Biophysics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
As part of the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy and the Medical Faculty, members of the institute are involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and post-graduate level in many programs including Biochemistry, Biology, and Molecular Medicine.
Our research is focussed on ion channels with the following fields of interest: Sodium Channels and Neurotoxins, Potassium Channels and Oncology, Potassium Channel Pharmacology, Ion Channels and Redox Processes, Biophotonics.
The activities of the Chair of Biophysics is integrated in both the Biological-Pharmaceutical and the Medical Faculty. We are a department of the Center for Molecular Biomedicine (CMB) .
Ojha, N.K., E. Leipold, R. Schönherr, T. Hoshi, S.H. Heinemann
Non-photonic sensing of membrane-delimited reactive species with a Na+ channel protein containing selenocysteine
Scientific Reports (2017) 7: 46003 (PubMed)