Past Seminars

Vesicles interacting with nanoparticles

Dr. Amir Bahrami, Department of Theory and Biosystems, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam

08/27/2013, Location: Seminar Room T 1 (1.3.21)


Electrophoresis of drops and bubbles

Prof. Ehud Yariv, Department of Mathematics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

08/22/2013, Location: Seminar Room T 1 (1.3.21)


Viscoelastic multiparticle collision dynamics fluid: Finite extensible Gaussian dumbbells

Bartosz Georg Kowalik, Institute for Advanced Simulation 2 (IAS-2) Forschungszentrum Jülich

08/15/2013, Location:Seminar Room T3 (1.3.48)


The binding constant of membraneanchored receptors and ligands depends strongly on the nanoscale roughness of the membranes

Dr. Thomas Weikl, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Department of Theory and Bio-Systems

06/27/2013, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Dominant Pathways in the Conformational Dynamics of Large Proteins, from Atomistic Simulations

Dr. Pietro Faccioli, Laboratorio Interdisciplinare di Scienza Computazionale (LISC) Physics Department of Trento University,Trento, Italy

06/21/2013, Location: Seminar Room T3 (1.3.48)


RNA folding with pseudoknots

Prof. Dr. Henri Orland, Institut de Physique Théorique, CEA, Saclay

06/19/2013, Location: Lecture Hall A (1.3.14)


Salt induced hydrophobic collapse -- theoretical models vs. simulation

Dr. Jan Heyda, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin

05/16/2013, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Analysis of multivalent effects using single molecule force spectroscopy (SMFS) on pyridine coordination compounds

Manuel Gensler, Humbold Universität Berlin

04/25/2013, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Formation of protein secondary structure motifs

Dr. Carsten Baldauf, Fritz-Haber Institut Berlin

03/07/2013, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Surface Freezing

Dr. Benjamin Ocko, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.J., USA

02/22/2013, Location: Seminar Room T3 (1.3.48)


Information Processing in Selected Neural Models

Davide Bernardi, Physics Department, Humboldt University Berlin

01/16/2013, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T3 (1.3.48)


Cell motility and chemotaxis - from bacterial swimmers to amoeboid motion

Prof. Carsten Beta, Physics Department, University of Potsdam

12/13/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Application of the Multivalent Concept to the Protein-Ligand Interaction"

Dr. Min Shan, Institut für Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universität Berlin

12/06/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Coarse-grained simulations of collective phenomena in lipid bilayers

Dr. H. Jelger Risselada, Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.

11/29/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


An iterative, fast finite element solution method for the Poisson–Boltzmann equation and its application to the concept of colloidal charge renormalisation

Alexander Schlaich, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Freie Universität Berlin

11/22/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Understanding ion currents in DNA translocation experiments

Stefan Kesselheim, Institute for Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany

11/15/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T2 (1.4.03)


Biomimetic Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Dr. Axel  Neffe, Zentrum für Biomaterialentwicklung/Institut für Polymerforschung Helmholtz Zentrum, Teltow

11/07/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T3 (1.3.48)


Fluctuation-induced Resonances in Biopolymer Refolding Dynamics and Stretching

Dr. Won Kyu Kim, Department of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea

11/01/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T 2 (1.4.03)


Pulses, Channels and Single Molecules at Interfaces and the Physics of Blood Clotting

Prof. Matthias F. Schneider, Biological Physics Group, Boston University, Boston, USA

09/24/2012, 02:00 PM, Location: Lecture Hall, 1.3.14


ssRNA thermodynamics: the method of constrained annealing

Prof. Yevgeni Mamasakhlisov, Faculty of Physics, Yerevan State University, Armenia

08/22/2012, 02:00 PM, Location: Lecture Hall, 1.3.14


Theoretical QM/MM studies applied to enzyme catalysis: Thymidylate Synthase

Dr. Natal Kanaan Izquierdo

08/17/2012, 10:00 AM, Location: 1.1.16


Shape of a eukaryotic cell: chemotactic migration of a deformable cell, and the contractility of an actin-myosin network

Dr. Tetsuya Hiraiwa, Center for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

08/16/2012, 01:00 PM, Location: Lecture Hall, 1.3.14


The Regulation of the H4 Tail Binding and Folding Landscapes via Lys-16 Acetylation

Prof. Garegin A. Papoian, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute for Physical, Science and Technology, University of Maryland

08/14/2012, 02:00 PM, Location: Lecture Hall, 1.3.14


An alternative perspective on spinors

Julian Kappler, LMU Munich

08/10/2012, 12:00 PM, Location: Lecture Hall, 1.3.14


Dielectric Spectroscopy of Hydration and Ion Association in Aqueous Electrolytes

Prof. Dr. Richard Buchner, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universität Regensburg

06/27/2012, 16:00 PM, Location: 1.3.21


Colloids between two and three dimensions

Prof. Dr. Sabine Klapp, Institut f. Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Berlin

06/21/2012, 04:00 PM, Location: Dahlem Center Seminar Room, 1.4.08


Towards understanding the nature of light scalar mesons using lattice QCD

Jan Daldrop University of Bonn

06/15/2012, 12:15 PM, Location: Dahlem Center Seminar Room, 1.4.08


Understanding Structure, Function and Dynamics of the Enzyme E.coli Alkaline Phosphatase

Mari Chikvaidze,Computational Biophysical Chemistry Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing University of Heidelberg

05/16/2012, 05:00 PM, Location: Seminar Room T1, 1.3.21


From syringe to the smart, soft skin-penetrators: Nanotechnology for drug delivery across the skin

Prof. Dr. Gregor Cevc, Advanced Treatments Institute Gauting

05/02/2012, 17:15 PM,Location: lecture hall Takurstr. 3


Physicochemical principles of effivient information processind in biological cells

Dr. Frank Noe, DFG Research Center Matheon, FU Berlin

04/12/2012, 16:00 PM, Location: 1.3.21


An overview for the properties of complex macromolecules: the case of bottlebrush and multi block copolymers and the self-assembly of DNAcoated colloids

Dr. Panagiotis E. Theodorakis, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria; CMS, Vienna, Austria; ViCoM, Vienna, Austria

04/11/2012, 16:00 PM, Location: 1.3.21


Competing Interactions in Molecular Recognition from MM-PBSA Calculations

Dr. Parimal Kar, Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam

02/21/2012, 15:00 PM, Location: 1.3.14


Stretching proteins - how macromolecules propagate mechanical forces

Dr. Frauke Graeter, Heidelberg Institut für Theoretische Studien und MPG-CAS Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai,China

01/09/2012, 02:15 PM, Location: 1.3.14


Anisotropic dielectric spectrum of interfacial water

Dr. Stephan Gekle, Physik Departement, TU Munich, Garching

11/28/2011, 04:15 PM, Location: 1.3.48


Electrophoretic mobility and electric surface conductivity at aqueous interfaces

Douwe Bonthuis, Physik Department, TU München, Garching

11/22/2011, 10:15 AM, Location: 1.4.31


Casimir interaction and disorder effects

Dr. Ali Naji, School of Physics, Institute for Research and Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, Iran

11/16/2011, 05:15 PM, Location: 1.4.08


Impurity Effects, Charge Ordering and Phase Separation in Electronic Systems

Prof. Dr. A. Nihat Berker, Sabanci University Istanbul

11/07/2011, 02:15 PM, Location: 1.3.14