Scientific Infrastructure

Over the recent years, the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE) has made major efforts to further strengthen its scientific infrastructure. Currently, ten in-house scientfic core facilities provide support in various state-of-the-art technologies and allow the implementation of highly sophisticated research projects.

The close collaboration between research groups and scientific core facilities is an important pillar of the scientific success of the MPI-IE.

The regulation of gene expression is controlled by multiple mechanisms, such as the sequence-specific binding of transcription factors to DNA, ... [more]
Understanding the roles gene products play in biological systems is a key challenge in the post-genomic era. To accomplish this task, visualization... [more]
The Deep Sequencing Facility is an sequencing service centre at the MPI-IE and offers high throughput sequencing services ... [more]
The Flow Cytometry Unit, utilizing high quality flow cytometry instrumentation, provides comprehensive and ... [more]
It has taken us millions of years to discover that the genome can be artificially modified but only a few dozen of years ... [more]
The newly established Metabolomics Facility supports researchers in studying all the unique chemical fingerprints that specific cellular processes leave behind. [more]
The Proteomics Facility is offering a state-of-the-art Mass Spectrometry (MS) analysis service and is collaborating with other research groups ... [more]
The animal facility organizes the breeding and keeping of our laboratory animals, ensures the hygienic and health status of the animals and supports the scientists in their animal research projects. [more]
In general, higher vertebrates such as mouse and rat are used as model organisms in immunology research. Nevertheless, the zebrafish ... [more]
The fruit fly Drosophila is one of the most extensively characterized metazoan organisms. Over more than... [more]
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