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Institute of Biomembranes Analysis of biomolecular interactions using biolayer interferometry Fundamentals of light microscopy IB College Tour 2020 IB PhD Publication Prize IB Conference 2017 IB conference 2018 IB Conference 2019 IB Flash courses IB Seminars 2017 IB Seminars 2019

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Thomas J. Silhavy

The outer membrane (OM) of Gram-negative bacteria functions as a protective barrier. It is unusual because the OM bilayer is asymmetric; the inner leaflet is composed of phospholipids, but the outer leaflet is made of lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Two kinds of

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Nils Faergeman

Stable isotope labeling by amino acids combined with mass spectrometry is a widely used methodology to quantitatively examine metabolic and signaling pathways in yeast, fruit flies, plants, cell cultures and mice. We have recently shown that C. elegans can be

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Tamotsu Yoshimori

Autophagy is an evolutionarily conserved membrane trafficking from the cytoplasm to lysosomes, which was discovered nearly half a century ago. In autophagy, the unique double membrane-bound autophagosomes transiently emerge in the cytoplasm, sequester portion of the cytosol and organelles, and

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Wouter den Otter

Over the last decade, the Computational BioPhysics group at the University of Twente has developed a number of techniques to study the properties of lipid membranes by computer simulations, using both coarse-grained and atomically detailed models. This has enabled us

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Jim Paulson

Sialic acids decorate all mammalian cells and play numerous important roles in cell surface biology. They serve as receptors of pathogens like influenza virus, that recognize these common molecular features of host cells. But they also serve as determinants of

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Jean Luc Popot

1. Popot, J.-L. (2010). Amphipols, nanodiscs, and fluorinated surfactants: three non-conventional approaches to studying membrane proteins in aqueous solutions. Annu. Rev. Biochem. 79, 737-775. 2. Popot, J.-L., et al. (2011). Amphipols from A to Z. Annu. Rev. Biophys. 40, 379–408.

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Rob Cross

TACC proteins play a crucial but as yet poorly understood role in the spatiotemporal control of microtubule assembly, and specifically in mitotic spindle assembly. Alp7 is an S. pombe TACC that binds tightly to Alp14, thought to be a tip-tracking

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Adabella van der Zand

Peroxisomes are a new addition to the secretory pathway and form the endpoint of a new ER exit route. Although membrane proteins and lipids are acquired from the ER, peroxisomes handle the import of matrix proteins from the cytosol themselves

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