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Dirk Rothenstein


Group leader
Institute for Materials Science
Bioinspired Materials


Heisenbergstr. 3
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 2S1


  • Bioinspirierte Materialsynthese / Biomaterialien / Bionik
  • Nanotechnologie
  • Molekularbiologie
  • Bakteriophagen / Pflanzenviren
  • Elektronenmikroskopie



  1. Diem, Fenk, Bill, & Burghard. (2020). Binder-Free V2O5 Cathode for High Energy Density Rechargeable Aluminum-Ion Batteries. Nanomaterials, 10(2), Article 2.
  2. Santomauro, G., Stiefel, M., Jeurgens, L. P. H., & Bill, J. (2020). In Vivo Shaping of Inorganic Functional Devices using Microalgae. Advanced Biosystems, 1900301.
  3. Singh, A. V., Kishore, V., Santomauro, G., Yasa, O., Bill, J., & Sitti, M. (2020). Mechanical Coupling of Puller and Pusher Active Microswimmers Influences Motility. Langmuir, 36(19), Article 19.
  4. Diem, A. M., Bill, J., & Burghard, Z. (2020). Creasing Highly Porous V2O5 Scaffolds for High Energy Density Aluminum-Ion Batteries. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3(4), Article 4.
  5. Kilper, S., Jahnke, T., Wiegers, K., Grohe, V., Burghard, Z., Bill, J., & Rothenstein, D. (2019). Peptide Controlled Shaping of Biomineralized Tin(II) Oxide into Flower-Like Particles. Materials, 12(6), Article 6.
  6. Rothenstein, D., Halter, W., Eisele, R., Rothenstein, D., Bill, J., & Allgöwer, F. (2019). Moment Dynamics of Zirconia Particle Formation for Optimizing Particle Size Distribution. Nanomaterials.
  7. Jahnke, T., Knöller, A., Kilper, S., Rothenstein, D., Widenmeyer, M., Burghard, Z., & Bill, J. (2018). Coalescence in Hybrid Materials: The Key to High-Capacity Electrodes. ACS Applied Energy Materials.
  8. Kilper, S., Facey, S. J., Burghard, Z., Hauer, B., Rothenstein, D., & Bill, J. (2018). Macroscopic Properties of Biomimetic Ceramics Are Governed by the Molecular Recognition at the Bioorganic-Inorganic Interface. Advanced Functional Materials.
  9. Rothenstein, D., Kilper, S., Jahnke, T., Aulich, M., Burghard, Z., Rothenstein, D., & Bill, J. (2018). Genetically Induced In Situ‐Poling for Piezo‐Active Biohybrid Nanowires. Advanced Materials.
  10. ML, L., K, A., C, W., IM, W., & D, R. (2017). Biogenic and Synthetic Peptides with Oppositely Charged Amino Acids as Binding Sites for Mineralization. Materials (Basel, Switzerland).
  11. Lemloh, M.-L., Altintoprak, K., Wege, C., Weiß, I. M., & Rothenstein, D. (2017). Biogenic and Synthetic Peptides with Oppositely Charged Amino Acids as Binding Sites for Mineralization. MATERIALS, 10(2), Article 2.
  12. Moghimian, P., Kilper, S., Srot, V., Rothenstein, D., Facey, SJ., Hauer, B., Bill, J., & van, A. PA. (2016). Phage-assisted assembly of organic–inorganic hybrid bilayers. International Journal of Materials Research.
  13. Moghimian, P., Kilper, S., Srot, V., Rothenstein, D., Facey, S. J., Hauer, B., Bill, J., & Van Aken, P. A. (2016). Phage-assisted assembly of organic-inorganic hybrid bilayers. International Journal of Materials Research, 107(4), Article 4.
  14. Altintoprak, K., Seidenstücker, A., Welle, A., Eiben, S., Atanasova, P., Stitz, N., Plettl, A., Bill, J., Gliemann, H., Jeske, H., Rothenstein, D., Geiger, F., & Wege, C. (2015). Peptide-equipped tobacco mosaic virus templates for selective and controllable biomineral deposition. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6, 1399–1412.
  15. S, B., D, R., J, B., & D, S. (2015). Generation of Multishell Magnetic Hybrid Nanoparticles by Encapsulation of Genetically Engineered and Fluorescent Bacterial Magnetosomes with ZnO and SiO2. Small (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany).
  16. K, A., A, S., A, W., S, E., P, A., N, S., A, P., J, B., H, G., H, J., D, R., F, G., & C, W. (2015). Peptide-equipped tobacco mosaic virus templates for selective and controllable biomineral deposition. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology.
  17. Rothenstein, D., Shopova-Gospodinova, D., Bakradze, G., Jeurgens, L. P. H., & Bill, J. (2015). Generation of luminescence in biomineralized zirconia by    zirconia-binding peptides. CRYSTENGCOMM, 17(8), Article 8.
  18. P, M., V, S., D, R., SJ, F., L, H., B, H., J, B., & van Aken PA. (2014). Adsorption and self-assembly of M13 phage into directionally organized structures on C and SiO2 films. Langmuir : The ACS Journal of Surfaces and Colloids.
  19. Rothenstein, D., Facey, S. J., Ploss, M., Hans, P., Melcher, M., Srot, V., van Aken, P. A., Hauer, B., & Bill, J. (2013). Mineralization of gold nanoparticles using tailored M13 phages. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials, 2(4), Article 4.
  20. D, R., B, C., B, O., P, L., & J, B. (2012). Isolation of ZnO-binding 12-mer peptides and determination of their binding epitopes by NMR spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society.
  21. D, R., J, B., TD, S., V, B., & J, B. (2012). Influence of zinc on the calcium carbonate biomineralization of Halomonas halophila. Aquatic Biosystems.
  22. P, A., D, R., JJ, S., RC, H., S, D., S, E., C, W., H, J., & J, B. (2011). Virus-templated synthesis of ZnO nanostructures and formation of field-effect transistors. Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.).
  23. D, R., B, K., O, S., & H, J. (2007). Tissue and cell tropism of Indian cassava mosaic virus (ICMV) and its AV2 (precoat) gene product. Virology.
  24. BL, P., N, D., RW, B., SE, B., D, R., BK, B., I, D., J, S., & H, J. (2007). Deletion and recombination events between the DNA-A and DNA-B components of Indian cassava-infecting geminiviruses generate defective molecules in Nicotiana benthamiana. Virus Research.
  25. D, R., D, H., I, D., N, D., BL, P., & H, J. (2006). Biodiversity and recombination of cassava-infecting begomoviruses from southern India. Archives of Virology.
  26. K, S., M, R., C, U., N, S., D, R., F, L., K, S., H, B., & S, R. (2005). Identification and characterization of Cor33p, a novel protein implicated in tolerance towards oxidative stress in Candida albicans. Eukaryotic Cell.
  27. D, R., RW, B., D, H., J, S., T, F., & H, J. (2005). Biolistic infection of cassava using cloned components of Indian cassava mosaic virus. Archives of Virology.
  28. J, J., G, R., D, R., M, R., T, F., & H, J. (2004). Sida micrantha mosaic is associated with a complex infection of begomoviruses different from Abutilon mosaic virus. Archives of Virology.

Akademischer Werdegang

2004 Promotion Dr. rer. nat. / Universität Stuttgart Doktorvater Prof. Dr. Holger Jeske, Mitberichter Prof. Dr. Dieter H. Wolf
2000 Diplom-Biologe (technisch orientiert) / Universität Stuttgart
1994 - 2000 Studium der Technischen Biologie / Universität Stuttgart


Seit 2009 Wissenschaftler / Universität Stuttgart
2007 - 2009 Wissenschaftler / Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart
2005 - 2007 Laborleiter / Selecta Klemm & Sohn GmbH, Stuttgart
2004 - 2005 Post-doc / Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Köln
2000 Hugo-Geiger-Preis hervorragende anwendungsorientierte Diplomarbeit auf dem Gebiet „Life science“
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