01.07.2019 - Welcome to Dr. Joana Fort from IRB Barcelona who visits the group for 3 month funded via an EMBO short-term fellowship to perform smFRET on secondary transporters!
01.04.2019 - Welcome to Guncha Agrawal, Maggie Jackson and Charlotte Stierstorfer who join for internships, and to Felix Pioch and Jingzhi Zhang who do their Bsc-thesis in our group.
01.01.2019 - Welcome to Markus Springer and Gabriel Moya who join our group for their Msc-thesis.
25.11.2018 - Welcome to Dr. Lei Zhang who joins the group for postdoctoral research funded by an Alexander van Humboldt fellowship.
01.11.2018 - We are now officially part of SFB863 "Forces in Biomolecules Systems" (Link: http://www.sfb863.de/); this means funding of two PhD positions until the end of 2021 - Prost!
25.10.2018 - Welcome to Han Zhongying & Gu Yuan who both join the lab funded by a CSC-fellowship to work on their PhD projects!
10.10.2018 - Welcome to Hendrik Müller who does his Bachelor thesis in our group!
01.10.2018 - Welcome to Nicolas Wendler and Dominik Kammerer who join the group for internship projects.
30.09.2018 - Farewell to Susanne Mentz who decided to move in the beautiful north of Germany!
20.09.2018 - A new paper on smFRET of ABC exporters appeared in EMBO Journal: http://emboj.embopress.org/content/early/2018/09/20/embj.2018100056.
01.09.2018 - Dominykas Zala & Jingzhi Zhang join the group for Msc Thesis and an Internship - welcome!
31.08.2018 - A collaborative effort on distance measurements in DNA appeared in Nature Methods, congrats to Christian for participation! https://www.nature.com/articles/s41592-018-0085-0
30.08.2018 - Rebecca's and Christian's Minireview appears in BIOspektrum: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12268-018-0945-2
01.08.2018 - Dr. Niels Zijlstra joins the group funded by an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship. He will work in collaboration with the Tampé group in Frankfurt; welcome!
01.08.2018 - Marinus Mayerbacher joins the group for a project on femtosecond transient absorption spectroscopy.
30.07.2018 - The remains of Thorben's PhD are finally being published in Chemical Physics: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301010418306086
30.04.2018 - Nadia returns to Groningen! Thanks for the support...
15.03.2018 - Charlotte Stierstorfer joins the group for her Bsc Thesis - welcome!
11.03.2018 - Rebecca Mächtel has been awarded an "ABC2018 Young Investigator Award" for her poster presentation entitled "Development of novel single-molecule tools for the visualization of conformational states" presented at the 7th FEBS special meeting on ATB binding casette proteins, Innsbruck, Austria
19.01.2018 - Our most recent review paper appeared in the current issue of Science Magazin (Science Vol 359, Issue 6373, 19 January 2018) - cheers to our collaborators at UCLA: Shimon Weiss, Eitan Lerner and the lab! The paper provides on overview of the development of smFRET and its path towards "dynamic structural biology".
08.01.2018 - Nadia Huisjes from the University of Groningen joins the lab for the second half of her Msc Thesis which was started in the Molecular Microscopy Research Group at Zernike - welcome!
01.01.2018 - Dr. Douglas Griffith, a senior biochemist and molecular biologist from Northwestern University joins the group, welcome!!!
06.12.2017 - Thorben receives LMUexellent investment funding to catalyze new research lines.
26.11.2017 - Another warm welcome to Mun Siong Loke who joins for the group for a research course on molecular biology and protein purification.
01.11.2017 - A warm welcome to Jonathan Schneider who joins for the group for a research course smFRET as a nanoscopic ruler.
16.10.2017 - Welcome to HiWi Nicola Gericke from the LMU Biology Master programme.
01.10.2017 - Welcome to technical assistant Susanne Mentz!
15.09.2017 - Welcome to Michael Isselstein from the LMU Physics Departments, who starts in the lab as a research assistant.
11.09.2017 - Christian Gebhardt starts his PhD in the lab in the framework of the ERC StG "SM-IMPORT". Welcome to the first physicist!
01.08.2017 - Alessandra Narducci from Monopoly starts her PhD in the lab in the framework of the ERC StG "SM-IMPORT" and supports the team with expertise in biology.
13.07.2017 – Inaugural lecture of Thorben Cordes during the “Tag der offenen Tür”!
12.07.2017 - Rebecca receives a GRK "First-grant" worth 2.000 € to conduct a project on visualization of conformational states of proteins using novel approaches.
01.07.2017 – Rebecca Mächtel starts her PhD project in the lab within GRK2062 - welcome!
01.07.2017 – The AG Cordes “Physical and Synthetic Biology” officially starts at the Biocenter at LMU.
10.05.2017 – Thorben Cordes received funding from the Center of Nano Science “CeNS” for a collaborative project with Prof. Jan Lipfert (Molecular Biophysics, LMU) on conformational states of proteins!
04.05.2017 – The AG Cordes is now officially part of GRK2062 “Molecular Principles of Synthetic Biology” that is funded by the DFG.