PhD Students

Dogus Isik


Research Topic:

Nanogels for Drug Delivery and Control over Shape and Morphology of Block Copolymer Nanoparticles


About Dogus:

Dogus received a B.S. in chemistry in 2013 from the Freie Universität Berlin. He completed his M.Sc. in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Marcelo Calderón where he studied the formation of hybrid supramolecular nanogels using cyclodextrin-decorated gold nanoparticles and adamantene-functionalized dendritic polyglycerol as vehicles for drug delivery purposes. Dogus then began his doctoral studies in the summer of the same year in the Klinger Lab.



Alexandra Gruber


Research Topic:

Reactive Nanoparticles as Precursors for new Transdermal Delivery Vehicles


About Alexandra:

Alexandra graduated from the Philipps University in Marburg in spring 2014 and earned a B.Sc. in Chemistry. During summer 2014 she completed a research internship in the group of Professor Craig Hawker at the University of California in Santa Barbara with focus on coacervate micro- and nanogels. She then started her master studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. In April 2016 Alexandra joined the Klinger group for writing her master thesis. Currently, Alexandra is a PhD student and is working on the preparation of amphiphilic nanogels for delivery applications.



Master Students

Franziska Hähle


Research Topic:

Development of Polymers Containing Well-Defined Glycosaminoglycan Oligomers as Anti-Inflammatory Polymers



Research Interns

We are always interested in motivated students to join the team.