Biological and Soft Matter

The department is involved in a variety of biological and soft matter research areas, using a variety of techniques.
  • Research Areas

    Nucleic Acid/Protein Dynamics and Interactions

    RNA and Protein Folding Kinetics

    Membrane Lipid-Protein and Lipid-Lipid Interactions

    Structural Studies of Membranes and Membrane Proteins

    Membrane Ion Transport and Voltage Sensing

    Electrostatic Interactions at Soft Interfaces

  • Techniques

    X-ray and Neutron Scattering

    Laser Temperature-Jump

    Single Molecular FRET

    Fluctuation Correlation Spectroscopy

    Microscopy and Calorimetry

    Large-Scale Computer Simulations

Faculty Working in Biological and Soft Matter