Dr. Marion Jasnin

Project Group Leader
Research Department Molecular Structural Biology
+49 89 8578-2617

Marion Jasnin CV


2004 - 2007       Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble
      Ph.D. in Biophysics
2003 - 2004 Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble
M.Sc. in Materials Physics, with honors
2001 - 2004 Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP-PHELMA)
Engineering in Physics, with honors



Research Experience

2009 - Present    Postdoc (Project Leader since 2017), Wolfgang Baumeister
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried
Department of Molecular Structural Biology
2008 - 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow for Biology, Giuseppe Zaccai
Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
2004 - 2007 Graduate Student, Giuseppe Zaccai, Moeava Tehei
Structural Biology Institute, Grenoble
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics
2004 Master Student, Daniel Riveline
Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Physics, Saint-Martin-d'Hères
2003 Research Associate, Nils O. Petersen
Western University, London, Ontario
Department of Chemistry


Funding and Awards

2020 - 2023 ANR-DFG NLE 2020 - Individual Research Grant
2020 - 2023 ITMO Cancer - Participation in a MIC Grant
2016 - 2021         Human Frontier Science Program - Participation in a Program Grant
2012 - 2013 European Union / Marie Curie Actions - Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship
2011 European Molecular Biology Organization - EMBO Long-Term Fellowship
2008 - 2009 Institut Laue-Langevin - Postdoctoral Fellowship
2004 - 2007 French Ministry of Research - Graduate Research Fellowship
Grenoble Institute of Technology - Graduate Lecturer Fellowship
2003 Joseph Fourier University - Undergraduate Merit Scholarship


Mentoring and Teaching

2018 - Present     Supervisor, graduate students Jonathan Schneider and Laura Burbaum
2008 - 2013        French National University Council Qualification for Assistant Professor in Physics
  Sections 28, 30 and 31
2008 Lecturer, Les Houches, School of Physics
Summer School on Structural Biology and Biophysics
2004 - 2007 Teaching Assistant, Stéphane Pignard, INP-PHELMA, Department of Physics


Publications  (*correspondence)

Jasnin M*, Hervy JBalor S, Bouissou AProag A, Voituriez R, Maridonneau-Parini IBaumeister WDmitrieff SPoincloux R. Elasticity of dense actin networks produces nanonewton protrusive forcesbioRxiv. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.13.439622

Burbaum L, Schneider J, Scholze S, Böttcher RT, Baumeister W, Schwille P, Plitzko JM, Jasnin M*. Molecular-scale visualization of sarcomere contraction within native  cardiomyocytes. Nat Commun. 2021. 12:4086. bioRxiv. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.09.288977

Chakraborty S, Jasnin M*, Baumeister W. Three-dimensional organization of the cytoskeleton: a cryo-electron tomography perspective. Protein Sci. 2020. 29:1302-20

Jasnin M*, Beck F, Ecke M, Fukuda Y, Martinez-Sanchez A, Baumeister W, Gerisch G. The Architecture of Traveling Actin Waves Revealed by Cryo-Electron Tomography. Structure. 2019. 27:1211-23

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

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

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

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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