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Our students are the heart and soul of the Research School. We strongly encourage all students to collaborate across different scientific disciplines and build a strong (international) network in order to set optimal conditions for a highly successful career. Below you can find out more about our students, their projects, affiliations and hobbies.

Research Topic: Using epigenetics to discover mechanisms behind drug tolerance in a fungal pathogen

Supervisor: Dr. Carsten Marr

Group: Quantitative Single Cell Dynamics

Institute: Institute of Computational Biology

Research Topic: Redox-regulation of epigenetic mechanisms in response to future climate conditions

Supervisor: Dr. Christian Lindermayr

Group: Redox-Signaling and Chromatin Modulation

Institute: Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology

Research Topic: Single-molecule analysis of replication origin chromatin

Supervisor: Dr. Stephan Hamperl

Group: Chromosome Dynamics and Genome Stability

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

Research Topic: Paternal programming of offspring immune development

Supervisor: Dr. Raffaele Teperino

Group: Environmental Epigenetics

Institute: Institute of Experimental Genetics

Research Topic: Developing targeted epigenetic strategies for Ribosomopathies

Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Stricker

Group: Epigenetic Engeneering

Institute: Institute of Stem Cell Research

Enrolled since 2020

Research Topic: How are cell fates changed by nuclear reprogramming?

Supervisor: Dr. Eva Hörmanseder

Group: Maintaining and Reprogramming Cell Fates

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

Enrolled since 2019

Research topic: Function of Satellite RNA Transcription for Centromere Assembly and Mitotic Spindle Formation

Supervisors: Dr. Andreas Ettinger and Prof. Dr. Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla

Research group: Epigenetics and cell-fate in early mammalian development

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

 

Enrolled since 2020

Research Topic: Discovery and manipulation of key regulators of cell identity in the brain through cellular reprogramming and CRISPR

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Stricker & Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz

Group: Epigenetic Engineering & Neural Stem Cells

Institute: Institute of Stem Cell Research

Enrolled since 2021

Research Topic: Decoding genomic signatures of metabolic reprograming in disbetes and obesity

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Henriette Uhlenhaut / Dr. Fabiana Quagliarini

Group: Molecular Endocrinology

Institute: Institute for Diabetes and Cancer

Enrolled since 2021

Research Topic:

Cell-size dependent regultion of chromatin in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Supervisor: Dr. Kurt Schmoller

Group: Cell and Organelle Size Control

Institute: Institute of Functional Epigenetics

Enrolled since 2021

Research Topic: Deciphering the functions of novel histone modifications

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider

Group: Chromatin Dynamics and Epigenetics

Institute: Institute of Functional Epigenetics

Enrolled since 2019

Research Topic: Analysis of 2C- like cells in different species

Supervisor: Dr. Antonio Scialdone

Group: Physics and data-based modelling of cellular decision making

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

 

 

 

Enrolled since 2019

Research topic: Factors involved in the formation of cell type-specific chromatine loops and the dissection of mechanisms of action in the context of neuronal development

Supervisor: Boyan Bonev, PhD

Research group: Bonev Lab

Institute: Helmholtz Pioneer Center

Enrolled since 2018

Research topic: The epigenomic landscape of four genes which are important in the context of development and disease

Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Stricker

Group: Epigenetic Engineering

Institute: Institute of Stem Cell Research

 

 

Enrolled since 2020

Research topic: Crosstalk between cellular metabolism and chromatin and rRNA modifications

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider

Research group: Chromatin Dynamics and Epigenetics

Institute: Institute of Functional Epigenetics

Research Topic: The properties of the RNA in the mesh and the roles of other proteins associated with the mesh

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nick Gilbert

Group: Chromatin Structure and Genome Stability

Institute: MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh

Enrolled since 2021

Research Topic: Mathematical modelling of cellular fate decision in olfactory sensory neurons

Supervisor: Dr. Antonio Scialdone

Group: Physics and data-based modelling of cellular decision making

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

Research Topic: Quantification of single-cell differentiation timescales from diverse mammalian species

Supervisor: Dr. Carsten Marr

Group: Quantitative Single Cell Dynamics

Institute: Institute of Computational Biology

Enrolled since 2020

Research Topic:

Identifying the Role of Transcription-Replication Conflicts as an Endogenous Source of Epigenetic Instability

Supervisor: Dr. Stephan Hamperl

Group: Chromosome dynamics and genome stability

Institute: Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells

Enrolled since 2019

Research topic: 3D genome architecture changes during primate evolution focusing on the cerebral cortex

Supervisor: Boyan Bonev, PhD

Research group: Bonev Lab

Institute: Helmholtz Pioneer Center