Dr. Christian Fricke

Wissenschaftler (Umwelt- und Bodenchemie)
Kontakt
Gebäude CIII, Raum 142b

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

  Education

since 01/2022

Postdoctoral researcher at the University Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental and Soil Chemistry

07/2018 – 11/2021

Doctoral studies at the University of Leipzig, Faculty of Biosciences, Pharma and Psychology

thesis: “Isothermal Micro(bio-)calorimetry - Method and Instrument Development for a Rapid and Reliable Detection of Bacteria” (in cooperation with Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ Leipzig)

10/2015 – 03/2018

 

Master studies in Chemistry at the Georg-August-University Göttingen

thesis: “Investigation of the phase separation behavior of a polymer solution for the production of macro-porous membranes” (in cooperation with Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH).

10/2012 – 07/2015

 

Bachelor studies in Chemistry at the Georg-August-University Göttingen

thesis: “Reflectometric interference spectroscopy study of the binding of ENTH domain to artificial membranes”.

08/2010 – 06/2012

Fachoberschule and Berufsoberschule at the Europaschule Schulzentrum SII Utbremen (Bremen)

graduation: general qualification for university entrance

09/2007 – 06/2010

 

Apprenticeship as Chemical Laboratory Technician at the training centre of the University Bremen

professional qualification: Chemical Laboratory Technician

 

 

 

Work experiences/internship/stay abroad

07/2018 – 10/2021

Doctoral researcher at the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ (Leipzig)

Working group: Ecothermodynamic / Biocalorimetry

08/2020 – 09/2020

Six-week research stay at the department  Microbiology  - Drinking water analysis

ÖHMI Analytik GmbH in Magdeburg

02/2019 – 03/2019

Four-week research stay in the group of Prof. Yi Liu

College of Chemistry and Molecular Science, University Wuhan

06/2014 – 03/2016

 

Research assistant           

Poison Information Center North Forensic Toxicology Laboratory at the University Hospital in Göttingen

 

 

Publication list

 

Journal Publications (peer review)

Fricke C, Klee T., Richter S., Paufler S., Harms H, Maskow T. (2021):

Numerical heat flow and transport simulation as a development tool for the design of isothermal microcalorimeters

Thermochim. Acta 706, 179070.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2021.179070  (published, Original research)

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (2020):

How to speed up the detection of aerobic microbial contaminations by using isothermal microcalorimetry

 J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 142, 1933–1949.

 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-020-09986-0 (published, Original research)

Fricke C, Xu J, Jiang F-L, Liu Y, Harms H, Maskow T. (2020):

Rapid culture-based detection of Legionella pneumophila using isothermal microcalorimetry with an improved evaluation method

Microb. Biotechnol. 13 (4), 1262-72. 

https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.13563 (published, Brief report)

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (2019):

Rapid Calorimetric Detection of Bacterial Contamination: Influence of the Cultivation Technique Front. Microbiol. 10 (2530), 1-12.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02530 (published, Methods article)

Kahrs C, Metze M, Fricke C, Schwellenbach J. (2019):

Thermodynamic analysis of polymer solutions for the production of polymeric membranes

 J. Mol. Liq. 291, 111351.

 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111351 (published, Original research)

Gleisner M, Kroppen B, Fricke C, Teske N, Kliesch TT, Janshoff A Meinecke M, Steinem C. (2016):

Epsin N-terminal Homology Domain (ENTH) Activity as a Function of Membrane Tension

 J. Biol. Chem. 291 (38), 19953-61.

https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M116.731612 (published, Original Research)

 

Conference contributions

 

Fricke C, Klee T, Richter S, Paufler S, Harms H, Maskow T. (05/2021) Insights of an isothermal microcalorimeter - Flow and heat transfer simulations as a development tool for calorimeter design and construction. Online presentation at the 24. Kalorimetrietagen, Brunswick, Germany.

Fricke C, Klee T, Richter S, Paufler S, Harms H, Maskow T. (10/2020) Flow And Heat Transfer Simulations As A Development Tool For A Novel Microcalorimeter. Poster at the COMSOL Online-Conference 2020 Europe, Grenoble, France.

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (03/2020). Combining isothermal microcalorimetry and microbiological analytics for fast and reliable detection of microbial contaminations. Presentation at the 6. jointed Conference of DGHM & VAAM, Leipzig, Germany.

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (11/2019). Using microcalorimetry as an early warning system for the detection of bacterial contaminations. Poster at the 2nd joint IP-Day, Leipzig, Germany.

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (08/2019). On the trail of heat - Isothermal microcalorimetry as a real-time monitor for bacterial contamination. Presentation at the CEEC-TAC5 & MEDICTA2019, Rome, Italy.

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (06/2019). Conventional microbiological cultivation techniques are under close scrutiny - Can all these techniques be applied in microcalorimetry? Presentation at the 23. Kalorimetrietagen, Brunswick, Germany.

Fricke C, Harms H, Maskow T. (01/2019). Sample preparation as key for the fast and reliablecalorimetric detection of microbial contaminations. Poster at the 15th Research Festival, Leipzig, Germany.