Undergrad Reports

MSc Research projects

Melissa Rinaldin Physics Aug 2015 “Non-Equilibrium Fluctuations in Giant Unilamellar Vesicles Driven by Light.”; University of Padova
Chuanxu Wan Physics Nov 2014 “Plasmon-induced fluorescence quenching of CdSe-CdS/ZnS quantum dots.”
Donato Civita Physics Mar 2014 “Cross-correlation study of the strain field of a PDMS substrate for a cell stretching device.”
Martin de Valois Physics Sep 2013 “Radial outward forces from centrosomes facilitate cell division.”
Wim Pomp Physics Jan 2013 “Probing actin cytoskeleton dynamics using a micropillar array.”
Franziska Zosel Biochemistry Jan 2010 “PALM Microscopy of Membrane Domains in Live Cells”, ETH Zurich.
Milena Lazova Biology Mar 2009 “Studying G protein mobility in eukaryotic chemotaxis using single-molecule microscopy”, published: J. Cell Sci. (2010) 123:2922.
Oliver Beutel Biochemistry Nov 2008 “Dynamik von Ligand-Rezeptor Interaktionen auf Festk√∂rper-unterst√ľtzten Membranen”, University of Frankfurt.
Anna Pezzarossa Physics Aug 2007 “Are there membrane domains in Dictyostelium discoideum?”, University of Parma.
Zhixiang Sun NanoScience Aug 2007 “3D tracking of quantum dots and endosomes in Drosophila Melanogaster”.
Jennifer Mathies Physics Oct 2005 “A study of lateral diffusion in model cell membranes using quantum dots”, in collaboration with S. Weiss (UCLA).
Freek van Hemert Biology Jun 2005 “Dynamics of cyclic AMP Receptor 1 during Dictyostelium discoideum chemotaxis: a single molecule study”, published: J. Cell Sci. (2008) 121:1750.
Chien-Ching Wu NanoScience May 2005 “Structuring Supported Lipid Membranes”.
Rudolf Spanhoff Physics Jun 2004 “Dictyostelium Cells and Agarose Films: Atomic Force Microscopy Techniques in Physics and Biology”, published: Langmuir (2007) 23:9352.
Karin Vastenhoud Physics Oct 2003 “A Study on the Ideal Tip Geometry for an Apertureless Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope”.
Karin Vastenhoud Biology Dec 2002 “Single-Molecule Imaging of the Lck Lipid-Anchor in Life Fibroblast Cells”, published: Biophys. J. (2006) 91:1090.
Emanuele Festa Physics Jul 2002 “Total Internal Reflection versus Epifluorescence in Single Molecule Microscopy.”.
Sandra de Keijzer Biology Dec 2001 “Total Internal Reflection versus Epifluorescence in Single-Molecule Microscopy.”, published: Springer 2007.
Jacqueline Butter Physics Dec 2001 “Mobility in Membranes studied by Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching”.


BSc Research projects

Loes Huijnen Physics Sep 2016 “The behavior of pericytes in hypoxic and ischemic conditions.”
Rianca Jak LST Jul 2012 “P130Cas in force exertion.”
Gijs Hijmans Physics Dec 2010 “E ects of SDF1 stimulation on CXCR4 transfected 3T3 mouse cells.”
Ralph Lenssen Physics Jul 2010 “Changes in CXCR4 localisation, aggregation and mobility in living 3T3 mouse fibroblast cells upon stimulation: a single molecule study.”
Cassandra Verheul LST Jan 2010 “Membrane diffusion of cytokine receptors CXCR4 and CCR5 in mammalian epithelial cells: A single-molecule microscopy study.”
Marilyn Monster Physics Jul 2009 “The influence of the antimicrobial peptide gramacidin S on red blood cells and giant vesicles.” published: BBABM 2010, 1798 2033. (samenvatting).
Robert Ietswaart Physics Jun 2009 “Bidiretional vesicle motility – from molecular motors to Markov processes”. (samenvatting).
Maurits Malkus Physics Dec 2008 “Towards in vitro centrosome positioning in vesicles under physiologically relevant conditions” published: Chem. Phys. Chem. 2009, :.
Ruben Sinnige LST Feb 2008 “Membrane Fluctuations of Actin Filament Coated Giant Unilamellar Vesicles”.
Jelle de Jong Physics Jul 2006 “Pilot study of micro fluidic stretching of chromatin”.
Stefan Becque Physics Apr 2006 “Production and Characterization of Giant Unilamellar Vesicles”.
Jana Friedrichs Physics Apr 2006 “Diffusion of single cholera toxin pentamers on HEK cells”, LMU Munich.
Nils Laurens Physics Apr 2005 “Modelling of colocalization in cell membranes”.
Hugo Valk Physics Dec 2004 “paGFP – Setup and Characteristics”.
Reinier Schumm Physics Oct 2002 “Het gelijktijdige afbeelden van positie en spectrum”, published: Opt.Lett. 7:727, 2004.
Ernst Gevers Physics Sept 2000 “Een karakterisatie van eCFP (Cyan Fluorescent Prortein) in het single-molecule regime”.