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Elias Puchner

Curriculum Vitae

since 2010

Postdoctoral research fellow at the department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology,
UC San Francisco

2008 - 2010

Postdoctoral research fellow in the group of Prof. Hermann Gaub, LMU Munich

2006 - 2008

Doctoral Thesis in Physics at the LMU Munich

Supervisor: Prof. Hermann Gaub

2005 - 2006

Diploma thesis in the group of Prof. Hermann Gaub, LMU Munich

Topic of Thesis: "Enzymmechanik - Einzelmolekülexperimente mit einem AFM-TIRF Hybrid"


Research fellow at Prof. Julio  M. Fernandez' lab, Columbia University, NYC

2000 - 2006

Diploma in Physics at the LMU, Munich


Dissertation, LMU Munich (2008) Thesis...


An updated list of publications can be found here...

Publications until 2008:
E. M. Puchner, S. K. Kufer, M. Strackharn, S. W. Stahl, and H. E. Gaub.
Nanoparticle Self-Assembly on a DNA-Scaffold Written by Single-Molecule Cut-and-Paste
Nano Lett., 8 (11), 3692 (2008).

S. K. Kufer, M. Strackharn, S. W. Stahl, H. Gumpp, E. M. Puchner, and H. E. Gaub.
Optically monitoring the mechanical assembly of single molecules
Nature Nanotechnology 4(1):45-9 (2008)

E. M. Puchner, A. Alexandrovich, A. L. Kho, U. Hensen, L. V. Schafer, B. Brandmeier, F. Gräter, H. Grubmüller, H. E. Gaub, and M. Gautel .
Mechanoenzymatics of titin kinase
PNAS, 105(36):13385-13390 (2008)

J. Morfill, J. Neumann, K. Blank, U. Steinbach, E. M. Puchner, K. E. Gottschalk, and H. E. Gaub.
Force-based analysis of multidimensional energy landscapes: application of dynamic force spectroscopy and steered molecular dynamics simulations to an antibody fragment-peptide complex.
J Mol Biol 381(5):1253-1266 (2008)

S. K. Kufer, E. M. Puchner, H. Gumpp, T. Liedl, H. E. Gaub
Single-Molecule Cut-and-Paste Surface Assembly
Science 319, no. 5863 (2008)

E. M. Puchner, G. Franzen, M. Gautel, and H. E. Gaub
Comparing proteins by their unfolding pattern
Biophysical Journal 95(1):426-434 (2008)


H. Gumpp, H. E. Gaub and Elias M. Puchner. 2008.
Anordnung zum Untersuchen und/oder Manipulieren von Proben.
DE102007010890A1, WO002008107162A1.

Elias M. Puchner. 2009.
Method and apparatus for analysis of force traces.
EP000002053379A1, WO002009053020A1.