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Dr. Karen Alim (née Winkler)

Dr. Karen Alim (née Winkler)

Former Ph.D. student


  • Constrained Semiflexible Polymers
  • Dynamic Self-Assembly
  • Morphogenesis

Curriculum Vitae

  • July 2000: Abitur at Gymnasium Grossburgwedel
  • September 2002: Vordiplom in physics at University of Karlsruhe (TH)
  • October 2002 - July 2003: study of physics at LMU München
  • September 2003 - August 2004: Postgraduate student at the University of Manchester, group of Prof. A. J. Bray, Master thesis on Vicious walkers in one-body potentials
  • September 2004 - May 2006: Degree in physics at the LMU München, diploma thesis on "Statistical mechanics of fluctuating polymer rings"
  • Since October 2006: PhD-Student in the Statistical and Biological Physics group of Prof. E. Frey at the LMU München
  • 2010 Doctoral degree in Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München