SFB-Colloquia and Seminars

Winter semester 2015/16


SFB colloquia generally take place during the lecture period on every second Monday of a month.

Tuesday (!!) 13 Oct. 2015, 16:15 -- Lecture Hall A, Physics Dept., FU Berlin -- [program]
Prof. Keiichi Inoue,
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Photochemistry of sodium pump rhodopsin
Dr. Jyotishman Dasgupta,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Photoregulation of Photosynthetic Apparatus by Isomerization Chemistry of Conjugated Chromophores: Insights from Time-resolved Spectroscopy
9 Nov. 2015, 16:15 -- Lecture Hall B, Physics Dept., FU Berlin -- [program]
Prof. Marloes Groot,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
How does a protein achieve functionality?
Third harmonic generation imaging enables fast, label-free characterization of human brain tumors
Prof. Daniel Sebastiani,
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany 
Ion mobility in complex hydrogen bond networks from combined ab-initio molecular dynamics and kinetic Monte-Carlo simulations
14 Dec. 2015, 16:15 -- Lecture Hall B, Physics Dept., FU Berlin -- [program]
Prof. John Christie,
University of Glasgow, UK
What is LOV? From plant growth to optogenetics.
Dr. Tatiana Domratcheva,
Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
Computational studies of photoreceptor flavoprotein BLUF: From spectral assignments to understanding functional mechanisms
11 Jan. 2016, 16:15 -- Lecture Hall B, Physics Dept., FU Berlin -- [program]
Dr. Syma Khalid,
University of Southampton, UK
Capturing the Complexity of Bacterial Membrane-Protein Interactions by Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Dr. Nicholas Cox,
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Mühlheim a.d.R., Germany
Spin state as a marker for the structural evolution of Nature’s water splitting catalyst



Wed, 21 Oct. 2015, 10:15 -- Seminar Room PC 305, PC Building, TU Berlin (Str. des 17. Juni 135, Berlin-Charlottenburg) 

Prof. Nicole Frankenberg-Dinkel,
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany 

A heme-based redox sensor in Methanosarcina acetivorans

Fri, 11 March, 2016, 15:30 -- Lecture Hall, Building 6, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience - BCCN (Philippstraße 13, 10115 Berlin)

Prof. Keith Moffat,
University of Chicago, IL, USA

Femtosecond time-resolved crystallography of a signalling photoreceptor

Thu, 17 March, 2016, 16:00 -- Maud-Menten-Saal (no. 410-412), Leonor Michaelis Building (no. 18), Institute of Biology, HU Berlin (Philippstraße 13, 10115 Berlin)
Prof. Nathan Nelson,
Tel Aviv University, Israel

High-resolution structures of plant and cyanobacterial photosystem I - Implications for sustainable hydrogen production