Our lab focuses on the architecture of mammalian cells. The main expertise of the team is in single-molecule biophysics experiments at the nanometer scale. We place particular emphasis on the actin-based cytoskeleton and its role in the dynamic organization of the plasma membrane.

Research Projects


  • July 2018 – New article in JCP

    Our article with Denis Grebenkov on the diffusion of molecules in thin extracellular spaces was accepted for publication in the Journal of Chemical Physics. 

  • July 2018 – New article in Comput. Stat. Data Anal.

    Our article on the recurrence method for change point detection was accepted for publication in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis.

  • May 2018 – New article in JCS

    Congratulations to Xinran and Maria Gracia! Our manuscript on the actin structure in the mouse sperm flagellum was accepted for publication in Journal of Cell Science.

  • April 2018 – New article in JBC

    Our manuscript about the function of PKA localization in sperm during capacitation, in collaboration with Darío Krapf at UNR, was accepted for publication in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

  • April 2018 – Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award

    Diego Krapf received the Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award from the Office of the Vice President for Research at CSU.

    • April 2018 – Congratulations to Patrick!

      Patrick Mannion received the SBME Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Research.

  • April 2018 – New article in Current Opinion

    Our review article on the compartmentalization of the plasma membrane was accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Cell Biology.

  • April 2018 – Welcome back to Adal

    Adal Sabri from the Weiss lab in Bayreuth University is visiting our lab for one month.

PI: Diego Krapf
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering
Colorado State University

Phone: (970) 491-4255
E-mail: diego.krapf@colostate.edu

Our labs are located in the third floor of the Scott Bioengineering Building.