Cell Biophysics and Statistical Physics

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Current PhD projects

Exemplary Ph. D. projects on theoretical subjects in our group include
  • Modelling robustness principles in cellular adhesion (A. Bräutigam)
  • Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of growing biofilms (K. Zhou)
  • Machine-learning of governing differential equations from data (Y. Huang)
  • Modeling the molecular mechanics of bacterial migration (A. Simsek)


Projects with experimental character include

  • Development of new methods for measuring cell-generated forces
  • Regulation of twitching migration of P. aeruginosa