Jan Ellenberg , Dr.

Jan Ellenberg

Jan Ellenberg studied biology as an undergraduate at the Universities of Hamburg and Berlin, Germany, before obtaining his Ph.D. at the National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA. After a short postdoc at the NIH, he joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) as a group leader in 1999, where he has coordinated the Centre for Molecular and Cellular Imaging since 2004, became senior scientist and head of the Gene Expression Unit in 2006 and head of the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit in 2009. His current research at EMBL focuses on systems biology of cell division and nuclear organization.