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Biomembranes and more

Mina Aleksanyan

MSc student

(since June 2018)

Deformation and electroporation of model membranes and cell-derived vesicles

Anne Voigt

PhD student

(since May 2018)

Project to be specified

Yusheng Wu (Sunny)

undergraduate student

DAAD fellow

(since May 2018)

Cell membrane reshaping by transmembrane asymmetry

Hammad A. Faizi

visiting PhD student

(since April 2018)

Fluctuation spectroscopy of polymer membranes

(In collaboration with Petia Vlahovska)

Shelli Frey

on sabbatical visit

(since March 2018)

Interaction of Huntington-protein particles with giant vesicles

Petia Vlahovska

Humboldt research fellow

(since Oct 2017)

Electromechanics of membranes

Rafael Lira


(since Feb 2017)

Interaction of surfactant-stabilized oil droplets with biomembranes

Ziliang Zhao


(since April 2016)

Morphology of membranes in contact with aqueous two-phase systems

Tripta Bhatia


(since Feb 2016)

Assessing membrane mechanics with micropipettes

Marzie Karimi

PhD student

(since Oct 2015)

Mechanical properties of membranes exposed to physiological buffers

Eleanor Ewins

PhD student

IRTG fellow

(since Sept 2015)

Membrane-particle interactions

Vasil Georgiev

PhD student

IMPRS fellow (Sept 2013 - March 2017); postdoc (since April 2017)

Light-induced changes in biomembranes

Jan Steinkühler

PhD student, IRTG fellow (Jan 2013 - March 2016); postdoc

(since April 2016)

Adhesion-induced domain formation

Carmen Remde

chemical engineer

(since Jan 2005)

Maintenance of the confocal microscope and other equipment in the lab


Last modified: 04-Jun-18 9:46:10 AM

Current members

Rumiana Dimova

Principle investigator