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Dr. Markus Drechsler

Dr. Markus Drechsler Dr. Markus Drechsler
Dr. Markus Drechsler

Bavarian Polymer Institute, KeyLab Electron and Optical Microscopy

Job History

Since 2017Senior Research Staff Scientist, Bavarian Polymer Institute
2012 – 2017

Senior Research Staff Scientist, Physical Chemistry I Department

2003 – 2012Senior Research Staff Scientist, Macromolecular Chemistry II Department
2001 – 2002Postdoctoral Research at the Physics Department (Biophysics Group), University of Zürich, Switzerland (Prof. H.W. Finck)
1997 – 2003Postdoctoral Research at the Pharmaceutical Technology Department, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (Prof. Westesen, Prof. Fahr)
1995 – 1997Postdoctoral Research at the Cardiological Research Laboratory (Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Angiology) at the Charité, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany (Prof. K. Stangl)
1991 - 1995Postdoctoral Research at the Institute for Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (Prof. H.J. Cantow, Prof. K.P. Hofmann)


1985 – 1991Dissertation in Biophysics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (Prof. H.J. Cantow, Prof. K.P. Hofmann)
1985Diploma Thesis in Physics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
1977 – 1985Study of Physics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

Research Interests

The main research focus of Markus Drechsler is transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and related preparation techniques for soft matter und hybrid systems with emphasis on cryogenic methods (cryo-TEM, Freeze Fracture and Freeze Etching techniques). A further focus lies in electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS).

Dr. Markus Drechsler

Bavarian Polymer Institute, KeyLab Electron and Optical Microscopy

10 selected publications

A complete list of publications of Dr. Markus Drechsler is available here.

On Biomineralization: Enzymes Switch On Mesocrystal Assembly
Rao, A.; Roncal-Herrero, T.; Schmid, E.; Drechsler, M.; Scheffner, M.; Gebauer, D.; Kröger, R.; Cölfen, H.
ACS Central Science, 2019, 5 (2), 357-364

Steering coacervation by a pair of broad-spectrum regulators
Yang, S.; Li, B.; Wu, C.; Xu, W.; Tu, M.; Yan, Y.; Huang, J.; Thomas, R.K.; Drechsler, M.; Granick, S.; Jiang, L.
ACS Nano, 2019, 13 (2), 2420-2426

A Supramolecular Crosslinker to Give Salt-Resistant Polyion Complex Micelles and Improved MRI Contrast Agents
Wang, J.; Wang, J.; Ding, P.; Zhou, W.; Li, Y.; Drechsler, M.; Guo, X.; Cohen Stuart, M.A.*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57, 12680-12684

Giant Capsids from Lattice Self-Assembly of Cyclodextrin Complexes
Yang, S.; Yun, Y.; Huang, J.; Petukhov, A.V.; Kroon-Batenburg, L.M.J.; Drechsler, M.; Zhou, C.; Tu, M.; Jiang, L.; Granick, S.
Nature Communications, 2017, 8 (15856)

Two-dimensional self-assembled structures of highly ordered bioactive crystalline-based block copolymers
Ganda S.; Dulle, M.; Drechsler, M.; Förster, B.; Förster, S.; Stenzel, M.H.
Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (21), 8544-8553

Self-Assembly of Janus Cylinders into Hierarchical Superstructures
Walther, A.; Drechsler, M.; Rosenfeldt, S.; Harnau, L.; Ballauff, M.; Abetz, V.; Müller, A.H.E.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131(13), 4720-4728

Thermosensitive core-shell microgel as a "nanoreactor" for catalytic active metal nanoparticles
Lu, Y.; Proch, S.; Schrinner, M.; Drechsler, M.; Kempe, R.; Ballauff, M.
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2009, 19, 3955-3961

Thermo-Reversible Formation of Wormlike Micelles with a Microphase-Separated Corona from a Semicrystalline Triblock Terpolymer
Schmalz, H.; Schmelz, J.; Drechsler, M.; Yuan, J.; Walther, A., Schweimer, C.; Mihut, A.M.
Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 3235-3242

Catalytic activity of palladium nanoparticles encapsulated in spherical polyelectrolyte brushes and core− shell microgels
Mei, Y.; Lu, Y.; Polzer, F.; Ballauff, M.; Drechsler, M.
Chemistry of Materials, 2007, 19 (5), 1062-1069

Thermosensitive core–shell particles as carriers for Ag nanoparticles: modulating the catalytic activity by a phase transition in networks
Lu, Y.;  Mei, Y.; Drechsler, M.; Ballauff, M.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2006, 45 (5), 813-816

Dr. Markus Drechsler

Bavarian Polymer Institute, KeyLab Electron and Optical Microscopy

Dr. Markus Drechsler
KeyLab scientist

University of Bayreuth
Universitätsstr. 30
95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 921 55-3188
E-mail: markus.drechsler@uni-bayreuth.de