Marion Jasnin CV

Academic and Professional Experience

Since 2016 Project Leader
Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Department of Molecular Structural Biology
2009 - 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Department of Molecular Structural Biology
2008 - 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow for Biology
Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France
2004 - 2007 Ph.D. in Biophysics
Joseph Fourier University (UJF), Grenoble, France
Laboratory of Giuseppe Zaccai, Structural Biology Institute
2003 - 2004 Master’s Degree in Materials Physics
UJF, Grenoble, France
2001 - 2004 Engineering Degree in Physics
Grenoble Institute of Technology (INP Grenoble), France


Awards and Fellowships

2016 - 2019 Participation in a HSFP Research Grant
2012 - 2013 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship
2011 - EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
2008 - 2009 Institut Laue-Langevin Postdoctoral Fellowship
2004 - 2007 French Government Ph.D. Scholarship (‘Bourse Ministérielle’)
INP Grenoble Lecturer Fellowship
2003 UJF Master Scholarship (‘Bourse de Mérite’)




Jasnin M, Ecke M, Baumeister W, Gerisch G. Actin organization in cells responding to a perforated surface, revealed by live imaging and cryo-electron tomography. Structure. 2016. 24:1031-43

Jasnin M, Crevenna AH. Quantitative analysis of filament branch orientation in Listeria actin comet tails. Biophys J. 2016. 110:817-26


Vauclare P, Marty V, Fabiani E, Martinez N, Jasnin M, Gabel F, Peters J, Zaccai G, Franzetti B. Molecular adaptation and salt stress response of Halobacterium salinarum cells revealed by neutron spectroscopy. Extremophiles. 2015. 19:1099-107


Heinrich D, Ecke M, Jasnin M, Engel U, Gerisch G. Reversible membrane pearling in live cells upon destruction of the actin cortex. Biophys J. 2014. 106:1079-91


Jasnin M, Asano S, Gouin E, Reiner H, Plitzko JM, Villa E, Cossart P, Baumeister W. Three-dimensional architecture of actin filaments in Listeria monocytogenes comet tails. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013. 10:20521-6

Sebastiani F, Orecchini A, Paciaroni A, Jasnin M, Zaccai G, Moulin M, Haertlein M, De Francesco A, Petrillo C, Sacchetti F. Collective THz dynamics in living Escherichia coli cells. Chem Phys. 2013. 424:84-8

Marty V, Jasnin M, Fabiani E, Vauclare P, Gabel F, Trapp M, Peters J, Zaccai G, Franzetti B. Neutron scattering: a tool to detect in vivo thermal stress effects at the molecular dynamics level in micro-organisms. J R Soc Interface. 2013. 10:20130003


Jasnin M. Use of neutrons reveals the dynamics of cell surface glycosaminoglycans. Methods Mol Biol. 2012. 836:161-9

Orecchini A, Sebastiani F, Jasnin M, Paciaroni A, De Francesco A, Petrillo C, Moulin M, Haertlein M, Zaccai G, Sacchetti F. Collective dynamics of intracellular water in living cells. J Phys Conf Ser. 2012. 340:012091

Jasnin M. La fluidité de l’eau dans nos cellules. Biofutur. 2012. 31: 34-6


Jasnin M*, Stadler AM*, Zaccai G*. Water in membranes, water in cells: neutrons reveal dynamics and interactions. In Water, the forgotten biological molecule” (edited by Denis Le Bihan and Hidenao Fukuyama; Pan Stanford Publishing). 2011. p165-77. *Equal contribution


Jasnin M, van Eijck L, Koza MM, Laguri C, Lortat-Jacob H, Zaccai G. Dynamics of heparan sulphate explored by neutron scattering. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2010. 12:3360-2

Jasnin M*, Stadler A*, Tehei M*, Zaccai G*. Cellular water dynamics observed in vivo by neutron scattering and NMR. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2010. 12:10154-60. *Equal contribution


Jasnin M. Atomic-scale dynamics inside living cells explored by neutron scattering. J R Soc Interface. 2009. 6: S611-7

Frölich A*, Gabel F*, Jasnin M*, Lehnert U*, Oesterhelt D*, Stadler AM*, Tehei M*, Weik M*, Wood K*, Zaccai G*. From shell to cell: neutron scattering studies of biological water dynamics and coupling to activity. Faraday Discuss. 2009. 141:117-30. *Equal contribution


Jasnin M, Moulin M, Haertlein M, Zaccai G, Tehei M. Down to atomic-scale intracellular water dynamics. EMBO Rep. 2008. 9:543-7

Jasnin M, Moulin M, Haertlein M, Zaccai G, Tehei M. In vivo measurement of internal and global macromolecular motions in Escherichia coli. Biophys J. 2008. 95:857-64

Jasnin M, Tehei M, Moulin M, Haertlein M, Zaccai G. Solvent isotope effect on macromolecular dynamics in E. coli. Eur Biophys J. 2008. 37:613-7


Tehei M, Franzetti B, Wood K, Gabel F, Fabiani E, Jasnin M, Zamponi M, Oesterhelt D, Zaccai G, Ginzburg M, Ginzburg BZ. Neutron scattering reveals extremely slow cell water in Dead Sea organism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007. 104:766-771. Research Highlight in Nature. 2007. 445:232-3


De Jong KL, MacLeod HC, Norton PR, Petersen NO, Jasnin MF. Atomic force microscopy compatible device for stretching cells and adsorbed proteins. Rev Sci Instrum. 2006. 77:023701-1

Jasnin M. Bioneutronique : la diffusion de neutrons pour l’étude de la dynamique des protéines. Spectra Analyse. 2006. 251:28-32

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