Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Dr. Hanna Engelke


Dr. Hanna Engelke
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 11, Haus E
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77626
Room-Nr. E3.039
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Research Interests

  • Mechanics of cell-matrix interactions
  • Protein dynamics studied with optogenetic tools
  • Nanoparticle cell interactions

Short CV

  • Since 2013 Junior groupleader at LMU München
  • 2010-2013 Postdoc at UC Berkeley with Prof. J. Liphardt
  • 2006-2010 PhD at LMU München with Prof. J. Rädler
  • 2002-2003 Physics studies at Exeter University, UK
  • 2000-2005 Diploma in physics at Universität Bayreuth, Germany

Key publications

  • H. Engelke*, C. Chou, R. Uprety, P. Jess and A. Deiters*, (2014) “Control of Protein Function through Optochemical Translocation”, ACS Synth Biol,, * corresponding author
  • Q. Shi, R.P. Gosh, H. Engelke, C.H. Rycroft, L. Cassereau, J. Sethian, V.M. Weaver, J. Liphardt, (2014) “Rapid disorganization of mechanically interacting systems of mammary acini”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 111 (2) 658-663
  • V. Cauda*, H. Engelke*, A. Sauer*, D. Arzicet*, C. Bräuchle, J. Rädler and T. Bein, (2010), “Colchicine-loaded lipid bilayer-coated 50 nm mesoporous nanoparticles efficiently induce microtubule depolymerization upon cell uptake” Nanoletters, 10 (7), 2484-2492, * equal contribution