Biomolecular Nano-Technology

Prof. Hendrik Dietz

Research Field

We develop novel scientific devices and methods for applications in biomolecular physics, biological chemistry, and molecular medicine. To this end, we currently focus on using DNA as a programmable construction material for building nanometer-scale scientific devices with atomically precise features. We also customize proteins and create and study hybrid DNA-protein complexes. 3D transmission electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and single molecule methods such as optical trapping and fluorescence microscopy are among our routine analysis tools.


Am Coulombwall 4a/II
85748 Garching b. München

Members of the Research Group




Course with Participations of Group Members

Titel und Modulzuordnung
Experimentalphysik 1 für WZW
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VU 4 Iglev, H.
Mitwirkende: Gerling, T.
Dienstag, 10:15–12:00
sowie Termine in Gruppen
Ultrafast Physics 1
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 2 Iglev, H. Donnerstag, 12:00–14:00
Seminar über aktuelle Fragen der Kurzzeitphysik
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PS 2 Iglev, H. Freitag, 10:00–12:00
Ultrafast Physics
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
HS 2 Iglev, H. Donnerstag, 10:00–12:00
FOPRA-Versuch 73: DNS-Origami
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PR 1 Dietz, H.
Mitwirkende: Kohler, F.Meregalli, L.Pumm, A.
Praktikum Biophysik für Studenten der Biochemie
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PR 4 Bausch, A. Dietz, H. Lieleg, O. Rief, M. Simmel, F. … (insgesamt 7) Mittwoch, 08:00–13:00
Mittwoch, 08:00–13:00
sowie einzelne oder verschobene Termine

Current and Finished Theses in the Group

Double-Strand Break Distributions along high-LET Particle Tracks in Human HeLa Cells
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)
Themensteller(in): Hendrik Dietz


Biological systems, from proteins to living cells and organisms, obey physical principles. Our research groups in biophysics shape one of Germany's largest scientific clusters in this area.