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Molecular biophysics, statistical physics


Prof. Dr. Dieter Braun

Web page: go http://www.functional-nanosystems.lmu.de/

  • Functional Nanosystems: Systems Biophysics

Prof. Dr. Erwin Frey

Web page: go http://www.theorie.physik.uni-muenchen.de/lsfrey/

  • Soft matter (e.g. polymers and colloids)
  • Biological physics (cytoskeletons, molecular motors, gene regulation)
  • Basic questions of statistical physics
  • Nonequilibrium phenomena

Prof. Dr. Hermann Gaub

Web page: go http://www.biophysik.physik.uni-muenchen.de/

  • Biophysical foundations of molecular communication
  • Neuron-semiconductor hybrids as components of real neuronal nets
  • Biomolecules as self-organizing, programmable nanocomponents
  • Molecular motors

Prof. Dr. Joachim Rädler

Web page: go http://www.softmatter.physik.uni-muenchen.de/

  • Biological macromolecule and membrane self-organization
  • Synthetic gene transfer, transport in complex fluids
  • Solid surface wetting and biofunctionalization
  • Soft condensed matter structural analysis with x-ray dispersion

Prof. Dr. Paul Tavan

Web page: go http://www.bmo.physik.uni-muenchen.de/

  • Molecular dynamics of proteins in solutions: development of algorithms and simulations
  • Light-induced biopolymer dynamics
  • Prion proteins refolding and aggregation
  • Neuroinformatics and theory of cerebral functions

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Zinth

Web page: go http://www.bmo.physik.uni-muenchen.de/

  • Deriving the primary reactions of photosynthesis
  • Femtosecond spectroscopy of extremely fast photochemical reactions
  • Protein and peptide folding
  • Short light burst generation