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Groups working in the areas of

BioImaging  Experimental Neurology, BioImaging group
  2-photon microscopy, single cell electrophysiology, synaptic plasticity,
  neuronal network activity, calcium, dendrite, spine

ipht_microscopy  Institute of Physical Chemistry;
  IPHT Jena: Dept. Microscopy and Dept. Spectroscopy/Imaging
  molecular imaging, raman microscopy, biophotonics, high resolution
  microscopy, nanobiophotonics, fluorescence microscopy, confocal
                      microscopy, imaging, image processing

BioMolPhot  AG Biomolecular Photonics
  fluorescence lifetime imaging, FRET measurements,
  Protein-protein interaction measurements in living cells,
  nanosensors, automated image analysis, patch-clamp fluorometry

Kessels  Research Group Cell Biology of the Cytoskeleton
  molecular mechanisms of actin dynamics; cytoskeletal functions of cell
  differentiation & reorganization; neuronal morphogenesis & plasticity;
  modern methods in molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, biochemistry,
                      cell and developmental biology. 

Systembiology  Experimental Nephrology -  Systems Biology
  Systems Biology, Computational and Experimental Analysis Gene
  Regulation, Protein-Protein Interactions, Gene-Expression Data, DNA-
  sequences, Transcription Factor Binding Sites, miRNA function, drug based
                      iPS, optical methods to study gene regulation

s1ngle-molecule-logo1  Single-Molecule Microscopy Group
  analysis of single FoF1-ATP synthases and transporters by multi
  dimensional confocal microscopy (FRET, FLIM), fluorescence correlation
  spectroscopy (FCS, FCCS), ABELtrap, single-molecule based imaging
                      (PALM, STORM, FRAP)

Biophotonical Receptor Research

Biophysik  CMB, Department of Biophysics
  ion channels, neurotoxins, and molecular mechanisms of cellular regulation
  microscopic photonic methods to measure cellular parameters as well as
  to specifically manipulate cell functions

Neuroimmunologie  Neuroimmunology and Synaptopathy
  autoimmunity against neuronal membrane receptors; autoantibodies;
  autoimmune encephalitis; synaptic remodeling; super-resolution
  microscopy; dSTORM; cellular electrophysiology; synaptic plasticity;
                      animal models; septic encephalopathy

PhysII  Institute of Physiology II
  characterization of the structure-function relation of ion channels: CNG
  channels, HCN pacemaker channels, and cardiac ion channels
  molecular biological, electrophysiological, optical and mathematical
                      methods confocal Patch-Clamp Fluorometry

Biochemie  Institute for Biochemistry I
  innovative fluorescent tools in cell biology at high resolution and dynamics;
  tracking of proteins & membranes; actin dynamics and membrane
  modulation in morphogenesis & membrane trafficking; neuronal structure,
                      function & plasticity 


Ophthalmology  Experimental Ophthalmology  
  new methods for objective detection of early metabolic alterations of the
  eye: in vivo fluorescence lifetime imaging, oxygen saturation in retinal
  vessels, density of macular pigment, 2-photon studies on organ cultures

IAP2  Institute for Applied Optics, Ophthalmology Group
  measurement and correction of aberrations of the human eye using an
  adaptive real-time phoropter, studying the influence of higher order
  aberrations on vision (visus, contrast, glare sensitivity)


HNO   Working group oncology, ENT department
  improving the detection of head and neck cancer and its tumor margins
  with confocal mini-endoscopy  and RAMAN spectroscopy in correlation to
  histopathology and proteomic analyses

medphys   Medical Physics Group
  tomographic biomedical and clinical imaging, in particular MRI: Diffusion
  Tensor Imaging (DTI), MR Spectroscopy, MR Mammography, small animal
  MRI, Susceptibility weighted Imaging, Phase Imaging, Phase Unwrapping

nlo   Chair of Nonlinear Optics
  X-ray Coherence Tomography, Generation of short-wavelength radiation,
  Laser Radiation Therapy

Biomag_Zemop   Biomagnetic Centre
  We explore cortical processing following visual perception of stimuli using
  Magnetic Source Imaging. The technology is based on a completely non-
  invasive procedure involving picking up and measuring the biomagnetic
                      field generated by cortical neurons.

neuroimaging   Working Group Neuroimaging
  investigates the function of the human brain by functional imaging, direct
  visualization of various interactions within the somatosensory system, and
  the development of customised therapies for a variety of neurological
                      diseases such as stroke and chronic pain.

SBMG-logo   Structural Brain Mapping Group
  methods for structural brain imaging, Schizophrenia research,
  gyrification and cortical measures, surface shape analysis, classification
  of brain structure, early detection of Schizophrenia and Alzheimer's Disease

Faser   Working Group Fiber Anatomy, Department of Neurology
  Central nervous fiber architecture, human connectome, connectivity,
  polarized light imaging (PLI), diffusion tensor MRI, Wallerian degeneration
  after cns lesion.

  Core Unit Chip Application
  Laser-based tissue microdissection, chip technologies and molecular
  imaging techniques are used for the analysis of tumor heterogeneity and
  for the identification of biomarkers to enable an early enough diagnosis.

ZeMOP_ExRad_Bild_80x60   Working group: Experimental Radiology
  In vivo imaging of pathomolecular mechanisms in relation to Morbus
  Alzheimer disease, breast cancer and inflammation using UWB, MRI and
  optical techniques. Design of minimal-invasive techniques for the treatment
                      of tumours and inflammatory diseases.

Biomedical Laser Applications

POLARIS_80x60   POLARIS/ultra photonics
  The group uses high-intensity laser pulses to generate particle and
  radiation pulses of high energy. This radiation is further characterized, e.g. 
  in terms of the biological effectiveness for cell irradiation.


nanoscopy  IPHT Jena, Nanoscopy
  Spectroscopy on the Nanoscale, instrumental developments for sub
  wavelength spatial resolution, structural investigation of single prions,
  viruses etc., structure-dynamic relation of single proteins in lipid

sepsis  Experimental Anesthesiology
  fluorescence microscopy, NIR, molecular mechanisms of cellular
  dysfunction in shock and sepsis related organ failure (redox status,
  transcellular transport, excretory dysfunction)

schubert-group  Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry
  tailor-made functional polymers, nanoparticles and nanocontainers,
  luminescent metal complexes, metal-based supramolecular polymers,
  responsive materials, high-throughput experimentation

CarlZeissProfessur.jpg  Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry
  Boronic acid-rezeptors for sugars, Fluorescent enzyme assays,
  Photoswitchable receptors, molecular logic in sugar diagnostics
  Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS), confocal

Materials Science  Chair of Materials Science
  Microscopy and spectroscopy of materials (polymers, ceramics, metals,
  composites): REM-FIB, CLSM, TEM, AFM, raman microscopy, µCT imaging,
  nanoindentation, ellipsometry, UV-Vis, XPS, LED photopolymerization,
                      materials science