Royer Lab

Our Research

We are a pluridisciplinary team of computer scientists, optical engineers, and biologists, fascinated by a simple but incredibly complex question: how do organisms develop from a single cell into a fully functional body with billions of self-organizing cells that form tissues and have different functions? Our bet is that solving this question will require expertise across Computer Science, Microscopy, and Biology. Our goal is to build a Time-Resolved Multi-Dimensional Atlas of Vertebrate Development using Zebrafish as a model organism. To attain this goal, we design and build novel state-of-the-art light-sheet microscopes, as well as conceive of deep-learning based image processing and analysis algorithms.

Main Research Topics

Bioimage Informatics

deep learning based image restoration, 5D bioimage visualisation, GPU accelerated image processing,

Advanced Microscopy

light-sheet microscopy, single objective microscopy, adaptive imaging, smart microscopy

Developmental Biology

Cellular Atlas of Vertebrate Development, Zebrafish Development

Selected Projects & Papers

Adaptive Imaging

Image Restoration

Weigert, ..., Royer, Jug, Myers et al.
Nature Methods 2018

Beltangady & Royer.
Nature Methods 2019

Batson & Royer
arXiv & ICML 2019

Light-Sheet Microscopy

Yang et al.
BioRxiv 2020

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Developmental Biology

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nD Image Visualisation

Image Processing

Haase & Royer et al.
Nature Methods 2019

Open Source Hardware

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Lab Pictures

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