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Biomembranes and more

List of some talks

2017


Membrane reshaping by molecules and light

South Denmark University, Odense, Denmark

Membrane wetting, budding and tubulation in vesicles exposed to aqueous two-phase systems

2017 MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, US

Membrane nanotube formation in giant vesicles

Spring meeting of the German Physical Society, Dresden, Germany

GM1 softens the membrane, induces domains and causes spontaneous tubulation in giant vesicles

60th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, New Orleans, LA, US

2016


Spontaneous tubulation in giant vesicles induced by GM1 and PEG

Biomembrane Days, Berlin, Germany

Vesicle-vesicle fusion: features and applications

EMBO Workshop “Membrane fusion in health and disease”, Paris, France

Giant vesicles: membrane models and cell-like capsules

Croucher workshop, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China

2015


Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

Free University, Berlin, Germany

Phase Separation in Ternary Mixture Membranes:

Effect of Adhesion and Protein Adsorption

10th European Biophysical Congress EBSA 2015, Dresden, Germany

Effects of GM1 on phase state, mechanics and curvature of phospholipid membranes

585th  WE-Heraeus-Seminar on Advanced Microscopy of Membrane Biophysics, Bad Honnef, Germany

How GM1 affects the phase state and mechanical properties of phospholipid membranes

59th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, Baltimore, MD, US

2014


Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

Potsdam University, Potsdam, Germany

Light-induced changes in lipid membranes

IMPRS workshop, Harnack Haus, Berlin, Germany

Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany

Phase separation in ternary-mixture membranes:

effect of protein adsorption

SoftComp workshop on Proteins&Nanoparticles@ Membranes, Jülich, Germany

Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

Free University, Berlin, Germany

Vesicles in electric fields: electro-deformation, -poration, and –fusion

Gordon Research Conference on Bioelectrochemistry, University of New England, Maine, US

Vesicles in electric fields

58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, US

Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy  

Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

2013


Probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

Free University, Berlin, Germany

Membrane wetting, budding and tube formation in vesicles enclosing two aqueous phases

27th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society, Sofia, Bulgaria

Membrane wetting, budding and tube formation in vesicles enclosing two aqueous phases

64th Mosbacher Kolloquium on “Membranes in Motion – from Biophysics to Cell Biology”, Mosbach, Germany

Giant vesicles in electric fields –approaches for measuring properties of lipid membranes

Bioelectrochemistry 2013, 12th Topical Meeting

of the International Society of Electrochemistry &

XXII International Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics of the Bioelectrochemical Society, Bochum, Germany

2012


Membrane transformations and morphological changes in lipid vesicles

MRS Fall 2012 Symposium, Boston, MA, US

Membrane wetting, budding and tube formation in vesicles enclosing two phases

PhysCell2012, 2nd conference – EMBO Series (Cell Biophysics), Hyères, France

Membrane transformations in vesicles enclosing aqueous two-phase polymer solutions

76th Annual Meeting of the DPG, Berlin, Germany

2011


Giant vesicles: a handy tool for exploring membrane processes

SFB 803 colloquium, Göttingen, Germany

2010


Holes in Membranes

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Giant vesicles in electric fields: electro-deformation, poration and -fusion

ELOPTO 2010, Mainz

2009


Vesicles in electric fields: some novel  aspects of membrane behavior

Institute Charles Sadron Strasbourg, France

Giant vesicles: probing the membrane nanoregime with optical microscopy

MPIKG, Department of Biomolecular Systems, Dahlem, Berlin

Vesicles in electric fields: some novel  aspects of membrane behavior

XXth International Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, Sibiu Romania

2008


Membrane fusion: timescales and applications

13th conference on non-linear dynamics, Bayreuth

Giant vesicles in electric fields

The XXXVII Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Águas de Lindóia, São Paulo, Brazil

Domain Formation in Model Membranes Induced by Electrofusion of Giant Vesicles

International Workshop on Physical Phenomena in Multi-Component Membranes, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan

Giant vesicles - a handy tool for mimicking the cell membrane

Brown University Department of Physics, Providence, RI

2007


On the timescales of membrane fusion

International Soft Matter Conference, Aachen, Germany

Fusion of model lipid membranes: timescales and some applications

University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Electroporation and fusion of model lipid membranes

XIX International Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, Toulouse, France

On the timescale of membrane fusion

Annual meeting of the German Physical Society, Regensburg, Germany

2006


Giant vesicles - a handy tool for mimicking the cell membrane

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Model lipid membranes subjected to electric fields: electro-deformation, -poration and -fusion

Biophysics for Medicine: Principles, Applications, Perspectives, Mangalia, Romania

Electro-deformation, -poration and –fusion of membranes visualized on giant vesicles

Electroporation based Technologies and Treatments, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Electro-deformation, -poration, and -fusion of model membranes viewed with high temporal resolution

Gordon conference bioelectrochemistry, Aussois, France

Ions interacting with membranes and polymers … and in-between comes water

Compiegne, France

On the timescale of membrane fusion

Bio-Systems Conference, Berlin, Germany

On the timescale of membrane fusion

Rice University, Houston, TX

Single versus double beam optical trapping: applications and challenges

Bordeaux University, France

2005


On the timescale of membrane fusion

Biological Membranes: Structure and Function, Ohio, OH

On the timescale of membrane fusion

ELSO meeting, Dresden, Germany

On the timescale of membrane fusion

French-German Network, Rouen, France

Effect of adsorbed polymers on the spontaneous curvature and elasticity of membranes

GDR, Protéines membranaires et assemblages colloïdaux, Nice, France

2004


Insertion of oligomeric amphiphiles in lipid membranes

Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, Bordeaux, France

Model membranes – properties and applications

Pennsylvania State University, PA

High Temporal Resolution of Electro- Poration, Fusion and Deformation of Giant Vesicles. ‘Squaring’ the Vesicles

and

Fusion of Giant Vesicles Observed wit Time Resolution below a Milisecond

Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD

2003


Model membranes – properties and applications

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Adhesion and fusion of model lipid membranes

French-German Network, Paris, France

Insertion of oligomeric amphiphiles in lipid membranes

China-Germany bilateral symposium, Berlin, Germany

2002


Shear surface viscosity and elasticity measurements on model membranes

Institute Charles Sadron Strasbourg, France

Model membranes: properties and application

Ringberg, Germany

Rheological and mechanical properties of model membranes

Soft Matters (bilateral symposium) Philadelphia, PA

Model membranes: mechanical properties, applications and …

Centro de Astrobiología, INTA-CSIC Madrid, Spain

Mechanical properties of model lipid membranes

Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris

Membrane curvature and dynamics induced by amphiphilic oligomers

Biophysical Society Meeting

San Francisco, CA

2001


Shear surface viscosity of model membranes

Biophysical Chemistry 2001; Imperial College London, UK

Shear surface viscosity of model lipid membranes

Marie Curie Institute Paris, France





Imprint


Organized conferences / workshops

MSAS symposium at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, February 2017

Biomembrane days 2016, Berlin, September 2016

Biomembrane days 2014, Berlin, September 2014

From Soft Matter to Bio-Systems, Symposium on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Reinhard Lipowsky, Potsdam, November 2013

Biophysics of Membrane Transformations, 467th Heraeus Workshop, Bad Honeff, October 2010

XX International Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, Sibiu, Romania, May 2009

Symposium on Mechanical Properties of Biomembranes at the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, July 2007