Christian May, Dr.
Christian May joined Leica Microsystem in Wetzlar, Germany, in January 2001 as Product Manager for Laser Microdissection. He changed his focus to TIRF and advanced fluorescence, followed by responsibility for widefield super-resolution microscopy with the Leica SR GSD.
He studied Chemistry at the University of Marburg. During his Ph.D. thesis he changed his focus to Biochemistry with main interest in mobilization of lipid bodies in plants. During his postdoc time at the Medical Research department in Marburg, Christian worked mainly on antigen presentation with a main interest in TAP1/2. Here he used one of the first TIRF systems build by Till Photonics/Olympus.