Thomas Schroeder

Thomas Schroeder

PostDoc
Tom Schroeder
Tom received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2017 and worked as a researcher at the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland from 2016-2018 under the mentorship of Prof. Michael Mayer. His doctoral research focused on energy transduction from gradients of various species across lipid and polymer membranes in bio-inspired systems. Before that, he graduated with departmental honors in chemistry from Northwestern University in 2012, where he researched organocatalysis in Prof. Karl Scheidt’s group.
 
Tom received a Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation to work on stimuli-responsive hydrogels in the Aizenberg group. He remains on the lookout for interesting ways in which nature solves problems that humans share.
 
Awards and Honors
  • Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship (2018)
  • University of Michigan Cellular Biotechnology Training Program (2014-2016)
  • University of Michigan Rackham Conference Travel Grants (2014, 2015, 2017)
  • Northwestern University Chemistry Department Scholar Award (2012)

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