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

Genome-wide RNA tomography in the zebrafish embryo
Speaker: Jan Philipp Junker
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Virion channel proteins – self-assembly and ion dynamic
Speaker: Wolfgang B. Fischer
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Cells as smart materials: Quantitatively dissecting and rebuilding mechaniobiological units
Speaker: Sanjay Kumar
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


F. C. Keber, E. Loiseau, T. Sanchez, S. J. DeCamp, L. Giomi, M. J. Bowick, M. C. Marchetti, Z. Dogic and A. R. Bausch (2014)
Topology and Dynamics of Active Nematic Vesicles
Science, 345, 6201. Link:  [download]

N. Elkhatib, M. B. Neu, C. Zensen, K. M. Schmoller, D. Louvard, A. R. Bausch, T. Betz, D. M. Vignjevic (2014)
Fascin Plays a Role in Stress Fiber Organization and Focal Adhesion Disassembly
Current Biology, 24, 1492-1499 Link:  [download]

K. W. Müller, R. F.Bruinsma, O. Lieleg, A. R. Bausch, W. A. Wall and A. J. Levine (2014)
Rheology of Semiflexible Bundle Networks with Transient Linkers
Physical Review Letters, 112, 238102. Link:  [download]

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