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Research profile

To build an artificial cell from scratch has been a great scientific challenge since the past decades. Cellular activities are highly complex and cooperative, which renders biomimicry challenging. Through “understanding by building” approach, my work involves rebuilding motility and chemotaxis in a bottom-up constructed artificial cell system. By mimicking these life-like activities, we will be able to have a closer look at the mechanisms behind cellular processes and advance more sophisticated biomimetic processes.

Academic background

Shidong Song received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Xiamen University, China (2015). Then she started her new journey in Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) as a master student in Chemistry. During her master project, she worked on self-assembly and characterization of sequence-controlled polyurethane under supervision of Prof. Ilja Voets, which gave her a background of physical and colloidal chemistry. As of October 2017, she works in van Hest group as a PhD student on reconstruction of chemotaxis in synthetic protocells to build artificial cell systems.

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Research Output

  • 6 Citations
  • 2 Article
  • 2 Review article

Biomimicry of Cellular Motility and Communication Based on Synthetic Soft-Architectures

Wang, L., Song, S., van Hest, J., Abdelmohsen, L. K. E. A., Huang, X. & Sánchez, S., 6 Apr 2020, In : Small.

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  • Hybrid Biodegradable Nanomotors through Compartmentalized Synthesis

    Pijpers, I. A. B., Cao, S., Llopis-Lorente, A., Zhu, J., Song, S., Joosten, R. R. M., Meng, F., Friedrich, H., Williams, D. S., Sánchez, S., van Hest, J. C. M. & Abdelmohsen, L. K. E. A., 10 Jun 2020, In : Nano Letters. 20, 6, p. 4472-4480 9 p.

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  • ATP-mediated transient behavior of stomatocyte nanosystems

    Che, H., Zhu, J., Song, S., Mason, A. F., Cao, S., Pijpers, I. A. B., Abdelmohsen, L. K. E. A. & van Hest, J. C. M., 9 Sep 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 37, p. 13113-13118 6 p.

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    Open Access
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    Student theses

    Behaviour and morphology of self-assemblies of pH-responsive polyurethane ionomers

    Author: Song, S., 29 Nov 2017

    Supervisor: Voets, I. K. (Supervisor 1), Sahebali, S. (Supervisor 2), Tuinier, R. (Supervisor 2) & Sijbesma, R. P. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master