Prof. Dr. Jörn Stitz

Dr. phil. nat.; Professor in Pharmazeutischer Biotechnologie
Prof. Dr. Jörn Stitz

Campus Leverkusen
Campusplatz 1
51379 Leverkusen
Room R 2116 Mailing address

  • Phone: +49 214-32831-4619


  • Lab supervisor
  • Team manager
  • Wolf, Tobias; Grau, Christoph; Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Stitz, Jörn; Wilkens, Jan; Barbe, Stéphan (2024): Investigation of the Electrokinetic Properties of HIV-Based Virus-Like Particles. In: Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids / American Chemical Society. Vol. 40, S. 4762 - 4771. (peer-reviewed)
  • van Heuvel, Yasemin; Schatz, Stefanie; Hein, Marc; Dogra, Tanya; Kazenmaier, Daniel; Tschorn, Natalie; Genzel, Yvonne; Stitz, Jörn (2023): Novel Suspension Retroviral Packaging Cells Generated by Transposition Using Transposase Encoding mRNA Advance Vector Yields and Enable Production in Bioreactors. In: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. Vol. 11. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Schatz, Stefanie; van Dijk, Femke Harmina; Dubiel, Aleksandra Elzbieta; Cantz, Tobias; Eggenschwiler, Reto; Stitz, Jörn (2023): Generation of Human 293-F Suspension NGFR Knockout Cells Using CRISPR/Cas9 Coupled to Fluorescent Protein Expression. In: Zielonka, Stefan; Krah, Simon (Hrsg.): Genotype Phenotype Coupling : Methods and Protocols. New York, NY: Springer (Methods in Molecular Biology), S. 361 - 371.
  • Schatz, Stefanie; Willnow, Lena; Winkels, Monika; Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Theek, Benjamin; Johnston, Ian C. D.; Stitz, Jörn (2023): Generation of Antibodies Selectively Recognizing Epitopes in a Formaldehyde-Fixed Cell-Surface Antigen Using Virus-like Particle Display and Hybridoma Technology. In: Antibodies. Vol. 12. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Hein, Marc D.; Kazenmaier, Daniel; van Heuvel, Yasemin; Dogra, Tanya; Cattaneo, Maurizio; Kupke, Sascha Young; Stitz, Jörn; Genzel, Yvonne; Reichl, Udo (2023): Production of Retroviral Vectors in Continuous High Cell Density Culture. In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 107, S. 5947 - 5961. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Helgers, Heribert; Hengelbrock, Alina; Schmidt, Axel; Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Stitz, Jörn; Strube, Jochen (2022): Process Design and Optimization towards Digital Twins for HIV-Gag VLP Production in HEK293 Cells, including Purification. In: Processes. Vol. 10. (Open Access)
  • van Heuvel, Yasemin; Schatz, Stefanie; Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Stitz, Jörn (2022): Infectious RNA : Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Biology, Therapeutic Intervention, and the Quest for a Vaccine. In: Toxins. Vol. 14. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Schatz, Stefanie; Stitz, Jörn (2022): Detection of Neutralization-sensitive Epitopes in Antigens Displayed on Virus-Like Particle (VLP)-Based Vaccines Using a Capture Assay. In: JoVE : Video journal. Vol. 17. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Hengelbrock, Alina; Helgers, Heribert; Schmidt, Axel; Vetter, Florian Lukas; Juckers, Alex; Rosengarten, Jamila Franca; Stitz, Jörn; Strube, Jochen (2022): Digital Twin for HIV-Gag VLP Production in HEK293 Cells. In: Processes. Vol. 10. (peer-reviewed/Open Access)
  • Wolf, Tobias; Rosengarten, Jamila; Härtel, Ina; Stitz, Jörn; Barbe, Stéphan (2022): A Hydrodynamic Approach to the Study of HIV Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Tangential Flow Filtration. In: Membranes. Vol. 12. (Open Access)