Welcome to the biological physics group at NC State. We are a highly collaborative collection of research groups that is interested in the physics of biological systems. Please email email@example.com if you would like more information and visit the Physics Department graduate program webpage if you would like to learn about how to join the department as a PhD student.
Julio Belmonte – Cell and Tissue Dynamics
Mary Elting – Cell Mechanics
Sharonda LeBlanc – Single-molecule Enzyme Biophysics
Shuang Fang Lim – Nanoprobes for Biophysics
Robert Riehn – DNA physics in nanofluidics
Christopher Roland – Computational Biophyiscs
Celeste Sagui – Computational Biophysics
Hong Wang – DNA-protein interactions
Keith Weninger – Nanoscale Conformation Dynamics using FRET
Adjunct Member Groups
Jerzy Bernholc – Computational Biophysics
Laura Clarke – Biomatrials for Tissue Scaffolding
Karen Daniels – Active Matter, Wetting Dynamics
Hans Hallen – Nanophotonic Probes
Dr. Abbas Ghaffari wins poster award
Dr. Abbas Ghaffari wins Best Poster Award at 2022 MRS fall meeting in symposium for Plasmonics, Nanophotonics, and Metamaterials. Congratulations!
Dr. Ashkan Fakharzadeh defends Ph.D. thesis
Congratulations to Dr. Ashkan Fakharzadeh for the defense of his Ph.D. thesis titled “Structure, Stability, and Dynamics of Select Nucleic Acids Associated with Neurodegenerative Diseases.” ...
Dr. Abbas Ghaffari defends Ph.D. thesis
Congratulation to Dr. Abbas Ghaffari who defended his thesis “Near-Field Interferometry based on Subwavelength Aperture and it Application in Small Particle Detection” under the direction...
Dr. Marc Begley defends PhD thesis
Congratulations to Dr. Marc Begley to the defense of his PhD thesis under the direction of Dr. Elting.
De. LeBlanc Wins $1.15M Chan Zuckerberg Science Diversity Leadership Award
Sharonda LeBlanc, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, has received a Science Diversity Leadership Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). The five-year,...
Dr. Pengning Xu defends PhD thesis
Congratulations to Dr. Penging Xu for the defense of his Ph.D. thesis “Dynamic Slippage of Mutagenic Trinucleotide Repeat DNA Revealed by Single Molecule FRET.” under...