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.