Equipe PFID

Dr Florian Rückerl

Areas of interest/expertise:
  • Biophysics, Optical Tweezers, Micro-manipulation, (Fluorescent-) Microscopy, Image processing, Single Particle Tracking, Diffusion.

  • November 2009- July 2012: Research associate (Post-Doc), Institut Curie, UMR 168, Equipe Sykes, France.
  • May 2004 - Oct 2009: Research associate (PhD Thesis), Universität Leipzig, Germany.
  • 1998-2004: International Physics studies program, M.Sc. (Physics), Universität Leipzig, Germany.
  • 2001 : Graduate studies, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Precedent projects
  • PostDoc, Mechanical properties of individual actin bundles, Dr. Cécile Sykes, Research Director, UMR168, Institut Curie Paris.
  • Doctoral Thesis, Diffusion and interactions of charged colloids with inhomogeneous lipid membranes, Dr. Josef A. Käs and Dr. Carsten Selle, Universität Leipzig, Germany.
  • Master Thesis, Diffusion of nano-particles in two-dimensional potential landscapes, Dr. Josef A. Käs and Dr. Carsten Selle, Universität Leipzig, Germany.

Research publications
  • F. Rückerl, J. Kas and C. Selle. Langmuir, 2008.
    Diffusion of Nanoparticles in Monolayers is Modulated by Domain Size.
  • M. Gyger, F. Rückerl, J. Käs and J. Ruiz-Garcia. JCIS, 2008.
    Errors in two particle tracking at close distances.
  • M. Forstner, D. Martin, F. Rückerl,  J. Käs and C. Selle. Phys. Rev. E, 2008.
    Attractive membrane domains control lateral diffusion.
  • C. Selle, F. Rückerl, D. Martin, M. Forstner and J. Käs. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2004.
    Measurement of diffusion in Langmuir monolayers by single-particle tracking.