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

Biophysical description of the Thermoalkali-philic Molecular Motor reveals a high torque implying an energetically conservative enzyme
Speaker: Duncan McMillan
Date: (2016) | Room: Seminarroom PH 3024

Parametric design of alpha-helical barrels and pore-like assemblies with very high thermodynamic stabilities
Speaker: Gustav Oberdorfer
Date: (2016) | Room: PH 127

“Bacterial micronauts”- insights in the space resistance of Bacillus subtilis
Speaker: Ralf Möller
Date: (2016) | Room: Seminarraum 3024

Latest Publications


E. Loiseau, J. A. M. Schneider, F. C. Keber, C. Pelzl, G. Massiera, G. Salbreux, A. R. Bausch (2016)
Shape remodeling and blebbing of active cytoskeletal vesicles
Science Advances; 2 : e1500465 Link:  [download]

M. Jahn, J. Buchner, T. Hugel and M. Rief (2016)
Folding and assembly of the large molecular machine Hsp90 studied in single-molecule experiments

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

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