Dr. Olivia Eggenberger

General Information

Department of Chemistry
University of Basel
Mattenstrasse 24a, BPR-1096
4058 Basel, Switzerland

phone: +41 61 207 38 32
email: olivia.eggenberger@unibas.ch


Microfluidic devices for GUV generation and membrane protein insertion


Scientific Collaborator at the University of Zurich (Plückthun Group): Protein design, expression, and biophysical characterization, 2021

PhD in Biophysics at the University of Fribourg (Mayer Group), Thesis Title: "Lipid-Coated Solid-State Nanopores for Characterization of Single Proteins”, 2016-2019

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan, 2014-2015

BA in Physics at Albion College, 2009-2013


Eggenberger, O.M., Ying, C., Mayer, M. Surface Coatings for Solid-State Nanopores. Nanoscale. 10.1039/c9nr05367k. (September 2019).

Eggenberger, O.M., Leriche, G., Koyanagi, T., Ying, C., Houghtaling, J., Schroeder, T.B.H., Yang, J., Li, J., Hall, A., Mayer, M. Fluid Surface Coatings for Solid-State Nanopores: Comparison of Phospholipid Bilayers and Archaea- Inspired Lipid Monolayers. Nanotechnology. 10.1088/1361-6528/ab19e6. (May 2019).

Houghtaling, J., Ying, C., Eggenberger, O.M., Nandivada, S., Acharjee, M., Li, J., Hall, A., Mayer, M. Estimation of Shape, Volume, and Dipole Moment of Individual Proteins Freely Transiting a Synthetic Nanopore. ACS Nano. 10.1021/acsnano.8b09555. (April 2019).

Ying, C., Houghtaling, J., Eggenberger, O.M., Guha, A., Nirmalraj, P., Tian, J., Mayer, M. Formation of Single Nanopores with Diameters of 20–50 nm in Silicon Nitride Membranes Using Laser-Assisted Controlled Breakdown. ACS Nano. 10.1021/acsnano.8b06489. (October 2018).

Yusko, E.C., Bruhn, B.R., Eggenberger, O.M., Houghtaling, J., Rollings, R.C., Walsh, N.C., Nandivada, S., Pindrus, M., Hall, A.R., Sept, D., Li, J., Kalonia, D.S. and Mayer, M. Real-time Shape Approximation and Fingerprinting of Single Proteins using a Nanopore. Nature Nanotechnology. 10.1038/nnano.2016.267. (April 2017).

Schroeder, T.B.H., Leriche, G., Koyanagi, T., Johnson, M.A., Haengel, K.N., Eggenberger, O.M., Wang, C.L., Kim, Y.H., Diraviyam, K., Sept, D., Yang, J., and Mayer, M. Effects of Lipid Tethering in Extremophile-Inspired Membranes on H /OH− Flux at Room Temperature. Biophysical Journal. 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.04.044. (June 2016).