Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg

Research Interests

  • Protein self-assembly
  • Anisotropic diffusion
  • Diffusion reaction kinetics
  • Stochastic processes

Short Vita

Since June 2009
PostDoc at the chair for physics of complex systems, University of Heidelberg
June 2009
PhD in theoretical physics, University of Heidelberg
PhD candidate in the BIOMS-Group Schwarz at Bioquant, University of Heidelberg
December 2005
Diploma in physics, University of Leipzig
Aug.-Oct. 2004
Guest student, Research Center Jülich, Central Institute for Applied Mathematics (ZAM)
Studies of physics, University of Leipzig

Publications, Conference Contributions, Theses


  1. Jakob Schluttig, Christian B. Korn, Ulrich S. Schwarz; Role of anisotropy for protein-protein encounter; Phys. Rev. E 81, 030902(R) (2010)
  2. Jakob Schluttig, Denitsa Alamanova, Volkhard Helms, and Ulrich S. Schwarz; Dynamics of protein-protein encounter: A Langevin equation approach with reaction patches; J. Chem. Phys. 129, 155106 (2008)
  3. Jakob Schluttig, Michael Bachmann, Wolfhard Janke; Comparative molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo study of statistical properties for coarse-grained heteropolymers; J. Comp. Chem. 29, 2603 (2008)

Conference Contributions

  • Poster: "Role of hydrodynamic anisotropy for protein-protein encounter" at DPG spring meeting, Regensburg (March 2010)
  • Conference Talk: "Stochastic dynamics of protein assembly" at VWS status symposium, Mainz (September 2009)
  • Poster: "Anisotropy in protein-protein encounter" at 435th Heraeus Seminar, Bad Honnef (June 2009)
  • Conference Talk: "Modelling anisotropy in protein encounter: a Langevin equation approach with reaction patches" at DPG spring meeting, Dresden (March 2009)
  • Talk: "Modeling protein-protein association" at Graduate School GRK 1188, Heidelberg (Sept. 2008)
  • Poster: "Dynamics of protein-protein encounter: A Langevin equation approach with reaction patches" at q-bio08, Santa Fe, USA (Aug. 2008)
  • Conference Talk: "Stochastic dynamics of protein assembly" at DPG spring meeting, Berlin (Feb. 2008)
  • Conference Talk: "Stochastic dynamics of protein assembly" at Physical Biology circle meeting, EMBL Heidelberg (Jan. 2008)
  • Report: "Multiscale simulation of protein cluster dynamics - the encounter complex" at CBSB07 workshop, Research Center Jülich (May 2007)
  • Poster: "Modeling large protein clusters" at DPG sprint meeting, Regensburg (March 2007)
  • Conference Talk: "Modeling large protein clusters" at VWS status symposium, Heidelberg (March 2007)
  • Poster: "Comparing Thermodynamics of the AB Protein Model in Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics Simulations" at DPG meeting, Dresden (March 2006)
  • Poster: "A Parallel Cluster Algorithm Applied to Model DNA Systems" at DPG meeting, Berlin (March 2005)
  • Report: "A parallel cluster algorithm for Monte Carlo simulations applied to model DNA systems" in technical reports of Research Center Jülich (Oct. 2004)


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    Institut für Theoretische Physik, Abteilung Physik komplexer Systeme
    Universität Heidelberg
    Philosophenweg 19
    69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    email: jakob.schluttig at
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