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Biophysics of Molecules – Übersicht

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In a conjunct lecture together with Biologists from the MPI for Biochemistry, we explore the biophysics of molecules. The aim is to couple biophysics research and teaching to contemporary topics of molecular biology.

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Zeit und Ort

Mondays 12.30-16.00
Room H 537
Schellingstr. 4, 5th Floor

For Master students, background on Cellular Biophysics, Molecular Biophysics and Theoretical Biophysics highly recommended. Lecture within the Biophysics Program of the Physics Master
(4 hour lecture, 6 Credit Points)

15.10.
Introduction to Biophysics of Molecules
Dieter Braun
Links to Movies: The Inner life of a cell, RNA Polymerase II, Myosin V, Keratocyte,
Aquaporin, Aquaporin Detail, Brownian Ratchet.
Apendix: Transport of ATP in Dendrites: Mitochondria are everywhere.

22.10.
Protein folding - hydrophobic collapse and Helix-coil transition
Friedrich Foerster

29.10.
X-ray protein crystallography
Esben Lorentzen

5.11.
Three-dimensional electron cryomicroscopy (165MB, only Talk here)
Friedrich Foerster

12.11.
Cilium formation and function (41MB, only Talk here)
Esben Lorentzen

19.11.
Force induced protein unfolding and Force-extension Curves (Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4)
Hermann Gaub/Dieter Braun

26.11.
Cytoskeletal filaments, Actin polymerization and Actin Treadmilling (Part1, Part2)
Carsten Grashoff (in exchange for Julia von Blume)

3.12.
Concepts of cell adhesion and cellular mechano-transduction (Part1, Part2)
Carsten Grashoff (in exchange for Julia von Blume)

10.12.
Molecular Motor (Lecture)
Frank Schnorrer

17.12.
Development and mechanics of insect muscle (Part1, Part2)
Frank Schnorrer

7.1.
Molecular Motors III (rotation motors) and Crowded environments (Slides 1,2,3,4, Movie 1,2, Talk Toyabe)
Dieter Braun

14.1.
DNA mechanics + DNA motors and viruses (Lecture)
Tim Liedl

21.1.
Structure of the genome - Chromatin (Lecture)
Zuzana Storchova

28.1.
Karyotyping, Genome, transcriptome and proteome dynamics in eukaryotic cells(Lecture)
Zuzana Storchova

4.2.
Oral Exam (Room: N110, Altbau Physik)
Dieter Braun/Tim Liedl

Mündliche Prüfung entweder Mo 4.2. 12.30 - 18.15
oder Mi 20.2. 9.30 - 13.00

Final Assignment list for Oral Exam  (update 22. Jan)

List of Marks (20.2.2013)
You can pick up the "Scheine" starting next week
from the Sekretary of Prof. Rädler/Liedl.

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Dieter Braun