Cluster of Excellence –
University of Freiburg

Prof. Wilfried Weber

Prof. Wilfried Weber

BIOSS and Institute of Biology II (Biochemistry), University Freiburg

+49 761 203 97654


10 selected publications:

  • Generic and reversible opto-trapping of biomolecules.
    Beyer HM, Thomas OS, Riegel N, Zurbriggen MD, Weber W, Hörner M (2018).
    Acta Biomater. 79:276-282.
  • OptoBase: A web platform for molecular optogenetics.
    Kolar K, Knobloch C, Stork H, Žnidarič M, Weber W (2018).
    ACS Synth Biol. 7(7):1825-1828
  • Synthetic biology-inspired design of signal-amplifying materials systems
    Wagner HJ, Engesser R, Ermes K, Geraths C, Timmer J, Weber W.
    Materials Today 2018; doi: 10.1016/j.mattod.2018.04.006
  • Synthetic Biology makes polymer materials count
    Beyer HM, Engesser R, Hörner M, Koschmieder J, Beyer P, Timmer J, Zurbriggen MD, Weber W (2018).
    Adv Mater. 30(21):e1800472
  • Control of gene expression using a red- and far-red light-responsive bi-stable toggle switch.
    Müller K, Zurbriggen MD, Weber W (2014).
    Nat. Protoc. 9, 622-32.
  • Remote-controlled hydrogel depots for time-scheduled vaccination.
    Gübeli RJ, Hövermann D, Seitz H, Rebmann B, Schoenmakers RG, Ehrbar M, El Hamri GC, El Baba MD, Werner M, Müller M, Weber W (2013).
    Adv Funct.Mater. 3, 5355-5362.
  • A red/far-red light-responsive bi-stable toggle switch to control gene expression in mammalian cells.
    Müller K, Engesser R, Metzger S, Schulz S, Kämpf MM, Busacker M, Steinberg T, Tomakidi P, Ehrbar M, Nagy F, Timmer J, Zubriggen MD, Weber W (2013).
    Nucleic Acids Res. 41, e77.
  • Multi-chromatic control of mammalian gene expression and signaling.
    Müller K, Engesser R, Schulz S, Steinberg T, Tomakidi P, Weber CC, Ulm R, Timmer J, Zurbriggen MD, Weber W (2013).
    Nucleic Acids Res. 41, e124.
  • Emerging biomedical applications of synthetic biology.
    Weber W, Fussenegger M (2011).
    Nat Rev Genet. 13, 21-35.
  • Drug-sensing hydrogels for the inducible release of biopharmaceuticals.
    Ehrbar M, Schoenmakers R, Christen EH, Fussenegger M, Weber W (2008).
    Nat Mater. 7, 800-4.