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David Brückner

Dr. David Brückner

Former PhD student

Project and Research Interest

  • Dynamics of cell migration in complex and confining environments
  • Cell-cell interactions and collective migration
  • Inference from stochastic trajectories
  • Active contraction of biopolymer networks
  • Interactions of cells with their elastic microenvironment

Curriculum Vitae

    • 2019: "Best Interdisciplinary Publication" Award by the Center of NanoScience Munich
    • 2018-2021: Add-on Fellowship by the Joachim Herz Foundation
    • 09/2016 to date: PhD student in the group of Prof. Dr. Chase Broedersz. Supported by the graduate school of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM).
    • 2016: Master Thesis on the “Hydrodynamics of Colloids in an External Field”, a simulation study using Multi-Particle Collision dynamics to elucidate the mechanism of colloidal particle migration in temperature fields. Supervised by Dr. Erika Eiser and Prof. Dr. Daan Frenkel, University of Cambridge.
    • 2015 - 2016: Masters Degree in Physics, University of Cambridge, UK.
    • 2012 - 2016: Scholarship by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.
    • 2012 - 2015: Bachelors Degree in Physics, University of Cambridge, UK.