Volker Patzel

Patzel Volker

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Deputy Chair, Chemical Safety, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Advisory Board Member, Innovation in Graduate Studies Programme, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Director of Research, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Founder & Director, Steinbeis Transfer Centre for Nucleic Acids Design
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Ruprecht Karls University, Germany
  • MBA, Steinbeis University, Germany
Research Interest(s)
  • RNA Technologies
  • Dumbbell-shaped Genetic Minimal Vectors
  • Genetic Therapy
  • Delivery
  • Viral Infection
Recent Publications
  • 1. Yu, H., Pan, H. M., Evalin., Trau, D., & Patzel, V. (2018). Capsule-like Safe Genetic Vectors Cell-Penetrating Core-Shell Particles Selectively Release Functional Small RNA and Entrap Its Encoding DNA. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 10(25), 21113-21124. doi:10.1021/acsami.8b04294.
  • 2. Poddar, S., Loh, P. S., Ooi, Z. H., Osman, F., Eul, J., & Patzel, V. (2018). RNA Structure Design Improves Activity and Specificity of trans-Splicing-Triggered Cell Death in a Suicide Gene Therapy Approach. Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids, 11, 41-56. doi:10.1016/j.omtn.2018.01.006.
  • 3. Jiang, X., & Patzel, V. (2017). Formation of Minimised Hairpin Template-transcribing Dumbbell Vectors for Small RNA Expression. BIO-PROTOCOL, 7(11). doi:10.21769/BioProtoc.2313.
  • 4. Ingemarsdotter, C. K., Poddar, S., Mercier, S., Patzel, V., & Lever, A. M. L. (2017). Expression of Herpes Simplex Virus Thymidine Kinase/Ganciclovir by RNA Trans-Splicing Induces Selective Killing of HIV-Producing Cells. MOLECULAR THERAPY-NUCLEIC ACIDS, 7, 140-154. doi:10.1016/j.omtn.2017.03.004.
  • 5. Pan, H. M., Yu, H., Guigas, G., Fery, A., Weiss, M., Patzel, V., & Trau, D. (2017). Engineering and Design of Polymeric Shells: Inwards Interweaving Polymers as Multilayer Nanofilm, Immobilization Matrix, or Chromatography Resins. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(6), 5447-5456. doi:10.1021/acsami.6b13545