Isabelle Therese Adrianssens Martiel

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Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI

  • Sample delivery methods for serial protein crystallography
  • Instrumentation for protein crystallography at Free Electron Lasers (FELs)
  • Self-assembly of lipidic surfactants, lyotropic liquid crystalline mesophases
  • Since Dec. 2014 – Sample preparation and beamline scientist in the Macromolecular Crystallography group, Swiss Light Source, Switzerland
  • 2011 – 2014 – PhD in Physico-Chemistry of Materials, Food & Soft Materials group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2010 - 2011 - M. Sc. in Chemistry, specialty Physico-Chemistry of Materials, Paris 6 University (Pierre and Marie Curie), Paris, France
  • 2007 - 2011 – Dipl. Ing. & Advanced Master in Science and Technologies, ESPCI ParisTech, Paris, France
Research ID B-1826-2015
ORCID 0000-0003-1318-3830

  • André C, Martiel I, Wolff P, Landolfo M, Lorber B, Silva da Veiga C, et al.
    Interaction of a model peptide on gram negative and gram positive bacterial sliding clamps
    ACS Infectious Diseases. 2019; 5: 1022-1034.
  • Martiel I, Müller-Werkmeister HM, Cohen AE
    Strategies for sample delivery for femtosecond crystallography
    Acta Crystallographica Section D: Structural Biology. 2019; 75(2): 160-177.
  • Martiel I, Olieric V, Caffrey M, Wang M
    Practical approaches for in situ X-ray crystallography: from high-throughput screening to serial data collection
    In: Beis K, Evans G, eds. Protein crystallography: challenges and practical solutions. Chemical biology. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry; 2018.
  • Zabara A, Chong JTY, Martiel I, Stark L, Cromer BA, Speziale C, et al.
    Design of ultra-swollen lipidic mesophases for the crystallization of membrane proteins with large extracellular domains
    Nature Communications. 2018; 9(1): 544.
  • Milne CJ, Schietinger T, Aiba M, Alarcon A, Alex J, Anghel A, et al.
    SwissFEL: the Swiss X-ray free electron laser
    Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(7): 720 (57 pp.).
  • Opara N, Martiel I, Arnold SA, Braun T, Stahlberg H, Makita M, et al.
    Direct protein crystallization on ultrathin membranes for diffraction measurements at X-ray free-electron lasers
    Journal of Applied Crystallography. 2017; 50(3): 909-918.
  • Wojdyla JA, Panepucci E, Martiel I, Ebner S, Huang C-Y, Caffrey M, et al.
    Fast two-dimensional grid and transmission X-ray microscopy scanning methods for visualizing and characterizing protein crystals
    Journal of Applied Crystallography. 2016; 49: 944-952.
  • Demurtas D, Guichard P, Martiel I, Mezzenga R, Hébert C, Sagalowicz L
    Direct visualization of dispersed lipid bicontinuous cubic phases by cryo-electron tomography
    Nature Communications. 2015; 6: 8915 (8 pp.).
  • Martiel I, Baumann N, Vallooran JJ, Bergfreund J, Sagalowicz L, Mezzenga R
    Oil and drug control the release rate from lyotropic liquid crystals
    Journal of Controlled Release. 2015; 204: 78-84.