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Jacob Halatek

Dr. Jacob Halatek

PhD Student


Theresienstr. 37
D-80333 Munich

Room: A303
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-4558

 Research interests:

  • Spatio-temporal pattern formation in complex system geometries
  • MinCDE protein dynamics


Fabai Wu, Jacob Halatek , Matthias Reiter, Enzo Kingma, Erwin Frey, Cees Dekker,
Multistability and dynamic transitions of intracellular Min protein patterns,
Mol. Syst. Biol. 12 (6), 873 (2016).

Dominik Thalmeier, Jacob Halatek, Erwin Frey,
Geometry induced protein pattern formation,
PNAS 113 (3), 548-553 (2016).

Jacob Halatek, Erwin Frey,
Effective two-dimensional model does not account for geometry sensing by self-organized proteins patterns,
PNAS 111 (18), E1817 (2014). [arxiv:1403.5934]

Jacob Halatek, Erwin Frey,
Highly Canalized MinD Transfer and MinE Sequestration Explain the Origin of Robust MinCDE-Protein Dynamics,
Cell Reports 1 (6), 741-752 (2012).