Christian Fillafer Ph.D.

Christian Fillates-pPostdoctoral Associate

Ph.D., University of Vienna

phone: (617) 353-xxxx
office: 110 Cummington Street, ENG 241

Research Interests

Sound waves in cells * Control of function by thermodynamic state

Dr. Fillafer is a postdoc funded by the Max Kade Foundation to do research with Matthias Schneider in the Biological Physics Lab. Hiswork is focused on understanding signal generation and propagation processes in nerve cells. How are these signals affected if a cell is exposed to alcohol, variations in pH, heat or cold? These questions are investigated using nerve-like giant algae cells.