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Graduate Theses

In our section, the following theses were successfully completed in cooperation with various chairs of the Faculty of Engineering as well as the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the FAU:


2023Master ThesisBioanalyticsLoading of adherent cells with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic cell culture.Eva Hutter
2023Master ThesisBioanalyticsFunctionalization of T cells with iron oxide nanoparticles by electroporation for magnetic cell guidance.Patrick Schreier
2023Master ThesisBiochemistry und Molecular BiologyCharakterisierung der Aufnahme von superparamagnetischen Eisenoxid-Nanopartikeln durch T-Zellen und deren Einfluss auf T-Zell FunktionenLucas Carnell
2022Master ThesisChemistryFunctionalization strategies of dopamine-based superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles.Hülya Markl-Hahn
2022PhD ThesisWerkstoffwissenschaftenPeptide-functionalized SPIONs for the removal of pathogensDr. Bernhard Friedrich
2022Master ThesisMolecular BiotechnologyToxicological study of iron oxide nanoparticles for medical applicationTamara Folk
2022Master ThesisChemistryImprovement of covalent surface modification on SPIONs through catechol derivativesJianing Bao
2022Master ThesisCell and Molecular BiologyEvaluation of SPIONs and GP-340 derived peptides for potential magnetic removal of pathogensJulia Eichermüller
2020PhD ThesisPharmacyFunctionalization of T lymphocytes with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetically controlled enhancement of local anti-tumor response Dr. Marina Mühlberger
2020Medical ThesisMedicineCellular effects of paclitaxel-loaded iron oxide nanoparticles on breast cancer using differend 2D und 3D cell culture modelsDr. Stefan Gut
2020Medical ThesisMedicineSelection of potential iron oxide nanoparticles for breast cancer therapy based on in vitro cytotoxicity and intracellular uptakeDr. Johanna Poller
2020Master ThesisIntegrated ImmunologyLoading T cells with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic cell control

Hilal Demir

2019Medical ThesisDentistryEfficient drug delivery to atherosclerotic plaques using superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticlesDr. Barbara Lutz
2019Master ThesisLife Science EngineeringFunctional Tissue Engineering of human Vocal Fold with Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles - Magnetic Tissue Engineering (MTE)Julia Bergmann
2019Master ThesisNanotechnologySynthesis and characterization of gold-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for sepsis treatmentRené Stein
2018Medical ThesisMedicineEstablishment of a multicellular tumor spheroid model and investigation of the effects of mitoxantrone-loaded superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic drug deliveryDr. Annkathrin Hornung
2018Medical ThesisDentistryAnalysis of the effect of hypericin on tumor cells and outlook on magnetic drug targeting with hypericin-loaded nanoparticlesDr. Laura Mühleisen
2018Medical ThesisDentistryTargeted magnetic enrichment of drug-loaded nanoparticles to enhance cell death rate and release of immunogenic danger signals in tumor therapyDr. Magdalena Alev
2018Master ThesisIntegrated Life ScienceCellularised hydrogels for vascular graft development Cellularised hydrogels for vascular graft developmentAnna Wieser
2018Master ThesisMolecular MedicineInduction of immunogenic cell death by mitoxantrone-loaded SPIONs and investigation of blood compatibilityLaura Egenberger
2018Master ThesisChemistryPeptide-functionalisation of magnetic nanoparticles for immobilisation of selected pathogensWeronika Karawacka
2018Master ThesisMedical Process ManagementProcess analysis in basic research and prototype development for documentation support in the Section of Experimental Oncology and NanomedicineFabian Hoßbach
2018Bachelor ThesisBiologyMagnetic tissue engineering (MTE) characterization of three-dimensional vocal fold cell constructsLinh Katrin Bui
2017PhD ThesisMaterial SciencesMultimodal superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles as a safe contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic drug deliveryDr. Harald Unterweger


PhD ThesisBiologyBiological interactions of nanoparticles for intravascular applications with human endothelial cellsDr. Jasmin Matuszak
2017Medical ThesisVeterinaryPhysical studies on the application of magnetic nanoparticles in tumor therapyDr. Gabriele Nepf
2017Master ThesisIntegrated Life ScienceMarimastat loaded iron oxide nanoparticles for the potential treatment of atherosclerotic plaquesChristine Bauer
2017Master ThesisIntegrated Life ScienceMagnetic Tissue Engineering for Vocal Fold TransplantsAnna Fliedner
2016PhD ThesisPharmacyDeveloping an Antitumoural Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle System for Drug Delivery According to Good Manufacturing PracticeDr. Jan Zaloga
2016Master Thesis NanotechnologyTissue Plasminogen Activator Functionalized Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Targeted Fibrin Clot DissolutionSusanne Heid
2015Master ThesisNanotechnologyDevelopment and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles for the combination of Magnetic Drug Targeting and Photodynamic TherapyDaniel Subatzus
2015Master ThesisIntegrated Life ScienceBiological effects of nanoparticles on human endothelial cells under flow conditionsPhilip Dörfler
2015Bachelor ThesisNanotechnologyComparison of genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of different superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticlesAndreas Staicu
2014Master ThesisNanotechnologySurface modifications of dextran coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for the development of a t-PA delivery nanosystemDennis Graf
2014Bachelor ThesisNanotechnologyInvestigation of the influence of diffrent storage conditions on stability and properties of nanoparticles loades with a chemotherapeutic agentRohit Agarwal
2013Master ThesisNanotechnologyCell biological effects of various nano-metal oxidesJannik Stein
2013Master ThesisNanotechnologyDevelopment and characterization of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles with cisplatin-bearing polymer coating for targeted drug deliveryDr. Harald Unterweger
2013Bachelor ThesisNanotechnologyStudies on the accumulation behavior of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in a flow modelLisa Hench