• Received a starting grant from Forschungsverbund Molekulare Medizin der Universitätsmedizin Greifswald together with Dr. Christian Denker from Institute of Physics, University of Greifswald to build deformable microstructures using two-photon polymerization for to study dynamics of cytoskeletal mechanics. 
  • Presenting our latest results on nanoengineering of biointerfaces for investigation of Platelet-Pathogen interactions at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis Research, February 15-18, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Our paper on antibody micropatterns for novel peptide-receptor interaction assays in live cells is published. (Link)


  • R.Palankar elected to the Advisory Board of German Society for Cytometry (DGfZ).
  • Presenting a talk at the  26th Annual Conference of the German Society for Cytometry (DGfZ), October 5 – 7, 2016 , Berlin
  • We are at 3rd European Platelet Network (EUPLAN) Conference, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe (Germany), September 21 - 23, 2016 ( R.Palankar is presenting a talk on platelet-bacteria interactions) 
  • Presenting our poster at 3rd International Conference Pathophysiology of Staphylococci, Tübingen (Germany), September 15-17, 2016  
  • Presenting poster on our latest findings on platelet-bacteria interactions at the Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interactions Symposium, EMBL Heidelberg (Germany) June 26-29, 2016  
  • We have two posters at 60th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Research , Münster, Germany February 17-20, 2016.




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