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

From bench to bedside: Biomarker Entwicklung für die personalisierte Krebsbehandlung
Speaker: Gerald Wiegand
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Applications of an expanded genetic code – novel methods for labeling proteins
Speaker: Kathrin Lang
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Visualizing the inner life of neurons: In vivo imaging of developing and diseased axons
Speaker: Thomas Misgeld
Date: (2014) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


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

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]

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