Dr. Evelyn Ploetz



  • Ploetz E*, Zimpel A*, Krombolz S, Cauda V, Bauer D, Haisch C, Lamb DC, Zahler S, Vollmar AM, Wuttke S, Engelke H
    Metal-organic framework nanoparticles induce pyroptosis in cells controlled by the extracellular pH.
    Adv. Mater., 2020. 32, 1907267. (* equal contribution)
  • Ploetz E, Engelke H, Lächelt U, Wuttke S
    The Chemistry of Reticular Framework Nanoparticles: MOF, ZIF, and COF Materials.
    Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020. 1909062.
  • Heiss G*, Ploetz E*, Voith von Voithenberg L*, Viswanathan R, Schluesche P, Madhira S, Meisterernst M, Auble DT, Lamb DC
    Conformational changes and catalytic inefficiency associated with Mot1-mediated TBP-DNA dissociation.
    Nucl. Acid Res., 2019. 47: p. 2793-2806. (* equal contribution)
  • Salem B, Ploetz E, Lamb DC
    Probing dynamics in Single Molecules. in "Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Single Molecules: Methods and Applications", Ch. 2, Editor Carey Johnson, Elsevier, 2019.
  • Ploetz E, Barth A, Voith von Voithenberg L, Agam G, Lamb DC
    Elucidating the molecular binding mechanism of TATA-box binding protein using PIE-PIFE.
    Biophys. J., 2019. 116(3): p. 215.
  • Jazi A*, Ploetz E*, Arizki M, Subramaniam B, Waclawska I, Krämer R, Ziegler C, Cordes T
    Caging and photoactivation in single-molecule Förster resonance energy transfer experiments.
    Biochemistry, 2017. 56(14): p. 2031-2041.
  • Ploetz E*, Lerner E*, Husada F, Roelfs M, Chung S, Hohlbein J, Weiss S, Cordes T
    Förster resonance energy transfer and protein-induced fluorescence enhancement as synergetic multi-scale molecular ruler.
    Sci. Reports, 2016. 6, 33257 (* equal contribution)
  • Lerner E*, Ploetz E*, Hohlbein J, Cordes T and Weiss S
    A quantitative theoretical framework for PIFE-FRET.
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 2016. 120(26): p. 6401-6410 (* equal contribution)
  • Husada F, Gouridis G, Vietrov R, Schuurman-Wolters GK, Ploetz E, de Boer M, Poolman B, Cordes T
    Watching conformational states of ABC transporter using single-molecule tools.
    Biochem. Soc. Trans., 2015. 43: p. 1041-1047
  • Gouridis G*, Schuurman-Wolters G*, Ploetz E*, Husada F, Vietrov R, de Boer M, Cordes T, Poolman B
    Ligand-binding mechanism and substrate delivery in ATP-binding cassette transporter at the single-molecule level.
    Nature Struct. Mol. Biol., 2015. 22: p. 57-64 (* equal contribution)
  • van der Velde JHM, Oelerich J, Huang J, Smit J, Hiermaier M, Ploetz E, Herrmann A, Roelfes G, Cordes T
    The Power of Two: Covalent Coupling of Photostabilizers for Fluorescence Applications.
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2014. 5: p. 3792-3798
  • Ploetz E, Visser B, Slingenbergh W, Evers K, Martinez-Martinez D, Pei YT, Feringa BL, De Hosson JTM, Cordes T, van Dorp WF
    Selective functionalization of patterned glass surfaces.
    J. Mat. Chem. B, 2014. 2(17): p. 2606-2615
  • Herzog TT, Ryseck G, Ploetz E, Cordes T
    The photochemical ring opening reaction of chromene as seen by transient absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy.
    Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2013. 12(7): p. 1202-1209
  • van der Velde JHM, Ploetz E, Hiermaier M, Oelerich J, de Vries JW, Roelfes G, Cordes T
    Mechanism of Intramolecular Photostabilization in Self-Healing Cyanine Fluorophores.
    ChemPhysChem, 2013. 14(18): p. 4084-4093
  • Ploetz E
    Spektrale Modulationen in der Femtosekunden-Stimulierten Raman-Mikroskopie.
    Dissertation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. 2016
  • Ploetz E, Marx B, Gilch P
    Origin of spectral interferences in femtosecond stimulated Raman microscopy.
    J. Raman Spectrosc., 2011. 42(10): p. 1875-1882
  • Ploetz E, Marx B, Gilch P
    Broadband Stimulated Raman Microscopy.
    AIP Conf. Proc., 2010. 1267(1), p. 96-97
  • Ploetz E, Gellner M, Schütz M, Marx B, Schlücker S, Gilch P
    Surface Enhancement in Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Scattering.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2010, 1267(1), p. 88-89
  • Marx B, Ploetz E, Gilch P
    Spectral Interferences In Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Microscopy.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2010, 1267(1), p. 45-46
  • Ploetz E, Marx B, Gilch P
    Disturbing interference patterns in femtosecond stimulated Raman microscopy.
    J. Raman Spectros., 2010. 41(6): p. 609-613
  • Ploetz E, Marx B, Klein T, Huber R, Gilch P
    A 75 MHz Light Source for Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Microscopy.
    Opt. Express, 2009. 17(21): p. 18612-18620
    Published in: Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science 9 (1) November 2009
    Published in: Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics 4 (12) Januar 2010, p. 18612
  • Ploetz E
    Chemical imaging using femtosecond-stimulated Raman microscopy (FSRM).
    B.I.F. FUTURA 23 (2), p. 102-103, 2008, ISSN: 0179-6372
  • Ploetz E, Laimgruber S, Berner S, Zinth W, Gilch P
    Femtosecond stimulated Raman microscopy.
    Appl. Phys. B, 2007. 87(3): p. 389-393
  • Ploetz E, Laimgruber S, Gilch P
    A novel imaging system: Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Microscopy (FSRM).
    Proceed. 13th Int. Conf. on Time-resolv. Vibr. Spectr., 2007, p. 28.

Curriculum Vitae

2015-present Postdoctoral fellow, LMU Munich, Department of Chemistry
2011-2015 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands)
Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials: Postdoctoral Researcher in the "Molecular Microscopy Group" by Thorben Cordes
2007-2011 LMU Munich & Heinrich-Heine University of Dusseldorf (Germany)
PhD in Physics under the supervision of Peter Gilch and Wolfgang Zinth
2001-2007 LMU Munich & Université Paris-Sud XI (France): Diplom in Physics


since 2020 DFG Research Grant
2013-2015 DFG Research Fellowship
2008-2010 Boehringer-Ingelheim PhD Fellowship
2007 Paul Dhamlincourt Prize, ECSBM 2007
2006-2007 Von Handels Foundation - Master Fellowship
2004-2005 Erasmus Programme


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