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Christoph F. Schmidt

Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics
Physics
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708
2316 French Family Science Center, Duke Box 90305, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


Mechanism of epidermal coordination during development and regeneration in zebrafish

ResearchCollaborating Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 2027

Mechanosensitivity of Membrane-Actin Cortex Adhesion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2026

Collaborative Research: Single-molecule in vivo analysis of mechanosensitive channels in bacteria using force spectroscopy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Acquisition of a VRS1250 Video-Rate Imaging Module for a Shared-Use Asylum-Cypher Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center · 2023 - 2024

Mechanism of epidermal coordination during development and regeneration in zebrafish

ResearchCollaborating Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 2027

Mechanosensitivity of Membrane-Actin Cortex Adhesion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2026

Collaborative Research: Single-molecule in vivo analysis of mechanosensitive channels in bacteria using force spectroscopy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Acquisition of a VRS1250 Video-Rate Imaging Module for a Shared-Use Asylum-Cypher Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center · 2023 - 2024

LUMICKS C-TRAP

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2023

External Relationships


  • Arizona State University
  • Biophysical Society
  • Soft Matter Association of the Americas
  • University of Goettingen

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