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

Dissecting the roles of formins in cell cortex formation
Speaker: Jan Faix
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Photoswitchable chemical reagents for high-precision spatiotemporal control of living organisms
Speaker: Oliver Thorn-Seshold
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Regulation of cell shape in bacteria
Speaker: Sven van Teeffelen
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


L. Rossetti, L. Kuntz, E. Kunold, J. Schock, K. Müller, H. Grabmayr, J. Stolberg-Stolberg, F. Pfeiffer, S. Sieber, R. Burgkart, A.R. Bausch (2017)
The microstructure and micromechanics of the tendon–bone insertion
Nature Materials, accepted, DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4863

M. Weitkunat, M. Lindauer, A.R. Bausch and F. Schnorrer (2017)
Mechanical tension and spontaneous muscle twitching precede the formation of cross-striated muscle in vivo
Development, doi: 10.1242/dev.140723 Link:  [download]

M. Grison, U. Merkel, J. Kostian, Kr. Djinovic-Carugo, M. Rief (2017)
alpha-Actinin/titin interaction: A dynamic and mechanically stable cluster of bonds in the muscle Z-disk

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