Members

Karin Aumayr - Head of BioOptics Facility

Karin has worked in all areas of the BioOptics Facility, fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS), microscopy and image analysis. She is helping with the planning of experiments and discussing available methodology as well as requests for future equipment. She is also specialized in image processing and analysis and is assisting in all questions concerning imaging.

Thomas Lendl - Image Analysis / Flow Cytometry

Thomas is mainly working on image processing and analysis and is giving introductions to ImageJ/Fiji as well as in 3D imaging solutions like Imaris. He is also operating the cell sorters and giving support for the analytical FACS machines.

 

 

Tobias Müller - Microscopy

Tobias is assisting with all microscopy questions however he is specialized in laser scanning confocal microscopy, lightsheet fluorescence microscopy and deconvolution.. He is helping with the set-up of the experiment and the best choice of instrument for it. He is giving trainings including both the usage of the hard- and software as well as the optical background of the used system.

Pawel Pasierbek - Microscopy

Pawel is assisting with all microscopy questions, however he is specialized in laser scanning confocal microscopy, structured illuminaton microscopy and deconvolution. He is helping with the set-up of the experiment and the best choice of instrument for it. He is giving trainings including both the usage of the hard- and software as well as the optical background of the used system.

Gabriele Petri - Flow Cytometry / Microscopy

Gaby is operating the sorters used for fluorescence activated cell sorting and is helping with the set-up of FACS experiments. She is giving training in the usage of the analytic flow cytometers as well as of the data analysis software. She can help with a lot of microscopy questions and, being specialized in widefield microscopy, she is also giving introductions in these systems.

Gerald Schmauss - Flow Cytometry / Image Analysis

Gerald is operating the FACS sorters and is giving introductions to the analytical FACS machines. He is also programming algorithms for automated image analysis using the Definiens Software Suite.

Marietta Weninger - Flow Cytometry

Marie is experienced in molecular biological techniques and flow cytometry and works as a full time FACS specialist. She is operating the sorters and maintaining the FACS machines, giving trainings to users as well as advice concerning setup of new experiments and all other FACS related issues.