Prof. Dr. Christine Selhuber-Unkel


Professional Career

Since 2020   Professor (W3) for Molecular Systems Engineering at Heidelberg University
2014 - 2016   Visiting Scientist at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (6 months)
2011-2020   Professor (W2) for Biocompatible Nanomaterials at the Faculty of Engineering of the CAU Kiel
2010 - 2011   Assistant Professor (W1) for Biocompatible Nanomaterials at the Faculty of Engineering of the CAU Kiel
2009 - 2010   Postdoctoral Researcher at the Zoological Institute, CAU Kiel
2007 - 2009   Postdoctoral Researcher at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 - 2006   Doctoral Researcher at the University of Heidelberg and the MPI for Metals Research



Prof. Dr. Christine Selhuber-Unkel
Heidelberg University
Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering (IMSE)
INF 225, 69120 Heidelberg
Phone. +49 (0) 6221 5419840
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
B7 - 3D-Imaging of Magnetically Labelled Cells Project lead


CRC-related Publications

F. Block, F. Klingbeil, U. Sajjad, C. Arndt, S. Sindt, D. Seidler, L. Thormählen, C. Selhuber-Unkel, J. McCord: Magnetic Bucket Brigade Transport Networks for Cell Transport, Advanced Materials Technologies, pp. 2300260, 2023. 
L. Schumacher, K. Siemsen, C. Appiah, S. Rajput, A. Heitmann, C. Selhuber-Unkel, A. Staubitz:  A Co-Polymerizable Linker for the Covalent Attachment of Fibronectin Makes pHEMA Hydrogels Cell-Adhesive, Gels, 8(5), 258, 2022. 
K. Siemsen, S. Rajput, F. Rasch, F. Taheri, R. Adelung, J. Lammerding, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Tunable 3D Hydrogel Microchannel Network to Study Confined Mammalian Cell Migration, Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 10, issue 23, 2100625, 2021.
F. Block, F. Klingbeil, S. Deshpande, U. Sajjad, D. Seidler, C. Arndt, S. Sindt, C. Selhuber-Unkel, J. McCord: Unidirectional Transport of Superparamagnetic Beads and Biological Cells Along Oval Magnetic Elements, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 118, issue 23, 232405, 2021.
C. Arndt , M. Hauck, I. Wacker, B. Zeller-Plumhoff, F. Rasch, M. Taale , A. S. Nia, X. Feng, R. Adelung, R. R. Schröder, F. Schütt, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Microengineered Hollow Graphene Tube Systems Generate Conductive Hydrogels with Extremely Low Filler Concentration, Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 3690–3697, 2021.
M. Timmermann, N. Lukat, L. Schneider, W. C. Shields IV, G. Lopez, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Migration of Microparticle-Containing Amoeba through Constricted Environments, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 889-897, 2020.
S. Thapa, N. Lukat, C. Selhuber-Unkel, A. G. Cherstvy, R. Metzler: Transient Superdiffusion of Polydisperse Vacuoles Inside Highly-Motile Amoeboid Cells, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 150, issue 14, 144901, 2019.
M. Taale, D. Krüger, E. Ossei-Wusu, F. Schütt, M. A. Ur Rehamn, Y. Mishra, J. Marx, N. Stock, B. Fiedler, A. Boccaccini, R. Willumeit-Römer, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Systematically Designed Periodic Electrophoretic Deposition for Decorating 3D Carbon-Based Scaffolds with Bioactive Nanoparticles, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 4393-4404, 2019.
D. Krapf, N. Lukat, E. Marinari, R. Metzler, G. Oshanin, C. Selhuber-Unkel, A. Squarcini, L. Stadler, M. Weiss, X. Xu: Spectral Content of a Single Non-Brownian Trajectory, Physical Review X, vol. 9, issue 1, 011019, 2019.
R.M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, A. Galka, N. Lukat, J.-M. Wagner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, C. Selhuber-Unkel, M. Siniatchkin, F. Faupel: Magnetic Particle Mapping Using Magnetoelectric Sensors as an Imaging Modality, Scientific Reports, 9, no. 2086, 2019.
S. Gutekunst, K. Siemsen, S. Huth, A. Möhring, B. Hesseler, M. Timmermann, I. Paulowicz, Y. Mishra, L. Siebert, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel: 3D Hydrogels Containing Interconnected Microchannels of Subcellular Size for Capturing Human Pathogenic, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2019.
M. Taale, F. Schütt, T. Carey, J. Marx, Y. K. Mishra, B. Fiedler, F. Torrisi, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Biomimetic Carbon-Fiber Systems Engineering, A Modular Design Strategy to Generate Biofunctional Composites from Graphene and Carbon Nanofibers, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, issue 5, pp. 5325-5335, 2019.
M. Taale, F. Schütt, K. Zheng, Y. Mishra, A. Boccaccini, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel: Bioactive Carbon Based Hybrid 3D Scaffolds for Osteoblast Growth, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 10, issue 50, pp. 43874–43886, 2018.