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Christian Matthäus

Dr. Christian Matthäus studied Chemistry at the Technical University in Berlin and the University of Oklahoma. He received his PhD working in Professor Max Diem's laboratories at the City University of New York. His PhD work was focussing on infrared and Raman spectroscopy on eukaryotic cells and tissues. In 2006 the group moved to the Northeastern University in Boston, where he was offered a postdoctoral position. In July 2009 he returned to Germany and started working as a research assistant at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology and the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena in the group of Professor Jürgen Popp. His main research interests are linear and non-linear spectroscopic imaging techniques, mass spectrometry and their application to biological samples.