Jan Schumacher , Dr.

Software Manager, Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH.

Jan joined Leica Microsystems in 2014 as an Application Manager responsible for neuroscience applications of widefield microscopy. In 2017, he became part of the product management team for LAS X software intended for widefield microscopy applied to the life sciences.  He switched into Leica Microsystems’ sales organization as an Advanced Workflow Specialist in 2019.

Prior to joining Leica Microsystems, Jan was involved in acupuncture research using electrophysiological techniques. For his PhD work done at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biophysics in Frankfurt, Germany, he utilized various in vivo imaging techniques to investigate the sense of smell.