Research - Theoretical Biological Physics
- DNA barcodes: DNA melting and binding maps
- Crowding effects on tracer particle dynamics in many-body
- Localized surface plasmons in metallic nanoparticles
for biosensing applications
- DNA breathing dynamics and protein binding dynamics
- Electric and electromagnetic response of biomembranes
- Translocation of biopolymers through membrane nanopores
- Fluroscence of molecules near nanoscopically tailored metallic
- Interaction between optical electromagnetic fields and molecular aggregates
Albertas Dvirnas Phd student, started
2017. Project worker during 2016.
Albertas did his undergraduate studies at in Applied Maths in
Lithuania. He is now working on math-related challenges in DNA barcode
Wensi Zhu Master student, 2017-2018.
Magnus Brander Bsc student, 2018.
Henrik Nordanger Master student
2016, project worker during 2017
Thesis title: "Gene-ID using simulataneous
DNA barcoding and enzymatic labeling".
Callum Stewart Master student
Thesis title: "Methods for structural variation detection and
improved theory prediction for densely labeled DNA barcodes".
Summer intern 2017. Worked on a method for fast particle trakcing.
Arthur Genthon Exchange master student
From Ecole Normale Superieure Paris-Saclay.
Saair Quaderi Visting researcher 2015-2017
Saair did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University in Computer
Science, and was developing software for DNA barcode analysis.
Vibha Kumra Bachelor student,
Bachelor thesis: "Modelling antibody orientation at bacterial surfaces", I was co-supervisor with Pontus Nordenfelt (Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University).
Hemant Kumar Visting researcher 2016
Hemant is an undergraduate pursuing B. Tech. in Engineering Physics at
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and is visiting
us during Aug. 2016 - Dec. 2016.
Johannes Isaksson Bachelor student,
spring 2016, summer intern 2016
Bachelor thesis: "Methods for finding structural variations
in DNA barcodes"
Christoffer Pichler Masters student
During his masters project, Christoffer worked on, for instance,
contig assembly using DNA barcodes. Christoffer completed his masters
thesis Contig assembly and plasmid analysis using DNA barcodes in
January 2016, and was until end of April employed as a researcher in
Paola Torche Bachelor student,
Paola did her undergraduate studies in Barcelona. Paola
completed her bachelor thesis: Noise filtering
and deconvolution of nanochannel based DNA barcodes.
PhD studen, 2010-2015
Michaela did her undergraduate studies at
Munich, Germany. Michaela joined our department in May 2010, and
successfully defended here thesis Statistical Physics of DNA: melting
and confinment effects in May 2015. Congratulations!
Top center person on photo.
Bachelor student, spring 2011, and Masters student, spring 2014
Person sitting down on photo.
Bachelor thesis: Global disease transmission - what if SARS would have been more lethal?
Masters thesis: Nanochannel-based DNA barcoding for Plasmid
Characterisation -- Theoretical Transfer Matrix Calculations,
Bio-informatics Tools and Joint Theory-Experiments.
Susanna got her M.Sc. spring 2014 at Lund University (Physics). Susanna
is was employed during summer 2014 as a project worker with a focus
on DNA barcode analysis.
Charleston Noble Researcher
Charleston did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern
University with a focus on bioinformatics. Charleston left us in August
2014 to pursue PhD studies at Harvard University (Systems Biology).
PhD student 2010-2014
Lloyd did his undergraduate studies at University
of Auckland, New Zealand, and joined CBBP in Feb 2010. Lloyd got his PhD in
February 2014, PhD thesis: Stochasticity in Biophysical Systems:
Searching, Aging, and Spreading. Lloyd left us in March 2014 for a
post-doc with Mark Tanaka at University of New South Wales, Australia.
Top right person on photo.
Masters student 2013
Adam studied at Teknisk Fysik at Lund Technical University and did his
masters at CBBP during the spring semester 2013. Masters thesis: Theoretical calculations for competitive
binding of site-specific λ-mers
Joint theory-experimental study of nanochannel-based
optical DNA maps. Adam started PhD studies at Atomic Physics, Lund University,
in January 2014.
Simon did his PhD at Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7,
France, and joined
us in January 2012. Simon left in September 2013
us for a post-doc in the
Quantum technology group at Queen's University, Belfast, UK.
MSc student and project worker, 2010-2011. Karl started PhD studies
at CBBP (with Carl Troein) in 2011.
MSc thesis: Tracer particle dynamics in heterogeneous
MSc student, Roskilde University, spring 2010
(I was co-supervisor)
MSc thesis: DNA melting maps
List of potential master and bachelor projects
Last modified September 2016.
e-mail:tobias.ambjornsson AT thep.lu.se