Biomakromolekulare Systeme und Prozesse

Wir untersuchen das kollektive Verhalten von Systemen, die aus miteinander wechselwirkenden Biomakromolekülen, roten Blutkörperchen, oder neuartigen thermosensitiven DNA-Hybridteilchen bestehen, mit dem Ziel, ein grundlegendes quantitatives Verständnis ihres Phasen- und Transportverhaltens und ihrer biologischen Funktionen zu erlangen. Dazu analysieren wir die Systeme bei realistisch hohen Konzentrationen der Komponenten, unter Nicht-Gleichgewichts-Bedingungen, ausgelöst durch Konzentrations- und Temperaturgradienten, unter Einfluss von Scherströmungen, elektrischen Feldern sowie räumlichen Beschränkungen. Unsere wichtigsten Untersuchungsmethoden sind spezielle Mikroskopie- und Streutechniken, rheologische Messverfahren und Mikrofluidik sowie theoretische Methoden und Computersimulationen.Weitere Informationen erhalten Sie auf unseren englischsprachigen Seiten

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Gewinner Exzellenzpreis 2019

Excellence at Forschungszentrum Jülich

Dr. Doreen Niether, Dr. Felix Lüpke, and Dr. Peter Schüffelgen are the recipients of this year’s Excellence Prize awarded by Forschungszentrum Jülich. Chairman of the Board of Directors Prof. Wolfgang Marquardt conferred the prizes last Saturday during the JuDocs Ceremony honouring doctoral researchers who recently completed their doctorates. The prize is endowed with € 5,000 for each winner.

International Conference

Online Conference Motile Active Matter

The motility of cells and microorganisms is a cornerstone of the existence of life and an outstanding achievement of evolution.

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International Helmholtz Research School

Intense training in Biophysics and Soft Matter and a comprehensive framework of experimental and theoretical tools. More

Focus DiStruc

DiStruc

DiStruc („Directed Structure“) is a Marie Skołdowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN-ETN). The goal of DiStruc is to understand structure formation in dispersions of anisotropic colloidal particles by confinement and flow.

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Project under the D-A-CH Lead Agency Agreement

This is a so-called DPG-D-A-CH project. Experiments and computer simulations are combined to gain a  fundamental understanding of the self-assembly and micro-structural ordering of dendrimers which solely consist of DNA, both in bulk suspensions and at interfaces.

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European Soft Matter Infrastructure

ESMI turns EUSMI There is good news for the European Soft Matter community: The Grant Agreement for EUSMI, the designated successor project of ESMI was signed on 30 April 2017.

JARA-SOFT

JARA-SOFT

Within the JARA research alliance, the JARA-SOFT group undertakes multi-disciplinary soft matter research to address current open questions in material sciences and biophysics.

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SFB

The Collaborative Research Centre 985 includes physical chemistry and process engineering groups at RWTH Aachen University and Soft Matter groups at Forschungszentrum Jülich (IAS-2, IBI-4 and JCNS-1).

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Softcomp

Softcomp was born as a Network of Excellence (NoE) supported by the EU aiming to establish a knowledge base for an intellegent design of functional and nanoscale soft matter composites.