Joachim D. Mueller, PhD

Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Physics and Astronomy

Joachim D. Mueller

Contact Info

muell053@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-4369

Fax 612-624-4578

Office Address:
PHYS 322

Mailing Address:
Physics and Astronomy
Room 148 Phys
0331A
116 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Physics and Astronomy

Institute for Molecular Virology


PhD, Technical University of Munich, 1997

Summary

Expertise

Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy

Awards & Recognition

  • Session Chair, 5th International Weber Symposium on Innovative Fluorescence Methodologies in Biochemistry and Medicine, 2002 
  • Member of “Single cell / Single molecule” focus group as part of CBISC (Steering Committee of the Chemical Biology Initiative, 2004 
  • Panel Member, MPS-MCB Review, NSF, 2004 
  • Session Chair, 6th International Weber Symposium on Innovative Fluorescence Methodologies in Biochemistry and Medicine, 2005 
  • Panel Member, Biological Physics Review, NSF, 2006 
  • Member of the Graduate Research Advisory Committee (GRAC), Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2006 – current
  • Organizer of Annual Hands-On Fluorescence Workshop for Students of Biological Sciences, 2006 – current

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Experimental biophysics, two-photon excitation microscopy, fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy

Publications

J. L. Martin, J. O. Maldonado, J. D. Mueller, W. Zhang, and L. M. Mansky, "Molecular Studies of HTLV-1 Replication: An Update," Viruses 8 (2016).

J. Li, B. Barylko, J. P. Eichorst, J. D. Mueller, J. P. Albanesi, and Y. Chen, "Association of endophilin B1 with cytoplasmic vesicles," Biophys. J. 111, 565-576, (2016).

K. H. Hur, Y. Chen, and J. D. Mueller, "Characterization of Ternary Protein Systems In Vivo with Tricolor Heterospecies Partition Analysis," Biophys J 110, 1158-1167 (2016).

W. Zhang, S. Cao, J. L. Martin, J. D. Mueller, and L. M. Mansky, "Morphology and ultrastructure of retrovirus particles," AIMS Biophysics 2, 343-369 (2015).

E. M. Smith, J. Hennen, Y. Chen, and J. D. Mueller, "In situ quantification of protein binding to the plasma membrane," Biophys J 108, 2648-2657 (2015).

E. M. Smith, J. Hennen, Y. Chen, and J. D. Mueller, "Z-scan fluorescence profile deconvolution of cytosolic and membrane-associated protein populations," Analytical Biochemistry 480, 11-20 (2015).

K. H. Hur, and J. D. Mueller, "Quantitative Brightness Analysis of Fluorescence Intensity Fluctuations in E. Coli," PLoS One 10, e0130063 (2015).

E. M. Smith, P. J. Macdonald, Y. Chen, and J. D. Mueller, "Quantifying protein-protein interactions of peripheral membrane proteins by fluorescence brightness analysis," Biophys J 107, 66-75 (2014).

J. O. Maldonado, J. L. Martin, J. D. Mueller, W. Zhang, and L. M. Mansky, "New insights into retroviral Gag-Gag and Gag-membrane interactions," Front Microbiol 5, 302 (2014).

P. J. Macdonald, J. Johnson, Y. Chen, and J. D. Mueller, "Brightness experiments," Methods in molecular biology 1076, 699-718 (2014).

J. Li, Y. Chen, M. Li, M. A. Carpenter, R. M. McDougle, E. M. Luengas, P. J. Macdonald, R. S. Harris, and J. D. Mueller, "APOBEC3 multimerization correlates with HIV-1 packaging and restriction activity in living cells," Journal of molecular biology 426, 1296-1307 (2014).

N. G. James, M. A. Digman, J. A. Ross, B. Barylko, L. Wang, J. Li, Y. Chen, J. D. Mueller, E. Gratton, J. P. Albanesi, and D. M. Jameson, "A mutation associated with centronuclear myopathy enhances the size and stability of dynamin 2 complexes in cells," Biochim Biophys Acta 1840, 315-321 (2014).