Prof. PhD Tudor LUCHIAN – expertise

Major fields of research:

  • Molecular biophysics.
  • Bioelectricity and applications to medical physics.

Areas of investigation:

  • Uni-molecular investigation of lipid-protein interactions.
  • Nanoscopic detection of biomolecules with nanopores. Investigation of the free energy landscape pertaining to biomolecules-biomimetic systems interactions, at single-molecule level.
  • Virtual instrumentation applied to molecular electrophysiology.

Fields of expertise / Proposed themes:

  • Study of membrane active peptides (antimicrobials) interaction with lipid systems.
  • Detection and characterization of small molecules and peptides with nanopores and molecular adaptors (e.g., cyclodextrins).
  • Investigation of peptides and nanoparticles transport across lipid
    membranes with electrical and optical techniques.
  • Patch clamp and fluorescence studies of peptides and protein adsorption to lipid membranes and liposomes.
  • The impedance spectroscopy applied to investigating biomimentic systems – biomoleculee interactions.