Further information about the research performed in the Microscopy Group at the IPHT in Jena, please visit the Nanoimaging website.

Current and Previous Positions

  • Nanobiophotonics Professor for Physical Chemistry, Institute of Physical Chemistry,  2010 - ongoing, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Helmholtzweg 4, 07743 Jena, Germany
Rainer Heintzmann's research focusses on imaging cellular function at high resolution. His group develops techniques to measure multidimensional information in small biological objects such as cells, cellular organelles or other small structures of interest. A further interest is in computer-based reconstruction methods.

Rainer Heintzmann developed software packages for scientific computing and visualisation.

Professional Memberships:
Editorial board member of the Journals PLoS One and Optical Nanoscopy
Member of the steering committee of the Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine group, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Germany

contact: rainer dot heintzmann at uni-jena dot de