Staff Biographies-Jan Wisniewski, Ph.D.

NCI Optical Microscopy Laboratory


Jan Wisniewski, Ph.D.

Core Head
EIB Microscopy and Digital Imaging Facility

• Dr Wisniewski received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

• After postdoctoral training at the University of Calgary and NCI, Bethesda, he conducted research at biotech companies in Canada, NCI and Janelia Research Campus, HHMI.

• He joined the Experimental Immunology Branch in the summer of 2018 to oversee the operations of its microscopy facility.

• Dr. Wisniewski expertise spans advanced confocal and widefield microscopy techniques, PALM/STORM, STED and diffraction-based 3D MFM (multifocus) microscopy, single-molecule and live cell imaging, use of photoconvertible fluorescent proteins in pulse-chase experiments in single cells, photochemistry of fluorophores etc.

• His interests include development of custom microscopy systems and use of innovative devices to improve performance of microscopes.