Yale School of Medicine
University of Freiburg (Germany), 1994, Vordiplom (Undergraduate Degree), Physics; University of Heidelberg (Germany), 1998, Diplom (Masters Degree), Physics; 2002, PhD, Physics
Microscopy and ultra-high resolution optical imaging; Applications of super-resolution light microscopy to biological research
Recognized worldwide for his contributions to the field of optical super-resolution fluorescence microscopy. Contributions in technological developments, ranging from optical hardware to sample preparation protocols and image analysis algorithms, have enabled many exciting new insights into the nanoscale organization of cells and tissues in the biomedical sciences.