Andrea Soranno, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Publications (PubMed / NIH)

Office: 2913 South Building
Phone: 314-273-1632
Email: soranno(at)


We combine single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy and concepts from polymer physics to investigate intrinsically disordered proteins; we develop innovative methods to study macromolecular conformations and dynamics within cells and in membraneless organelles.


  • Franziska Zosel, Dominik Haenni, Andrea Soranno, Daniel Nettels, and Benjamin Schuler
    Combining short- and long-range fluorescence reporters with simulations to explore the intramolecular dynamics of an intrinsically disordered protein
    The Journal of Chemical Physics, Volume 147, Issue 15 (2017). (Abstract)

  • Schuler B., Soranno A., Hofmann H., and Nettels D.
    Single-Molecule FRET Spectroscopy and the Polymer Physics of Unfolded and Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.
    Annu Rev Biophys. 45:207-31 (2016) (Abstract)