Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Topic of the PhD thesis: 'From single-cells to whole-organ monitoring: Morphokinetik characterisation of infection via quantitative image analysis'
Professional Career
since 2018 PhD student in Bioinformatics at the Hans Knöll Institute
2018 M.Sc. in Bioinformatics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2015 B.Sc. in Bioinformatics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena


Hoffmann B*, Gerst R*, Cseresnyés Z, Fooc W, Sommerfeld O, Press AT, Bauer M, Figge MT (2022) Spatial quantification of clinical biomarker pharmacokinetics through deep learning-based segmentation and signal-oriented analysis of MSOT data. Photoacoustics 26, 100361.
Büttner H*, Niehs SP*, Vandelannoote K, Cseresnyés Z, Dose B, Richter I, Gerst R, Figge MT, Stinear TP, Pidot SJ, Hertweck C# (2021) Bacterial endosymbionts protect beneficial soil fungus from nematode attack. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 118(37), e2110669118.
Gerst R, Medyukhina A, Figge MT (2020) MISA++: A standardized interface for automated bioimage analysis. SoftwareX 11, 100405.