A quantitative understanding of biological processes is the main objective of biophysics. At the institute of molecular and cellular biophysics we join efforts to unravel the fundamental mechanisms underlying such processes with interdisciplinary approaches.


Next Talks

The mechanical genome
Speaker: Helmut Schiessel
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

DNA assembly under control: From DNA nanotechnology to the self-replication of nucleic acids
Speaker: Isaac Gállego
Date: (2015) | Room: ZNN Ground Floor Seminarraum

Polyglutamine and neurodegeneration
Speaker: Annalisa Pastore
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


M. Maier, K.W. Müller, C. Heussinger, S. Köhler, W.A. Wall, A.R. Bausch, and O. Lieleg (2015)
A single charge in the actin binding domain of fascin can independently tune the linear and non-linear response of an actin bundle network
Eur. Phys. J. E, 38: 50 Link:  [download]

M. Jahn, A. Rehn, B. Pelz, B. Hellenkamp, K. Richter, M. Rief, J. Buchner and T. Hugel (2014)
The charged linker of the molecular chaperone Hsp90 modulates domain contacts and biological function
PNAS 2014 111 (50) 17881-17886 Link: www.pnas.org/content/111/50/17881.abstract

S. Schwenkert, T. Hugel & M. B. Cox (2014)
The Hsp90 ensemble: coordinated Hsp90–cochaperone complexes regulate diverse cellular processes
NSMB, 21, 12, 1021 (2014)

Prof. Dr. Andreas Bausch (E27 Chair)
Cellular Biophysics

Prof. Dr. Hendrik Dietz
Laboratory for Biomolecular

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel
Single Molecule Detection
and Manipulation

Dr. Zeynep Ökten

Intracellular Transport Processes

Prof. Dr. Matthias Rief (E22 Chair)
Protein Folding and Molecular Motors

Prof. Dr. Erich Sackmann (Emeritus)
Physics of Biomaterials

PD Dr. Günther Woehlke
Microtubule-dependent processes