Laboratory of Molecular Nanodynamics LND

Our group uses time-resolved electron microscopy to study dynamics at the nanoscale. We are especially interested in systems whose dynamics have a molecular origin. Please take a look around!

Time-resolved and Ultrafast Electron Microscopy – Dynamics of nanoscale systems – Helium Nanodroplets


Shouts & Murmurs

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The journal Structure highlights our research

— A Structure Voices feature highlights our work and that of other young investigators who spoke at the recent Ringberg Workshop on Structural Biology organized by Ilme Schlichting.

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Review on Microsecond Time-Resolved Cryo-EM

— An overview of our technique and a discussion of its current state. Best of all, the review is very succinct!

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Just out in Journal of Chemical Physics !

— Real-time observations elucidate the flash melting process that forms the basis for microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM.

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Just out !

— Shaped laser pulses for microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM!

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The potential of time-resolved cryo-EM in a news feature in Nature.

— A news feature in Nature highlights our work on microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM.

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Monique wins the best poster prize at the LS2 Annual Meeting !

— We are proud to announce that Monique received the best poster prize at the LS2 Annual Meeting 2024 ! Congratulations to Monique!

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Just out in Nature Communications!

— We show how microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM can be used to observe the fast dynamics of CCMV, a plant virus. Read more here.

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Sarah wins an award at the SCS Fall Meeting 2023!

— We are proud to announce that Sarah received an award for the best oral presentation in Physical Chemistry at the 2023 Swiss Chemical Society Fall Meeting. Congratulations to Sarah!

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New lab member!

— Monique joins us as a postdoc on the time-resolved cryo-EM project after finishing her Ph.D. in structural biology at the University of Zurich. Welcome!

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New group member!

— After completing his Ph.D. at CERN, Michal is joining us as postdoc. He will be driving forward the development of new instrumentation for time-resolved cryo-EM.

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