Lecture Series

The QBM lecture series features talks by external speakers on relevant topics. Speakers are invited and hosted by QBM graduate students.

Upcoming Lectures

27.09.2017

Maria Polychronidou Editor - Molecular Systems Biology

Behind the scenes of scientific publishing: The editorial process
01:00 pm , Römer-Forum, BioSys, Butenandtstr.1, 81377 München

11.10.2017

Christine Jacobs-Wagner Yale University

How to achieve cellular replication without fail: Lessons from bacterial cells
01:00 pm , Römer-Forum, BioSys, Butenandtstr.1, 81377 München

23.10.2017

Terence Hwa University of California, San Diego

Quantitative study of gene expression: from transcriptome to proteome
01:00 pm , Feodor-Lynen Hörsaal, Gene Center, Feodor-Lynen Str. 25, 81377 München

07.11.2017

Jörg Langowski DKFZ, Heidelberg

Cancelled
12:15 pm , Kleiner Physikhörsaal N020, entrance via Schellingstr. 4 or Amalienstr. 54, 80799 München

14.11.2017

Christian Eggeling University of Oxford

TBA
12:15 pm , Kleiner Physikhörsaal N020, entrance via Schellingstr. 4 or Amalienstr. 54, 80799 München

21.11.2017

Xavier Trepat IBEC, Barcelona

TBA
12:15 pm , Kleiner Physikhörsaal N020, entrance via Schellingstr. 4 or Amalienstr. 54, 80799 München

15.01.2018

Ruedi Aebersold ETH-Zurich

TBA
01:00 pm , Feodor-Lynen Hörsaal, Gene Center, Feodor-Lynen Str. 25, 81377 München

29.01.2018

Matthias Selbach Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

TBA
01:00 pm , Feodor-Lynen Hörsaal, Gene Center, Feodor-Lynen Str. 25, 81377 München

12.03.2018

Bridget Carragher NY Structural Biology Center

TBA
01:00 pm , Feodor-Lynen Hörsaal, Gene Center, Feodor-Lynen Str. 25, 81377 München

Past lectures

24.07.2017

Jan Huisken Morgridge Institute for Research, Wisconsin

Multi-scale imaging with personalized light sheet techniques

05.07.2017

Eva Nogales UC Berkeley

The human transcription initiation machinery: structure, interactions and dynamics

04.07.2017

Ned Wingreen Princeton University

Building a biofilm the Vibrio cholerae way

30.05.2017

Sander Tans AMOLF Institue

Hsp70 mediated protein stabilization & collective cell motion in lung organoids

15.05.2017

Raúl Méndez IRB, Barcelona

The CPEB family of RNA-binding proteins: Post-transcriptional (re)programing gene expression in homeostasis and disease

13.03.2017

Ethan Garner Harvard University

Watching rods form out of spheres, how bacteria form and grow in defined widths

20.02.2017

Irmgard Sinning Heidelberg University

Insights into co-translational protein targeting and folding

13.02.2017

Bart Deplancke EPFL, Lausanne

Understanding and predicting complex phenotypes using genetic and molecular data

23.01.2017

Helen Saibil Birkbeck University of London

Protein aggregation and disaggregation in situ and in vitro

16.01.2017

Christine Vogel NYU

The ups and downs of protein expression regulation

28.11.2016

Domenico Libri Institute Jacques Monod

Pervasive transcription in yeast: generation, control and function

31.10.2016

Mick Watson The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh

Can bioinformatics help feed the world?

19.09.2016

Sarah Teichman WT Sanger Institute

Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity

20.06.2016

Sunney Xie Harvard University

Life at the Single Molecule Level: From Single Molecule Enzymology to Single Cell Genomics

06.06.2016

Bernd Bukau ZMBH

Mechanisms of chaperone assisted protein folding

17.05.2016

Michael Lässig University of Cologne

Predicting evolution: statistical mechanics and biophysics far from equilibrium

26.04.2016

Pieter Rein ten Wolde FOM Inst AMOLF

The thermodynamics of cellular computation

14.03.2016

Vincent Noireaux University of Minnesota

Cell Free TX-TL: from gene circuit to self-assembly in a test tube

29.02.2016

Roland Kontermann University of Stuttgart

Bispecific and bifunctional antibody fusion proteins for cancer therapy

15.02.2016

Ralf Jungmann MPI for Biochemistry

Superresolution microscopy with DNA molecules

01.02.2016

Bas van Steensel NKI

Genomics of chromosome architecture and gene regulation

25.01.2016

Richard Neher MPI Tübingen

Quantifying and predicting evolution of viruses and bacteria

11.01.2016

Andrej Sali UCSF

Integrative modeling of biomolecular assemblies and pathways

14.12.2015

Susan Gasser FMI Basel

Does spatial organization of genome matter?

16.11.2015

Frank Jülicher MPI PKS Dresden

Physics of active matter in living cells

12.10.2015

Boris Shraiman KITP Santa Barbara

Mechanics and growth control in animal development

21.09.2015

Ewan Birney EMBL-EBI, Cambridge

Big data in biology: impact in basic and translational research

22.06.2015

Thomas Gregor Princeton University

Bridging the scales in development: from single molecules to macroscopic biological patterns

11.05.2015

Eran Segal Weizman Institute, Israel

Journal Club – Eran Segal

04.05.2015

Jasmin Fisher Microsoft Research

Computing cancer

20.04.2015

Andres Leschziner Harvard University

Mechanism and regulation of cytoplasmic dynein

02.03.2015

Darren Wilkinson Newcastle University

Stochastic modeling of genetic interaction in budding yeast

09.02.2015

Lotte Sogaard-Andersen MPI Marburg

Regulation of cell division in bacteria

02.02.2015

Erich Sackmann TUM

How mechanical forces guide the adhesion, locomotion and polarization of cells

19.01.2015

Liedewij Laan TU Delft

How yeast fixes a broken polarization machine: towards a mechanistic understanding of evolutionary change

12.01.2015

Johan Elf Uppsala University

Probing intracellular kinetics at the level of single molecules

15.12.2014

Jürgen Cox MPI for Biochemistry

Quantitative proteomics for data driven systems biology