Cytoskeletal Networks

Kevin's beautiful contribution to the Biophysical Society Art of Science Image Contest 2021.

Happy 1st Birthday!

We took our first steps in Nov. 2019. Thank you to all the kind and generous scientists who supported us on the way!

BPE 2020 Group Pic

Socially distanced and enjoying the autumn sun in the garden of the MPI.

Cover Gallery

From DNA nanopores to synthetic cells and contractile actin networks. Guess what's next!

Merry Christmas!

Happy holidays from the whole Biophysical Engineering group. P.S.: This microfluidic droplet-based Christmas tree can produce energy by transforming light into ATP!

DNA origami

That's how we make origami with DNA: A long piece of single-stranded DNA is folded by short DNA 'staples'.

TEDx CambridgeUniversity

Watch Kerstin's talk here: https://youtu.be/i11lT95h9MU

Six-helix bundle

A paper origami of our membrane-spanning DNA origami nanopore.

Filming in progress

We are shooting a short film on DNA origami. Hope you like it!
TEDx CambridgeUniversity

TEDx CambridgeUniversity

Kerstin presenting DNA nanopores at TEDx CambridgeUniversity.

Happy Halloween!

Pumpkin carving in the lab.

Origami DNA

Design credit: Alex Bateman.