Seeing the unseeable

Born in Germany, Jonas Ries studied physics in Bremen and Konstanz. Soon afterwards, he merged physics with biology, obtaining his PhD in biophysics in Dresden. After his post-doctoral tenure at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Zurich, he accepted the role of a group leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg. In 2023, Jonas was appointed Professor of Advanced Microscopy and Cellular Dynamics at the University of Vienna and started his group at the Perutz in January 2024. In our interview, Jonas talked about his passion for super-resolution microscopy and his goal to accelerate research by turning smart ideas into technologies.

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