Our Team 2019

Team 2019

Our team is composed by investigators from a wide variety of disciplines and nationalities. From left to right: Klaudia, Thamir, Claudia, Aldona, Yori, Aryan, Thea, Rokshana, Kaiqi, Ari, Neda, Alex, Romana, Linyan, Kiran, Max, Sandeep, Viraj, Yuchen, Citra, Felipe.

Current researchers

Romana
Ass. Prof. Romana Schirhagl
Head of the group
Nationality: Austrian
Background: Chemistry, Biology
Interests: Diamond magnetometry, metabolism, molecular imprinting, cell biology, analytical chemistry
Felipe
Felipe Perona
PhD student
Nationality: Chilean
Background: Electronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Interests: Magnetometry, Optically detected EPR
Yori
Yori Ong
PhD student
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Experimental physics and dental medicine
Interests: Widefield magnetometry, bacterial free radicals
Kiran
Kiran van der Laan
PhD student
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Medical biology
Interests: Using fluorescent nanodiamonds as a biosensor in yeast cells, to unravel the role of free radicals in ageing.
Aryan
Aryan Morita
PhD student
Nationality: Indonesian
Background: Dentistry, Pharmacology
Interests: Microbiology, Regenerative therapy
Alina
Alina Sigaeva
PhD student
Nationality: Russian
Background: Biology
Interests: Free radicals regulation and cell communication
Charles
Charles Mignon
Postdoctoral researcher
Nationality: French
Background: Optics
Interests: Applied optics
Linyan
Linyan Nie
PhD student
Nationality: Chinese
Background: Biological Engineering
Interests: Cell biology, Metabolism, Microscopy
Yuchen
Yuchen Tian
PhD student
Nationality: Chinese
Background: Materials Engineering
Interests: Nanoparticles, Drug delivery, Biosensor.
Viraj
Viraj Damle
Postdoctoral researcher
Nationality: Indian
Background: Mechanical Engineer
Interests: Microfluidic cell cultures, effect of surface orientation of diamond crystal on biological applications, utility of diamond magnetometry on virology.
Thamir
Thamir Hamoh
Guest researcher
Nationality: Saudi Arabian
Background: Nuclear engineering and Biomedical engineering
Interests: Magnetometry, cellular imaging, tracing nanodiamonds.
Citra
Anggrek Citra Nusantara
Phd Student
Nationality: Indonesian
Background: Biomedical engineering
Interests: Diamond Magnetometry
Thea
Thea Vedelaar
PhD student
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Physics
Interests: Optically detected magnetic resonance
Rokshana
Rokshana Sharmin
Phd Student
Nationality: Bangladesh
Background: Pharmacy
Interests: Nanoparticles functionalisation
Kaiqi
Kaiqi Wu
PhD Student
Nationality: Chinese
Background: Chemistry
Interests: Surface modification
Sandeep
Sandeep Padamati
Post-doctoral
Nationality: Indian
Background: Chemistry
Interests: Surface plasma, Raman sepcetroscopy and Free radicals
Ari
Ari Ortiz Moreno
PhD student
Nationality: Chilean
Background: Experimental Physics
Interests: Nuclear magnetic resonance and high resolution microscopy
Claudia
Claudia Reyes San Martin
PhD student
Nationality: Chilean
Background: Medical technology
Interests: Microscopy, Cell biology, Oxidative stress, Cell migration
Neda
Neda Norouzi
PhD Student
Nationality: Iranian
Background: Biotechnology
Interests: Microbiology
Aldona
Aldona Mzyk
Post-doctoral researcher
Nationality: Polish
Background: Biotechnology and Materials Science
Interests: Nanodiamonds in exosomal activity of cardiac progenitor cell
Nikos
Nikos Mougois
Master Student
Nationality: Cypriot
Background: Biomedical engineering
Interests: Free radicals regulation
Julie
Julie Mougnaud
Summer student 2019
Nationality: French
Background: Bioanalysis, Biology and Informatics
Interests: Magneto-virology
Sighom
Sighom Bouyim
Summer student 2019
Nationality: Cameroonian
Background: Biochemistry, Biology and Informatics
Interests: Nanodiamond Tranking

Alumni

Simon
Simon Hemelaar
PhD student
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Toxicology
Interests: Cytotoxicity, particle uptake, microscopy, bioanalysis.
Mayeul
Mayeul Chipaux
Postdoc
Nationality: French
Background: Physics
Interests: Magnetometry, NV centers in diamonds
Else
Else Ellermann
Bachelor thesis
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Biomedical engineering
Interests: Cell metabolism and toxicology
Manon
Manon Koot
Bachelor thesis
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Biomedical engineering
Interests: Cell metabolism and toxicology
Sophie
Sophie Hinterding
Bachelor thesis
Nationality: Dutch
Background: Biomedical engineering
Interests: Cell metabolism and toxicology