Richard Gerum

Richard Gerum

PhD student

Room 02.076

Center for Medical Physics and Technology
Biophysics Group
Henkestrasse 91
91052 Erlangen
Germany

tel : (+49) (0)9131-85-25604;
fax: (+49) (0)9131-85-25601
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Publications

Emergence of Asynchronous Local Clocks in Excitable Media
Gerum R, Fabry B, Metzner C
PLOS One, 2015,doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142490. (link)


Measuring mechanical properties in cells: three easy methods for biologiests
Bonakdar N., Schilling A., Lennert P., Spörrer M., Gerum R.C., Alonso J.L. and Goldmann W.H.
Cell Biology International 38: 1227-1232, 2014 (PDF)


The origin of traveling waves in an emperor penguin huddle
Gerum R C, Fabry B, Metzner C, Beaulieu M, Ancel A and Zitterbart D P
New J. Phys. 15 125022

http://iopscience.iop.org/1367-2630/15/12/125022

Thesis

Mechanical plasticity of cells
R. Gerum
Master thesis 2012


Modellierung des Huddling-Verhaltens von Pinguinen mittels Multi-Agenten-Simulation
R. Gerum
Bachelor thesis, 2011


Der Thermalisierungsprozess in einer dualen Gravitationstheorie
R. Gerum
Short term project, 2011


Konstruktion und Vermessung eines Zoom-Objektivs
R. Gerum
Short term project, 2011


Kraftausbreitung im Fasernetzwerk
R. Gerum
Short term project, 2010


Conference presentations

The origin of traveling waves in an emperor penguin huddle
Gerum R C, Fabry B, Metzner C, Beaulieu M, Ancel A and Zitterbart D P
Talk, European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS), Lucca, September 2014


The origin of traveling waves in an emperor penguin huddle
Gerum R C, Fabry B, Metzner C, Beaulieu M, Ancel A and Zitterbart D P
Talk, Jam Packed, Erlangen, September 2014


The origin of traveling waves in an emperor penguin huddle
Gerum R C, Fabry B, Metzner C, Beaulieu M, Ancel A and Zitterbart D P
Talk, Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Dresden, March 2014


Swarm model for the huddling behavior of Emperor penguins
Gerum R, Zitterbart D P, Metzner C, Ancel A and Fabry B
Poster, Physics of Emergent Behaviour, Brighton, June 2013


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton
Gerum R, Bonakdar N, Kuhn M, Schilling A, Lippert A, Spörrer M, Mainka A, Fabry B
Talk, Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Regensburg, March 2013


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton
Gerum R, Bonakdar N, Kuhn M, Schilling A, Lippert A, Spörrer M, Wachsmann J, Mainka A, Fabry B
Poster, Annual Meeting of the German Biophysical Society, Göttingen, September 2012


Swarm model for the huddling behavior of Emperor penguins
R. Gerum, C. Metzner, D.P. Zitterbart, B. Fabry
Talk, Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, March 2012


Conference abstracts

The origin of traveling waves in an emperor penguin huddle
Gerum R C, Fabry B, Metzner C, Beaulieu M, Ancel A and Zitterbart D P
Talk, Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Dresden, March 2014


Swarm model for the huddling behavior of Emperor penguins
Gerum R, Zitterbart D P, Metzner C, Ancel A and Fabry B
Physics of Emergent Behaviour, Brighton, June 2013


Collective motion in penguin colonies (invited)
Zitterbart D P, Ancel A, LeBohec C, Nesterova A, Gerum R, Metzner C and Fabry B
Physics of Emergent Behaviour, Brighton, June 2013


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton
Gerum R, Bonakdar N, Kuhn M, Schilling A, Lippert A, Spörrer M, Mainka A, Fabry B
Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Regensburg, March 2013


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton.
Richard Gerum, Navid Bonakdar, Michael Kuhn, Achim Schilling, Anna Lippert, Marina Spörrer, Johanna Wachsmann, Astrid Mainka, Wolfgang Goldmann, Ben Fabry
Annual Meeting of the American society for cell biology, San Francisco, December 2012


Direct observation of catch-bonds in focal adhesions of living cells
Achim Schilling, Navid Bonakdar, Claus Metzner, Michael Kuhn, Richard Gerum, Ben Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Biophysical Society, Göttingen, September 2012


Direct observation of catch-bonds in focal adhesions of living cells
Achim Schilling, Navid Bonakdar, Claus Metzner, Michael Kuhn, Richard Gerum, Ben Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Biophysical Society, Göttingen, September 2012


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton
Gerum R, Bonakdar N, Kuhn M, Schilling A, Lippert A, Spörrer M, Wachsmann J, Mainka A, Fabry B
Annual Meeting of the German Biophysical Society, Göttingen, September 2012


Swarm model for the huddling behavior of Emperor penguins
R. Gerum, C. Metzner, D.P. Zitterbart, B. Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, March 2012


Physics in penguin colonies
D.P. Zitterbart, S. Richter, C. Le Bohec, W. Schneider, C. Metzner, R. Gerum, B. Wienecke, B. Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, March 2012


Direct observation of catch-bonds in focal adhesions of living cells
Navid Bonakdar, Achim Schilling, Claus Metzner, Michael Kuhn, Richard Gerum, and Ben Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, March 2012


Cell plasticity is tightly linked to elastic stresses in the cytoskeleton
Achim Schilling, Navid Bonakdar, Michael Kuhn, Richard Gerum and Ben Fabry
Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, March 2012


Direct observation of catch-bonds in focal adhesions of living cells
Navid Bonakdar, Achim Schilling, Claus Metzner, Michael Kuhn, Richard Gerum, and Ben Fabry
Biophysical Society Meeting 2012 – San Diego

In media

How `flowing traffic like huddle` protects emperor penguins in harsh weather
28.01.2014 One Pakistan link

Kaiserpinguine und ihr ausgeklügeltes Wärmesystem
24.01.2014 Radio Eins link

Kaiserpinguin Kuscheln gegen Kälte  
24.01.2014 Dradio Wissen link

Why penguins do the wave
16.01.2014 nature link

Penguins move in sync to keep warm, study shows
15.01.2014 Newsela link

Penguin huddles are like ‘traffic jams’
06.01.2014 Digital Journal link

Kuschelnde Kaiserpinguine machen die perfekte Welle
02.01.2014 Sächsiche Zeitung link

Penguins huddle to keep warm like cars in a traffic jam - research
25.12.2013 Voice of Russia UK link

Wie Pinguine sich vor Kälte schützen
23.12.2013 Weser Kurier link

Penguins huddle together to keep warm in freezing Antarctic temperatures
23.12.2013 South China Morning Post link

Stop and Go als Überlebensstrategie
22.12.2013 20 minuten link

Il s’avère que les manchots se dandinent en groupes comme des voitures dans un embouteillage
21.12.2013 gurumed.org link

Gerakan Penguin Emperor Aptenodytes forsteri
21.12.2013 Laporan Penelitian link

Los pingüinos se mueven en grupo como los autos en un atasco
20.12.2013 Mundo link

Penguin huddles move like traffic jams
20.12.2013 ScienceNews link

Penguins keep warm by using ‘fluid-like’ motion
20.12.2013 National Monitor link

Bewegungsanalyse: So kuscheln die Kaiserpinguine
18.12.2013 Spiegel Online link

Dominoeffekt wie beim Stau - Kaiserpinguine kuscheln mit System
18.12.2013 n-tv link

Wellenbewegung gegen Kälte Kaiserpinguine kuscheln in Kolonien
18.12.2013 nachrichten.de link

Kaiserpinguine kuscheln in Kolonien
18.12.2013 Focus Online link

Why Penguins Do the Wave, As Explained by Traffic Jams
18.12.2013 Motherboard link

Fancy footwork! These huddling penguins do the wave to stay warm
18.12.2013 Los Angeles Times link

How Penguins Move in a Group
18.12.2013 Neatorama link

Penguins move like TRAFFIC JAMS to keep warm
18.12.2013 Aworship link

Pinguine imitieren Verkehrsstau, um sich im eisigen Winter kuschelig warm zu halten
18.12.2013 Trends der Zukunft link

Emperor Penguins Form Huddle to Stay Warm
18.12.2013 News Tonight Africa link

Das anmutige Wogen der Pinguinwelle
18.12.2013 Stern link

Stop-and-go: Wie Kaiserpinguine sich wärmen
17.12.2013 Welt der Physik link

Travelling Wave helps Emperor Penguins Stay Warm, Researchers Find
17.12.2013 Nature world news link

Penguin Huddle VIDEO Reveals Surprising Physics Behind Group's Efforts To Stay Warm
17.12.2013 Huffington Post link

Penguin Huddles Move Like Waves
17.12.2013 discovery news link

Start-stop traffic helps penguin huddles grow
17.12.2013 NewScientist link

Penguin Mexican waves follow traffic rules
17.12.2013 ABC Science link

'Happy feet' penguins move like cars in a traffic jam to keep warm
17.12.2013 The telegraph link

Penguins Move In ‘Traveling Wave’ To Keep Warm During Antarctic Winter
17.12.2013 International Busness Times link

Emperor Penguins Move Like Cars in a Traffic Jam
17.12.2013 wunderground.com link

Penguins in Antarctic move like cars in traffic jam to say close, warm
17.12.2013 United Press International (UPI) link

How 'flowing traffic like huddle' protects emperor penguins in harsh weather
17.12.2013 ANI News link

Emperor Penguins Perform Mass Dance to Stay Warm
17.12.2013 Liberty Voice link

How 'flowing traffic like huddle' protects emperor penguins in harsh weather
17.12.2013 webindia123 link

Penguins move like TRAFFIC JAMS to keep warm: Shuffles of just 2cm help the birds huddle together tightly
17.12.2013 dailymail link

Beep Beep, Emperor Penguins In Perpetual 'Traffic Jam'
17.12.2013 HNGN link

Penguin Mexican waves follow traffic rules
17.12.2013 All News Australia link

Start-stop traffic helps penguin huddles grow
17.12.2013 Mother Earth News link

Emperor Penguins Travel in Traffic Jam Formation to Keep Warm and Battle Antarctic Winter Conditions
17.12.2013 University Herald link

Emperor Penguins Huddle up Close to keep Out Cold: Study
17.12.2013 FrenchTribune link

Emperor penguins do the wave to keep warm
17.12.2013 Canada msn News link

Stop and Go in der Pinguinkolonie
17.12.2013 Spektrum link

Huddle Up: the Surprising Physics of Penguin Movements
16.12.2013 livescience.com link

Bring Me Your Huddled Penguins Who Move Like Cars in Heavy Traffic
16.12.2013 Scientific American link

Traffic jams lend insight into emperor penguin huddle
16.12.2013 ScienceDaily link

Traffic jams lend insight into emperor penguin huddle
16.12.2013 phys.org link

Traffic jams lend insight into emperor penguin huddle
16.12.2013 Eurekalert.org link

Emperor penguins do the wave to keep warm
16.12.2013 NBC News link

To defeat Antarctic cold, penguins huddle up – and move like cars in a traffic jam
16.12.2013 BirdWatchingDaily link

Wave if you're cold! The amazing patterns that keep huddling emperor penguins protected
16.12.2013 The Independent link

Die Physik der Pinguine
30.03.2012 Süddeutsche link