Hans Heiner Gorris

Hans Heiner Gorris (DE)

PLACE OF WORK:

 

Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Chemo- and Biosensors

University of Regensburg

93040 Regensburg

Germany

 

CONTACT

Phone : +49-941-9434015

Email : hans-heiner.gorris@ur.de

 

COST ROLE : Chair

Academic studies and career

  • 1994 – 2001 Diploma in Biology, University of Münster (Germany) and University of York (England)
  • 2001 – 2005 PhD, University of Lübeck (Germany)
  • 2006 – 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Tufts University, Medford (USA)
  • since 2009 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Chemo- und Biosensors, University of Regensburg (Germany); habilitation in 2015
  • since 2016 Heisenberg-Fellow of the German Research Council (DFG)

 

Research focus

  1. Upconverting nanoparticles: Background-free luminescent labeling for bioassays and bioimaging; ratiometric encoding strategies.
  2. Femtoliter Arrays: Single molecule analysis of enzyme kinetics; multiplexed assays.

 

Awards and memberships

  1. Heisenberg Fellowship of the German Research Council (2016-2018).
  2. Chair of the “European Upconversion Network” (COST Action CM1403)

 

Most significant publications

COST-related

  1. Sedlmeier A, Hlaváček A, Birner L, Mickert MJ, Muhr V, Hirsch T, Corstjens PLAM, Tanke HJ, Soukka T, Gorris HH (2016): Highly sensitive laser scanning of photon-upconverting nanoparticles on a macroscopic scale. Anal. Chem. ahead of print, doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b04147
  2. Sedlmeier A, Gorris HH (2015): Surface modification and characterization of photon-upconverting nanoparticles for bioanalytical applications. Chem. Soc. Rev. 44, 1526-1560.
  3. Hlaváček A, Sedlmeier A, Skládal, P, Gorris HH (2014): Electrophoretic characterization and purification of silica-coated photon-upconverting nanoparticles and their bioconju-gates. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 6930-6935.
  4. Gorris HH, Wolfbeis OS (2011): Photon-Upconverting Nanoparticles for Optical Encoding and Multiplexing of Cells, Biomolecules, and Microspheres. Angew. Chem. In. Ed. 52, 3584-3600
  5. Gorris HH, Ali R, Saleh SM, Wolfbeis OS (2011): Tuning the dual emission of photon-upconverting nanoparticles for ratiometric multiplexed encoding. Adv. Mater. 23, 1652-1655.

Further research

  1. Liebherr RB, Renner M, Gorris HH (2014): A single molecule perspective on the functional diversity of in vitro-evolved β-glucuronidase. JACS 136, 5949-5955.
  2. Gorris HH, Walt DR (2009): Mechanistic aspects of horseradish peroxidase elucidated through single-molecule studies. JACS 131, 6277-6282.
  3. Gorris HH, Rissin DM, Walt DR (2007): Stochastic inhibitor release and binding from single-enzyme molecules. PNAS 104, 17680-17685.

 

 

EUROPEAN UPCONVERSION NETWORK

COST Action CM1403 (2014-2018)

Chair: dr Hans Gorris (University of Regensburg, Germany)

Vice-Chair: prof.Tero Soukka (University of Turku, Finland)

COST Science Officer: Dr. Lucia Forzi (Bruseels, Belgium)

STSMs Manager: dr hab. Artur Bednarkiewicz (PAS & WCB EIT+, Poland)

CONTACT

info @ ucnp.eu

http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/cmst/CM1403

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