Group Members

Benno Ehrl
PhD student

Phone: +49 89 3187-3736
Building/Room: Building 25 / room 131

Research Interest

Determination of biodegradation of organic contaminants at micro concentrations by compound-specific isotope analysis

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2014: Ph.D. Candidate at Helmholtz Center Munich, Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Group: Environmental Isotope Chemistry
  • 2012-2014: scientific employee at the Genecenter Munich, Group: Integration of Different Steps in Gene Expression
  • 2012: Master’s Thesis in Analytical Chemistry: Analyzing horseradish peroxidase by fluorescence microscopy, surface plasmon resonance imaging and Raman microscopy to optimize the detection of single enzyme molecules in femtoliter arrays; Prof. Dr. Otto Wolfbeis
  • 2010-2012: Chemistry studies (M.Sc.) at Universität Regensburg with focus on Bionalytical Chemistry
  • 2010: Bachelor’s Thesis in Analytical Chemistry: Detektion von NADH durch Änderung einer mit Pd-Nanopartikeln modifizierten PEDOT Schicht; Prof. Dr. Otto Wolfbeis
  • 2007-2011: Chemistry studies (B.Sc.) at Universität Regensburg
  • 2007: Abitur (A-level) at Werdenfels-Gymnasium, Garmisch-Partenkirchen


Benno N. Ehrl, Raphaela B. Liebherr, and Hans H. Gorris. “Single molecule kinetics of horseradish peroxidase exposed in large arrays of femtoliter-sized fused silica chambers”, Analyst, 2013, 138, 4260–4265.

Ik-Soo Shin, Thomas Hirsch, Benno Ehrl, Dong-Hak Jang, Otto W. Wolfbeis, and Jong-In Hong. “Efficient Fluorescence “Turn-On” Sensing of Dissolved Oxygen by Electrochemical Switching”, Anal. Chem., 2012, 84 (21), pp 9163–9168.