Virgile Viasnoff

Associate Professor

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Virgile Viasnoff

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Research projects

I currently have two research projects related to the translocation of DNA molecules through lipid bilayers. I am interested in identifying and quantifying the different physical mechanisms that allows a DNA to translocate through transmembrane nanometersize pore.

Ejection of Phage DNA through a lipid membrane

This project aims at visualising in real time the ejection of DNA from the capsid of a Phage T5 through a supported lipid bilayer.
We will use fluorescent dye to visually detect the ejection of the DNA from the capsid.

My PhD thesis as an E-Book

Open publication - Free publishing - More rheology