Dr. rer. nat. Markus Drechsler
University of Bayreuth
Bavarian Polymer Institute (BPI)
Keylab "Electron and Optical Microscopy"
Laboratory for Soft Matter Electron Microscopy

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Dr. Drechsler was born in Zuerich in 1957. From 1977-1985 he studied Physics at the Albert - Ludwigs University in Freiburg (Germany) and received his PhD in 1991 with a thesis on "Electron Energyloss Spectroscopic and Electronmicroscopic Investigations of the Light Induced Calcium Release in Bovine Photoreceptor Cells".
From 1991-1995 he worked at the Institute for Biophysics and Radiation Biology of the Albert - Ludwigs University of Freiburg (Germany). He was heading the electron microscopy service group of the collaborative research centre "Structure and Function of Macromolecular Systems" (SFB60) of the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG).
Between 1995 and 1997 he was head of the atomic force microscopy group of the Cardiological Research Laboratory of the Cardiological Clinic of the Medical Faculty Charité at the Humboldt University of Berlin.
From 1997 - 2003 he worked at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of the Friedrich - Schiller University in Jena where he was head of the electron microscopic service group.
In 2002 he was working for 6 months as a visiting scientist at the Physical Institute of the University of Zuerich / Switzerland in the Biophysics group.
In April 2003 he joined the "Department of Macromoleclar Chemistry II" at the University of Bayreuth and was head of the electron microscopy service group of the collaborative research centre "Complex Macromolecular and Hybrid Systems in Internal and External Fields" (SFB481) of the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG). In 2013 he moved to the "Bayreuth Institute for Macromolecular Research" (BIMF) and in 2017 to the "Bavarian Polymer Institute (BPI) - KeyLab Electron and Optical Micrscopy". He is working on the cryo electron microscopical characterization of soft matter systems.