Biophysics (III) Laboratory

The aim of research in this laboratory is to investigate structure and functions of biological materials and utilize them for synthesis of innovative materials. Three main themes directed to this aim are currently running. One of them is development of X-ray microscope for biology. This microscope is the electron microscope based homemade apparatus and is possible to investigate three-dimensional structure (X-ray micro-CT) of biological specimen. The other project addressed to create nano-composites utilizing protein as a nano-scale reaction chamber. We are also investigating mechanical properties of bacterial flagella which has many characteristic points we can’t fabricate artificially.