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    Live Bacteria under Confinement

    We are looking for highly motivated candidates interested in working on current topics in biophysics. Our aim is to investigate the dynamics of living bacteria in constrained geometries to understand …

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    Sampling endpoints of signaling-network evolution

    The main tasks will include data acquisition and analysis of signaling dynamics using Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) and behavioral studies with microfluidic devices. The research will benefit from pre-existing …

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    Internship: Hybrid quantum physics in silicon

    Suitably designed nanostructures on a photonic chip can serve as optical cavity and nanomechanical resonator at the same time. In such optomechanical devices, photons and phonons (i.e., optical and mechanical …

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    Singlet fission for highly efficient solar cells

    Your project will involve: Investigating decisive factors for the efficiency of singlet fission materials, fabricating solar cells from singlet fission materials, in combination with conventional, inorganic materials and optical and …

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    From a single cell to a mini-organ

    In this project you will investigate relations between cells in space and time, as well as the growth of the individual cells.It has recently become possible to grow mini-organs, called …

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    Fabrication and mechanical characterization of biomimetic living cells

    In this project you will create mimics of animal cells by enclosing biopolymer networks in membranous containers, and you will develop methods of network-membrane coupling using gene recombinant DNA techniques.Living …

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    Singlet fission for highly efficient solar cells

    Your project will involve: Investigating decisive factors for the efficiency of singlet fission materials, fabricating solar cells from singlet fission materials, in combination with conventional, inorganic materials and optical and …

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    Designing Cytolinkers to Understand the Cell’s Mechanics from the Bottom Up

    In this project the student will express and prepare purpose-designed recombinant Plectins, a class of protein that brings connectivity to the filamentous proteins of the cytoskeleton. Eukaryotic cells rely on …

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    Crystal Structures by Design

    Can we program particles to self-assemble into regular crystal structures by properly designing the interactions between these particles? This is a question that belongs to a novel class of inverse …

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    Structural basis of the activity of myosin motor proteins

    Networks of actin filaments and myosin motor proteins are very fundamental structures in cells. They are responsible for cell deformation during cell migration and cell division. What is really fascinating …

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