Department of Physics @ Carnegie Mellon

Theoretical and Computational Biological Physics

 

Part of the Biological Physics Initiative
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics

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Deserno Group, June 2011

   

Group Leader

 
   

Prof. Dr. Markus Deserno

Associate Professor of Physics

PhD 2000 (Mainz, Germany)

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

WeH 6319

Markus Deserno

 
   

Postdoctoral Researchers

 
   

Zunjing Wang

PhD, Tsinghua University

Topic: bottom-up coarse-graining of phospholipid bilayers

joined group in February 2008

 

 
   

Venkatramanan (Venky) Krishnamani

PhD, UC Irvine

Topic: Coarse-grained simulation studies of viral capsids

joined group in March 2011

 
   

 
   

PhD Students

 
   

Patrick Diggins IV

Topic: Impact of HFIP on amyloid aggregation

joined group in Fall 2010

Patrick Diggins

 

Mingyang Hu

Topic: coating of flat and curved substrates with lipid bilayers

joined group in Fall 2009

Mingyang Hu

 

Robert Haussman

Topic: field-theoretic description of Casimir-like interactions on soft matter surfaces

joined group in Fall 2010

email: rhaussma@andrew.cmu.edu

<Robert Haussman>
   

 
   

Undergraduate and Master Students

 
   

Jason W. Rocks

Topic: studying preferential lipid adsorption at membrane edges

 

 

Karpur Shukla

Topic: Differential geometry of membrane-mediated interactions

 
   

 
   

Internal Collaborators

 
   
Mathias Lösche (Physics)  
Steve Garoff (Physics)  
Manojkumar Puthenveedu (Biology)  
Ira Rothstein (Physics)  
   

 
   

External Collaborators

 
   
Michael Bachmann, FZ Jülich  
Alan Esker, VT  
Roland Faller, UCD  
Richard Gandour, VT  
Charles Glabe, UCI  
Jemal Guven, UNAM  
Jim Hall, UCI  
Zoya Ignatova, TU Berlin  
Mikko Karttunen, UWO  
Kurt Kremer, MPI-P  
Martin Müller, U Metz  
Christine Peter, MPI-P Mainz  
Amadeu Sum, CSM  
   

 
   

Alumni

 
   
Tristan Bereau  
John Briguglio  
Kunting (Eddie) Chua  
Ira R. Cooke  
Jared Delmar  
Vagelis A. Harmandaris  
Gregoria Illya  
Xiaofei Li  
Martin M. Müller  
Senthilkumar Muthiah  
Davood Norouzi  
Ben J. Reynwar  
Cem Yolcu  

 

 

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Funding:

NIH

NSF

 

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