Fakultät für Physik




Biophysics of Macromolecules – Overview


  • Summary reader for the class ("Skript") now under "Lecture Notes".
  • If you want to experience some of the techniques covered in the course (and beyond!) in the lab - there is the biophysics lab course!
  • Topic for "5 min biophysics TED talks": [PDF] (This list has a lot of suggestions; feel free to propose your own topic, though!)
  • Names with chosen TED-Topics


Lecturers:                           Contact:
Prof. Dr. Jan Lipfert               jan.lipfert@lmu.de
Prof. Dr. Dieter Braun           dieter.braun@lmu.de


Time and place:

  • Lecture:    Monday 12:15 - 15:00 (Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, N020)
  • Tutorial:    Monday 15:15 - 16:00 (Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, N020)

Credits: 4 SWS = 6 ECTS 


  • Phillips, Kondev and Theriot "Physical Biology of the Cell"
  • Jonathon Howard "Mechanics of Motor Proteins and the Cytoskeleton"
  • Sackmann and Merkel "Lehrbuch der Biophysik" (in German) [http://www.biophy.de/]
  • Alberts et al. "Molecular Biology of the Cell"
  • Nelson "Biological Physics"


Lecture Notes

Problems sets

Results of the Exam
(including Bonus from Problem sets and Talks)

How to get the "Scheine":
Come to m.haeusler@lmu.de, Assistent of the Braun Lab (089 2180 1484), fill in your personal details in the Schein form and fetch the signed Schein some days later. You can also have a look at the Klausur and check the corrections.