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Biomembranes and more

Rafaela Cavalcanti

visiting PhD student

(since September 2018)

Fusion of model lipid membranes (in collaboration with Karin A Riske)

Mina Aleksanyan

MSc student

(since June 2018)

Deformation and electroporation of model membranes and cell-derived vesicles

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: 23-Aug-18 11:32:26 AM

Current members

Rumiana Dimova

Principle investigator