Members of the Department - Theoretical Biophysics

Project leader

Dr. Jürgen Köfinger
  • ■ Inferential structure determination
  • ■ Data integration
  • ■ SWAXS

Postdoctoral Fellows - alphabetical order

Dr. Ramachandra Bhaskara
Dr. Jakob Bullerjahn
  • Dr. Jakob Bullerjahn
  • email: jakob.bullerjahn(at)

  • Research topics:
  • ■ Modelling and analysis of single-molecule localization microscopy experiments
  • ■ Theory of forcible bond ruptur
Dr. Roberto Covino
Dr. Ahmadreza Mehdipour
  • Dr. Ahmadreza Mehdipour
  • email: ahmadreza.mehdipour(at)

  • Research topics:
  • ■ Mechanism of transport in membrane channels and transporters
  • ■ Protein-lipid interaction, protein-ligand interaction
Dr. Emanuele Rossini
Dr. Mateusz Sikora
Dr. Lukas Stelzl

Ph.D. Students - alphabetical order

Sören von Bülow



Michael Gecht
Marcel Heinz
Hendrik Jung
Alfredo Jost López
  • Alfredo Jost López
  • email: alfredo.jost(at)

  • Research topics:
  • ■ Re-parametrising and developing force fields and models for protein-protein interactions
Lisa Pietrek
Laura Schulz
Marc Siggel
Judith Warnau

Master Students - alphabetical order


Max Planck Institute of Biophysics

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hummer, Managing Director
Department of Theoretical Biophysics
Assistant to the Director: Vivian Volk

Phone: +49 (0) 69 6303-2501
E-mail: office-hummer(at)

Emmy Noether Research Group:

Group Leader

Max Planck Tandem Group:

Group Leader