Dr Witold Tatkiewicz

Dr Witold Tatkiewicz

Research Fellow

Peninsula Medical School (Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry)


M.Sc. in Materials Science 2010, Graduation with Highest Honours
Faculty of MaterialsScience and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Thesis title: “Laboratory tests and functionality of hip joint implants made of various polymeric materials”

PhD. in Materials Science 2015, Cum Laude honours and International Doctorate mention
Faculty of Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Thesis title: “Two-dimensional engineering of molecular nanoparticles for biological applications”

Research interests

Social Networks, Simulations, Serious Games
also: Materials Science, Bioinformatics

1.           Geringer J, Tatkiewicz W, Rouchouse G.Wear behavior of PAEK, poly(aryl-ether-ketone), under physiological conditions,outlooks for performing these materials in the field of hip prosthesis. Wear.2011;271(11-12):2793-2803. doi:10.1016/j.wear.2011.05.034.

2.           Tatkiewicz WI, Seras-Franzoso J,Garcia-Fruitos E, et al. 2D engineering of protein-based nanoparticles for cellguidance. In: Technical Proceedings of the 2013 NSTI NanotechnologyConference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2013. Vol 3. ; 2013:229-231.

3.           Tatkiewicz WI, Seras-Franzoso J,García-Fruitós E, et al. Two-dimensional microscale engineering ofprotein-based nanoparticles for cell guidance. ACS Nano.2013;7(6):4774-4784. doi:10.1021/nn400907f.

4.           Tatkiewicz WI, Seras-Franzoso J, Díez-GilC, et al. Engineering Protein Based Nanoparticles for Applications in TissueEngineering. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2014.doi:10.1002/9783527675821.ch16.

5.           Céspedes MV, Unzueta U, TatkiewiczW, et al. In vivo architectonic stability of fully de novo designedprotein-only nanoparticles. ACS Nano. 2014;8(5):4166-4176.doi:10.1021/nn4055732.

6.           Pesarrodona M, Ferrer-Miralles N,Unzueta U, et al. Intracellular targeting of CD44+ cells with self-assembling,protein only nanoparticles. Int J Pharm. 2014;473(1-2):286-295.doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.07.016.

7.           Sánchez G, Curiel D, Tatkiewcz W, etal. Highly sensitive and selective detection of the pyrophosphate anionbiomarker under physiological conditions. Chem Sci. 2014;5(6):2328.doi:10.1039/c3sc53058b.

8.           Seras-Franzoso J, Tatkiewicz WI,Vazquez E, et al. Integrating mechanical and biological control of cellproliferation through bioinspired multieffector materials. Nanomedicine.2015;10(5):873-891. doi:10.2217/nnm.15.5.

9.           Tatkiewicz W, Elizondo E, Moreno E, etal. Methods for Characterization of Protein Aggregates. Vol 1258.; 2015.doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-2205-5_22.