Christoph F. Schmidt

Schmidt

Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics
  • Professor of Physics
  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor of Biology

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 2316 French Family Science Center, Duke Box 90305, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-2708
  • Email Address: christoph.schmidt@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • D.R. Technical University of Munich (Germany), 1988

Courses Taught

  • BIOLOGY 425: Biophysics II
  • BIOLOGY 791T: Tutorial
  • PHYSICS 174: Introduction to Frontiers of Biophysics
  • PHYSICS 415: Biophysics II
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study
  • PHYSICS 995: Graduate Training Internship

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Jayachandran, C; Ghosh, A; Prabhune, M; Bath, J; Turberfield, AJ; Hauke, L; Enderlein, J; Rehfeldt, F; Schmidt, CF, DNA-Based Optical Sensors for Forces in Cytoskeletal Networks, Acs Applied Nano Materials, vol 6 no. 17 (2023), pp. 15455-15464 [10.1021/acsanm.3c01783] [abs].
  • Ranaivoson, FM; Crozet, V; Benoît, MPMH; Khalid, AAM; Kikuti, C; Sirkia, H; Marjou, AE; Asenjo, AB; Sosa, H; Schmidt, CF; Rosenfeld, SS; Houdusse, A, Nucleotide-free structures of Kif20A illuminate the atypical allostery in this mitotic kinesin-6 (2022) [10.1101/2022.11.10.515925] [abs].
  • Haertter, D; Wang, X; Fogerson, SM; Ramkumar, N; Crawford, JM; Poss, KD; Di Talia, S; Kiehart, DP; Schmidt, CF, DeepProjection: specific and robust projection of curved 2D tissue sheets from 3D microscopy using deep learning., Development, vol 149 no. 21 (2022) [10.1242/dev.200621] [abs].
  • Haertter, D; Hauke, L; Schmidt, CF; Zimmermann, WH, Real-Time Super-Resolution Analysis of Sarcomere Motion Reveals Context-Dependent Stochastic Heterogeneity in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes, Circulation, vol 146 (2022) [abs].
  • Jayachandran, C; Ghosh, A; Prabhune, M; Bath, J; Turberfield, AJ; Hauke, L; Enderlein, J; Rehfeldt, F; Schmidt, CF, A DNA-based optical force sensor for live-cell applications, bioRxiv (2021) [abs].