Fakultät für Physik




Seminar and Journal Club: Biophysics and Cell Dynamics – Übersicht

  • Übersicht

on Monday, at 15:30, in room N110

by Dr. Doris Heinrich

We are discussing the following papers:



(presented by Matthias Himmelstoß)

M. Yusuf Ali, Hailong Lu, Carol S. Bookwalter, David M. Warshaw, and Kathleen M. Trybus
Myosin V and Kinesin act as tethers to enhance each others’ processivity
PNAS (2008) 105 4691–4696


(presented by Matthias Rakowski)

Dirk Dormann, Thorsten Libotte, Cornelis J. Weijer, Till Bretschneider
Simultaneous quantification of cell motility and protein-membrane-association using active contours
Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton (2002) 52, 221–230


(presented by Börn Meier)

Nicholas P. Barry and Mark S. Bretscher
Dictyostelium amoebae and neutrophils can swim
PNAS (2010) 107. 11376–11380


(presented by Gerrit Huy)

C. Pelzl, D. Arcizet, G. Piontek, J. Schlegel, and D. Heinrich
Axonal Guidance by Surface Microstructuring for Intracellular Transport Investigations
ChemPhysChem 10, 2884 (2009)


(presented by Miranda Roßmann)

Aldo Ferrari, Paolo Faraci, Marco Cecchini, Fabio Beltrama
The effect of alternative neuronal differentiation pathways on PC12 cell adhesion and neurite alignment to nanogratings
J.biomaterials (2009)


(presented by Marion Vollmer)

Cox BJ, Vollmer M, Tamplin O, Lu M, Biechele S, Gertsenstein M, van Campenhout C, Floss T, Kühn R, Wurst W, Lickert H, Rossant J.
Phenotypic annotation of the mouse X chromosome.
Genome Res. 2010;20(8):1154-64


(presented by Felix Keber)

Christian H. Schreiber, Murray Stewart, and Thomas Duke
Simulation of cell motility that reproduces the force–velocity relationship
print May 3, 2010, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1002538107


(presented by Mari Gorelashvili)

J. Mahowald, D. Arcizet, and D. Heinrich
Impact of external stimuli and cell micro-architecture on intracellular transport states
ChemPhysChem 10, 1559 (2009)


(presented by Matthias Rakowski)

Bretschneider T, Anderson K, Ecke M, Müller-Taubenberger A, Schroth-Diez B, Ishikawa-Ankerhold HC, and Gerisch G
The three-dimensional dynamics of actin waves, a model of cytoskeletal self-organization
Biophysical journal 96(7):2888-900, 2009


(presented by Börn Meier)

Albert J. Bae, Carsten Beta and Eberhard Bodenschatz
Rapid switching of chemical signals in microfluidic devices
Lab Chip, 2009, 9, 3059


(presented by Gerrit Huy)

Cattaneo E, Zuccato C, Tartari M
Normal huntingtin function: an alternative approach to Huntington's disease
Nature Reviews. Neuroscience 6 (12): 919–30 (2005)


(presented by Börn Meier)

E. Sackmann, F. Keber and D. Heinrich
Physics of cellular movements
Annu. Rev. Condens. Matter Phys. 1:257–76 (2010)


(presented by Mari Gorelashvili)

D. Arcizet, B. Meier, E. Sackmann, J. Rädler, and D. Heinrich
Temporal analysis of active and passive transport in living cells
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 248103 (2008)