BLOCKKURS: Special Topics in Molecular Biophysics: Biomembranes

Block course (lecture, tutorial & lab)

July 22-26, 2013, 9-18 o'clock, Location: SR E2 (1.1.53)


Online-Registration until May 15, 2013 to Alexander Boreham,

Priliminary Discussion: Tuesday, 02.07.2013 16h SR E2 (1.1.53)

ECTS: 5 (Master of Physics)



Structure of biomembranes, physical basis of their organisation, transport across and along membranes, electrostatics at the membrane/water interface, membrane proteins and membrane protein –lipid interaction, physical methods to study membranes


Tutorial and training content:

Membrane protein –lipid interaction, determination of surface potential, lipid diffusion, domain formation, techniques: steady-state and time resolved absorption and fluorescence techniques