Institute of Complex Molecular Systems

Student theses

1,4,7-triazacyclononane functionalized BTA: a supramolecular polymer for cooperative catalysis

Author: Robeerst, C., 26 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Mabesoone, M. (Supervisor 1), Su, L. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Schenning, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Bioactivation of electrospun UPy-based supramolecular polymer meshes: towards an improved treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions

Author: Arts, B., 18 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Dankers, P. (Supervisor 1), Zaccaria, S. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Block copolymers and crystallinity: pushing phase-separation to its limits

Author: Lamers, B., 22 Feb 2017

Supervisor: van Genabeek, B. (Supervisor 1), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Carbohydrate-functionalized supramolecular polymers as a multivalent platform for cell interactions

Author: Philipsen, K., 19 Dec 2019

Supervisor: Schoenmakers, S. M. (Supervisor 1), Hendrikse, S. I. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Cationic stabilization of DNA origami investigated through atomistic simulations

Author: Hendrikx, P., 29 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Roodhuizen, J. (Supervisor 1), Markvoort, B. (Supervisor 2), de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2) & Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Collective cell dynamics in cancer metastatsis

Author: Debets, V. E., 2019

Supervisor: Storm, C. (. (Supervisor 1), Janssen, L. M. (Supervisor 2) & Saric, A. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Colour modulation in luminescent solar concentrators for agricultural purposes

Author: Sol, J. A., 25 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Debije, M. G. (Supervisor 1), Timmermans, G. H. (Supervisor 2), Schenning, A. P. (Supervisor 2), Broer, D. J. (Supervisor 2) & Meskers, S. C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Coupling of an enzymatic actuator to an oscillating PEN-based DNA network

Author: Nijenhuis, M., 25 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Meijer, L. (Supervisor 1), de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2) & Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Creating a non-linear response in dCas9-based gene repression: tuning the sgRNA concentration with the use of enzymatic coupled degradation

Author: Uittenbogaard, P., 20 May 2019

Supervisor: Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 1), de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2), Ottmann, C. (Supervisor 2) & Dubuc, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Design of a DNA-based tension probe for the quantification of cellular traction forces at a molecular level

Author: van der Putten, C., 25 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Kurniawan, N. (Supervisor 1), de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2) & Bouten, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

DNA-based molecular tension sensors for the quantification of cellular traction forces

Author: Somers, B., 29 Mar 2018

Supervisor: de Greef, T. (Supervisor 1) & Merkx, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Dynamic Lotus Effect

Author: Wang, D., 2014

Supervisor: Liu, D. (Supervisor 1) & Broer, D. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Enhanced surface topographies in liquid crystal polymer networks: photo-responsive LC droplets

Author: Sirma, B., 2017

Supervisor: Broer, D. (Supervisor 1), Liu, D. (Supervisor 2) & Hendrikx, M. (Coach)

Student thesis: Master

Exploring the potential of charged supramolecular assemblies in water

Author: Rijns, L., 25 Sep 2019

Supervisor: Schoenmakers, S. (Supervisor 1), Su, L. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Feedback driven formation and dissociation of complex coacervate core micelles

Author: Meertens, N. C., 20 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Voets, I. K. (Supervisor 1), Cingil, H. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2) & Borneman, Z. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Folding of polymer chains in water: an interplay between hydrophobic and hydrogen-bonding interactions

Author: de Windt, L., 26 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Meijer, E. (Supervisor 1), ter Huurne, G. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Voets, I. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Formation of surface topograpies in liquid crystal networks on soft substrates

Author: Zhou, Y., 1 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Schenning, A. (Supervisor 1), Broer, D. (Supervisor 2), Liu, D. (Supervisor 2) & Sijbesma, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Gaining control over interactions between supramolecular benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamide polymers and naphthalene diaminotriazine derivatives in water

Author: Vervuurt, S., 31 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Wijnands, S. (Supervisor 1), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Icing of solid substrates coated with complex coacervate core micelles

Author: Huang, H., 25 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Voets, I. K. (Supervisor 1), Sproncken, C. C. (Supervisor 2), Surís-Valls, R. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2) & Esteves, A. (. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Incorporation and reactivity of Mn(salen) epoxidation catalysts in aqueous single-chain polymeric nanoparticles

Author: van Luijk, D., 13 Nov 2018

Supervisor: van Zee, N. (Supervisor 1), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2) & Pidko, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Introducing bioactivity in supramolecular UPy hydrogelator biomaterials using DOPA-mimetic catechols

Author: Dudaryeva, O., 24 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Dankers, P. (Supervisor 1), Fransen, P. (Supervisor 2), Spaans, S. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Investigating the incorporation of functionalized monomers in supramolecular fibers

Author: van Schaijk, D., 25 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Hendrikse - Lafleur, S. (Supervisor 1) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Modeling the possible orientations of base pairs in overstretched DNA

Author: Boot, R., 2019

Supervisor: Storm, C. (. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

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Modelling and analysis of coupled liquid crystal network oscillators

Author: Elands, L., 27 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Pogromskiy, A. (. (Supervisor 1), Vantomme, G. M. (Supervisor 2), Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 2) & Broer, D. J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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New polyurethane-based lubricating coatings: tuning the network architecture and hydrophobic-hydrophilic balance towards a low friction surface

Author: Govers, S., 27 Sep 2017

Supervisor: de Carvalho Esteves, C. (Supervisor 1), Albers, P. (Supervisor 2), Tuinier, R. (Supervisor 2) & Schenning, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Non-convalent crosslinked liquid crystal elastomers with nanoscale morphologies

Author: Wouters, F., 29 May 2019

Supervisor: Lamers, B. (Supervisor 1), Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Schenning, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Oxadiazole-based supramolecular polymers for opto-electronic applications

Author: Verhoeven, J., 30 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Weyandt, E. (Supervisor 1), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 2) & Sijbesma, R. P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Perfluorinated polymeric nanoparticles for catalysis

Author: Aarts, J., 30 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Sklorz, J. A. (Supervisor 1), Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

Photo/ electric responsive sponge in liquid crystal networks

Author: Schuster, M., 2017

Supervisor: Liu, D. (Supervisor 1) & Broer, D. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Polymorphism in supramolecular polymerization: a study of structural variations in linear benzene-dicarboxamide monomers

Author: Diphoorn, B., 27 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Vantomme, G. (Supervisor 1), Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2), Abdelmohsen, L. (Supervisor 2) & van Genderen, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Protective coatings for oscillating bi-layered system

Author: Koeken, E., 2018

Supervisor: Visschers, F. (Coach), Liu, D. (Supervisor 2), Broer, D. (Supervisor 1) & Mes, E. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Quantifying the Golgi

Author: Both, G., 2018

Supervisor: Storm, C. (. (Supervisor 1) & Sens, P. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Self-assembly of sequence-controlled polyurethane prepolymer

Author: Bunink, A. G., 28 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Voets, I. K. (Supervisor 1), Cingil, E. (. (Supervisor 2), Tuinier, R. (Supervisor 2), Schenning, A. P. (Supervisor 2) & Gonzalez Garcia, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Solar water splitting using chiral squaraine dyes: an exploration of the chiral-induced spin selectivity effect

Author: Robben, J., 29 Apr 2020

Supervisor: Rösch, A. (Supervisor 1), Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2) & Meskers, S. C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Stress, strain and beyond: characterization & synthesis of reversible photoluminescent small-molecule stress sensors for polyurethanes

Author: van Rosendaal, J., 28 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 1), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2), Pidko, E. A. (External coach) & Filonenko, G. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Structural insight into the self-assembly of block molecules: towards supramolecular layered materials

Author: van der Tol, J., 24 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Vantomme, G. (Supervisor 1), Lamers, B. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Sijbesma, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Sunlight-driven liquid crystal actuators

Author: van Raak, R. J., 28 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Schenning, A. P. (Supervisor 1), Debije, M. G. (Supervisor 2), Murphy, J. N. (Supervisor 2) & Friedrich, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Supramolecular hydrogels based on hyaluronic acid

Author: Nooten, C., 18 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Dankers, P. (Supervisor 1), Fransen, P. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Surface dynamics in liquid crystal polymer coatings

Author: Vogt, M., 2016

Supervisor: Liu, D. (Supervisor 1) & Broer, D. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Synthesis of multivalent protein partners to achieve inducable protein clustering events

Author: Hamers, M., 23 May 2019

Supervisor: Lemmens, L. J. M. (Supervisor 1), Brunsveld, L. (Supervisor 2), Merkx, M. (Supervisor 2) & de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

The influence of crystallinity and dispersity on drug encapsulation

Author: de Zwart, M., 29 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Petkau - Milroy, K. (Supervisor 1) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

The influence of non-specific interactions on the superselectivity of multivalent nanoparticles revealed via thermodynamic integration

Author: Verhoef, R., 29 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 1), Markvoort, B. (Supervisor 2), de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2), Albertazzi, L. (Supervisor 2) & Tito, N. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Towards in vitro spatial organization of caspase-9

Author: van der Zon, N., 22 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Rosier, B. (Supervisor 1) & de Greef, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Towards non-convalent synthesis in triphenylene-based systems: combining experiment and theory

Author: Post, Y., 18 Dec 2019

Supervisor: Mabesoone, M. F. (Supervisor 1), Ślęczkowski, M. L. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 2) & Markvoort, A. (. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Towards non-covalent synthesis: a study on formamidines

Author: van der Woude, P., 29 Apr 2020

Supervisor: Vantomme, G. M. (Supervisor 1), Meijer, E. (. (Supervisor 2), Palmans, A. R. (Supervisor 2) & Abdelmohsen, L. K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Tunable self-assembly of monodisperse amphiphiles for drug delivery systems: using monodisperse oligo(L-lactic acid)-b-oligo(ethylene glycol)

Author: Ahn, M., 25 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Petkau - Milroy, K. (Supervisor 1) & Meijer, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Tuning supramolecular self-assembly in water by varying the aliphatic chain length

Author: Schoenmakers, S., 31 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Lafleur, R. (Supervisor 1) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Understanding and guiding of cell movement in a rigidity gradient

Author: Marinus, K., 2019

Supervisor: Storm, C. (. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

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Unraveling surface tunability of supramolecular biomaterials at different length scales

Author: Schmitz, M., 26 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Dankers, P. (Supervisor 1), Goor, O. (Supervisor 2) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master