Julien Colombelli is the Head of the Advanced Digital Microscopy Core Facility (ADMCF) at IRB Barcelona since 2008. He obtained his degrees in physics at the University of Paris and in Optics engineering at the École Centrale de Marseille.
He worked as research Engineer at Corecom (Politecnico di Milano - Italy), and at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL- Germany) in the Light Microscopy Group. Mr. Colombelli manages advanced microscopy and image analysis resources for more than 200 users per year, a wide range of BioImaging applications with 15 microscopy systems, and is in charge of custom instruments development, e.g. Lightsheet-based microscopy or Laser Nanosurgery technologies. Mr Colombelli chairs, since 2016, a new COST Action: NEUBIAS, Network of European BioImage Analysts, and also provides services to European scientists through EuroBioimaging, the future European Infrastructure for Biological and Biomedical Imaging.