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:

  • Synthetic biology-inspired design of signal-amplifying materials systems
    Wagner HJ, Engesser R, Ermes K, Geraths C, Timmer J, Weber W.
    Mater Today 2018, accepted
  • Synthetic Biology makes polymer materials count
    Beyer HM, Engesser R, Hörner M, Koschmieder J, Beyer P, Timmer J, Zurbriggen MD, Weber W.
    Adv Mater. 2018 Mar 30 [Epub ahead of print]
  • 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(3):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 Mat. 23,5355-5362.
    Front Cover Image of Issue 23 (43).
  • 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(12):e124.
  • 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(7):e77.
  • Synthetic mammalian gene networks as a blueprint for the design of interactive biohybrid materials.
    Jakobus K, Wend S, Weber W (2012).
    Chem Soc Rev. 41(3):1000-18.
  • Emerging biomedical applications of synthetic biology.
    Weber W, Fussenegger M (2011).
    Nat Rev Genet. 13(1):21-35.
  • Conditional DNA-protein interactions confer stimulus-sensing properties to biohybrid materials.
    Christen E, Karlsson M, Kämpf MM, Schoenmakers R, Gübeli RJ, Wischhusen HM, Friedrich C, Fussenegger M, Weber W (2011).
    Adv Func Materials 21, 2861–2867
  • Drug-sensing hydrogels for the inducible release of biopharmaceuticals.
    Ehrbar M, Schoenmakers S, Christen E, Fussenegger M, Weber W (2008). 
    Nature Materials 7, 800-804.