Dr. Bernd W. König

National Institutes of Health
Building 5, Room B1-28
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892-0520

Tel.: 301-496-7902
Fax: 301-496-0825

E-mail: bernd@helix.nih.gov


Protein Membrane Interaction, Membrane Biophysics,
Investigation of Biomolecules with Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance and Diffraction Techniques


Ph.D. in Physics
University of Leipzig, Germany, with Prof. G. Klose, 1993

Diploma in Physics (M.S.)
University of Leipzig, Germany, 1987


Postdoctoral Research Fellow
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, 1993-present

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Leipzig, Germany, 1987-1992


NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence, 1997
Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, 1996-1998
Fellowship from the "German Academic Exchange Service", 1993-1995


Publications from the Bax Group

Recent  Publications:

Koenig, B.W., Strey, H.H. & Gawrisch K. Membrane lateral compressibility measured by NMR and X-revay diffraction - Effect of acyl chain polyunsaturation. Biophysical Journal 73, 1954-1966 (1997)

König, B., Dietrich U. & Klose G. Hydration and structural properties of mixed lipid/surfactant model membranes. Langmuir 13, 525-532 (1997)

Koenig, B.W., Krueger, S., Orts, W.J., Majkrzak, C.F., Berk, N.F., Silverton, J.V. & Gawrisch K. Neutron reflectivity and atomic force microscopy studies of a lipid bilayer in water adsorbed to the surface of a silicon single crystal. Langmuir 12, 1343-1350 (1996)

Klose, G., Islamov, A., König, B. & Cherezov V. Structure of mixed multilayers of palmitoyloleoylphosphatidyl-choline and oligooxyethylene glycol monododecyl ether determined by x-revay and neutron diffraction. Langmuir 12, 409-415 (1996)

Koenig, B.W., Bergelson, L.D., Gawrisch K., Ward, J. & Ferretti, J.A. Effect of the conformation of a peptide from gp41 on binding and domain formation in model membranes. Molecular Membrane Biology 12, 77-82 (1995)

Klose, G., Eisenblätter, S. & König, B. Ternary phase diagram of mixtures of palmitoyloleoylphosphatidyl-choline, tetraoxyethylene dodecyl ether and heavy water as seen by 31P and 2H NMR.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Sci. 172, 438-446 (1995)

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