Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences

Enderlein, Jörg Prof. Dr.

Professor of Physics

  • 1981-86 Study of Physics at Ilya-Mechnikov-University Odessa
  • 1991 PhD in Physical Chemistry (Humboldt-University Berlin)
  • 1996-97 PostDoc at Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA)
  • 1997-2000 Assistent Professor (C1) at University of Regensburg
  • 2000 Habilitation in Physical Chemistry (University of Regensburg)
  • 2001-2006 Heisenberg Fellow of the DFG at Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • 2007-2008 Professor for Biophysical Chemistry at Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen
  • Since 2008 Professor for Biophysics at Georg-August-University Göttingen

Major Research Interests

Single molecule fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging, protein conformational dynamics and folding

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Grants and Awards

  • 1996-1997 DAAD fellowship
  • 2000 Georg-Märkl Price
  • 2001-2006 Heisenberg fellowship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Niehörster T, Löschberger A, Gregor I, Krämer B, Rahn H, Patting M, Koberling F, Enderlein J, Sauer M (2016) Multi-target spectrally resolved fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy Nature methods13:257
  • Karedla N, Stein SC, Hahnel D, Gregor I, Chizhik A, Enderlein J (2015) Simultaneous Measurement of the Three-Dimensional Orientation of Excitation and Emission Dipoles. Phys Rev Lett 115(17): 173002
  • Chizhik AI, Rother J, Gregor I, Janshoff A, Enderlein J (2014) Metal-induced energy transfer for live cell nanoscopy. Nature Photonics 8: 124-127
  • Schulz O, Pieper C, Clever M, Pfaff J, Ruhlandt A, Kehlenbach RH, Wouters FS, Großhans J, Bunt G, Enderlein J (2013) Resolution doubling in fluorescence microscopy with Confocal Spinning-Disk Image Scanning Microscopy. PNAS 110: 21000-21005
  • Chizhik AI, Gregor I, Schleifenbaum F, Müller CB, Röling C, Meixner AJ, Enderlein J (2012) Electrodynamic Coupling of Electric Dipole Emitters to a Fluctuating Mode Density within a Nanocavity. Phys Rev Lett 108: 163002
  • Pieper C, Enderlein J (2011) Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy as a tool for measuring the rotational diffusion of macromolecules. Chem Phys Lett 516: 1-11
  • Chizhik AI, Chizhik AM, Khoptyar D, Bär S, Meixner AJ, Enderlein J (2011) Probing the Radiative Transition of Single Molecules with a Tunable Microresonator. Nano Lett 11: 1700-1703
  • Müller CB, Enderlein J (2010) Image scanning microscopy. Phys Rev Lett 104: 198101
  • Berndt M, Lorenz M, Enderlein J, Diez S (2010) Axial Nanometer Distances Measured by Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy. Nano Lett 10: 1497-1500
  • Dertinger T, Colyer R, Iyer G, Weiss S, Enderlein J (2009) Fast, background-free, 3D superresolution optical fluctuation imaging (SOFI). PNAS 106: 22287-22292
  • Chizhik A, Schleifenbaum F, Gutbrod R, Chizhik A, Khoptyar D, Meixner AJ, Enderlein J (2009) Tuning the Fluorescence Emission Spectra of a Single Mo-lecule with a Variable Optical Sub-wavelength Metal Microcavity. Phys Rev Lett 102: 073002-6