16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in man and Animals
Prof. Dr. Dirk Schaumlöffel

Dirk Schaumlöffel, PhD, Prof.

Report: Metal Bioimaging at the nanoscale

Affiliation and position:

Université de Pau et des Pays de l`Adour / CNRS, Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-Chimie pour l’Environnement et les Matériaux (IPREM), UMR 5254, (Pau, France). Position: Research Director CNRS

Research interests:

  1. Trace elements and trace element species in organisms
  2. Bioimaging: trace element imaging in biological cells (e.g. by NanoSIMS)
  3. Bioanalytical chemistry: mass spectrometry couplings for trace element speciation and metabolite analysis
  4. Biomolecule quantification strategies by isotope dilution analysis and metal labeling

Key publications for the last 5 years:

  1. Schaumlöffel, D., Hutchinson, R., Malherbe, J., Le Coustumer, P., Gontier, E., Isaure, M.-P. (2016), Novel Methods for Bioimaging Including LA-ICP-MS, NanoSIMS, TEM/X-EDS, and SXRF, In: Metallomics: Analytical Techniques and Speciation Methods,ed. Michalke, B., John Wiley and Sons, in press
  2. Penen, F., Malherbe, J., Isaure, M.-P., Dobritzsch, D., Bertalan, I., Gontier, E., Le Coustumer, P., Schaumlöffel, D. (2016), Chemical bioimaging for the subcellular localization of trace elements by high contrast TEM, TEM/X-EDS, and NanoSIMS, J. Trace Elem. Med. Biol., submitted
  3. Holste, A., Tholey, A., Chien-Wen, H., Schaumlöffel, D. (2013), NanoHPLC with online precleaning coupled to ICPMS for the analysis of lanthanide labeled peptides in tryptic protein digests, Anal. Chem., 85, 3064-3070
  4. Schaumlöffel, D., (2012), Nickel species: analysis and toxic effects, J. Trace Elem. Med. Biol., 26, 1-6
  5. Wesenberg, D., Krauß, G.-J., Schaumlöffel, D. (2011), Metallo-thiolomics: investigation of thiol peptide regulated metal homeostasis in plants and fungi by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, Internat. J. Mass Spectrom., 307, 46-54

Journal referee:

  1. Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology (Elsevier)
  2. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (Springer)
  3. Analytical Chemistry (ACS)
  4. Metallomics (RSC)
  5. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (RSC)

Scientific societies:

  1. Vice-president: Society for Minerals and Trace Elements (GMS), Germany
  2. Executive Board: Federation of European Societies on Trace Elements and Minerals (FESTEM)
  3. German Chemical Society (GdCh)