Chair of Molecular Physical Chemistry

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News

18.04.17 Welcome | Julian Koch

Julian Koch is our new phd student. Welcome !!


24.03.17 Graduation | Deborah Sandrin

Deborah Sandrin successfully finished her doctorate with the thesis entitled "Analysis of molecular diffusion and photochemistry by quantitative fluorescence correlation spectroscopy". Congratulations!!


23.02.17 Award | Mykola Dimura

Mykola Dimura wins at the Biophysical Society Meeting in New Orleans, USA, the Poster Award of Fluorescence Subgroup.

Titel: Multi-conformation Biomolecular Structure Determination by High-precision FRET and Molecular Simulations


05.07.16 Graduation | Katherina Hemmen

Katherina Hemmen successfully finished her doctorate with the thesis entitled "Structure and conformational fluctuations of Phage T4 lysozyme under native and denaturing conditions". Congratulations!!


02.05.16 Welcome | Jan-Hendrik Budde

Jan-Hendrik Budde is our new phd student. Welcome !!


10.03.16 Graduation | Thomas Peulen

Thomas Peulen finished with distinction his doctorate with the thesis entitled "Mapping protein Structure and Dynamics by Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in vitro and in live cells" . Congratulations !!


03.02.16 Graduation | Qijun Ma

Qijun Ma successfully finished her doctorate with the thesis entitled "Protein interactions in living cells studied by multiparameter fluorescence imaging spectroscopy". Congratulations!!


05.10.15 Award | Deborah Sandrin

Deborah Sandrin wins the best presentation award at the Workshop FCS in Polymer Science, September 24th-25th, 2015 RWTH Aachen.

Title: Quantitative experimental and theoretical investigation of diffusion of macromolecules through gel matrices


24.08.15 Graduation | Dmytro Rodnin

Dmytro Rodnin successfully finished his doctorate with the thesis entitled "Protein dynamics as studied by single molecule Förster resonance energy transfer". Congratulations !!


23.07.15 Award | Claus Seidel

The European Union will support Prof. Dr. Claus Seidel with around 2.5 million euros in the next five years. The researcher of the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf (HHU) was awarded the highly prestigious Advanced Grant in 2014 of the European Research Council (ERC) in the Panel PE4 (Physical and Analytical Chemical Sciences).


28.05.15 Award | Aiswaria Prakash

Aiswaria Prakash received a doctoral scholarship from the DAAD and can make her doctoral thesis in the MPC.


10.02.15 Award | Thomas Peulen

Thomas Peulen wins the poster award of the Fluorescence Subgroup at the Biophysical Society Meeting in Baltimore, USA.

Titel: Positional Fluorophore Properties in High-Precision FRET Analysis: Orientation Effects, Dynamic Quenching and Beyond


19.01.15 Welcome | Aiswaria Prakash

Aiswaria Prakash is our new guest student. Welcome !!


15.10.14 Graduation | Hayk Vardanyan

Hayk Vardanyan successfully finished his doctorate with the thesis entitled "FRET restrained high-precision structural modeling of RNA junctions". Congratulations !!


26.08.14 Graduation | Daniel Rohrbeck

Daniel Rohrbeck successfully finished his doctorate with the thesis entitled "Study of catalysis and structural dynamics of proteins and protein complexes with single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy". Congratulations !!


10.08.14 Graduation | Markus Richert

Markus Richert successfully finished his doctorate with the thesis entitled "Investigation of functional dynamics in DNA structures and DNA polymerases by single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy". Congratulations !!


15.07.14 Award | Maria Bous

Maria Bous wins a poster award at the European Detergence Conference in Fulda.

Title: Study of surfactant structures on solid surfaces directly in solution by high resolution fluorescence microscopy


15.07.14 Award | Julian van Megen

Julian van Megen wins a poster award at the European Detergence Conference in Fulda.

Title: Study of adsorption layers of surfactant mixtures on solid surfaces by atomic force microscopy


18.02.14 Award | Katherina Hemmen

Katherina Hemmen wins the poster award of the Fluorescence Subgroup at the Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, USA.

Title: Deciphering Folding Pathways of Phage T4 Lysozyme: Influence of Multiple Conformations


30.01.14 Graduation | Stephanie Grabowski

Stephanie Grabowski successfully finished her doctorate with the thesis entitled "Multiparameter Fluorescence Image Spectroscopy of protein complexes in planta". Congratulations!!


19.12.13 Graduation | Denis Doerr

Denis Doerr successfully finished his doctorate with the thesis entitled "Investigation of the influence of the matrix and photo protective additives on the properties of fluorophores by means of single-molecule spectroscopy". Congratulations!!


Publications

23.02.17 Publication | Bekir Bulat und Claus Seidel

Title: Uptake dynamics of graphene quantum dots into primary human blood cells following in vitro exposure

RSC Advances 7, 12208-12216 (2017)

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA27829A


09.12.16 Publication | Mykola Dimura, Thomas Peulen and other members of the Seidel Group

Title: Quantitatve FRET studies and integrative modeling unravel the structure and dynamics of biomolecular systems

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 40, 163-185 (2016)

DOI: 10.1016/j.sbi.2016.11.012


11.11.16 Publication | Annemarie Greife and other members of the Seidel Group

Title: Structural assemblies of the di- and oligomeric G-protein coupled receptor TGR5 in live cells: an MFIS-FRET and integrative modelling study

Sci. Rep. 6, 36792 (2016)

DOI: 10.1038/srep36792


29.01.16 Publication | Deborah Sandrin and other members of the Seidel Group

Title: Diffusion of macromolecules in a polymer hydrogel: from microscopic to macroscopic scales

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18: 12860 - 12876 (2016)

DOI: 10.1039/C5CP07781H


29.01.16 Publication | Qijun Ma, Thomas Peulen and other members of the Seidel Group

Title: Guanylate binding proteins (GBPs) directly attack T. gondii via supramolecular complexes

eLife 5: e.11479 (2016)

DOI: 10.7554/eLife.11479


07.10.15 Publication | Wolfgang von Rybinski, Julian van Megen, Claus Seidel

Title: Structures of adsorption layers of surfactant mixtures on nonpolar solid surfaces

Colloid Polym Sci 396: 3107–3117 (2015)

DOI: 10.1007/s00396-015-3774-6


14.08.15 Publication | Qijun Ma, Claus Seidel

Title: Real-time dynamics of peptide ligand-dependent receptor complex formation in planta

Sci. Signal 8: ra76 (2015)

DOI: undefined10.1126/scisignal.aab0598


14.08.15 Publication | Claus Seidel

Title: Outcome of the First wwPDB Hybrid/Integrative Methods Task Force Workshop

Structure 23: 1156-1167 (2015)

DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2015.05.013


02.02.15 Publication | Claus Seidel

Title: Temperature-cycle microscopy reveals single-molecule conformational heterogeneity

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17: 6532-6544 (2015)

DOI: 10.1039/C4CP05486E


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