The Entire IMCES Team

All members of the IMCES team, consisting of light and electron microscopy experts are open for any discussion about your individual projects to get the most out of your experiments.

IMCES Leader Board

IMCES Director Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Gunzer

Institute for Experimental Immunology and Imaging
Campus of the University Essen
Center of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB); Room S05 V01 E29
Universitätsstraße 2
45141 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/183-6640
fax: +49 (0)201/183-6642

Official Responsibilities:

  • Project leader for the IMCES BSL 2 gene technology lab
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Manager of IMCES Light Microscopy Unit (LMU) Dr. rer. nat. Anthony Squire

Imaging Center Essen
Light Microscopy Unit (LMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 3.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-6042 or -83426
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6906

Official Responsibilities:

  • Institute's Data Protection Officer
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Manager of IMCES Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU) Dr. rer. nat. Mike Hasenberg

Imaging Center Essen
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 2.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-4387 or -82365
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

Official Responsibilities:

  • IMCES Radiation Protection Officer
  • Project leader for the IMCES BSL 2 gene technology lab
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Team of the IMCES Light Microscopy Unit (LMU)

Technical Staff Alexandra Brenzel

Imaging Center Essen 
Light Microscopy Unit (LMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 3.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-6012 or -83569
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6906

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • Light Microscopist (Widefield, CLSM, LSFM, Superresolution)
  • Flow Cytometry Operator
  • Assistance in Image Analysis
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Research Associate Dr. rer. nat. Sascha Krauß

Imaging Center Essen 
Light Microscopy Unit (LMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 3.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-6035
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6906

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • Bioinformatics (AI and Machine Learning)
  • Assistance in Image Analysis

 

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Research Associate Dr. rer. nat. Anja Hasenberg

Institute for Experimental Immunology and Imaging
Campus of the University Essen
Center of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB); Room S05 V01 E63
Universitätsstraße 2
45141 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/183-6673
fax: +49 (0)201/183-6642

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • Light Microscopist ((intravital) 2PM and Widefield)
  • Assistance in 2PM data reconstruction
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Staff of the IMCES Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)

Technical Staff Bernd Walkenfort

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 2.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-4387 or -6079
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • TEM operator 
  • SEM operator
  • Assistance in microscopic data processing and analysis
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Technical Staff Sylvia Voortmann

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 1.036
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-6079
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • EM sample processing
  • SEM operator
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Research Associate PD Dr. med. Holger Jastrow

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Institutsgruppe I building, section A, 3rd floor, Room 40
Virchowstrasse 171
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-85746
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

IMCES Responsibilities:

  • Experimental planning and result Interpretation
  • TEM operator
  • SEM operator

Official Responsibilities:

  • IMCES Radiation Protection Officer
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EMU Student Members

Master Student B.Sc. Biology Kai Christine Liebig

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 2.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-4387
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

Research Interest:

  • Ultrastructural FIB/SEM Analysis of HSV-infected eukaryotic immune cells
  • Ultrastructural TEM and FIB/SEM Analyses of peripheral nerv damage in collaboration with UKE Department of Neurology
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PhD Student M.Sc. Biology Jacqueline Heinen-Weiler

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 2.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen
phone: +49 (0)201/723-4387
fax: +49 (0)201/723-6942

Research Interest:

  • Ultrastructural TEM and FIB/SEM Analyses of the cardiac mitochondrial network in collaboration with the UKE CardioScienceLabs
  • CLEM analyses on different target structures
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EMU Associated Scientists

Emeritus Consultant Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Elke Winterhager

Imaging Center Essen 
Electron Microscopy Unit (EMU)
Campus of the University Hospital Essen
Medical Research Center (MFZ); Room 2.013
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen

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