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Biomembranes and more

Rafaela Cavalcanti Keller

Lab manager

(since Sept 2022)

Microscopy and membrane studies

Matilde Accorsi

PhD student

(since September 2022)

Bottom-up nanowiring in primitive neural networks via tubulation

Emilia Krok

Visiting PhD student

NAWA-STER fellow

(since July 2022)

Development of bacterial model membranes as a first step for unraveling prokaryotic anhydrobiosis

(collaboration with Łukasz Piątkowski)

Kita Schmidt

Visiting PhD student, IMPRS fellow

(since Dec 2021)

Sculpting the membrane: control of membrane organization by septins

(cosupervision with Helge Ewers)

Agustin Mangiarotti

Alexander von Humboldt fellow

(since July 2021)

Resolving the mechanism of membrane remodeling by liquid droplets

Shahenda Ramadan

PhD student, IMPRS fellow

(since Jan 2021)

Understanding protein-protein interactions on model membranes

(in collaboration with Daniel Varon Silva and Heiko Möller)

Nicky Tam

PhD student, IMPRS fellow

(since Sept 2020)

Message in a vesicle: Intercellular communication through extracellular vesicles

(in collaboration with Amaia Cipitria)

Mareike Stephan

PhD student, IMPRS fellow

(since August 2019)

Bacterial mimetic systems for the study of bacteriophage infection

(in collaboration with S. Barbirz and T. Robinson)

Shreya Pramanik

PhD student

Max Planck School Matter to Life

(since Sept 2019)

From giant vesicles to smart membrane compartments

(cosupervision with R. Lipowsky and J. Steinkühler)

Mina Aleksanyan

PhD student, IMPRS fellow (since Oct 2019)

MSc student (June 2018 - June 2019)

Controlling transmembrane transport by light (in collaboration with Joachim Heberle); Deformation and electroporation of model membranes and cell-derived vesicles

Carmen Remde

Chemical engineer

(since Jan 2005)

Maintenance of the confocal microscopes and other equipment in the lab


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Current members

Rumiana Dimova

Principle investigator