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Bischofs, Ilka, Dr. (Project leader)
Affiliation:
Bioquant Center
Complete address:
ZMBH
Im Neuenheimer Feld 282 and
BioQuant
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
69120 Heidelberg
Phone:
+49 6221–54 51365
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Fields of interest:

Systems biology of bacterial signalling networks: Phosphorelay signalling in Bacillus subtilis, Quorum sensing; Cell and Tissue Mechanics
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Curriculum Vitae:

2010 
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Postdoc, ZMBH Heidelberg

2010 
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Present 
Emmy Noether Research Group Leader, Bioquant & ZMBH Heidelberg

2005 
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2009 
Postdoc, Department of Bioengineering UC Berkeley & Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Lab & Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA

2001 
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2004 
PhD, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm

2000 
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Diploma Physics, University of Würzburg

1999 
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M.A. (Physics) SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA

1996 
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1999 
Student Physics, University of Würzburg

Selected publications:

Complexity in bacterial cell-cell communication: quorum signal integration and subpopulation signaling in the Bacillus subtilis phosphorelay. (2009) Bischofs IB, Hug JA, Liu AW, Wolf DM, Arkin AP Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106: 6459-6464

Effect of adhesion geometry and rigidity on cellular force distributions. (2009) Bischofs IB, Schmidt SS, Schwarz US Phys Rev Lett 103: 048101

Filamentous network mechanics and active contractility determine cell and tissue shape. (2008) Bischofs IB, Klein F, Lehnert D, Bastmeyer M, Schwarz US Biophys J 95: 3488-3496

Memory in microbes: quantifying history-dependent behavior in a bacterium. (2008) Wolf DM, Fontaine-Bodin L, Bischofs I, Price G, Keasling J, Arkin AP PLoS One 3: e1700

Collective effects in cellular structure formation mediated by compliant environments: a Monte Carlo study. (2006) Bischofs IB, Schwarz US Acta Biomater 2: 253-265