SFB 937 seminar of past terms

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summer term 2018
04/17/2018 Thomas Leonard, Max F. Perutz Laboratories Vienna Biocenter (VBC)
Location, Location, Location: a Trilogy of Protein Kinases
05/15/2018 Rudi Podgornik, School of Physical Scienes Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, China
Role of electrostatic interactions in viral capsid stability
05/22/2018 Christof Gebhardt, Institut für Biophysik Universität Ulm
Single molecule imaging of embryo development in Zebrafish
05/29/2018 Burkhard Geil, Institut für Physikalische Chemie Universität Göttingen
Sustainable storage of many, large, and heterogeneous data sets
06/05/2018 María García-Parajo, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences Barcelona, Spain
Current challenges in optical nanoscopy: from sub-nanometer resolution to multicolor capabilities
06/08/2018 Gijsje Koenderink, Biological Soft Matter Group, AMOLF Systems Biophysics Department Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Physics of cell and tissue form and function
06/19/2018 Sophia Rudorf, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam
Protein synthesis by ribosomes: in vivo, in vitro, in silico
07/03/2018 Chayan K. Nandi, School of Basic Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India
Carbon dots: A new and versatile fluorescent probe for super resolution bioimaging
08/07/2018 Dr. Yuanging Ma, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
T cell receptor clustering as a mechanism of signal initiation

winter term 2017/18

summer term 2017
04/11/2017 Dr. Nenad Bursac, Bursac Lab, Duke University, USA
Striated Muscle Engineering
04/25/2017 Dr. Anupam Sengupta, ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Engineering
Active shape control as an adaptive strategy in marine phytoplankton
05/09/2017 Dr. Kerstin Blank, Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung, Potsdam
Molecular Force Sensors: from molecular mechanisms towards applications in biology and materials science
05/23/2017 Prof. Antoine Delon, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, Grenoble
Cellular and tissue mechanics: what to measure?
A few examples
06/06/2017 Prof. Dr. Diethelm Johannsmann, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Clausthal Universtity of Technology
Soft Interfaces Studied with the Quartz Crystal Microbalance
06/20/2017 Dr. Viola Priesemann, Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Göttingen
Neural Network Dynamics and Information Processing
07/04/2017 Kareem Elsayad, Vienna Biocentre Core Facilities, Austria
Imaging the dynamic mechanical and structural properties of biological matter with Brillouin Light Scattering Microscopy: what can one measrue and what can it tell us?
07/06/2017 Prof. Dr. Joachim P. Spatz, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research University of Heidelberg
Sequential bottom-up assembly of synthetic cells

winter term 2016/17
10/18/2016 Dr. Benjamin M. Friedrich, Biological Algorithms Group, Technische Universität Dresden
Swimming, steering, and synchronization: Nonlinear dynamics and fluctuations of flagellar swimmers
11/01/2016 Prof. Plamen Ivanov, Director, Keck Laboratory for Network Physiology, Physics Department, Boston University and Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Network Physiology: Mapping interactions between complex physiological systems
11/15/2016 Prof. Dr. Matthias Schneider, Technische Universität Dortmund
On the physical basis of communication in living systems in general and it’s
Specificity arising from thermodynamics
11/29/2016 Dr. Ilia Platzman, MPI for Medical Research, Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg
Droplet-Based Microfluidics for Synthetic Biology Applications
12/13/2016 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Franosch, Universität Innsbruck
Complex anisotropic transport in entangled biopolymer solutions, active Brownian particles, and the buckling transition of semiflexible polymers
01/10/2017 Dr. Till Kranz, Instituts für Materialphysik im Weltraum Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Effective Dynamics of Microorganisms Interacting with their own Trail
01/31/2017 Dr. Jan Christoph, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen
A novel approach to unraveling the mechanisms underlying cardiac fibrillation: the collective dynamics of coupled cardiac electro-elasto-mechanics
02/21/2017 Dr. Viviane Lütz-Bueno, Paul Scherrer Institut Schweiz
Scanning-SAXS microscopy: Higher dimensionality, information level and reconstruction complexity

summer term 2016
04/12/2016 Jun.-Prof. Dr. Franziska Lautenschläger, Saarland University
Actin and vimentin in cell mechanics and amoeboid migration
04/14/2016 Prof. Dr. Jürgen Klingauf, University Münster
Joint colloquium with SFB 803
Single vesicle recordings in hippocampal ‘xenapses’ reveal diffusional dispersion of synaptic vesicle proteins after fusion
04/26/2016 Prof. Robert Insall, CR-UK Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow
Explaining chemotaxis - from gradients to pseudopods, self-organization is the key
05/10/2016 Dr. rer.nat. Timo Betz, University of Münster
Learning from fluctuations: The mechanics of active and passive cellular assemblies
05/31/2016 Dr. Milica Radisic, University Toronto, CAN
Heart-on-a-plate for drug discovery and disease modeling
06/21/2016 Prof. Dr. Robert Ros, guest scientists of the Arizona State University
Probing 3D-tissue properties with mechanical and optical tools
06/28/2016 Prof. Ralph Chamberlin, Arizona State Universtiy
Equilibrium response, thermal fluctuations, and 1/f noise from nanothermodynamics
07/05/2016 Prof. Dr. Holger Kress, University of Bayreuth
Physical characteristics of phagocytic uptake and transport

winter term 2015/16
10/27/2015 Prof. Dr. Stefan Klumpp, Georg-August-University Göttingen
Magnetism and motility of magnetotactic bacteria
11/10/2015 Autumn School
Hohegeiß, Harz
several guests and presentations
11/24/2015 Prof. E. Schäffer, Universitiy of Tübingen
Molecular Machines under Tension: How Kinesins Get to the Microtubule End & DNA Recombination
12/15/2015 Dr. F. S. Wouters, University Medical Center Göttingen
01/12/2016 Dr. K. Franze, University of Cambrigde
CNS mechanics: forcing neuronal development and regeneration
01/26/2016 Prof. P. Kohl, Imperial College London
Systems Biology of the Heart: Model or Muddle
02/09/2016 Dr. A. Ros, Arizona State University
Microfluidics for Serial Femtosecond Crystallography

summer term 2015
04/14/2015 S. Kuss, University of Goettingen
Spatiotemporal imaging of neurotransmitters using near infrared fluorescent carbon nanotube probes
04/28/2015 M. Weiss, University of Bayreuth
Organizing living matter – from molecules to cellular structures
05/12/2015 L. Hilbert, Center for Systems Biology Dresden
Coordinated dynamics of 10 to 100 mechanically coupled molecular motors
05/26/2015 F. Mugele, University of Twente, NL
Ion adsorption at solid-electrolyte interfaces: from atomic scale AFM imaging to macroscopic wetting transitions
06/09/2015 D. Heinrich, Leiden University, NL
Control of cell dynamics by external cues
06/23/2015 T. Schäffer, University of Tuebingen
High-resolution cell mechanics by scanning ion conductance microscopy
07/07/2015 D. Kube, University of Goettingen
Cell migration and invasion of lymphoma in vitro and in xenograft models and the role of Wnt signaling

winter term 2014/15
10/21/2014 Rudolf Merkel, Forschungszentrum Jülich
The forceful relation between cells and subtrates
11/18/2014 Klemens Rottner, Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
Molecular dissection o actin abused cell edge protrusion
12/02/2014 Yael Roichman, University of Tel Aviv
Dynamics in steady state in-vitro acto-myosin networks
12/15/2014 Peter van Haastert, university of Groningen
How cells move and navigate in shallow gradients of chemoattractant
01/07/2015 Loredana Casalis, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste
Functional DNA-barcoded nanostructures of the sensitive monitoring of bio-recognition events
01/13/2015 Markus Maniak, University of Kassel
Biogenesis of lipid droplets from the endoplasmic reticulum

summer term 2014
04/28/2014 Walter Zimmermann, University of Bayreuth
Pattern creation in nature and materials
05/14/2014 Jochen Guck, BIOTEC, TU Dresden
The mechanical properties of cell and tissues - does soft matter?
05/27/2014 Josef A. Käs, University of Leipzig
Physics of cancer
06/06/2014 Stephan Grill, BIOTEC; TU Dresden
Active proceses that pattern and form organisms
07/01/2014 Alexander Ros, Arizona State University
Beyond miniaturization: Tailored microenvironments for bio-analysis
07/08/2014 Matthias Rief, TU München
Mechanics of single protein molecules
07/22/2014 Motomu Tanaka, University of Heidelberg
What shape and motion talk: Physics of human diseases

winter term 2013/14
09/20/2013 Jim Mitchell, School of Biological Sciences Flinders, University of Adelaid, Australia
The function of microbially generated structure: Purcell processes and constrained diffusion
10/08/2013 Akash Gulyani, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
Imaging protein activation events in living cells: Scr at the leading edge
10/14/2013 K. C. Huang, Stanford University
Subcellular measurements of growth in single cells reveal morphological control mechanisms
10/22/2013 Adam J. Engler, University of California
Vinculin mechanosensing and its role in differentiation, desease, and aging
10/29/2013 Ben Fabry, University of Erlangen
Cell adhesion and micration in 3D
11/12/2013 Holger Stark, TU Berlin
Active motion: How non-equilibrium manifests itself
11/26/2013 Monika Fritz, University of Bremen
Biomineralisation of Nacre as a Model for New Material - The Role of the Organic Matrix
12/04/2013 Marco Mazza, Max Planck Institute of Dynamics and Self-Organisation
Cooperativity of and in water
01/07/2014 Albrecht Ott, Saarland University
Live cell rheology - simple context for a complex machinery
01/28/2014 Bertram Brenig, GZMB, University of Göttingen
Zirkulierende Nukleinsäuren als Biomarker in der Tumordiagnostik
02/04/2014 Robert Endres, Imperial College, London
Chemotaxis: linking cell shape, behavior and strategy

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