COLLABORATIONS

Collaborations

UMCG/RuG Collaborations

Dr. Theo van Kooten (University Medical Center Groningen, BioMedical Engineering, Groningen, Netherlands) Cell adhesion surfaces.

Dr. Inge Zuhorn (University Medical Center Groningen, BioMedical Engineering, Groningen, Netherlands) Nanomedicine.

Prof. dr. Marco Harmsen (University Medical Center Groningen, Medical Biology, CAVAREM) Hydrogel systems for systemic stem cell delivery.

Prof. Henny van der Mei & Prof. Henk Busscher (University Medical Center Groningen, BioMedical Engineering, Groningen, Netherlands) Bacterial adhesion and coating development.

Prof. Ruud Bank (University Medical Center Groningen, Pathology & Medical Biology) Implant associated fibrosis.

Prof. Wouter Roos (ZIAM, RuG, Groningen) Virus Assembly by AFM and Optical tweezers for studying macrophage polarization kinetics.

Prof. Ben Feringa (Stratingh, RuG, Netherlands) Molecular motor directed stem cell behavior.

Prof. Ryan Chieci (Stratingh, RuG, Netherlands) Controllable nanointerfaces for directing stem cells.

Prof. Yutao Pei (ENTEG, RuG, Netherlands) Biomedical antimicrobial hydroxyapatite coatings.

Dr. Antonis Vakis (ENTEG, RuG, Netherlands) Biomedical antimicrobial hydroxyapatite coatings.

Prof. Barbro Melgert (GRIP, RuG, Groningen) Surface-induced macrophage polarization.

Prof. Frank Kruyt (UMCG, Medical Oncology, Groningen) Glioblastoma behavior in mechano-controlable hydrogels.

Dr. Wiktor Szymanski (UMCG, Radiology, Groningen) Light-driven anti-biotic release from dynamic hydrogel networks.


National Collaborations

Dr. Deepak Veeregowda (DUCOM Instruments Europe B.V., Center for Innovation, Groningen, Netherlands) Lubricating bio-based/bio-inspired surfaces.

Dr. Kristina Djanashvili (Delft University of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bio-Organic Catalysis, Delft, Netherlands) Microgels-based contrast agents.

Dr. Frank Hollmann (Delft University of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bio-Organic Catalysis, Delft, Netherlands) Biocatalytical modifications of Bionanostructures.

Prof. Jan de Boer (Maastricht University, Netherlands) Biointerface screening.


International Collaborations

Dr. Ulrich Commandeur (Fraunhofer Inst., Aachen, Germany) Virus-based nanomaterials.

Prof. dr. Wolfgang Wagner (Helmholtz Inst. Aachen) Topography induced alterations to IPSCs.

Prof. dr. Laura Delaporte (Leibniz Institute, Aachen, Germany) Biointerfaces

Dr. Elke Boschke (TU Dresden, Germany). Microbial adhesion on nanostructured surfaces.

Dr. Raymond Lam (City University Hongkong, China) Double topography cell instructive surfaces.

Dr. Wai Chu King Lai (City University Hongkong, China) Topography induced cell stiffness alteration in mesenchymal stem cells.

Prof. dr. Yanzhong Zhang (Donghua University, Shanghai, China) Polymeric biomaterial scaffolds.

Prof. dr. Qihui Zhou (Qingdao University, Qingdau, China) Biointerface and stem cell differentiation.

Prof. dr. Felix Plamper (Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany) responsive microgels.

COLLABORATIONS