Stefanie Reichelt

Stefanie Reichelt - NCBS Artist in Residence

Stefanie Reichelt is a Cambridge-based researcher and photographer. She studied Biology at Bonn University and has worked as a scientist in France, the USA (Berkeley) and the UK (London and Cambridge).
She is the Head of Light Microscopy Laboratory at the Cambridge Research Institute of Cancer Research UK (CRUK) since 2005. Her research includes the development of new imaging techniques that will enable the visualisation of molecules in cells for cancer diagnostics. ( Stefanie’s research was featured in ARTE TV Xenius: ‘Krebs’ (
She is the founder and curator of ArtCell Gallery in Cambridge, which provides exhibition space on the Biomedical Campus site to the local artists and the scientific community. In her photographic work, Stefanie explores the nature of perception in photography. She has exhibited in various countries and her projects are widely featured in photography and science magazines. Her etchings and scientific images were projected on the Senate House during the 800th Anniversary Celebration of the University of Cambridge in 2010. She is a member of London Independent Photography and is currently taking part in Linn Schroeder’s Seminars at Ostkreuzschule, Berlin.(
During the residency at NCBS, Stefanie proposes to look at the interfaces of art and science with a project called ‘Transient Portraits’. She will facilitate a collaborative creation of a series of ‘transient portraits’. This collaboration involves science, art, computing and education. The project aims to highlight the ever-present dialectic between transience and permanence in our lives.


Stefanie’s visit to NCBS cosponsored by the bangaloREsidency programme a long-term collaboration between the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore.


Stefanie Reichelt Photography

About the bangaloREsidency programme

Stefanie Reichelt's Program

NCBS Artist in Residence