Katharina Fromm


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Research, Innovation and Fund Raising

Chemistry in Teaching, Research and Public Outreach; Research Policy Making; Research and Innovation; Evaluation of Research

Research and publications

  • Publications
    224 publications
    Journal article. Andreas Herrmann, Damien L. Berthier, Jérôme Girard, Katharina M. Fromm, Fixative effect of 2‐oxo‐2‐phenylacetates in fine fragrance and eau‐de‐toilette applications, Flavour and Fragrance Journal (8.11.2023)
    Journal article. Antoine Scalabre, Agonist Kastrati, Franck Oswald, Katharina M. Fromm, Photophysical Properties of Anthracene Derivatives, Photochem (4.5.2023)
    Journal article. Edwin Shigwenya Madivoli, Justine Veronique Schwarte, Patrick Gachoki Kareru, Anthony Ngure Gachanja, Katharina M. Fromm, Stimuli-Responsive and Antibacterial Cellulose-Chitosan Hydrogels Containing Polydiacetylene Nanosheets, Polymers (21.2.2023)
    Other. Edwin Shigwenya Madivoli, Justine Veronique Schwarte, Patrick Gachoki Kareru, Anthony Ngure Gachanja, Katharina M. Fromm, Stimuli Responsive and Antimicrobial Cellulose-Chitosan Hydrogels Containing Polydiacetylene Nanosheets , 2023
    Journal article. Bernd Giese, Maksym Karamash, Katharina M. Fromm, Chances and challenges of long‐distance electron transfer for cellular redox reactions, FEBS Letters (1.2023)
    Journal article. Atena B. Solea and Christophe Curty and Katharina M. Fromm and Christophe Allemann and Olimpia Mamula Steiner, A Rapid, Highly Sensitive and Selective Phosgene Sensor Based on 5,6‐Pinenepyridine, Chemistry – A European Journal 28.55 (4.10.2022)
    Journal article. Katharina M. Fromm, Conference Report on the Nobel Symposium #168 “Visions of bio-inorganic chemistry: Metals and the molecules of life” held in Lejondal Castle, Sweden, from May 29 – June 1 2022, CHIMIA (24.8.2022)
    Journal article. Maksym Karamash and Michael Stumpe and Jörn Dengjel and Carlos A. Salgueiro and Bernd Giese and Katharina M. Fromm, Reduction Kinetic of Water Soluble Metal Salts by Geobacter sulfurreducens: Fe2+/Hemes Stabilize and Regulate Electron Flux Rates, Frontiers in Microbiology 13 (17.6.2022)
    Journal article. Edwin S. Madivoli and Patrick G. Kareru and Anthony N. Gachanja and Samuel M. Mugo and David M. Sujee and Katharina M. Fromm, Isolation of Cellulose Nanofibers from Oryza sativa Residues via TEMPO Mediated Oxidation, Journal of Natural Fibers 19.4 (3.4.2022), p. 1310–1322
    Journal article. Serhii I. Vasylevskyi and Guillaume Raffy and Stefan Salentinig and André Del Guerzo and Katharina M. Fromm and Dario M. Bassani, Multifunctional Anthracene-Based Ni-MOF with Encapsulated Fullerenes: Polarized Fluorescence Emission and Selective Separation of C70 from C60, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (12.1.2022)
  • Research projects

    Bioinorganic Chemistry of Silver: Silver ion binding, silver ion and electron transfer in peptides and proteins
    Start: 01.12.2022 - End: 30.11.2026

    NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials: Using Concepts from Nature to Create ‚Smart' Materials (phase III)
    Start: 01.06.2022 - End: 31.05.2026

    pH responsive chitosan – cellulose hydrogels for wound dressing applications
    Start: 01.03.2022 - End: 31.08.2022

    Research Semester: Trying out new ideas
    Start: 01.01.2020 - End: 30.06.2020

    “Experience Art & Science” - INTEGRATIVE HUMAN HEALTH DAY
    Start: 01.10.2019 - End: 31.10.2019

    Start: 01.04.2019 - End: 01.03.2021

    Adaptive functional polymers and nanocontainers
    Start: 01.06.2018 - End: 31.05.2022

    NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials: Using Concepts from Nature to Create ‚Smart' Materials (phase II)
    Start: 01.06.2018 - End: 31.05.2022

    Bioinorganic Chemistry of Silver: Biomineralization, Silver Resistance, Antimicrobial Activity and more
    Start: 01.05.2018 - End: 30.11.2022

    Characterization of Biomolecules by Mass Spectrometry
    Start: 01.01.2018 - End: 31.12.2018

    European Crystallography Meeting ECM-30
    Start: 01.07.2016 - End: 30.09.2016

    SupraMedChem@Balkans.Net: Biomedical Dimension of Supramolecular Chemistry in the training and research in the Balkans area
    Start: 01.07.2015 - End: 30.11.2018

    New rechargeable metal-water and metal-air batteries: fundamental science & feasibility
    Start: 01.10.2014 - End: 30.11.2017

    Functional Polymers though Mechanochemistry
    Start: 01.06.2014 - End: 31.08.2018

    NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials: Center for Bio-Inspired Stimuli-Responsive Materials (phase I)
    Start: 01.06.2014 - End: 31.05.2018

    Coordination Compounds: From Basics towards Applications in Materials and Medicine
    Start: 01.04.2014 - End: 31.08.2018

    Start: 01.01.2014 - End: 31.12.2019

    Argent antibactérien (CTI 15856.1 PFNM-NM)
    Start: 01.10.2013 - End: 01.10.2014

    Silver Wires: Design of linear Ag complexes by using tautomeric ligands
    Start: 01.10.2013 - End: 31.03.2015

    Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung: von Ionenkanälen und porösen Festkörpern über 'Cluster' zu Biomaterialien
    Start: 01.04.2013 - End: 31.03.2014

    Chances and Risks of Nanoscale Electrode Materials for Li-Ion-Batteries
    Start: 01.06.2012 - End: 30.04.2016

    R'Equip grant proposal for a MALDI ToF mass spectrometer
    Start: 01.04.2012 - End: 31.03.2013

    High resolution X-ray diffractometer for the structural analysis of thin films, heterostructures and nanoparticles at variable temperatures
    Start: 01.03.2012 - End: 28.02.2013

    Antimicrobial silver surface treatment of orthopaedic implants
    Start: 01.01.2012 - End: 01.01.2014

    Nanoscale science on surfaces
    Start: 01.01.2012 - End: 31.12.2012

    SupraChem@Balkans.eu : Supramolecular training for students and young researchers in the Balkan area
    Start: 01.01.2012 - End: 31.12.2014

    IncuCyte-based high throughput imaging-based platform for determination of cellular and molecular events in real time in cultured cells in vitro: application to nanomaterial studies, cancer and cardiovascular research
    Start: 01.12.2011 - End: 30.11.2012

    New anti-bacterial coatings for implant materials
    Start: 01.10.2011 - End: 31.03.2014

    Conditional triggered drug release
    Start: 01.07.2010 - End: 28.02.2015

    Towards a more bulk sensitive photoemission experiment
    Start: 01.06.2010 - End: 31.05.2013

    Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung: von Ionenkanälen und porösen Festkörpern über schaltbare Moleküle zu Biomaterialien
    Start: 01.04.2010 - End: 31.03.2013

    Conditioned triggered drug release
    Start: 01.01.2010 - End: 31.12.2012

    Neue antibakterielle Oberflächen auf Implantat- Materialien
    Start: 01.10.2008 - End: 30.09.2011

    Chemical vapour deposition system for in situ growth and AFM/STM investigation of tailor made composite thin films and devices with new properties
    Start: 01.07.2007 - End: 31.12.2008

    Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung: von Ionenkanälen und porösen Festkörpern über schaltbare Moleküle zu Biomaterialien
    Start: 01.04.2007 - End: 31.03.2010

Teaching and courses

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