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

Molecular Quality Control in the Cell: Structural Mechanisms, Cellular Pathways and Molecular Engineering
Speaker: Matthias J. Feige
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Signals from the matrix: Are endothelial cells responding to changes in the matrix elasticity?
Speaker: Torsten Gloe
Date: (2015) | Room: PH 127

Towards Whole Cells Modeled in 3D Mole-cular Detail and Community Curated with cellPACK
Speaker: Graham T. Johnson
Date: (2015) | Room: ZNN Ground floor Seminarraum

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

S. Schwenkert, T. Hugel & M. B. Cox (2014)
The Hsp90 ensemble: coordinated Hsp90–cochaperone complexes regulate diverse cellular processes
NSMB, 21, 12, 1021 (2014)

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]

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