Kerstin Länge received her Diploma in chemistry in 1997 from the University of Tübingen, Germany. During her PhD thesis she started working on biosensors with label-free detection and flow injection analysis systems. After receiving her PhD from the University of Tübingen in 2000, she joined the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, which is now part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. She is currently the head of the group “Biofunctionalization” at the Institute of Microstructure Technology of the KIT. Her research activities include surface modifications of biosensors and other bioanalytical devices as well as the development of bioanalytical systems for applications in (bio)medicine and food technology.