Dr. Ralf Strasser

B13: Biochemistry, Dynamic Biosensors GmbH, Germany


Ralf is the Head of Biochemistry at Dynamic Biosensors since 2013 and a Co-founder of Dynamic Biosensors GmbH. He has been working with the switchSENSE®-technology for more than 8 years. He is responsible for the research and development of conjugation methods and the quality control of all reagents and kits. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University where he worked as a Research Assistant in the group of Prof. Dr. Thomas Carell. His research area includes bioanalytics, biochemistry and site-specific conjugation of biomolecules.


Role in LightDyNAmics

Supervisor of ESR14

Selected Publications

  1. A. Langer, M. Schräml, R. Strasser, H. Daub, T. Myers, D. Heindl, U. Rant. “Polymerase/DNA Interactions and Enzymatic Activity: Multiparameter Analysis with Electroswitchable Biosurfaces.” Scientific Reports, 2015, 5:12066. doi: 10.1038/srep12066.
  2. A. Langer, P. A. Hampel, W. Kaiser, J. Knezevic, T. Welte, V. Villa, M. Maruyama, M. Svejda, S. Jähner, F. Fischer, R. Strasser, U. Rant. “Protein analysis by time-resolved measurements with an electro-switchable DNA chip.” Nature Communications, 2013, 4(2099), doi: 10.1038/ncomms3099.
  3. A. Schlichtiger, C. Baier, M.-X. Yin, A. Holmes, M. Maruyama, R.Strasser, U. Rant, M. Thaler, P. Luppa. “Covalent attachment of functionalized cardiolipin on a biosensor gold surface allows repetitive measurements of anticardiolipin antibodies in serum.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2013, 405(1), pp 275-85.
  4. J. Knezevic, A. Langer, P. A. Hampel, W. Kaiser, R. Strasser, U. Rant. “Quantitation of Affinity, Avidity, and Binding Kinetics of Protein Analytes with a Dynamically Switchable Biosurface.” JACS., 2012, 134 (37), pp 15225–15228.
  5. R. Strasser, D. Scholl, P. Hampel, A. Langer, U. Rant. “Messung molekularer Interaktion mit dynamischen Oberflächensensoren.” BIOspektrum, 2012, 18 (7), pp 724–726.