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Mariana Medina Sánchez

Name Medina Sanchez, Dr. Mariana
Department Institute for Integrative Nanosciences - IFW Dresden
Position Group Leader of Micro- and Nanobiomedical Engineering Group
Address IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Phone Number +49-351-4659-489
Email m.medina.sanchez(at)ifw-dresden.de

Micro- and Nanobiomedical Engineering Group

CURRENT MEMBERS      
NAME ROLE NATIONALITY MAIL
Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt Institute director German o.schmidt@ifw-dresden.de
Dr. Mariana Medina-Sánchez Group leader Colombian m.medina.sanchez@ifw-dresden.de
Dr. Alexandr Egunov Postdoc (co-supervised) Russian a.egunov@ifw-dresden.de
Dr. Raphael Doineau Postdoc French r.doineau@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Lukas Schwarz PhD student German l.schwarz@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Haifeng Xu PhD student Chinese h.xu@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Azaam Aziz PhD student Pakistani a.aziz@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Raffael Herzer PhD student German r.herzer@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Friedrich Striggow PhD student German f.striggow@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Boris Rivkin PhD student (co-supervised) Russian b.rivkin@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Farzin Akbar PhD student (co-supervised) Iranian f.akbar@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Fabian Mehner Undergrad stud. German f.mehner@ifw-dresden.de
Mr. Paul Wrede Undergrad stud. German p.wrede@ifw-dresden.de
Ms. Franziska Hebenstreit Technician German f.hebenstreit@ifw-dresden.de
Ms. Nicole Huste Technician German n.huste@ifw-dresden.de
       
VISITORS      
Pelin Isgor Master student Turkish Ankara University
Vivian Wang Undergrad stud. American Cambridge University
       
ALUMNI      
Dr. Maria Guix Postdoc Catalan Purdue University
Dr. Veronika Magdanz Postdoc German TU Dresden
Sonja Weiz PhD student German  
Lukas Niese Undergrad stud. German TU Dresden

Recent News

2018.04 "Swimming Microrobots: Soft, Reconfigurable, and Smart" is just accepted by Advanced Functional Materials Journal. Many congratulations to all the authors! 

2018.03 "Micro- and nanomotors: the new generation of drug carriers" is just accepted by Therapeutic Delivery Journal. Many congratulations to all the authors!

2018.01 "Self-Propelled Micro/Nanoparticle Motors" is just accepted by Particle & Particle Systems Characterization. Many congratulations to Maria, Sonja and co-workers!

2017.12 "Microsystems for Single-Cell Analysis" is just accepted by Advanced Biosystems. Many congratulations to Sonja and co-workers!

2017.12 "Sperm-Hybrid Micromotor for Targeted Drug Delivery" is just accepted by ACS Nano. Many congratulations to Haifeng and co-workers!

2017.09 "Best Presentation Award" - Single-cell analysis with rolled-up tomography devices (NanoBiosensors Conference). Authors: Sonja M. Weiz, Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Kyounghun Lee and O.G. Schmidt

2017.08 "Best Poster Award" - Sperm-hybrid Micromotors for Targeted Drug Delivery (International Conference on Micro/Nanomachines). Authors: Haifeng Xu, Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Veronika Magdanz, Lukas Schwarz, Franziska Hebenstreit and O.G. Schmidt

2017.07 "Best Poster Award" - Spermbots: Concept and Applications (6th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems). Authors: Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Veronika Magdanz, Lukas Schwarz, Haifeng Xu, and O.G. Schmidt

2017.07 "Hybrid BioMicromotors" is just accepted by Applied Physics Reviews. Many congratulations to Lukas and co-workers!

2017.06 "Autonomously propelled microscavengers for precious metal recovery" is just accepted by Chemical Communications. Many congratulations to Sarvesh and co-workers!

2017.03 "Spermatozoa as Functional Components of Robotic Microswimmers" is just accepted by Advanced Materials. Many congratulations to Veronika and co-workers!

2016.09 "Best Paper Award" - Biosensor in a Tube: Ultrasensitive DNA detection (9th International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy). Authors: Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Bergoi Ibarlucea, Nicolás Pérez, Dmitriy D. Karnaushenko, Sonja M. Weiz, Larysa Baraban, Gianaurelio Cuniberti and O.G. Schmidt

2016.07 "Best Conference Paper Award" - Rapid 3D printing of complex polymeric tubular catalytic micromotors (MARSS Conference). Authors: Mariana Medina-Sánchez, M. Guix, S. Harazim, L. Schwarz, and O.G. Schmidt

2016.07 "Best Student Paper Award" - Electrical Impedance Tomography in On-Chip Integrated microtubular Fluidic Channels (18th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography). Authors: Sonja M. Weiz, Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Kyounghun Lee and O.G. Schmidt

  

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Journal Papers

M. Guix, S.M. Weiz, O.G. Schmidt, M. Medina-Sanchez:
Self-Propelled Micro/Nanoparticle Motors, Particle and Particle Systems Characterization 35 (2018) Nr. 2, S. 1700382/1-31 URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, V. Magdanz, M. Guix, V.M. Fomin, O.G. Schmidt:
Swimming Microrobots: Soft, Reconfigurable, and Smart, Advanced Functional Materials 28 (2018) Nr. 25, S. 1707228/1-27 URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, H. Xu, O.G. Schmidt:
Micro- and nano-motors: the new generation of drug carriers, Therapeutic Delivery 9 (2018) Nr. 4, S. 303-316 URL

S.M. Weiz, M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt:
Microsystems for Single-Cell Analysis, Advanced Biosystems 2 (2018), S. 1700193/1-32 URL

H. Xu, M. Medina-Sanchez, V. Magdanz, L. Schwarz, F. Hebenstreit, O.G. Schmidt:
Sperm-Hybrid Micromotor for Targeted Drug Delivery, ACS Nano 12 (2018) Nr. 1, S. 327-337 URL

S.S. Kumar, M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt:
Autonomously propelled microscavengers for precious metal recovery, Chemical Communications 53 (2017) Nr. 58, S. 8140-8143 URL

V. Magdanz, M. Medina-Sanchez, L. Schwarz, H. Xu, J. Elgeti, O.G. Schmidt:
Spermatozoa as Functional Components of Robotic Microswimmers, Advanced Materials 29 (2017) Nr. 24, S. 1606301/1-18 URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt:
Medical microbots need better imaging and control, Nature 545 (2017) Nr. 7655, S. 406-408 URL

L. Schwarz, M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt:
Hybrid BioMicromotors, Applied Physics Reviews 4 (2017) Nr. 3, S. 31301/1-23 URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, B. Ibarlucea, N. Perez, D.D. Karnaushenko, S.M. Weiz, L. Baraban, G. Cuniberti, O.G. Schmidt:
High-Performance Three-Dimensional Tubular Nanomembrane Sensor for DNA Detection, Nano Letters 16 (2016) Nr. 7, S. 4288-4296 URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, L. Schwarz, A.K. Meyer, F. Hebenstreit, O.G. Schmidt:
Cellular Cargo Delivery: Toward Assisted Fertilization by Sperm-Carrying Micromotors, Nano Letters 16 (2016) Nr. 1, S. 555-561 URL

S. Kumar Srivastava, M. Medina-Sanchez, B. Koch, O.G. Schmidt:
Medibots: Dual-Action Biogenic Microdaggers for Single-Cell Surgery and Drug Release, Advanced Materials 28 (2016) Nr. 5, S. 832-837 URL

G. Lin, D. Makarov, M. Medina-Sanchez, M. Guix, L. Baraban, G. Cuniberti, O.G. Schmidt:
Magnetofluidic platform for multidimensional magnetic and optical barcoding of droplets, Lab on a Chip 15 (2015), S. 216-224 URL

V. Magdanz, M. Medina-Sanchez, Y. Chen, M. Guix, O.G. Schmidt:
How to Improve Spermbot Performance, Advanced Functional Materials 25 (2015) Nr. 18, S. 2763-2770 URL

C. Pacchierotti, V. Magdanz, M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt, D. Prattichizzo, S. Misra:
Intuitive control of self-propelled microjets with haptic feedback, Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics 10 (2015) Nr. 1, S. 37-53 URL


Contributions to collected editions/proceedings

M. Medina-Sanchez, V. Magdanz, L. Schwarz, H. Xu, O.G. Schmidt:
Spermbots: Concept and Applications, 6th International Conference, Living Machines 2017, Stanford, CA/ USA, 26.-28.7.17, Proceedings: Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, in: Living Machines: Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS); volume 10384, 579-588 (2017) URL

M. Medina-Sanchez, M. Guix, S. Harazim, L. Schwarz, O.G. Schmidt:
Rapid 3D printing of complex polymeric tubular catalytic micromotors, International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Paris/ France, 8.-22.7.16, in: International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), 1-6 (2016) URL

L. Schwarz, M. Medina-Sanchez, O.G. Schmidt:
Easily scalable high speed magnetic micropropellers, International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Paris/ France, 18.-22.7.16, in: International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Paris, 1-4 (2016) URL


Invited Talks

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Sperm micromotors and its potential to improve ART success and reproductive health, 20th European Testis Workshop, Obidos/ Portugal, 25.5.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Hybrid sperm micromotors for targeted drug delivery, MCRC Workshop on Sperm Research for Cancer Treatment, Manchester/ United Kingdom, 19.1.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Cellular cargo delivery: Towards assisted fertilization by sperm-carrying micromotors, Gameeting, Dresden/ Germany, 27.2.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Microrobotics based on sperm cells: Control and imaging issues, Symposium "Bio-hybrid organic machines: an ambitious bridge between bioengineering and robotics" - 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society EMBC2018, Honolulu/ USA, 17.-21.7.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Spermbots as a new strategy for artificial fertilization , 61st CeRA Seminar, University Clinique Muenster, Muenster/ Germany, 7.3.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Sperm-hybrid micromotors towards in vivo fertilization and drug delivery, Workshop on Bio-inspired Magnetic Systems, Exeter/ United Kingdom, 9.-11.7.18 (2018)

M. Medina Sanchez:
Medical microbots: Challenges and opportunities, Japanese-German Frontiers of Science Symposium, Kyoto/ Japan, 4.-7.9.18 (2018)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Sperm-hybrid microbots for fertilization and drug delivery, Seminar - ECCI University, Bogota/ Colombia, 25.10.17 (2017)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Spermbots for assisted fertilization and drug delivery, Workshop "Brainstorm on Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ART)", Colombian Fertility and Sterility Center Bogota/ Colombia, 1.-2.6.17 (2017)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Microbots for biomedical applications, Symposium of Innovation and Technologic Development in Healthcare, ECCI University and Military Hospital, Bogota/ Colombia, 26.10.17 (2017)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Miniaturized and ultrasensitive biosensors, Symposium of Innovation and Technologic Development in Healthcare, ECCI University and Military Hospital, Bogota/ Colombia, 27.10.17 (2017)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
3D printed micromotors, International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, Paris/ France, 18.-22.7.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Sperm-Carrying micromotors for new assisted reproduction techniques, Technical Video Conference on Micro and Nanotechnologies, IEEE Colombia and Javeriana University, Bogotá/ Colombia, 18.8.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Miniaturized ultrasensitive biosensors, Mini-Course, Science Week, EAN University, Bogotá/ Colombia, 25.8.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Micromotors for biomedical and environmental applications, Mini-Course, Science Week, EAN University, Bogotá/ Colombia, 26.8.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
On-chip and off-chip miniaturized platforms for biomedicine, Science Week, EAN University, Bogotá/ Colombia, 27.8.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Bio-hybrid micromotors: Assisted fertilization, Seminar, Andes University, Bogotá/ Colombia, 29.8.16 (2016)

M. Medina-Sanchez:
Sperm-robots: Rethinking the assisted fertilization, Seminar, Colombian Fertility and Sterility Center, Bogotá/ Colombia, 2.9.16 (2016)

M. Medina Sanchez:
SPERMBOTS: Micromotors for assisting sperm cells with motion deficiencies, 2nd Congress on Robotics and Neuroscience (CRONE 2016), Valparaiso/ Chile, 29.10.16 (2016)