I am a biologist fascinated by the beauty and complexity of the microscopic world. To a large degree, cells are like tiny black boxes. We are groping in an area that has not yet been fully illuminated. I hope I can let in a new thin beam of light to penetrate the box. And I am trying my best...

The little world's species

  • The left (green) and right (red) replication arms of the E. coli chromosome.

  • Different choreographies of the E. coli divisome components FtsZ (red) and FtsK (green).

  • B. subtilis replication origin (green) and nucleoid (red) in vegetative growth.

  • B. subtilis chromosome conformation capture (Hi-C) contact map.