Dr. Patrick Ahlers

Contact:

Lab: 2224.02.131

Office: 2224.02.135

Phone: 39-23873

Mail: paahlers@uni-mainz.de

Research Topic:

Controlling the kinetics, stability and charge density of anisotropic supramolecular polymers using multicomponent systems

Curriculum Vitae:

12/2018 - 02/2019 PostDoc in the group of Prof. S. Seiffert,
Institute of Physical Chemistry, JGU Mainz
10/2015 - 11/2018 Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, JGU Mainz
05/2015 - 09/2015 Master thesis in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius,
WWU Münster and JGU Mainz
09/2014 - 12/2014 Research internship in the group of Dr. Brendan Wilkinson,
Monash University, Australia
2013 - 2015 Master of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2013 Bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Pol Besenius, WWU Münster
2009 - 2013 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, WWU Münster
2009 Abitur, Fichte-Gymnasium Hagen

 

Publications:

[7] Lipid Bilayer Interactions of Peptidic Supramolecular Polymers and the Impact on Membrane Permeability and Stability.
S. Pannwitt, J. Kaltbeitzel, P. Ahlers, D. Spitzer, N. Hellmann, F. Depoix, P. Besenius, D. Schneider*,
Biochemistry 202059, 1845-1853. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00114.

[6] Structure and Luminescence Properties of Supramolecular Polymers of Amphiphilic Aromatic Thioether-Peptide Conjugates in Water.
P. Ahlers, C. Götz, S. Riebe, M. Zirbes, M. Jochem, D. Spitzer, J. Voskuhl*, T. Basché*, P. Besenius*,
Polym. Chem. 201910, 3163-3169.  DOI: 10.1039/c8py01712c.

[5] The Impact of Branching on the Solution Behavior and Serum Stability of Star-like Block Copolymers.
R. Holm, M. Douverne, B. Weber, T. Bauer, A. Best, P. Ahlers, K. Koynov, P. Besenius, M. Barz*,
Biomacromolecules 2019, 20, 375-388. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01545.

[4] 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.

[3] 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.

[2] Tuneable pH-regulated supramolecular copolymerisation by mixing mismatched dendritic peptide comonomers.
 P. Ahlers§, H. Frisch§, P. Besenius*,     (§ these authors contributed equally)
Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 7245-7250. DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01241D.

Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 7353

[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

Talks:

[1] International Functional Nanomaterials and Nanodevice Conference 2018, Vienne, Austria. 03-05/09/2018.
High Fidelity supramolecular Copolymers as tunable pH-responsive siRNA-Carrier Materials.
Patrick Ahlers, Pol Besenius

 

Posters:

[3] CRC 1093 2nd International Symposium 'Supramolecular Chemistry on Proteins', University of Duisburg‐Essen, Essen, Germany. 20-21/9/2017.
External Stimuli Responsive Multi‐Component Supramolecular Polymers with Tunable Properties.
Patrick Ahlers, Hendrik Frisch, Karl Fischer, Regina Holm, Daniel Spitzer, Matthias Barz, Pol Besenius.

[2] 12th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC 2017) in conjunction with RSC ISACS: Challenges in Organic Materials & Supramolecular Chemistry, Cambridge, UK. 2-6/7/2017.
Controlled self-assembly of multi-component supramolecular polymers with tunable properties by external stimuli.
Patrick Ahlers, Hendrik Frisch, Karl Fischer, Regina Holm, Daniel Spitzer, Matthias Barz, Pol Besenius.

[1] MAINZ-Masterclass on 'Supramolecular Functional Materials', Budenheim (Mainz), Germany. 26-28/4/2017.
Multi-Component Supramolecular Polymers with Tunable Properties by External Stimuli.
Patrick Ahlers, Hendrik Frisch, Karl Fischer, Regina Holm, Daniel Spitzer, Matthias Barz, Pol Besenius.