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Prof. Dr. Hendrik Dietz

Curriculum Vitae

since 2009

Professor for Biophysics (W2), Physics Department, TUM
Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Biomolecular Nanotechnology,
Physics Department, TUM

2007 - 2009

Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Biological Chemistry and
Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

2004 - 2007

Doctoral Thesis in Physics at the TUM

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Rief

2001 - 2004

Hauptstudium of Physics at the LMU Munich

2000 - 2001

Studies of Physics at the Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

1998 - 2000

Grundstudium of Physics at the Universität Paderborn




Cysteine engineered poly proteins - A new tool for protein biophysics
Dissertation, TU Munich (2007) Thesis...


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

Publications until 2007:
T. Liedl, H. Dietz, B. Yurke, F. Simmel:
Controlled Trapping and Release of Quantum Dots in a DNA-Switchable Hydrogel
Small 3, 1688 (2007)

H. Dietz and M. Rief:
A minimal model of protein mechanics, under review, Physical Review Letters.

H. Dietz and M. Rief:
Detecting molecular fingerprints in single molecule force spectroscopy using pattern recognition
accepted, JJAP.

H. Dietz, T. Bornschlögl, R. Heym, F. König, and M. Rief:
Programming protein self-assembly with coiled coils, submitted to NJP.

H. Dietz, F. Berkemeier, M. Bertz, and M. Rief:
Anisotropic deformation response of single protein molecules
Proc Natl Acad Sci vol 103, p12724 (2006).

H. Dietz and M. Rief:
Protein structure by mechanical triangulation
Proc Natl Acad Sci vol 103, p1244 (2006).

H. Dietz, M. Bertz, M. Schlierf, F. Berkemeier, T. Bornschlögl, J. Junker, and M. Rief:
Cysteine Engineering of polyproteins for single molecule force spectroscopy
Nature Protocols vol 1, p80 (2006). 

M. Rief and H. Dietz:
Single molecule force spectroscopy of proteins
contributed to “Soft condensed matter physics in Molecular and Cell biology”, ISBN 0-7503-1023-5 (2006).

S. Kufer, H. Dietz, C. Albrecht, K. Blank, A. Kardinal, M. Rief and H. Gaub:
Covalent immobilization of recombinant fusion proteins with hAGT for single molecule force spectroscopy
Eur Biophys J vol 35, p72 (2005).

H. Dietz and M. Rief:
Exploring the energy landscape of Green Fluorescent Protein by single-molecule mechanical experiments
Proc Natl Acad Sci vol 101, p16192 (2004).


H. Dietz und T. Liedl:
“Verfahren zur Herstellung dreidimensionaler Mikro-Strukturen”