Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Christoph Bräuchle
Chair of Physical Chemistry - Single Molecules In Nano- And Biosystems


Prof. Dr. Christoph Bräuchle
Department Chemie und CeNS
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 11, Haus E
81377 München

Office +49 (0)89 2180-77547 (Fr. Steger)
Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77549
Room-Nr. E1.033
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Research Interests

  • Imaging, spectroscopy and manipulation of single molecules in Nano- and BioSciences
  • Fluorescence Live Cell Imaging, Single Virus Tracing and Force Spectroscopy
  • Dynamics of single molecules in nanoporous systems

Short CV

  • Studied chemistry and physics at TU Berlin and Tübingen
  • 1978 Ph.D. in physical chemistry, LMU Munich
  • 1979-1980 Postdoctoral research, IBM Laboratories San Jose, California/USA
  • 1982 Habilitation, LMU Munich
  • 1981-1983 Teaching and Research Assistant, LMU Munich
  • 1984-1986 Assistant Professor, LMU Munich
  • 1986-1994 Calls as Professor (C4/Chair) for Physical Chemistry at TU Berlin, LMU Munich and Tübingen University
  • Since 1988 Professor (C4) for Physical Chemistry, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • Möckl L., Horst A., Kolbe K., Lindhorst T., Bräuchle C., Microdomain Formation Controls Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cell Surface Glycoproteins ChemBioChem 2015, DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201500361.
  • Broda E., Mickler F., Lächelt U., Morys S., Wagner E., Bräuchle C., Assessing potential peptide targeting ligands by quantification of cellular adhesion of model nanoparticles under flow conditions J Controlled Release, 213 2015, 79.
  • Bräuchle C., Weiß V. Entwicklung von Nanofähren zur gezielten Krebsbekämpfung mit Hilfe superhochauflösender Lichtmikroskopie GDCh Aktuelle Wochenschau zum "Internationalen Jahr des Lichts", Woche 16 2015
  • Baumgärtel V., Ivanchenko S., Dupont A., Sergeev M., Wiseman P.W., Kräusslich H.-G., Bräuchle C., Müller B., Lamb D.C., Live-cell visualization of dynamics of HIV budding site interactions with an ESCRT component Nature Cell Biology, 13 2011, 469.
  • Jung C., Schwaderer P., Dethlefsen M., Köhn R., Michaelis J., Bräuchle C., Visualization of the Self Assembly of Silica Nanochannels reveals growth mechanism Nature Nanotechnology, 6 2011, 87.
  • Seisenberger G., Ried M.U., Endreß T., Büning H., Hallek M., Bräuchle C. Real-Time Single Molecule Imaging of the Infection Pathway of an Adeno-associated Virus Science, 294 2001, 1929.
  • Zürner A., Kirstein J., Döblinger M., Bräuchle C., Bein T. Visualizing single molecule diffusion in mesoporous materials Nature 450 2007, 705.
  • Kirstein J., Platschek B., Jung C., Brown R., Bein T., Bräuchle C. Exploration of Nanostructured Channel Systems by Single Molecule Probes Nature Mat. 6 2007, 303.