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Joerg Bewersdorf, PhD

Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor of Physics



Joerg Bewersdorf is a Professor of Cell Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Physics at Yale University. He received his Master's degree (Dipl. Phys., 1998) and his doctoral degree in physics (Dr. rer. nat., 2002) training with Dr. Stefan W. Hell at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Goettingen, Germany. After 4 years at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, he relocated his research group to Yale University in 2009. An optical physicist/biophysicist by training, Dr. Bewersdorf has been a long-time contributor to the field of super-resolution light microscopy development and the application of these techniques to cell biological questions.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral fellow
    Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (2005)
  • PhD
    University of Heidelberg (2002)

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