Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Intravital 2-photon microscopy of the immune system
  • Software development for automated and advanced image analysis and model-based simulations
  • Image-based Systems Biology
Professional Career
since 2016 Research associate, imaging and image analysis specialist at the Hans Knoell Institute, Jena
2016-2016 Microscopy and imaging specialist at the Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum (DRFZ) and the Beuth Hochschule, Berlin
2012-2016 Microscopy and imaging specialist in the JIMI (Joint Intravital Microscopy and Imaging) project at the Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum, Max Delbrück Center (Berlin) and at the Hans Knoell Institute, Jena
2010-2012 Research associate and Co-manager of the Confocal and 2-Photon Microscopy Core Facility at Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin
2007-2010 Imaging Facility manager in the Department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge (GB)
1994-2007 Research associate and confocal imaging specialist in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore (USA)
1991-1994 Research associate in the Department of Physiology at the School of Medicine at Debrecen University (HU)
1985-1991 Research associate in the Department of Solid State Physics at Debrecen University (HU)


Bischoff M, Cseresnyés Z (2009) Cell rearrangements, cell divisions and cell death in a migrating epithelial sheet in the abdomen of Drosophila. Development 136(14), 2403-2411.
Cseresnyés Z, Schwarz U, Green CM (2009) Analysis of replication factories in human cells by super-resolution light microscopy. BMC Cell Biol 10(88),
Hernández-Ochoa E O, Cseresnyés Z, Schneider M F (2007) Ca2+ signal summation and NFATc1 nuclear translocation in sympathetic ganglion neurons during repetitive action potentials induced by M-channel inhibition. Cell Calcium 41(6), 559-571.
Shen T, Cseresnyés Z, Liu Y, Randall WR, Schneider MF (2007) Regulation of the nuclear export of the transcription factor NFATc1 by protein kinases after slow fibre type electrical stimulation of adult mouse skeletal muscle fibres. J Physiol 579(Pt 2), 535-551.
Shen T, Liu Y, Cseresnyés Z, Hawkins A, Randall WR, Schneider MF (2006) Activity- and calcineurin-independent nuclear shuttling of NFATc1, but not NFATc3, in adult skeletal muscle fibers. Mol Biol Cell 17(4), 1570-1582.
Cseresnyés Z, Schneider MF (2004) Peripheral hot spots for local Ca2+ release after single action potentials in sympathetic ganglion neurons. Biophys J 86(1 Pt 1), 163-181.
Thomas S, Zinter R, Cseresnyés Z, Hutter-Paier B, Hofmeister A (2003) Structured light imaging: An accessible alternative to confocal imaging. Am Biotechnol Lab 21(11), 14-16.
Liu Y, Cseresnyés Z, Randall WR, Schneider MF (2001) Activity-dependent nuclear translocation and intranuclear distribution of NFATc in adult skeletal muscle fibers. J Cell Biol 155(1), 27-39.
McDonough SI, Cseresnyés Z, Schneider MF (2000) Origin sites of calcium release and calcium oscillations in frog sympathetic neurons. J Neurosci 20(24), 9059-9070.
Cseresnyés Z, Bustamante AI, Schneider MF (1999) Caffeine-induced [Ca2+] oscillations in neurones of frog sympathetic ganglia. J Physiol 514(Pt 1), 83-99.