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Erich Sackmann to give a tutorial on the Cell Membranes, Adhesion and Locomotion

May 16, 2018

1100 Lecture 1: The shell-string (tensegrity) model of cells
 The composite cell envelope
 Self-stabilization of cells by actin-microtubule cross talk
 A short look at the classical thermodynamic-elastic concept
 of membrane sculpturing
 An example: Lipid-protein sorting by the concept of
 hydrophobic matching.
 Adhesion domains as generators of solitary actin gelation
 pulses

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Prof. Francois Remacle Awarded the European Physical Society’s Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics for the Autumn/Winter 2017

January 25, 2018

We are happy to congratulate Professor Francoise Remacle of the Université de Liège, a long-time friend, collaborator and a frequent visitor of our Fritz Haber center upon winning the European Physical Society’s Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics for the Autumn/Winter 2017. The citation for her honor is:

“For groundbreaking contributions to interdisciplinary domains bridging Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, for her leading role in European and International research projects and for her excellent mentoring activity “