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Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel

Overview
Overview
Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel

Chair of Biomaterials
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


Job History

Since 11/2007Full Professor, Chair of Biomaterials, University of Bayreuth
06/2007 – 10/2007Lecturer at the Chair of Biotechnology, TU München, Germany
10/2001 – 05/2007Group Leader, Chair of Biotechnology, TU München, Germany

Education

2007Habilitation in Biochemistry, Chair of Biotechnology, TU München, Germany
11/1998 – 09/2001Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Chicago, IL, USA
1994 – 1998PhD Biochemistry, Chair of biophysics and physical biochemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany
1989 – 1994Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany

Awards and other responsibilities

Guest Professorship

Since 2012Guest Professor at Universidad Polytecnica de Madrid, Spain
Since 2003Guest Professor at Universidad Polytecnica de Madrid, Spain

Others

Since 2014Guest Professor at Universidad Polytecnica de Madrid, Spain
Since 2012Editorial Board Member of “Scientific Reports” (Nature publisher)
Since 2011Member DIN standards Committee "ISO-BIONIK"
Since 2011Deputy advisory board chairman AMSilk GmbH
Since 2010Editorial Board Member of “BioNanoScience” (Springer publisher)
Since 2009Founder and speaker of the special task force „Bioinspired materials and bionics“ of the German Material Foundation (DGM)
Since 2008Advisory board member of competence network Biomimetik of the state of Baden-Württemberg
Since 2008

Founder and consultant of AMSilk GmbH, Martinsried, Germany


A
wards

2013Dechema-Award of the Max-Buchner Foundation
2013Dr R A Mashelkar Endowment Lecture on Advanced Materials, National Chemical Laboratory, India
2008Karl-Heinz-Beckurts-Award
2007Awardee of the bionics competition of the Bavarian Ministry of science and education
2006Winner of the Science4life VentureCup (business plan)
2006Innovation award of the Bavarian prime minister
2006Awardee of the bionics competition of the Bavarian Ministry of science and education
2006Winner of the Munic Business Plan competition
2005Promega journalist price „Main Thing Biology“
2004Junior Scientist Award of the New Materials Competence Center
1993 – 1997Reemtsma Hochbegabtenförderung

Chair of Biomaterials
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


Protein-based materials are in the center of our research interests.

Specifically, we are interested in:

  • Protein folding and self-assembly:
    Structure determination of proteins, protein folding kinetics, assembly kinetics, trigger of assembly
  • Recombinant protein engineering and production:
    Engineering and design of novel functional proteins, biotechnological production of proteins in bacteria, yeast and cell lines
  • Protein processing into materials:
    Development of protein processing technologies to gain particles, capsules, fibers, hydrogels, nonwoven meshes, 3D structures (printing), coatings
  • Technical applications of protein materials:
    Textiles, filters, coatings (antifouling, haptic, optics)
  • Medical applications of protein materials:
    Wound coverage, drug delivery, tissue repair

Chair of Biomaterials
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


10 ausgewählte Publikationen

A complete list of publications of Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel is available here.


Biomimetic Fibers Made of Recombinant Spidroins with the Same Toughness as Natural Spider Silk
Heidebrecht A., Eisoldt L., Diehl J., Schmidt A., Geffers M., Lang G., Scheibel T.
Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 2189

Biofabrication of cell-loaded, 3D recombinant spider silk constructs
Schacht K., Jüngst T., Schweinlin M., Ewald A., Groll J., Scheibel T.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 2816

Controlled hierarchical assembly of spider silk-DNA chimeras into ribbons and raft-like morphologies
Humenik M., Drechsler M., Scheibel T.
ACS Nano Letters 2014, 14, 3999

Spider silk coatings as a bioshield to reduce periprosthetic fibrous capsule formation
Zeplin P.H., Maksimovikj N.C., Jordan M.C., Nickel J., Lang G., Leimer A. H., Römer L., Scheibel T.
Adv. Funct. Mat. 2014, 24, 2658

Nanomaterial Building Blocks Based on Spider Silk Oligonucleotide Conjugates
Humenik M., Scheibel T.
ACS Nano 2014, 8, 1342

Structural and Functional Features of a Collagen Binding Matrix Protein from the Mussel Byssus
Suhre M., Geertz M., Steegborn C., Scheibel T.
Nature Communications 2014, 5, 3392

Spider Silk Capsules as Protective Reaction Containers for Enzymes
Blüm C., Nichtl A., Scheibel T.
Adv. Funct. Mat. 2013, 24, 763

Cell adhesion and proliferation on RGD-modified recombinant spider silk proteins
Wohlrab S., Müller S., Schmidt A., Neubauer S., Kessler H., Leal-Egaña A., Scheibel T.
Biomaterials 2012, 33, 6650

A highly conserved spider silk domain acts as a molecular switch that controls fibre assembly
Hagn F., Eisoldt L., Hardy J., Vendrely C., Coles M., Scheibel T., Kessler H.
Nature 2010, 465, 239

Assembly mechanism of recombinant spider silk proteins
Rammensee S., Slotta U., Scheibel T., Bausch A.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2008, 105, 6590

Chair of Biomaterials
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee
KeyLab coordinator

Universitätsstrasse 30
95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-7361
E-mail: thomas.scheibel@bm.uni-bayreuth.de
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