We are interested in the molecular biophysics of membrane proteins and membrane-mimetic systems. Our laboratory develops and uses a broad range of experimental methods for unravelling the physicochemical underpinnings of fundamental biological processes and render them amenable to quantitative analysis. Currently, our principal interests comprise:
(1) polymer-encapsulated lipid-bilayer nanodiscs for membrane biophysics,
(2) self-assembling fluorinated amphiphiles as mild membrane mimics, and
(3) structural dynamics and interactions of membrane proteins.
Georg Krainer receives the 2018 William F. Glauque Memorial Award of the North American Calorimetry Conference (CALCON)
Congratulations to Manabendra Das on his successful grant application to the TU-Nachwuchsring