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

Drebrin-like protein DBN-1 is a sarcomere component that stabilizes actin filaments during muscle contraction
Speaker: Dieter Klopfenstein
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Amyloid fibril structure and formation
Speaker: Marcus Fändrich
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Investigating cardiomyocyte rigidity sensing with nanopillar arrays
Speaker: Thomas Iskratsch
Date: (2017) | Room: PH 127

Latest Publications


R. Suzuki, A.R. Bausch (2017)
The emergence and transient behaviour of collective motion in active filament systems
Nature Communications 8, 41 Link:  [download]

H. Dehne, F. M. Hecht and A. R. Bausch (2017)
The mechanical properties of polymer-colloid hybrid hydrogels
Soft Matter, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00628D Link:  [download]

Angela Oberhofer, Peter Spieler, Yuliya Rosenfeld, Willi L. Stepp, Augustine Cleetus, Alistair N. Hume, Felix Mueller-Planitz, and Zeynep Ökten (2017)
Myosin Va’s adaptor protein melanophilin enforces track selection on the microtubule and actin networks in vitro
PNAS vol. 114 no. 24 Link: www.pnas.org/content/114/24/E4714.full

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