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

Integrative Dynamical Biology
Speaker: Carlo Camilloni
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Dynamic and Functional DNA Nanotechnology: From the Design of an Artificial Rotatory Nanodevice towards Chimeric Nanoreactors Mimicking Enzymes
Speaker: Julián Valero Moreno
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Single replication machines at work: the coordination of daughter strand synthesis
Speaker: Karl E. Duderstadt
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


K. Austen, P. Ringer, A. Mehlich, A. Chrostek-Grashoff, C. Kluger, Chr. Klingner, B. Sabass, R. Zent, M. Rief and C. Grashoff (2015)
Extracellular rigidity sensing by talin isoform-specific mechanical linkages

C. A. Weber, R. Suzuki, V. Schaller, I. S. Aranson, A. R. Bausch and E. Frey (2015)
Random Bursts Determine Dynamics of Active Filaments
PNAS 112, 34, 10703–10707 Link:  [download]

R. Suzuki, C. A. Weber, E. Frey and A. R. Bausch (2015)
Polar pattern formation in driven filament systems requires non-binary particle collisions
Nature Physics 11, 839–843 Link:  [download] [see also N&V]

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