Christoph F. Schmidt

Schmidt

Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics

Appointments and Affiliations

<ul><li>Hertha Sponer Distinguished Professor of Physics</li><li>Professor of Physics</li><li>Professor of Biomedical Engineering</li><li>Professor of Biology</li></ul>

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Duke University, Department of Physics, Duke Box 90305, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-2708
  • Email Address: christoph.schmidt@duke.edu
  • Websites:

    <ul><li><a href="https://schmidtlab.phy.duke.edu/"> Schmidt lab</a></li></ul>

Education

<ul><li>D.R. Technical University of Munich (Germany), 1988</li></ul>

Courses Taught

<ul><li>BIOLOGY 425: Biophysics II</li><li>BIOLOGY 791T: Tutorial</li><li>PHYSICS 174: Introduction to Frontiers of Biophysics</li><li>PHYSICS 415: Biophysics II</li><li>PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study</li></ul>

In the News

<ul><li><a href="https://today.duke.edu/2019/05/duke-adds-21-faculty-distinguished-facult... Duke Adds 21 Faculty to Distinguished Faculty Rank</a> (<span class="date">May 7, 2019</span>)</li></ul>

Representative Publications

<ul><li>Haertter, D; Wang, X; Fogerson, SM; Ramkumar, N; Crawford, JM; Poss, KD; Di Talia, S; Kiehart, DP; Schmidt, CF, <em>DeepProjection: specific and robust projection of curved 2D tissue sheets from 3D microscopy using deep learning.</em>, Development, vol 149 no. 21 (2022) [<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.200621" >10.1242/dev.200621</a>] [<a href="https://scholars.duke.edu/individual/pub1553054" >abs</a>].</li><li>Jayachandran, C; Ghosh, A; Prabhune, M; Bath, J; Turberfield, AJ; Hauke, L; Enderlein, J; Rehfeldt, F; Schmidt, CF, <em>A DNA-based optical force sensor for live-cell applications</em>, Biorxiv (2021) [<a href="https://scholars.duke.edu/individual/pub1504513" >abs</a>].</li><li>Haertter, D; Wang, X; Fogerson, SM; Ramkumar, N; Crawford, JM; Poss, KD; Di Talia, S; Kiehart, DP; Schmidt, CF, <em>DeepProjection: Rapid and structure-specific projections of tissue sheets embedded in 3D microscopy stacks using deep learning</em>, Biorxiv (2021) [<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.17.468809" >10.1101/2021.11.17.468809</a>] [<a href="https://scholars.duke.edu/individual/pub1501741" >abs</a>].</li><li>Nishi, K; MacKintosh, FC; Schmidt, CF, <em>Multiscale Microrheology Using Fluctuating Filaments as Stealth Probes.</em>, Physical Review Letters, vol 127 no. 15 (2021) [<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/physrevlett.127.158001" >10.1103/physrevlett.127.158001</a>] [<a href="https://scholars.duke.edu/individual/pub1469892" >abs</a>].</li><li>Raja, SO; Chizhik, AI; Schmidt, CF; Enderlein, J; Ghosh, A, <em>Mapping Activity-Dependent Quasi-stationary States of Mitochondrial Membranes with Graphene-Induced Energy Transfer Imaging.</em>, Nano Letters, vol 21 no. 19 (2021), pp. 8244-8249 [<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02672" >10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02672</a>] [<a href="https://scholars.duke.edu/individual/pub1497096" >abs</a>].</li></ul>