We develop and apply the methods of mathematical physics and the theory of stochastic processes to study phenomena in biophysics. Our main research focus is currently the non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of single molecules. In particular, we aim at a trajectory-based description of macromolecular conformation dynamics as well as of their spatial transport, binding, and reactions. In our work we employ a combination of rigorous analysis corroborated by computer simulations. For details please visit our research page.
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Most recent papers
Extreme value statistics of ergodic Markov processes from first passage times in the large deviation limit
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical (2019)
Interlacing relaxation and first-passage phenomena in reversible discrete and continuous space Markovian dynamics. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
20 (11) (2018)
Duality between relaxation and first passage in reversible Markov dynamics: Rugged energy landscapes disentangled. New Journal of Physics
Unfolding tagged particle histories in single-file diffusion: Exact single- and two-tag local times beyond large deviation theory. New Journal of Physics
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