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Jörg P. Kutter

Jörg P. Kutter


  • Analytical Biosciences

    Universitetsparken 2, 2100 København Ø, Building: 17-5-504B

    Phone: +45 35 32 03 99

Research experience

Design and development of lab-on-a-chip devices, microfluidics, chemical separation techniques (chromatography, electrophoresis), FIA-based systems, integration of optical detection elements, applications in the life sciences

 Current activities

Basic research and specialized developments in the field of microfabricated lab-on-a-chip systems with emphasis on separation and sample preparation techniques, and advanced micro and nano liquid handling. Solutions for biomedical, pharmaceutical, environmental and industrial applications

Teaching experience

Theoretical and practical courses at Techncial University of Denmark and University of Copenhagen on miniaturized bio/chemical devices and basic analytical chemsitry; several short courses and workshops in Europe and the US; supervision (and co-supervision) of 14 post-doctoral fellows, 20 PhD and 12 master’s theses


Secured several millions of Euros in funding support for national and international (EU) projects; coordinator for a European STREP project (2007-2010) with seven partners and a European IP (2010-2015) with 16 partners; group leader experience


Deputy editor for Electrophoresis; member of the Board of Directors of the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society; member of technical program committees for the µ-TAS, MEMS, MSB and Transducers conferences; scientific advisor for Institute for Microtechnology, Mainz, Germany; evaluator for national and international funding agencies as well as educational accrediting agencies; referee for several journals; member of PhD committees in Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Spain, Australia, Singapore


90 peer-reviewed articles, over 130 publications including book chapters, proceedings and popular articles; h-index/citations: 30/3117 (Web of Science), 36/4714 (Google Scholar)

Books and Book Chappters (most recent)

J. P. Kutter, Y. Fintschenko (Eds.) ‘Separation Methods in Microanalytical Systems’ CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2006

J. P. Kutter: ’Microchip-based Liquid Chromatography – Techniques and Possibilities’ (book chapter) in: S. Kromidas (Ed.) ‘HPLC Optimization and Troubleshooting’ (Int’l Edition), Wiley-Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2006

Ó. Gústafsson, J. P. Kutter: ‘Chromatography in Microstructures’ (book chapter) in: S. Hardt, F. Schönfeld (Eds.) ‘Microfluidics Technologies for Miniaturized AnalysisSystems’, Springer, Berlin, 2007

 Selected Journal Publications 2009-2014:

S. S. Nielsen, K. N. Toft, D. Snakenborg, M. G. Jeppesen, J. K. Jacobsen, B. Vestergaard, J. P. Kutter and L. Arleth ‘BioXTAS RAW: a software program for high-throughput automated SAXS 2D and 1D data reduction and preliminary analysis’, J. Appl. Cryst., 42, 2009, 1-6

L. Sasso, K. N. Toft, D. Snakenborg and J. P. Kutter ‘Deterministic lateral displacement device for continuous flow separation of nanometer-sized particles’, Am. Biotechn. Lab., 27(19), 2009, 13-15

K. B. Mogensen and J. P.Kutter ‘Optical Detection in Microfluidic Systems’, Electrophoresis, 30, 2009, S92-S100

P. D. Ohlsson, O. Sala, K. B. Mogensen and J. P. Kutter ‘Electrophoresis Microchip with Integrated Waveguides for Simultaneous Native UV Fluorescence and Absorbance Detection’, Electrophoresis, 30(24), 2009, 4172-4178

N. Godino, D. Snakenborg, J. P. Kutter, J. Emneus, M. F. Hansen, F. X. Munoz, F. J. del Campo ‘Construction and Characterization of a Modular Microfluidic System: Coupling Magnetic Capture and Electrochemical Detection’, Microfluid. Nanofluid., 8, 2010, 393-402

C. Nilsson, I. Harwigsson, K. Becker, J. P. Kutter, S. Birnbaum, S. Nilsson ‘Nanoparticle-based Capillary Electroseparation of Proteins in Polymer Capillaries under Physiological Conditions’, Electrophoresis, 31, 2010, 459-464

P. S. Nunes, N. A. Mortensen, J. P.   Kutter, K. B. Mogensen ‘Refractive Index Sensor Based on a 1D Photonic Crystal in a Microfluidic Channel’, Sensors, 10(3), 2010, 2348-2358

X. Illa, O. Ordeig, D. Snakenborg, A. Romano-Rodriguez, R. G. Compton, J. P. Kutter ‘A Cyclo Olefin Polymer Microfluidic Chip with Integrated Gold Microelectrodes for Aqueous and Non-aqueous Electrochemistry’, Lab Chip, 2010, 10, 1254-1261

N. J. Petersen, N. T. Foss, H. Jensen, S. H. Hansen, C. Skonberg, D. Snakenborg, J. P. Kutter, S. Pedersen-Bjergaard ‘On-chip electro-membrane extraxtion with online ultraviolet and mass spectrometric detection’, Anal. Chem., 2011, 83, 44-51

K. B. Mogensen, M. Chen, K. Molhave, P. Boggild, J. P. Kutter ‘Carbon nanotube based separation columns for high electrical field strengths in microchip electrochromatography’, Lab Chip, 2011, 11, 2116-2118

Z. D Harms, K. B. Mogensen, P. S. Nunes, K. Zhou, B. W. Hildenbrand, I. Mitra, Z. Tan, A. Zlotnik, J. P. Kutter, S. C. Jacobson ‘Nanofluidic devices with two pores in series for resistive-pulse sensing of single virus capsids, Anal. Chem., 2011, 83, 9573-9578

J. P. Kutter ‘Liquid phase chromatography on microchips, J. Chromatogr. A, 2012, 1221, 72-82 K. B. Mogensen,

J. P. Kutter ‘Carbon nanotube-based stationary phases for microchip chromatography’ Lab Chip, 2012, 12, 1951-1958

G. Zhuang, T. G. Jensen, J. P. Kutter ‘Detection of unlabeled particles in the low micrometer size range using light scattering and hydrodynamic 3D focusing in a microfluidic system’ Electrophoresis, 2012, 33, 1715-1722

J. P. Lafleur. S. Senkbeil, T. G. Jensen, J. P. Kutter ‘Gold nanoparticle-based optical microfluidic sensors for analysis of environmental pollutants’ Lab Chip, 2012, 12, 4651-4656

J. P. Lafleur. R. Kwapiczewski, T. G. Jensen, J. P. Kutter ‘Rapid chemical surface patterning of proteins in thiol-ene based microfluidic devices’ Analyst, 2013, 138, 845-849

T. M. Sikanen, J. P. Lafleur, M.-E. Moilanen, G. Zhuang, T. G. Jensen, J. P. Kutter ‘Fabrication and bonding of thiol-ene based microfluidic devices’ J. Micromech. Microeng., 2013, 23, 037002

N. A. Feidenhans’l, J. P. Lafleur, T. G. Jensen, J. P. Kutter ‘Surface functionalized thiol-ene waveguides for fluorescence biosensing in microfluidic devices’ Electrophoresis, 2014, 10.1002/elps.201300271

M. Alberti, D. Snkaenborg, J. M. Lopacinska, M. Dufva, J. P. Kutter 'Impedance spectra of patch-clamp scenarios for single cells immobilized on a lab-on-a-chip' Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2014, DOI 10.1007/s10404-013-1304-8




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