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Untill 2017 I investigated the role of mechanics in biological functioning on small length-scales, from proteins and viruses up to living cells (see publication list). From 2008-2015 as group leader at the University of Göttingen, Germany and from 2015-2017 as associate professor at the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, UK.

I have recently moved to SmarAct GmbH where I am focusing on the development of instruments to image vibrations of microscopic structures.

Iwan Schaap

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