Daniela A. Wilson

    Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM)

    Daniela A. Wilson is Professor of Systems Chemistry at the Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

    Daniela A. Wilson (born Apreutesei) was educated in Romania and received her Ph.D. in chemistry working with liquid crystals with distinction “summa cum laude in 2007. During her Ph.D. she obtained two fellowships in Japan and the U.K. as an exchange Ph.D. student and Marie Curie fellow. She then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, and Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, in the groups of Prof. Virgil Percec and Prof. Roeland Nolte. She is currently Professor of Systems Chemistry at the Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


    Representative references:

    • (1) Jelle Toebes, Feng Cao, & Daniela A Wilson*, Spatial control over catalyst positioning on biodegradable polymeric nanomotors.Nat Commun 105308 2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-13288-x
    • (2) Shauni Keller, Serena P. Teora, Guo Xun Hu, Marlies Nijemeisland, Daniela A. Wilson*, High-Throughput Design of Biocompatible Enzyme-Based Hydrogel Micromotors, Chem. 2018 Doi:10.1002/anie.201805661 (hot paper)
    • (3) Fei Peng, Yongjun Men, Yingfeng Tu, Yongming Chen, and Daniela A. Wilson*, Nanomotor-Based Strategy for Enhanced Penetration across Vasculature Model, Funct. Mater. 2018, 1706117
    • (4) Yingfeng Tu, Fei Peng, Xiaofeng Sui, Paul White, Jan C.M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson* “Self-propelled Supramolecular Nanomotors with Temperature-Responsive Speed Regulation” Chem. 2017 DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2674. T-responsive valve
    • (5) Yingfeng Tu, Fei Peng, Paul B. White, Daniela A. Wilson*, “Redox-Sensitive Stomatocyte Nanomotors: Destruction and Drug Release in the Presence of Glutathione”, Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, doi: 10.1002/anie.201703276, 56 (26), 7620–7624
    • (6) Rhee, P. G.; Rikken, R. S.; Nolte, R. J. M., Maan, J. C., van Hest, J. C. M., Christianen, P. C. M. and Wilson, D. A.* “Polymersome magneto-valves for reversible capture and release of nanoparticles “Nature Commun. 5, 2014, 5010 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6010. – first demonstration of opening and closing of stomatocytes in magnetic field – magneto-valve
    • (7) Wilson, D.A.*, Nolte, R. J. M., van Hest, J. C. M. Autonomous Movement of Loaded Polymeric Stomatocytes via Substrate Catalysis, Nature Chem., 2012, 4, 268-274. COVER (Highlighted in Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 247-248) (highly cited paper – Web of Science) – pioneering of the first supramolecular nanomotor from bowl-shaped polymersomes


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