This time in Garching bei München! 

We are thrilled to meet up with everyone from the MtL family, hear about your cool projects and research, discuss science and more!  You will find more information regarding the event taking place below.


All students are provided accommodation at the B&B hotel.

Daimlerstraße 3, 85748 Garching, Germany
Contact: +49 89 32709520

Rooms are booked for the nights of 20th and 21st.  Check in starts at 15:00 on 20st and check out is at 11:00 on 22nd.

It is a twin room, meaning one room needs to be shared between two people. When you check-in please tell at the reception whom you will be sharing the room with. In case you do not, we shall randomly assign you a gender-matched roommate.


The event will take place at TUM, Center for Functional Protein Assemblies (CPA)

Ernst-Otto-Fischer-Straße 8, 85748 Garching bei München

Seminar room EG 0006A/B, Gebäude 5415, CPA

Reaching the Venue: It can be reached by U6, and the stop is called Garching- Forschungzentrum. The venue is about 15 min from the hotel by public transport.


Breakfast will be provided at the hotel on both days

Lunch is at the Mensa Campus Garching (2’ from the venue by foot). You will be provided vouchers.

Dinner is self-organized

Visit to Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum

During the fall days you have the opportunity to visit the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum. Those who have registered for it, please contact one of the coordinators at the Welcome desk, to sign the forms on 21.09.2023. Unfortunately, due to restrictions regarding number of visitors at a time, we cannot give spots to those who have not registered.

Lab visits

Lab visits to the below groups have been organised. During registration, if you had signed up for one of these lab visits, you should have received a confirmation email. All spots are full, but if you would like to visit one of these labs, we will have a sign up sheet at the Welcome desk. We shall get back to you then if it is possible during the event.

Lab of  Contact Person
Martin Zacharias Brianda L. Santini 
Andreas Bauch Arsenii Hordeichyk & Iris Ruider
Karin Alim Jan Jedryszek 
Job Boekhoeven Michele Stasi


Contact us


Jan: +49 17 54416965
Maria: +49 15 1721-26775

Program Agenda





09:00 - 09:15 Welcome by Andreas Bausch  
Chair: Christoph Karfusehr

09:15 - 09:45

Martin Zacharias

What Makes a Good Protein−Protein Interaction Stabilizer: Analysis of the Dual-Binding Mechanism

09:45 - 10:00

Mubarrat Mahin Mursalin

Studying Diffusion in Cells through Experiments and Simulations

10:00 - 10:15

Nitin Bohra

Integrating Metabolic and Genetic Networks In-Vitro

Coffee Break

Chair: Arsenii Hordeichyk

10:30 - 11:00

Matthias Rief

Single Molecule Mechanics of Protein Adhesion and Folding

11:00 - 11:15

Michelle Kemper

Micropatterning — Fine-Tuning of Cellular Microenvironment with Primo

11:15 - 11:30

Tarun Mascarenhas Information Processing in Biochemical Systems

11:30 - 11:45

Benedikt Rennekamp

Multi-Scale Simulations of Collagen Failure

Lunch Break

13:00 - 13:30 Poster Presenters Poster Pitch - each 90s 
13:30 - 14:30 Poster Session  
Chair: Jan Jedryszek
14:30 - 15:00 Hendrik Dietz Virus traps and other molecular machines of the future
15:00 - 15:30 Andreas Herrmann Sonopharmacology and Sonogenetics: Controlling Biological Systems by Ultrasound
15:30 - 16:30 ​​​​​​Julian Grünewald  Engineering CRISPR Technologies



09:00 - 11:00

Lab visit & Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum visit


Coffee Break

Chair: Anastassiya Schramm
11:15 - 11:45 Friedrich Simmel Nucleic Acid Strand Displacement - From Dynamic DNA Nanotechnology to Applications in Synthetic Biology

Lunch Break

Chair: Anastassiya Schramm

12:45 - 13:15

Ombuds persons:
Kai Sundmacher & Karin Jacobs

13:15 - 13:45 Zeynep Ökten Kinesin-2 at Evolutionary Crossroads
Coffee Break

14:00 - 16:00

Lab visit & Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum visit  




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