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Seminar: Statistische Physik in der Biologie (Prof. Erwin Frey, Prof. Ulrich Gerland)

Zeit und Ort

2-stündig, Mo 16:00-18:00 Uhr,
Theresienstr. 37, A 449,
Vorbesprechung: 13.10.2008

Seminartermine

Termin Vortragende/r, Thema Betreuer/in
03.11.08 Severin Schink Karen Alim
6.
10.11.08 Stefan Mauerberger Marta Balbás Gambra
3.
17.11.08 Sebastian Gude Wolfram Möbius
10.
Peeling and Sliding in Nucleosome Repositioning
24.11.08 Thomas Allesch Marta Balbás Gambra
8.
01.12.08 Lasma Alberte Steffen Rulands
13.
Rare event statistics in reaction-diffusion systems
08.12.08 Martin Weidl Georg Fritz
12.
Sequence alignment
15.12.08 Stephan Humeniuk Benedikt Obermayer
1.
Nicola Tyler Ulrich Gerland
4.
Physical constraints and functional characteristics of transcription factor–DNA interaction
22.12.08 Christian Matek Georg Fritz
11.
Models of stochastic gene expression
19.01.09 Delia Brick Georg Fritz
9.
Allostery and cooperativity in biochemical reactions
Florian Rieger Benedikt Obermayer
5.
26.01.09 Julian Hartmann Wolfram Möbius
7.
Knots in DNA molecules
Christian Winnerlein Karen Alim
2.
Statistical Mechanics of Supercoiled DNA
02.02.09 Vortrag von Jonathan C. Howard – TUM, Garching
Molecular Control of Cellular Size: How the motor protein kinesin-8 measures microtubule length

Themen

  1. The application of statistical physics to evolutionary biology
  2. Statistical Mechanics of Supercoiled DNA
  3. Statistical Mechanics of Complex Networks
  4. Physical constraints and functional characteristics of transcription factor–DNA interaction
  5. Statistical Mechanics of Semiflexible Polymers
  6. Denaturation and unzipping of DNA: statistical mechanics of interacting loops
  7. Knots in DNA molecules
  8. A Statistical-Thermodynamic Model of Viral Budding
  9. Allostery and cooperativity in biochemical reactions
  10. Peeling and Sliding in Nucleosome Repositioning
  11. Models of stochastic gene expression
  12. Sequence Alignment
  13. Rare event statistics in reaction-diffusion systems (Thema ersetzt RNA-Matrixtheorie) ∗
    (Warnung: sehr anspruchsvoll und zeitintensiv)
  14. Molecular Crowding in cells
(∗ Ausbau in ein Bachelor- oder Diplomarbeitsthema möglich)

Zugriff auf die Online-Zeitschriften der Universitätsbibliotheken (LRZ)

Buchempfehlungen

  • Biological Physics, by Philip Nelson
  • Physics With Illustrative Examples From Medicine and Biology, Volume 2: Statistical Physics,
    by George B. Benedek, Felix M. H. Villars
  • The Molecular Biology of the Cell, by Alberts et al., is fully available online.

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