Bayreuth Summer School on Biophysics 2014

Physics on the Scale of the Cell
Theoretical Concepts and Experimental Methods

28. Sept. - 2. Oct. 2014
University of Bayreuth, Germany

Course description

The teaching activities of this summer school will consist of basic and advanced lectures on physics on the scale of the cell. The practical activities will include hands-on lab practicals (FRAP, FCS, magnetic tweezers and optical tweezers) as well as simulation and theory tutorials.

One day of the summer school will be dedicated to advanced keynote lectures from invited speakers.

Keynote Lectures

  • Kristian Franze (Cambridge, UK)
  • Jelle Hendrix (University of Leuven, Be)
  • Paul van der Schoot (Eindhoven, NL)
  • Ana-Sunčana Smith (Erlangen, D)
  • Andreas Zumbusch (Konstanz, D)


Holger Kress, Matthias Weiss & International Office and Campus-Akademie of the University of Bayreuth

„Participation Fee

The summer school fee of 550 Euro includes the tuition fee for the school, the accommodation and the meals.“


„The number of participants is limited. To apply for the summer school, please use the online application form at the following website: online application form