LZH Scientist Appointed to Professorship for Biophotonics
11/18/2009

Fig. 1: Professor Dr. Alexander Heisterkamp from the LZH has been appointed to a full professorship at the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Dr. Alexander Heisterkamp from the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) was appointed to a full professorship for biophotonics at the Institute of Quantum Optics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover on October 1st, 2009. The professorship was established within the framework of the Excellence Cluster REBIRTH, which deals with regenerative medicine.

Heisterkamp (37) is head of the group Biophotonics at the LZH, which uses lasers for imaging and microscopy. Further subject areas of the group are cell manipulation via laser beams as well as research regarding the interaction of nanoparticles and lasers on a cellular level.

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