Béla Joós

Theoretical Biophysics



Theoretical Biological Physics and Soft Matter Physics.

Cells under stress, some current topics: traumatized axons (effect of stretch on voltage gated channels and propagation and initiation of action potentials; modeled vesicles subjected to deformations, pressed through nanopores, with nuclear material, cytoskeleton, … ; mechanosensitive proteins, mechanical properties of single macromolecules, disordered proteins. Statistical mechanics modeling. Continuum models. Elasticity theory. Molecular dynamics simulations.