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.

Viera Crosignani - Microscopy

Viera has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California Irvine, with a focus on multi-photon fluorescent microscopy. Her post-doc was at the Beckman Laser Institute where she mainly worked on imaging in dermatology. She also worked for Carl Zeiss as field service engineer in Los Angeles before relocating to Vienna.

 

 

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.

Eleonora Reginato - Flow Cytometry

Eleonora has a broad research experience in immunology, cancer biology & epigenetics. She is training flow cytometry users, operating the sorters and providing scientific support in all aspects of experimental design, assay optimization, troubleshooting and data analysis.

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 / Slide Scanning

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.