Dr. Daniel Spitzer


Lab: 2224.02.125

Office: 2224.02.135

Phone: 39-23873

Mail: daniel-spitzer@web.de


Research Topic:

Kinetically controlled redox-responsive supramolecular polymers
and triple helical assemblies in water

Curriculum Vitae:

11/2014 - 05/2018 Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
04/2014 - 09/2014 Masterthesis in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, WWU Münster
08/2013 - 11/2013 Research project in the group Prof. Guillermo C. Bazan,
University of California Santa Barbara, USA
2012 - 2014 Master of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2012 Bachelorthesis in the group of Prof. Armido Studer, WWU Münster
2009 - 2012 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2008 Abitur, Gymnasium August-Dicke-Schule, Solingen



[15] Aqueous Supramolecular Polymers and Hydrogels.
D. Spitzer, P. Besenius,
in Supramolecular Chemistry in Water, ed.: S. Kubik, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2019, in press.

[14] A Clickable NHC-Au(I)-Complex for the Preparation of Stimulus-Responsive Metallopeptide Amphiphiles.
V. Lewe, M. Preuss, E.A. Woźnica, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, in press.

[13] Surface‐Assisted Self‐Assembly of a Hydrogel by Proton Diffusion.
D. Spitzer§, V. Marichez§, G.J.M.Formon, P.Besenius*, T.M.Hermans*,
Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, in press. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201806668.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2018, 57, in press. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201806668.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[12] Mannose-Decorated Multicomponent Supramolecular Polymers Trigger Effective Uptake into Antigen-Presenting Cells.
D. Straßburger, N. Stergiou, M. Urschbach, H. Yurugi, D. Spitzer, D. Schollmeyer, E. Schmitt*, P. Besenius*, ChemBioChem 201819, in press. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800114.

[11] Kinetically Controlled Stepwise Self-Assembly of Au(I)-Metallopeptides in Water.
B. Kemper, L. Zengerling, D. Spitzer, R. Otter, T. Bauer, P. Besenius*,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 534-537. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08189.

[10] Folding Induced Supramolecular Assembly into pH-Responsive Nanorods with a Protein Repellent Shell.
R . Otter§, K. Klinker§, D. Spitzer, M. Schinnerer, M. Barz*, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 401-404. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc08127h.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

[9] Tuneable Transient Thermogels Mediated by a pH- and Redox-Regulated Supramolecular Polimerization.
D. Spitzer, L.L. Rodrigues, D. Straßburger, M. Mezger, P. Besenius*,
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 15664-15669. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201708857.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017, 56, 15461-15465. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708857.

[8] Dynamic Light Scattering Investigation of the Kinetics and Fidelity of Supramolecular Copolymerizations in Water.
P. Ahlers, K. Fischer, D. Spitzer, P. Besenius*,
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 7712-7720. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01561.

[7] Tuning the pH-Switch of Supramolecular Polymer Carriers for siRNA to Physiologically Relevant pH.
P. Ahlers, H. Frisch, R. Holm, D. Spitzer, M. Barz, P. Besenius*,
Macromol. Biosci. 2017, 10, 1700111. DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201700111.
Invited contribution to the 'Polymer-based Nanomedicines: From Materials to Therapies' special issue.

[6] Kinetic Control in the Temperature-Dependent Sequential Growth of Surface-Confined Supramolecular Copolymers.
S. Engel, D. Spitzer, L.L. Rodrigues, E.-C. Fritz, D. Straßburger, M. Schönhoff, B.J. Ravoo*, P. Besenius*,
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 204, 53-67. DOI: 10.1039/c7fd00100b.
Themed collection on Complex Molecular Surfaces and Interfaces.

[5] Reversible Covalent and Supramolecular Functionalization of Water-Soluble Au(I)-Complexes.
B. Kemper, M. von Gröning, V. Lewe, D. Spitzer, T. Otremba, N. Stergiou, D. Schollmeyer, E. Schmitt, B.J. Ravoo, P. Besenius*,
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6048-6055. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700588.
Invited contribution to the Münster CRC 858 special issue on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry.

Graphical Abstract - ChemEurJ 2017 - Kemper

[4] Kinetically Controlled Sequential Growth of Surface-Grafted Chiral Supramolecular Copolymers.
H. Frisch§, E.-C. Fritz§, F. Stricker, L. Schmüser, D. Spitzer, T. Weidner, B.J. Ravoo*, P. Besenius*,
Angew. Chem. 2016128, 7358-7362. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201601048.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 7242-7246. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601048.
(§ these authors contributed equally)

Graphical Abstract - ACIE 2016 - Frisch

[3] Probing the Self-Assembly and Stability of Oligohistidine based Rod-like Micelles by Aggregation Induced Luminescence.
H. Frisch, D. Spitzer, M. Haase, T. Basché, J. Voskuhl*, P. Besenius*,
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 5574-5579. DOI: 10.1039/c6ob00292g.

OBC 2016

[2] Side-Chain Effects on the Conductivity, Morphology, and Thermoelectric Properties of Self-Doped Narrow-Band-Gap Conjugated Polyelectrolytes.
C.-K. Mai, R.A. Schlitz, G.M. Su, D. Spitzer, X. Wang, S.L. Fronk, D.G. Cahill, M.L. Chabinyc, G.C. Bazan*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13478-13481. DOI: 10.1021/ja504284r.

Daniel Paper1

[1] The Synthesis of Dendritic EDOT-Peptide Conjugates and Their Multistimuli-Responsive Self-Assembly Into Supramolecular Nanorods and -Fibres in Water.
P. Ahlers, H. Frisch, D. Spitzer, Z. Vobecka, F. Vilela, P. Besenius*, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2052–2057. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402271.

Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2052