Biophysics Seminars

The Department of Biophysics hosts a vibrant seminar series, where senior leaders and rising stars discuss their latest work and spend a day meeting with faculty, postdocs, and students. Seminars are held on the second Thursday of each month.

Lectures are presently held virtually via zoom

DateSpeaker and Seminar Title - 2020-2021 SeasonHost
Nov 5, 2020

Simon Alberti, Ph.D. – Professor, Biotechnology Center TU Dresden, Germany

Title: "Phase separation as a stress survival strategy"-Zoom Link

Kendra Frederick, Ph.D.
Dec 3, 2020

Alf Honigmann, Ph.D. – Max Planck Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell and Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), Dresden, Germany

Title: "Assembly, Structure and Function of the Apical Junctional Complex"

Zoom Link

Mike Rosen, Ph.D.
Jan 7, 2021

Emmanuel Levy, Ph.D. – Principal Investigator, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Title: "Principles of Protein Assembly in Cells"
Kimberly Reynolds, Ph.D.
Feb 4, 2021

Volodymyr Korkhov, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

Title: "Structure and function of membrane adenylyl cyclases"
Xiaochun Li, Ph.D.
Mar 4, 2021

Elena Conti, Ph.D. – Director, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

Title: "The exosome complex: the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide of RNA degradation"

Zoom Link

Jan Erzberger, Ph.D.
Apr 1, 2021

Dora Tang, Ph.D. – Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

Title: “Bottom up synthetic cellularity"

Zoom Link

Biophysics Graduate Students - Martyna Kosno
May 6, 2021

Patrick Cramer, Ph.D. – Director, Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany

Title:"New Insights into Chromatin Transcription" 

Zoom Link

Michael Rosen, Ph.D.
June 3, 2021

Paola Picotti, Ph.D. -Deputy head of Institute for Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Title:"Proteomes in 3D"

Zoom Link


Kendra Frederick, Ph.D.