Imaging of Subcellular Life

We develop optical microscopes for capturing fast dynamics inside living cells. Our goal is to enable new discoveries, unraveling the bio-machinery that underpins life and disease.


While our goal is broad, we stick to well-defined biological questions. Currently, we work closely with biologists and data analysts in DTU’s CitBIO consortium to develop optical instrumentation for large volume screening and high (‘super-‘) resolution imaging of peptide transport across the intestinal barrier. By mapping how different peptide-types traverse (or don’t traverse) the intestine, we will inform the development of new oral drugs and advance the fundamental understanding of biological life.


Our group is anchored in the Department of Health Technology's Section for Biomedical Engineering. Here, we enjoy daily interactions and collaboration with Thomas Sams and Kaj-Åge Henneberg (Group for Cellular Signaling and Biotransport). As our lab matures, we look forward to interfacing more closely with the many other excellent groups in the new section.