Stephan Thönes

 Stephan Thönes


+49 (0) 341 - 97 16696


former member of group Algorithms for complex data in life sciences


  • 2020: Master Thesis at Interdisciplinary Centre for Bioinformatics (IZBI) of the Leipzig University. Topic: Visualization of Epigenetic Landscapes.
  • Since 2015: Master Student Bioinformatics, Leipzig University
  • Since 2013: PhD Student at Clinic and Polyclinic for Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, University Hospital Leipzig. Topic: “Development of artificial extracellular matrices for an improved wound healing outcome”.
  • 2012: Awarded Diploma in Biology by RWTH Aachen University. Thesis: “Etablierung einer Einkapselungstechnik für humane mesenchymale Stammzellen“, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering.


  • Cell and molecular cell-biology
  • Visualization of complex high dimensional datasets
  • Self-organizing maps


2019 (1)

  • S. Thones, S. Rother, T. Wippold, J. Blaszkiewicz, K. Balamurugan, S. Moeller, G. Ruiz-Gomez, M. Schnabelrauch, D. Scharnweber, A. Saalbach, J. Rademann, M. T. Pisabarro, V. Hintze, U. Anderegg. Hyaluronan/collagen hydrogels containing sulfated hyaluronan improve wound healing by sustained release of heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor. Acta Biomater. 2019. 86: 135-147.

2017 (1)

  • S. Thones, L. M. Kutz, S. Oehmichen, J. Becher, K. Heymann, A. Saalbach, W. Knolle, M. Schnabelrauch, S. Reichelt, U. Anderegg. New E-beam-initiated hyaluronan acrylate cryogels support growth and matrix deposition by dermal fibroblasts. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017. 94: 611-620.

2015 (1)

  • A. Watarai, L. Schirmer, S. Thones, U. Freudenberg, C. Werner, J. C. Simon, U. Anderegg. TGFbeta functionalized starPEG-heparin hydrogels modulate human dermal fibroblast growth and differentiation. Acta Biomater. 2015. 25: 65-75.

2012 (1)

  • C. E. Kupper, R. R. Rosencrantz, B. Henssen, H. Pelantova, S. Thones, A. Drozdova, V. Kren, L. Elling. Chemo-enzymatic modification of poly-N-acetyllactosamine (LacNAc) oligomers and N,N-diacetyllactosamine (LacDiNAc) based on galactose oxidase treatment. Beilstein J Org Chem. 2012. 8: 712-25.