Department of Physics @ Carnegie Mellon

Theoretical and Computational Biological Physics

 

Part of the Biological Physics Initiative
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Deserno Group, June 2011

   

Group Leader

 
   

Prof. Dr. Markus Deserno

Associate Professor of Physics and Associate Department Head

PhD 2000 (MPI-P, Mainz, Germany)

Department of Physics
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

office: Wean Hall 6319

Markus Deserno

 
   

Postdoctoral Researchers

 
   

Zunjing Wang

PhD, Tsinghua University

Topic: Bottom-up coarse-graining of phospholipid bilayers

joined group in February 2008

email: zunjingw@...

Zunjing Wang

 
   
   

 
   

PhD Students

 
   

Patrick Diggins IV

Topic: Membrane and protein elasticity

joined group in Fall 2010

email: pdiggins@...

Patrick Diggins

Robert Haussman

Topic: EFT theory of surface mediated interactions

joined group in Fall 2011

email: rhaussma@...

<Robert Haussman>

Nicholas Jin

Topic: SNARE mediated lipid membrane fusion

joined group in Fall 2014

email: njin@...

Nick Jin

Zach A. McDargh

Topic: Differential geometry of elastic curves and surfaces

joined group in Fall 2013

email: zmcdargh@...

Zach McDargh

M. Mert Terzi

Topic: Membrane elastic functionals from 3D continuum theory

joined group in Spring 2014

email: mterzi@...

Mert Terzi

Xin Wang

Topic: Bilayer and monolayer elastic parameters from simulations

joined group in Fall 2012

email: xwang2@...

Xin Wang
   

 
   

Undergraduate and Master Students

 
   
...currently none. Inquire for possibilities! 
   

 
   

Internal Collaborators

 
   
Shelley Anna (Chemical and Mechanical Engineering)  
Fred Lanni (Biology)  
Mathias Lösche (Physics)  
Steve Garoff (Physics)  
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski (Chemistry)  
Manojkumar Puthenveedu (Biology)  
Ira Rothstein (Physics)  
Bob Tilton (Chemical Engineering)  
Lynn Walker (Chemical Engineering)  
   

 
   

External Collaborators (current and former)

 
   
Michael Bachmann, UGA  
Alan Esker, VT  
Roland Faller, UCD  
Richard Gandour, VT  
Charles Glabe, UCI  
Jemal Guven, UNAM  
Jim Hall, UCI  
Zoya Ignatova, TU Berlin  
Mikko Karttunen, University of Waterloo  
Kurt Kremer, MPI-P  
Martin Müller, Universit√© de Lorraine  
Christine Peter, University of Konstanz  
Amadeu Sum, CSM  
   

 
   

Alumni

 
   

Postdocs

 
Ira R. Cooke (2003 – 2005)  
Vagelis A. Harmandaris (2005 – 2007)  
Gregoria Illya (2004 – 2007)  
Venkatramanan Krishnamani (2011 – 2013)  
Xiaofei Li (2009 – 2010)  
Ben J. Reynwar (2005 – 2007)  
Pablo Vázquez-Montejo (2014 – Spring 2015)  
   

PhD students

 
Tristan Bereau (2007 – 2011)  
Mingyang Hu (2009 – 2013)  
Martin M. Müller (2005 – 2007)  
Cem Yolcu (2008 – 2012)  
   

Undergraduare students

 
John J. Briguglio (2010 – 2011)  
Kunting (Eddie) Chua (2009 – 2010)  
Jared Delmar (2010-2011)  
Changjiang (Desmond) Liu (summer 2014)  
Martin M. Müller (Diploma: 2004)  
Senthilkumar Muthiah (Master: 2010)  
Davood Norouzi (summer 2005)  
Jason W. Rocks (2011-2013)  
   
   
   
   

 

 

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NIH

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