Franziska Schneider-Warme | AIChE

Franziska Schneider-Warme

Head of Optogenetics
University of Freiburg

Franziska Schneider-Warme is the Head of Optogenetics and Emmy-Noether research group leader at the University of Freiburg in Germany. Her research interests include design and implementation of new optogenetic tools for modulating the activity of excitable cells and tissues, development of optogenetic approaches for functionally dissecting electrical interactions between cardiac cell populations, with a current focus on cardiomyocytes, fibroblasts and resident immune cells, electrophysiological characterization of cardiac non-myocytes, and 3D reconstruction of cellular networks in healthy and diseased hearts.