REBIRTH Members

Koch, Lothar

Koch, Lothar, Dr. rer. nat.

Work Group Leader

REBIRTH Unit Laser Printing

Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V.
Hollerithallee 8
30419 Hannover

l.koch(at)lzh.de

Biography / About

Date of Birth:June, 1973
Function:Head of Biofabrication Group

Education:

12/2007Doctorate (Dr. rer. Nat.). PhD studies in Physics, Leibniz Universität Hannover
02/2003Diploma in Physics (comparable to a Master of Science) Studies in Mathematics and Physics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Academic appointments and Research posts:

03/2003Scientific Researcher, Leibniz Universität Hannover
06/2007Senior Scientific Researcher, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
Since 2011Head of Biofabrication group, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

Major research interests:

  • Laser technology
  • Laser-matter interaction
  • Bio fabrication and 3D bio printing of living cells
  • Tissue engineering

Selected Publications:

  1. Koch L, Brandt O, Deiwick A, Chichkov, B. Laser assisted bioprinting at different wavelengths and pulse durations with a metal dynamic release layer: a parametric study. International Journal of Bioprinting , published online (2017). dx.doi.org/10.18063/IJB.2017.01.001
  2. Taidi, B., Lebernede, G., Koch, L., Perre, P., Chichkov, B., Colony development of laser printed eukaryotic (yeast and microalga) microorganisms in co-culture. International Journal of Bioprinting 2(2): 37–43. (2016)
  3. Koch, L., Michael, S., Reimers, K., Vogt, P.M., and Chichkov, B., Biprinting for skin, in: Zhang, L.G., Fisher, J.P., Leong, K.W., (Editors) 3D Bioprinting and Nanotechnology in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Academic Press, ISBN: 978-0-12-800547-7 (2015)
  4. Michael S, Sorg H, Peck CT, Koch L, Deiwick A, Chichkov B, Vogt PM, Reimers K. Tissue Engineered Skin Substitutes Created by Laser-Assisted Bioprinting Form Skin-Like Structures in the Dorsal Skin Fold Chamber in Mice. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57741(2013)
  5. Koch L, Deiwick A, Schlie S, Michael S, Gruene M, Coger V, Zychlinski D, Schambach A, Reimers K, Vogt PM, Chichkov B. Skin tissue generation by laser cell printing. Biotechnol Bioeng. 109(7):1855-63. doi: 10.1002/bit.24455 (2012)
  6. Unger C, Gruene M, Koch L, Koch J, Chichkov B, Time-resolved imaging of hydrogel printing via laser-induced forward transfer. Appl Phys A 103: 271–277 (2011)
  7. Gruene M, Unger C, Koch L, Deiwick A, Chichkov B. Dispensing pico to nanolitre of a natural hydrogel by laser-assisted bioprinting. Biomed Eng Online 10:19 (2011)
  8. Gruene M, Pflaum M, Hess C, Diamantouros S, Schlie S, Deiwick A, Koch L, Wilhelmi M, Jockenhoevel S, Haverich A, Chichkov B. Laser printing of three-dimensional multicellular arrays for studies of cell-cell and cell-environment interactions. Tissue Eng Part C Methods 17(10): 973-82 (2011)
  9. Gaebel R, Ma N, Liu J, Guan J, Koch L, Klopsch C, Gruene M, Toelk A, Wang W, Mark P, Wang F, Chichkov B, Li W, Steinhoff G. Patterning human stem cells and endothelial cells with laser printing for cardiac regeneration. Biomaterials 32, 9218-9230 (2011)
  10. Koch L, Kuhn S, Sorg H, Gruene M, Schlie S, Gaebel R, Polchow B, Reimers K, Stoelting S, Ma N, Vogt PM, Steinhoff G, Chichkov B. Laser printing of skin cells and human stem cells. Tissue Eng Part C Methods 16(5):847-54. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2009.0397 (2010)


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