensitive immunoassay for C-reactive protein using a smartphone-based colorimetric reader.
Biosens Bioelectron 2015 Apr 15;66:169-76. Epub 2014 Nov 15.
Innovative Chromatography Group, Irish Separation Science Cluster (ISSC), Department of Chemistry and Analytical, Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.


One-step kinetics-based immunoassay for the highly sensitive detection of C-reactive protein in less than 30 min.
Anal Biochem 2014 Jul 13;456:32-7. Epub 2014 Apr 13.
Innovative Chromatography Group, Irish Separation Science Cluster (ISSC), Department of Chemistry, Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.


Using planktonic microorganisms to supply the unpurified multi-copper oxidases laccase and copper efflux oxidases at a biofuel cell cathode.
Bioresour Technol 2014 Apr 17;158:231-8. Epub 2014 Feb 17.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK - Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany. Electronic address:

Model fluids representing aqueous in-vitro diagnostic reagents for the development of dispensing systems.
Drug Discov Today 2013 Nov 1;18(21-22):1035-42. Epub 2013 Jul 1.
Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Sandhofer Str. 116, 68305 Mannheim, Germany; Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK - Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany. Electronic address:

Systematic screening of carbon-based anode materials for microbial fuel cells with Shewanella oneidensis MR-1.
Bioresour Technol 2013 Oct 24;146:386-92. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, IMTEK - Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany. Electronic address:

Centrifugal gas-phase transition magnetophoresis (GTM)--a generic method for automation of magnetic bead based assays on the centrifugal microfluidic platform and application to DNA purification.
Lab Chip 2013 Jan 12;13(1):146-55. Epub 2012 Nov 12.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, Department of Microsystems Engineering-IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany.

Construction of a microstructured collagen membrane mimicking the papillary dermis architecture and guiding keratinocyte morphology and gene expression.
Macromol Biosci 2012 May 13;12(5):675-91. Epub 2012 Mar 13.
Department of Biochemistry 280, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Microstructuring of polymer films for sensitive genotyping by real-time PCR on a centrifugal microfluidic platform.
Lab Chip 2010 Oct 7;10(19):2519-26. Epub 2010 Jul 7.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 106, 79110 Freiburg, Germany.

A modular diffusion barrier based on phase separation for localized delivery of discrete drug volumes in aqueous environments.
Lab Chip 2009 Jun 13;9(12):1801-5. Epub 2009 Mar 13.
Laboratory for MEMS Applications, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 106, D-79110, Freiburg, Germany.


Real-time stability testing of air-dried primers and fluorogenic hydrolysis probes stabilized by trehalose and xanthan.
Biotechniques 2014 1;57(3):151-5. Epub 2014 Sep 1.
HSG-IMIT-Institut für Mikro- und Informationstechnik, Freiburg, Germany; Laboratory for MEMS Applications, Department of Microsystems Engineering-IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.



In situ characterization of the mTORC1 during adipogenesis of human adult stem cells on chip.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 07 5;113(29):E4143-50. Epub 2016 Jul 5.
Microfluidic and Biological Engineering, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg, 79110 Freiburg, Germany; Centre for Biological Signalling Studies (BIOSS), University of Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany;


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