Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Honorary Research Associate







212Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Dr. Jelle Penders is a Research Associate in the Department of Materials at Imperial College London working within the Stevens Group of Prof. Molly Stevens. His research focuses on the development and application of advanced characterisation methods for nanomaterials and nanoformulations. He is a Postdoc and Fellows representative for the Department of Materials for the Biomaterials and Tissue engineering division and representative to the Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre (PFDC) 



Becce M, Kloeckner A, Higgins S, et al., 2021, Assessing the impact of silicon nanowires on bacterial transformation and viability of Escherichia coli, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Vol:9, ISSN:2050-750X, Pages:4906-4914

Guagliardo R, Herman L, Penders J, et al., 2021, Surfactant protein B promotes cytosolic SiRNA delivery by adopting a virus-like mechanism of action, Acs Nano, Vol:15, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:8095-8109

Potter M, Najer A, Kloeckner A, et al., 2020, Controlled dendrimersome nanoreactor system for localised hypochlorite-induced killing of bacteria, Acs Nano, Vol:14, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:17333-17353

Horgan C, Nagelkerke A, Whittaker TE, et al., 2020, Molecular imaging of extracellular vesicles in vitro via Raman metabolic labelling, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Vol:8, ISSN:2050-750X, Pages:4447-4459

Seong H, Higgins SG, Penders J, et al., 2020, Size-tunable nanoneedle arrays for influencing stem cell morphology, gene expression and nuclear membrane curvature, Acs Nano, Vol:14, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:5371-5381

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