Grün Lab

Group Leader Dominic Grün

Dominic Grün, born in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, studied theoretical physics at the University Cologne, Germany from 1998-2003. In 2006, he completed his doctorate in theoretical physics and bioinformatics at the universities of Cologne and New York.

After several years of non-academic work in industry, he became a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Biology in Berlin from 2010 to 2012 and Research Associate at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Netherlands, from 2012 to 2015. Since 2015, Dominic Grün has been head of the research group “Quantitative Single Cell Biology” at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg.

Starting 1 January 2021 professor with a chair at the Institute of Systems Immunology at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg, Germany.

Qualifications and history

  • 1977 Born in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
  • 2004-2006 PhD studies in theoretical physics and computational biology at the University of Cologne, Germany, and at New York University, New York, USA
  • 2007-2010 Work in Industry
  • 2010-2012 Postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Delbrück-Centrum, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012-2015 Senior Researcher at the Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • since 2015 Junior Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany

Team members


Alumnae & Alumni

Name Position Years Current Affiliation
Sagar Postdoc 2015-2020 Group leader at the University of
Freiburg, Germany
Michael Bartoschek Postdoc 2019-2020 Roche, Basel, Switzerland
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