You have reached the homepage of the Georg Pabst lab. Our research interests are focused on understanding the physical principles pertaining to the function of cell membranes. This site gives an overview of current research and projects.
Schematic Research Overview
Excitement at experiments.
Joint SAXS/SANS data analysis for leaflet specific structure.
The group as seen by some members or friends...
Asymmetric membranes: Yes we can!
Coronified group meetings 2020
Focusing during synchrotron beamtime
Revealed: Hydrocarbon interdigitation may order or disorder the opposing membrane leaflet (Frewein et al., JMB 2022).
Little walk during a meeting break.
Realtime activity of antimicrobial peptides by time-resolved SAXS and multiscale data fitting (Semeraro et al., eLife 2022)
The group spring 2021.
Measuring intrinsic lipid curvatures (Kaltenegger et al., BBA 2021).
Interbilayer forces from osmotic pressure experiments
...another way to see the group
Lateral pressure-mediated effects on proteins.
Excitement in discussions!
Antimicrobial peptides and asymmetric membranes (Marx et al., Faraday Discuss. 2021).
Awarded! WKO Master's stipendium to Alexander Hofer.