Non-public person

Focus in research and teaching

  • bioprocess engineering
  • mammalian cell cultivation technology
  • tissue engineering/regenerative medicine
  • downstream technology
  • bioanalytics
  • biosensors
  • enzyme technology
  • food biotechnology

Curriculum vitae

  • Professional background
    • Professor Dr., Oct 1995 to present
      University of Hannover, Germany
      Institute for Technical Chemistry

    • Professor Dr., Nov 1992
      Westfälische-Wilhelms Universität, Germany
      Institute of Biochemistry, Dept. of Biotechnology

    • Privatdozent Dr. rer. nat. habil.(Technical Chemistry), July 1990,
      University of Hannover, Germany
      Thesis title: New Analytical Techniques for Monitoring Cell State and Cell Environment During Cultivation

    • Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D. in Chemistry), (summa cum laude), May 1985
      University of Hannover, Germany
      Thesis title: Measurement of Extra- and Intracellular Parameters for Fermentation Control by Means of Laser Flow-Cytometry and Culture Fluorescence Monitoring.
      Advisor: Professor Karl Schügerl

    • Diplom Chemiker (M.S. in Chemistry), (summa cum laude), October 1981
      University of Hannover, Germany
      Thesis title: Immobilization of Enzymes in Liquid Surfactant Membrane Emulsions.
      Advisor: Professor Karl Schügerl
  • Honors
    • Gerhard-Hess-Preis der DFG, 1987
    • Max-Buchner-Preis der DECHEMA 1993
    • Dozentenstipendium des Verbands der Chemischen Industrie, 1993
    • Lecture Price: „Advanced Analysis for Accelerated Bioprocessing“, UCL, Biochemical Engineering (1999)
    • Scientific award of German Technion Society, 2006
    • Member of ACATECH, 2007
    • Wissenschaftspreis des Landes Niedersachse, 2014
    • Honorary Fellowship am Technion, 2019   
  • Scientific publications
    • 400 Publications (reviewed papers) (185 since 2000)
    • 17 Patents (12 since 2000)
    • 2 Books
    • Managing Editor of “Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology”

    Selected publications of all research areas

    • [1] Rüdinger, F., Lavrentieva, A., Blume, C., Pepelanova, I., Scheper, T. (2015) Hydrogels for 3D mammalian cell culture: a starting guide for laboratory practice, Apl. Microb. Biotechnol. 99:623 – 636 DOI: 10.1007/s00253-014-6253-y

    • [2] Alemdar, S., Hartwig, S. Frister, T., König, J.C., Scheper, T., Beutel, S. (2016) Heterologous Expression, Purification, and Biochemical Characterization of alpha-Humulene Synthase from Zingiber zerumbet Smith, Apl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 178 (3), 474 -489 DOI: 10.1007/s12010-015-1888-4

    • [3] Ag Seleci, D., Seleci, M., Jochums, A., Walter, J.-G., Stahl, F., Scheper, T. (2016) Aptamer mediated niosomal drug delivery, RSC Advances, 6, 87910 – 87918

    • [4] Friehs, E., AlSalka, Y., Jonczyk, R., Lavrentieva, A., Jochums, A., Walter, J.-G., Stahl, F., Scheper, T., Bahnemann, D. (2016) Toxicity, phototoxicity and biocidal activity of nanoparticles employed in photocatalysis, Journ. Of Photochem. Photobio., 29, 1 – 28

    • [5] Maschhoff, P., Heene, S., Lavrentieva, A., Hentrop, T., Stanislawski, N., Leibold, C., Wahalla, M., Blume, H., Scheper, T., Blume, C., (2017) An intelligent bioreactor system for the cultivation of a bioartificial vascular graft, Eng. in Life Sci., DOI: 10.1002/elsc.201600138
  • Memberships
    • American Chemical Society
    • Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
    • DECHEMA Working Party „Messen und Regeln in der Biotechnologie“ - "Monitoring and control in biotechnology"
    • Member of Board of the „Vereinigung deutscher Biotechnologen“ within the DECHEMA
    • Deutscher Hochschulverband
    • Deutsche Technion Gesellschaft (Head of Board)
    • EFB Working Party: „Measuring and Control“ (European Federation of Biotechnology)
    • Member of Board of Governors, Technion, Haifa/Israel
    • Managing Editor of „Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology“
    • Member of Editorial Board: Acta Biotechnologica
    • Member of Editorial Board: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology”
    • Member of Editorial Board: Process Biochemistry
    • Member of Editorial Board: Chemie in unserer Zeit
    • Member of Editorial Board: Journal of Biotechnology
    • Member of Editorial Board: Biochemical Engineering Journal
    • Member of Editorial Board: Biotechnology Progress