quantitative Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy is the core of our work.

Digitized Experimental Microscopy

Jun.Prof. Dr. Christian Franke
quantitative Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy is the core of our work.
Image: Christian Franke

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  • 2022/08/25: Gregor has been selected for this years EMBO Practical Course Computational Optical Biology in Oeiras, Portugal and awarded a Travel Grant from EMBO! Congratulations and have fun!
  • 2022/08/17: Steev successfully defended his Master Thesis on smart glasses with Tooz Technologies and will continue working with them as a full time employee. Congratulations and all the best!
  • 2022/07/18: Andreas' paper on "Miniaturization of a coherent monocular structured illumination system for future combination with digital holography" is now published in Light: Advanced Manufacturing. Congratulations! Much more to come soon. paper
  • 2022/07/01: Aninidita from @AgEggeling and our very own Dr. Andreas Stark where awarded for their outstanding PhD works. Anindita got the Zeiss 'Ph.D. Award in Modern Optics' and Andreas the 'Ph.D. Award of Dr.-Ing. Siegfried Werth Foundation'. Congratulations! #IAOBpower
    • Anindita works at #IAOB and @Leibniz_IPHT as a PhD student on the development of multi-modal #SuperresolutionMicroscopy methods and Andreas is a postdoc with us and works on multi-scale optical measurements by structured illumination. Many great things to come from these two!
  • 2020/11/01: First Day in the Office @FSU - #Exciting #NewPI
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  • 2022/06/01: Nabil joins the group and will work on augmented reality glasses for his Master Thesis with OQmented. Welcome!
  • 2022/04/15: Liju joins us as for his Research Lab work on Pattern Optimization for Structured Illumination. Welcome
  • 2022/04/15: Kedar joins us as for his Research Lab work on 360 degree reconstruction. Welcome
  • 2022/04/07: Friedrich joins us as for his Bachelor Thesis on super-fast Pattern Creation for Structured Illumination. Welcome
  • 2022/04/01: Andrey joins us as a Research Assistant and will work on Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Super-Resolution Microscopy. Welcome
  • 2022/04/01: Lukas joins us as a Research Assistant and for his Bachelor Thesis on super-high resolution imaging of endosomal compartments. Welcome
  • 2022/03/18: Our recent paper on mRNA escape from endosomal recycling tubules, analysed by multi-colour dSTORM in the Journal of Cell Biology is featured in this weeks issue of Science! Wow! #mindblown
  • 2022/03/15: Andreas' paper on "Miniaturization of a coherent monocular structured illumination system for future combination with digital holography" has been accepted in Light: Advanced Manufacturing. Congratulations! Much more to come soon.
  • 2022/03/09: Our straight-forward & accessible-for-all workflow to quantitatively map and analyse the 3D-distribution of (T-) cell surface receptors with #isotropic nanometer resolution, while preserving the native membrane topography is now published in Communications Biology
  • 2021/11/01: Andreas joins the group as a postdoctoral Researcher after successfully finishing his PhD with Prof. Kowarschik. Andreas is an expert in macroscopic 3D measurement based on structured illumination and will broaden the scope of the group. Fun things to come I am sure! Welcome!
  • 2020/11/01: Gregor gives the new Franke Lab a kick start in joing me right away. Gregor is starting his PhD thesis #FirstPhDStudent. Welcome and have fun - let's do this!

 

The basic principle of Single-Molecule Localisation Microscopy
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Fun from the Lab and beyond.
Fun from the Lab and Beyond.
Single-Molecule Blinking of Fluorescent Dyes
Video: Christian Franke

Single-Molecule Blinking of Fluorescent Dyes - Every spot represents a nanometer size dye molecule, imaged in a wide-field microscope onto a EMCCD chip. Detecting single molecules allows us to create super-resolution fluorescence images way beyond the Abbe diffraction limit.

Institute of Applied Optics and Biophysics - Group Experimental Digitized Microscopy
Postal address:
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Institut für Angewandte Optik und Biophysik
Max-Wien-Platz 1
07743 Jena