Compact Class "Biomembranes", March 3 - 7, 2014

lecture, tutorial and lab

lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Alexiev, FB Physik, Freie Universität Berlin, TP B03

Date: March 3-07, 2014, 9:00 - 16:00 (9.00 am - 4.00 pm)

Venue: Fachbereich Physik, FU Berlin, Arnimallee 14, Seminar Room E1 (1.1.26)

3 CP

Number of Participants: 10 (max)

For more Information and enrollment please see here: Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Registration:
At the moment 3 to 4 vacancies are still open for this course.
All interested students should please contact Prof. Alexiev (alexiev (at) physik.fu-berlin.de) as soon as possible.


Topics and Contents:
Structure of biomembranes, physical basis of their organisation, transport across and along membranes, electrostatics at the membrane/water interface, membrane proteins and membrane protein -lipid interaction, physical methods to study membranes

Tutorial and training content: membrane protein -lipid interaction, determination of surface potential, lipid diffusion, domain formation, techniques: steady-state and time resolved absorption and fluorescence techniques