Navigation and service

Foto von Christian Schiffer

Christian Schiffer

Doctoral Researcher

Academic degree: M.Sc. in Technomathematik, University of Applied Sciences Aachen

Research Group Big Data Analytics

Research topic:

  • Deep Learning methods to automatically classify cytoarchitectonic areas in high- resolution microscopy images of cell-body stained histological human brain sections
  • Development of interactive workflows to assist neuroscientists in parcellation of cytoarchitectonic areas

Methods and tools:

  • Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Graph Neural Networks
  • Contrastive Learning
  • Semantic segmentation of medical images
  • High Performance Computing
  • Distributed Deep Learning on HPC systems
  • Data visualization


Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-1)
Forschungszentrum Jülich
52425 Jülich


Phone: +49 2461 61-3678
Fax: +49 2461 61-3483