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Welcome to the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE)

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The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE) in Freiburg is an interdisciplinary research institution that conducts basic research in two key areas of modern biology.

Immunobiology is concerned with the ways multicellular organisms defend themselves against pathogens. We study the evolutionary origins and the development of lymphoid organs and immune effector cells, the function of antigen receptors, and the genetic basis of host-pathogen interactions. This information underpins efforts to better diagnose and treat immunodeficiency and inflammatory diseases.
 
Epigenetics is the study of inheritable traits that are not caused by changes in the underlying DNA sequence. Epigenetic mechanisms are crucial for the organization and utilization of our genetic information. Since the susceptibility to diseases can be promoted by epigenetic dysfunction, epigenetic research has far-reaching implications for diagnosis and therapy of human disease.
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A single factor can reset the immune system of mice to a state likely similar to what is was 500 million years ago, when the first vertebrates emerged.

500 Million year reset for the immune system

August 18, 2014

A single factor can reset the immune system of mice to a state likely similar to what is was 500 million years ago, when the first vertebrates emerged. [more]
More than 130 readers of the Badische Zeitung (BZ) followed the invitation to visit the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE).

High interest in ‘BZ visitor event’ at the MPI-IE

August 07, 2014

More than 130 readers of the Badische Zeitung (BZ) followed the invitation to visit the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE). [more]
Scientists present an approach to investigate the repetitive portion of the genome and reveal how stem cells protect their genomic integrity.

Illuminating the dark side of the genome

July 17, 2014

Scientists present an approach to investigate the repetitive portion of the genome and reveal how stem cells protect their genomic integrity. [more]
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The international meeting on the broad area of epigenetics and chromatin will take place at December 3-5, 2014, in Freiburg. Registration is NOW OPEN.

3. Max Planck Epigenetics Meeting

The international meeting on the broad area of epigenetics and chromatin will take place at December 3-5, 2014, in Freiburg. Registration is NOW OPEN. [more]


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