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Research interests

Michael Lerch obtained his BSc and MSc degree at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) with stays at the University of Cambridge (Prof. Steven V. Ley, UK) and the California Institute of Technology (Prof. Robert H. Grubbs, US). He conducted his Master's Thesis under the supervision of Prof. Robert H. Grubbs and Prof. Erick M. Carreira on the topic of regioselectivity in Wacker-type oxidations. He received his M.Sc. in 2014 in Interdisciplinary Sciences and he is currently pursuing his PhD at the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry in Groningen under the supervision of Professor Ben L. Feringa. His work focuses on controlling biological systems with light (including molecular motors and photoswitches).


A guidebook for sustainability in laboratories

Breaking the photoswitch speed limit

Programming Deformations of 3D Microstructures: Opportunities Enabled by Magnetic Alignment of Liquid Crystalline Elastomers

Diagnosis and treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in chronic pancreatitis: An international expert survey and case vignette study

Self-regulated non-reciprocal motions in single-material microstructures

Spiropyran Photoisomerization Dynamics in Multiresponsive Hydrogels

Red-light-sensitive BODIPY photoprotecting groups for amines and their biological application in controlling heart rhythm

Twist again: Dynamically and reversibly controllable chirality in liquid crystalline elastomer microposts

Viewpoint: Homeostasis as Inspiration—Toward Interactive Materials

Taming the Complexity of Donor-Acceptor Stenhouse Adducts: Infrared Motion Pictures of the Complete Switching Pathway

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