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. 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.
  • 2. Ingemarsdotter CK, Poddar S, Mercier S, Patzel V, Lever AML. 2017 Jun. 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.
  • 3. Pan HM, Yu H, Guigas G, Fery A, Weiss M, Patzel V, Trau D. 2017 Feb. 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.
  • 4. Jiang X, Yu H, Teo CR, Tan GSX, Goh SC, Patel P, Chua YK, Hameed NBS, Bertoletti A, Patzel V. 2016 Sep. Advanced Design of Dumbbell-shaped Genetic Minimal Vectors Improves Non-coding and Coding RNA Expression. Molecular Therapy. 24(9):1581-1591. doi: 10.1038/mt.2016.138.