Online Science Pub Quiz

Public Event
Hier ist Ihre Chance, Ihr Biologie-Wissen mit CIBSS und dem MPI-IE zu testen. Online Science Pubquiz am 15. Juni 2021 - ab 20 Uhr. // Here is your chance to test your biology knowledge with CIBSS and the MPI-IE. Online Science Pubquiz on June 15, 2021 – starting 8pm. [mehr]

Sina Wittmann & José Morin - On Surface condensates

Max Planck Seminar
We are happy to announce two talks by Sina Wittmann (Hyman Lab, MPI-CBG) and José Morin (Grill Lab, MPI-CBG). Both will join our seminar series virtually. If you would like to attend or have any other inquires, please contact: Johanna Knipper (knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de). [mehr]

Wissenschaftsmarkt 2021

Public Event
Der digitale „Freiburger Wissenschaftsmarkt“ zeigt vom 7.-26. Juni 2021 mit anschaulichen und interaktiven Angeboten, was die Forschung in der Region zu bedeutenden gesellschaftlichen Fragen und Herausforderungen beiträgt – auch das MPI-IE ist mit dabei. // The digital “Freiburg Science Fair” from June 7-26, 2021 shows with vivid and interactive activities what research in the Freiburg region contributes to significant social issues and challenges. [mehr]

Nicolas Battich - The lifecycle of mRNAs at the single-cell level

Max Planck Seminar
Nicolas Battich, currently senior member in the van Oudenaarden Lab, joins the Max Planck Seminar Series online. Talk of the single cell specialist is entitled “The lifecycle of mRNAs at the single-cell level”. If you would like to attend or have any other inquires, please contact: Johanna Knipper (knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de). [mehr]

Aseem Ansari - Rewiring epigenetic states at targeted genes with small molecule transcription factors

Max Planck Seminar
This seminar entitled “Rewiring epigenetic states at targeted genes with small molecule transcription factors” will take place online. If you would like to attend, please contact the host: trompouki@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Ibrahim Cissé - Super-resolution Imaging of Transcription in Live Mammalian Cells

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Ibrahim Cissé, Associate Professor, Department of Physics at the MIT Cambridge, USA, will join our seminar series on March 17, 2021. If you would like to attend his online seminar (zoom) on “Super-resolution Imaging of Transcription in Live Mammalian Cells”, please contact: Johanna Knipper knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Oded Rechavi - Re-thinking Inheritance

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Oded Rechavi from the Tel-Aviv University will join our Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series on March 11, 2021. The seminar will take place online (zoom). If you would like to attend, please contact: Johanna Knipper knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Roberto Bonasio - Epigenetic pathways in the brain

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
We are looking forward to having Robert Bonasio, biologist and epigeneticist from the University of Pennsylvania, join our Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series in March 2021. The seminar will take place online. If you would like to attend, please contact: Johanna Knipper knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Pint of Science Freiburg 2020

Public Event
Pint of Science is an international festival which brings together scientists and the general public to discuss science in a very unusual environment: in a pub with a good pint of beer. It is organized by a grass-roots community of thousands of scientists across the world. In 2020, Freiburg joins the “Pint of Science” community for the third time. Over three days from September 7th to 9th, you can listen to Freiburg Scientists via zoom and discuss their latest research and findings [mehr]

David Garfield - Single-cell approaches for assessing the impact of mutations on chromatin accessibility and gene regulation

Max Planck Seminar
This seminar will take place online. If you would like to attend, please contact the hosts: iovino@ie-freiburg.mpg.de or our scientific coordinator Johanna Knipper: knipper@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Thelma Escobar - Inheriting chromatin domains in mammals and the mechanisms involved

Max Planck Seminar
  • Datum: 30.04.2020
  • Uhrzeit: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Vortragende: Thelma Escobar
  • New York University School of Medicine Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, USA
  • Ort: MPI-IE
  • Raum: Online
  • Gastgeber: Nicola Iovino
This seminar will take place online. If you would like to attend, please contact the host: iovino@ie-freiburg.mpg.de [mehr]

Efrat Shema - Single-Molecule Epigenetics: Illuminating the Histone Code in Cancer

Max Planck Seminar

Lena Pernas - Mitochondria-Microbe Conflict

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
This talk is canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. (10.03.2020) [mehr]
Please note: The 2020 Transcription & Chromatin Club in Freiburg is canceled and will be postponed to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will inform you as soon as possible upon the new event date. (10.03.2020) [mehr]

Marieke Essers - ‘Hematopoietic stem cells under inflammatory stress’

Max Planck Seminar
This talk is canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. (10.03.2020) [mehr]

Julien Bertrand - Nurture your blood stem cells: a tale of zebrafish tails”

Max Planck Seminar

Laleh Haghverdi - Multi-Omics Single-Cell Computational Biology

Max Planck Seminar

Serena Sanulli - Heterochromatin organization and dynamics

Max Planck Seminar

Françoise Porteu - Transposable elements and antiviral responses in HSC genomic stability and functions

Max Planck Seminar

Robert Schneider - Chromatin modifications and their role in transcription

Max Planck Seminar
The former MPI-IE research group leader, now Director of Institute of Functional Epigenetics at Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider returns for one seminar to his old work-place in Freiburg. He will give a talk entitled “Chromatin modifications and their role in transcription” on November 13th, 2019 (at 1pm). The talk takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE. [mehr]

Jeroen Roose - “Naïve T cells are not so dormant” (Tonic mTOR signals and immune-tuning)

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Maxwell J. Scott - Development of genetic systems for control of insect pests

Max Planck Seminar
Maxwell J. Scott, Professor in the Entomology and Plant Pathology Department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University, joins the Max Planck Seminar Series in October 2019. His talk is entitled “Development of genetic systems for control of insect pests” and takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE, 18.10.2019 (13:00). [mehr]

Rudolf Jaenisch - Epigenetic regulation in development, aging and disease

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Roberto Bonasio - Epigenetics of behavior and brain plasticity in ants

Max Planck Seminar
The Bonasio lab is studying the molecular mechanisms of epigenetic memory and is part of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and the Penn Epigenetics Institute (University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA). Roberto Bonasio will join the Max Planck Seminar series on July 22, 2019 (4pm) and will present on “Epigenetics of behavior and brain plasticity in ants”. The talk takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE. [mehr]

Sara Hamilton – Scientific Publishing: An Editor’s Insight

Max Planck Seminar
Sara Hamilton is Scientific Editor for Cell Reports. Her talk at the MPI-IE in the lecture hall on Wednesday, July 17th at 10:00 am is entitled: “Scientific Publishing: An Editor’s Insight”. [mehr]

“Christian Mosimann - Decoding cardiovascular lineage formation in space and (deep) time”.

Max Planck Seminar
https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/18181/4678708 [mehr]

Sanjeev Galande - Dynamic regulation of chromatin organizer SATB1 via TCR induced alternative promoter switch during T-cell development

Max Planck Seminar

Martin Jinek - CRISPR-Cas genome editors: from structures to applications

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/16014/4678708 [mehr]

Pint of Science Freiburg 2019

Meeting
Pint of Science is an international festival which brings together scientists and the general public to discuss science in a very unusual environment: in a pub with a good pint of beer. For the second time, Freiburg joins the worldwide “Pint of Science” community, spread over 24 countries, and already involving nine cities around Germany. Over three days from May 20th to 22th, two venues will host the worldwide event here in Freiburg with an exciting speaker line-up, a nice atmosphere and for sure delicious drinks. [mehr]

Chao-ting Wu - When chromosomes come in pairs…

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/17709/4678708 [mehr]

Judith Frydman – Maintaining Proteostasis: The pathways and principles of eukaryotic protein quality control

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15765/4678708 [mehr]

Christophe Lancrin - From blood vessels to hematopoietic stem cells

Max Planck Seminar
https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/17531/4678708 [mehr]

Kenneth Murphy - Development and Function of Dendritic Cell Subsets

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Zukunftstag 2019

Public Event
Berufsorientierung zum Zukunftstag 2019 am Max-Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik (MPI-IE) im Rahmen der bundesweiten Girls’ Day & Boys’ Day-Initiative. Am 28.03.2019 stehen die Türen des MPI-IE für interessierte Kinder und Jugendliche offen, um die spannende Welt der Molekularbiologie sowie das Berufsfeld einer Forscherin und eines Forschers einzutauchen. [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]

Simon Alberti - Phase separation as an organizing principle in biology

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Stephen Nutt - The determinants of lineage specific gene expression in immune system

Max Planck Seminar

Sebastian Deindl - Mechanisms and regulation of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling

Max Planck Seminar

Christine Mayr - Regulation of protein functions by 3’UTRs

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Jan Rehwinkel - Sensing and restricting: innate immune control of virus infection

Max Planck Seminar

Maria Carolina Florian - Aging alters the epigenetic architecture in hematopoietic stem cells

Max Planck Seminar

5th Max Planck Epigenetics Meeting

Meeting
The international meeting on the broad area of epigenetics and chromatin takes place at the MPI-IE in Freiburg on 5-7 December 2018. [mehr]

Veit Hornung - Inflammasomes: Guardians of Cellular Integrity

Max Planck Seminar
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15954/4678708 [mehr]

Florent Ginhoux - Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Biology: From Development to Functions

Max Planck Seminar
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15952/4678708 [mehr]

Martin Guilliams and Charlotte Scott - Resident and Recruited Macrophages in Health and Disease

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/13468/4678708 [mehr]

Harmit Malik - Genetic conflicts shape meiosis, centromeres and species

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15762/4678708 [mehr]

Dirk Schübeler - Decoding the epigenome

Max Planck Seminar
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15802/4678708 [mehr]

Gad Asher - A Metabolic View of Circadian Clocks

Max Planck Seminar
Seminar link: https://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/15801/4678708 [mehr]

Andrea Ablasser - The expanding role of the cGAS-STING pathway in immunity and inflammation

Max Planck Seminar
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]

Anne DeJean - Chromatin roles for SUMO in innate immunity and cell identity

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

MIAP Ethics in Image Analysis Workshop 2018

MIAP Workshop
Image editing and presentation are not always easy. In order to provide all scientists and students with the proper tools and knowledge to avoid common pitfalls, to spot imaging fraud, and to prepare sound images to prevent fraud, MIAP organizes the workshop Ethics in Image Analysis Workshop 2018 together with the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics. [mehr]

Alex Schier - Single-cell reconstruction of vertebrate development

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Samie Jaffrey - The dynamic epitranscriptome: Regulation of the fate and function of mRNA by reversible nucleotide modifications

Max Planck Seminar

Max-Planck-Tag 2018

Public Event
Das Max-Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik in Freiburg lädt alle interessierten Bürgerinnen und Bürger zum großen Max-Planck-Abend am 14. September 2018 in die Aula der Universität Freiburg ein. Beginn ist 19 Uhr. [mehr]

Brigitta Stockinger - Environmental influences via diet on intestinal homeostasis

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Gitta Stockinger, Head of the AhRimmunity laboratory at Crick Institute London joins the Max Planck Freiburg Special Guest Lecture Series. On September 13, 2018 at 1pm she will give a talk entitled “Environmental influences via diet on intestinal homeostasis”. Venue is the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE, Stübeweg 51. More: http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/13320/4678708 [mehr]

Andreas Trumpp - Stem Cells during Normal Physiology and Cancer

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Prof. Dr. Andreas Trumpp is head of the Division of Stem Cells and Cancer (DKFZ) and Managing Director of the Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine. He and his team is interested in unraveling the molecular and cellular basis of hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) and embryonic stem cell (ESC) self-renewal. With that the team wants to develop strategies to detect and target cancer and metastatic stem cells and break therapy resistance. http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/10546/4678708 [mehr]

Tony Nolan - Building a CRISPR-based gene drive for suppression of mosquito populations

Max Planck Seminar

Bertie Göttgens - Regulatory Networks and Cellular States of Normal and Malignant Blood Development

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Stirling Churchman – Probing gene regulation from the nucleus to mitochondria

Max Planck Seminar

Doreen Cantrell - Different environmental sensing pathways and responses to mTORC1 in naïve versus effector T cells

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Sandra Duharcourt – Epigenetic control of programmed DNA elimination in Paramecium.

Max Planck Seminar

Andrea Musacchio – Feedback control of mitosis: down to mechanisms

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series

Yuri Schwartz – Bringing Polycomb repression to genes and keeping it in check

Max Planck Seminar

José Enríquez - Mitochondria: we are always close to the finish, we never reach it.

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
José Antonio Enríquez Domínguez, group leader at the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research in Madrid, investigates the mammalian mitochondrial electron transport chain (MtETC) and H+-ATP synthase, which together constitute the oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) system. The team wants to understand its role in health and disease and is particularly interested in the role of the OXPHOS system in the development of the cardiovascular system, its relevance to ischemia-reperfusion, and its influence on microvascular blood flow. José Enríquez joins the Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series on 17 May 2018. He will give a talk entitled “Mitochondria: we are always close to the finish, we never reach it.” The lecture starts in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE at 1pm. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11762/4678708) [mehr]

Pint of Science Freiburg

Meeting
Pint of Science is an international festival which brings together scientists and the general publicto discuss about science in a very unusual environment: in a pub with a good pint of beer. For the first time, Freiburg joins the worldwide “Pint of Science” community, spread over 21 countries, and already involving seven cities around Germany. Over three days from May 14th to 16th, the Wirtshaus Goldener Sternen at Tennenbacher Platz in Freiburg will host the worldwide event, every evening from 6pm until 9pm. Tickets are limited! [mehr]

Eric Miska – RNA Epigenetics

Max Planck Seminar

Ralf Sommer – Nature vs. Nurture: Genetics and epigenetics of phenotypic plasticity and the first self-recognition system in nematodes

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Ralf Sommer, Director of the Department Integrative Evolutionary Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, joins the our Special Guest Lecture Series on April 26, 2018. At 1pm he will give a talk on “Nature vs. Nurture: Genetics and epigenetics of phenotypic plasticity and the first self-recognition system in nematodes” in the Main Lecture Hall of the Institute. More info: http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11760/4678708 [mehr]

Zukunftstag 2018

Public Event
Berufsorientierung zum Zukunftstag 2018 am Max-Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik (MPI-IE) im Rahmen der bundesweiten Girls’ Day & Boys’ Day-Initiative. Am 26.04.2018 stehen die Türen des MPI-IE für interessierte Kinder und Jugendliche offen, um die spannende Welt der Molekularbiologie sowie das Berufsfeld einer Forscherin und eines Forschers einzutauchen. [mehr]

Craig Ceol - Deconstructing the melanoma genome

Max Planck Seminar
Craig Ceol is Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester (MA, USA). The cancer researcher is focused on malignant melanoma, a very aggressive type of skin cancer. He and his team at UMass work on the understanding of genetic defects that underlie tumor initiation and maintenance by using zebrafish as a model organism. On April 12th, 2018 at 13 o'clock Craig Ceol will give a talk entitled “Deconstructing the melanoma genome” in the Lecture Hall of the MPI. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/12893/4678708) [mehr]

Nikolaus Rajewsky - Single cell sequencing in space and time

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
System biologist Nikolaus Rajewsky from Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association, Germany will visit the MPI-IE and join our Special Guest Lecture Series. On April 05, 2018 he will give a talk entitled “Single cell sequencing in space and time.” The event starts in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE at 1pm. More: http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11758/2342 [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/12992/4678708) [mehr]

Richard Morimoto - The Biology of Proteostasis in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Richard Morimoto, Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology and Director of the Rice Institute for Biomedical Research at Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, joins the Max Planck Freiburg Special Guest Lecture Series in March 2018. On the 22nd of March (starting 1pm in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE) he will give a talk entitled “The Biology of Proteostasis in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease”. Your host is Ritwick Sawarkar (MPI-IE). For more information please see: http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11757/4678708 [mehr]

Luca Scorrano - Keeping mitochondria in shape: a matter of life and death

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
On March 15th, 2018 Luca Scorrano, Professor of Biochemistry at University of Padova and Scientific Director of the Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM, Padova, Italy), is invited by the MPI-IE Post-Doc representatives to give a talk in the Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series in Freiburg. The expert for mitochondria morphology will give a talk about “Keeping mitochondria in shape: a matter of life and death” in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE starting at 14:30 pm. More info: http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11765/4678708 [mehr]

Jörg Büscher – Metabolomik: Dem biochemischen Fingerabdruck des Stoffwechsels auf der Spur.

The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/13019/4678708) [mehr]

Jorma Palvimo – Chromatin-wide insights into transcription factor SUMOylation

Max Planck Seminar
Jorma Palvimo Professor of Medical Biochemistry at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland will visit Freiburg. On Thursday, March 8th, 2018 the expert on steroid receptors and SUMO modifications in transcriptional regulation will give a talk in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics. The talk is hosted by Max Planck group leaders Andrea Pichler and Ritwick Sawarkar and starts at 1 pm. The talk is entitled “Chromatin-wide insights into transcription factor SUMOylation.” [mehr]

Alexander Stark - Decoding transcriptional regulation

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Alexander Stark group leader at Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna joins the Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series at the MPI-IE. His research is focused on studying regulators of gene expression by combining systematic genome-wide experiments and computational analyses. On March 2nd, 2018 at 13 o'clock he will give a talk entitled “Decoding transcriptional regulation”. The talk will take place in the Main Lecture Hall of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11791/2342) [mehr]

Jeffrey Rathmell – Fueling T cells in inflammation and immunity

Max Planck Seminar
Jeffrey Rathmell is Professor at the Vanderbilt University (Nashville, USA) and visits the MPI-IE Freiburg this February. The Rathmell lab focuses on how metabolic pathways influence the function and fate of lymphocytes in inflammatory diseases, anti-tumor immunity, and in leukemia. Hosted by Erika Pearce, his seminar is entitled “Fueling T cells in inflammation and immunity”. Start is on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 1pm. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/12903/4678708) [mehr]

Ivan Dikić - Ubiquitin and autophagy networks in health and disease

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Ivan Dikić is professor at Goethe University and director of the Institute of Biochemistry II in Frankfurt. He and his in lab work mainly around two major cellular quality control pathways: the ubiquitin system and autophagy. Prof. Ivan Dikić will be joining the Max Planck Freiburg Special Guest Lecture Series on February 15th, 2018. The talk entitled “Ubiquitin and autophagy networks in health and disease” starts in the Main Lecture Hall at 1pm. (http://www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/events/11756/4678708) [mehr]

Andrey Klymchenko – Molecular and Nano Tools for Cellular Imaging in Vitro and in Vivo

MIAP Seminar Series
MIAP Seminar Series hosted by the MPI-IE: On January 24th, 2017 the Microscopy and Image Analysis Platform (MIAP), a joint network for scientific imaging and analysis infrastructure in the Upper Rhine Valley, will meet at the MPI-IE. In addition to discuss ongoing projects and future plans within the MIAP framework the MPI-IE Imaging Facility in cooperation with MIAP will host a scientific seminar by Andrey Klymchenko, an expert on fluorescent probes, head of the Nanochemistry and Bioimaging group at the Laboratoire de Biophotonique et Pharmacologie, Strasbourg University. The seminar takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the Institute starting at 11am. Andrey Klymchenko will talk about “Molecular and Nano Tools for Cellular Imaging in Vitro and in Vivo.” [mehr]

Eric Marois – Mosquito genetic engineering: from conventional transgenes to gene drive

Max Planck Seminar

Marc Bühler – Sequence-specific targeting of chromatin regulators

Max Planck Seminar
Marc Bühler, Professor in Molecular Biology at the University of Basel, Switzerland and Senior Group Leader at FMI Basel, joins our Max Planck Seminar Series on January 18th, 2018. The research in his lab is mainly focused on chromatin biology and the processing and activity of non-coding RNAs as well as their impact on the gene expression at the chromatin level. In this seminar, Marc Bühler will speak about “Sequence-specific targeting of chromatin regulators“ in the Main Lecture Hall of the Institute starting at 1pm. [mehr]
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

John O’Shea - Genomic Views of Lymphocyte Differentiation and Activation

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Physician and immunologist John O’Shea, who is the scientific director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) as well as Chief of the Molecular Immunology and Inflammation Branch at the National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA takes part in the Special Guest Lecture Series of the Max Planck Freiburg. John O' Shea will speak on the topic of “Genomic Views of Lymphocyte Differentiation and Activation”. The seminar takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute starting at 1pm on December 5th, 2017. [mehr]

Alan Sher – Iron metabolism as a target for host-directed therapy of tuberculosis

Max Planck Seminar
NIH Researcher Alan Sher, PhD will visit Freiburg and joins the Max Planck Seminar Series at December 1st, 2017. The talk is entitled “Iron metabolism as a target for host-directed therapy of tuberculosis”. Begin is at 1pm in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE. [mehr]

Tuncay Baubec - Regulation of de novo DNA methylation

Max Planck Seminar
Tunca Baubec from the Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease at University of Zurich, Switzerland was invited by Nicola Iovino from the MPI-IE to give a talk in Freiburg. The epigeneticist will give a Max Planck Seminar on November 30th, 2017. Title of the talk is: “Regulation of de novo DNA methylation”. The seminar takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the Max Planck Institute. [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]

Paul Martin - Studying inflammation in wound healing and cancer

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Paul Martin is Professor of Cell Biology at the University of Bristol. He and his lab works on wound healing and has established models (Drosophila, zebrafish and mouse) to study the molecular and cellular basis of tissue repair and the associated wound inflammatory response. Currently the lab is investigating the genetics and cell biology of wound inflammation, in order to learn how best to modulate the inflammatory response to prevent fibrosis, and identifying parallels between wound and cancer-triggered inflammation. Paul Martin will give his talk “Studying inflammation in wound healing and cancer” in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE on Thursday, Nov., 23rd 2017 at 1pm. [mehr]

Daniel Jarosz – Deciphering the biochemical basis of phenotypic change

Max Planck Seminar

Eugene Oltz – Normal and Pathogenic Regulatory Circuits Governing Gene Expression in Human Lymphoid Cells

Max Planck Seminar
Eugene Oltz, Professor of Pathology and Immunology at the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (USA), will come to Freiburg on November 10th, 2017. He and his lab at WashU are focussing on how “genetic control elements communicate with epigenetic pathways to orchestrate aberrant changes in gene expression that underlie non-Hodgkin lymphoma; gene expression programs for normal B and T lymphocyte development, and; long-range changes in chromatin required for the assembly of antigen receptor genes by V(D)J recombination.” (source: Oltz Lab page). At the MPI-IE he will give a talk entitled “Normal and Pathogenic Regulatory Circuits Governing Gene Expression in Human Lymphoid Cells”. Start is in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute at 1pm. [mehr]

Pavel Georgiev – Role of the Clamp protein in recruiting of the Dosage Compensation Complex in Drosophila melanogaster

Max Planck Seminar
Pavel Georgiev from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) will give a talk entitled “Role of the Clamp protein in recruiting of the Dosage Compensation Complex in Drosophila melanogaster” at the MPI-IE Freiburg on Thursday, November, 9th, 2017 (1pm). The talk will be given in Main Lecture Hall of the Institute. [mehr]

Emmanouil Dermitzakis - Contribution of non-coding DNA to complex disease and cancer

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis is Professor at the Department of Genetic Medicineand Development (University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland). In his lab on Functional Population Genomics and Genetics of Complex Traits Laboratory he and his team are focussing on genome-wide analysis of gene expression variation and cellular phenotypes and association with nucleotide variation with a focus on disease susceptibility. Emmanouil joins the MPI-IE Special Guest Lecture Series with a talk on “Contribution of non-coding DNA to complex disease and cancer”. The talks takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute on October 12, 2017 – starting 1pm. [mehr]

Jens Brüning - Inflammatory signaling in obesity and metabolic disease

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Jens Brüning is Director at Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany. He and his research group on “Neuronal Control of metabolism” is interested to unravel the fundamental regulatory principles of how neurons sense nutritional cues and then to determine the neurocircuitry responsible for the coordinated adaptation of behavioral and autonomic outputs. Prof. Dr. Jens Brüning will visit the Max Planck in Freiburg on October 5th, 2017. In the Main Lecture Hall of the institute he will speak on “Inflammatory signaling in obesity and metabolic disease”. The talk starts at 1pm. [mehr]

Dr. Benoît Kanzler - Von Mäusen, Menschen und Mausmodellen.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

Julius Brennecke - Genome defense and heterochromatin formation by small RNAs

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
Julius Brennecke will visit the MPI-IE Freiburg on September 12th, 2017. The expert on the biology and mechanisms of small regulatory RNA pathways will give a talk in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute starting at 1pm. The title of the talk will be “Genome defense and heterochromatin formation by small RNAs”. [mehr]
Wie gelingt es unserem Körper eindringende Krankheitserreger erfolgreich zu bekämpfen? Kann die Umwelt die Aktivität der Gene beeinflussen? Und wie wird eigentlich DNA sequenziert? Diese und viele weitere Fragen beantworten Ihnen Forscherinnen und Forscher des MPI für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik, Freiburg. Am Stand können Sie erkunden, wie gut unser Erbgut in den Zellen verpackt ist und warum das so wichtig ist. Begegnen Sie auch unserem mobilen Sequenzierungsroboter, der, wenn Sie nett sind, die DNA von jung und alt analysiert. Und lernen Sie spielerisch mehr über die DNA und unser Immunsystem. [mehr]

Danny Reinberg - Epigenetics: One genome, multiple phenotypes

Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
  • Datum: 06.07.2017
  • Uhrzeit: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Vortragende(r): Danny Reinberg
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute NYU, Langone School of Medicine at Smilow Research Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Ort: MPI-IE
  • Raum: Main Lecture Hall
  • Gastgeber: Nicola Iovino
Danny Reinberg from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (NY,USA) joins the Special Guest Seminar Series 2017. On July 6th, 2017 at 1pm he will give a talk about “Epigenetics: One genome, multiple phenotypes”. The talk will take place in the Main Lecture of the institute. [mehr]

Vijay Tiwari – Deciphering the Epigenetic Code of Brain Development and Function

Max Planck Seminar
  • The event is postponed to fall 2017. A new event date will be announced soon.
  • Datum: 22.06.2017
  • Uhrzeit: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Vortragende(r): Vijay Tiwari
  • Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz, Germany
  • Ort: MPI-IE
  • Raum: Main Lecture Hall
  • Gastgeber: Ritwick Sawarkar
Vijay Tiwari from the IMB Mainz will give his talk entitled “Deciphering the Epigenetic Code of Brain Development and Function” at the MPI-IE Freiburg on Friday, May 12th, 2017 (1pm). The talk will be given in Main Lecture Hall of the Institute. [mehr]

Polychronis Fatouros - CRISPR. Wie wir mit dem Immunsystem von Bakterien das Erbgut von Zellen und Organismen verändern.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

Judith Zaugg – Using variation in gene regulatory elements across individuals to gain insights in disease mechanisms.

Max Planck Seminar
Judith Zaugg and her team investigate the variation of molecular phenotypes among individuals along with their genetic variation. This focus on personalized genomics aims on a better understanding of the molecular basis of complex genetic diseases and inter-individual differences in drug response. Judith Zaugg will come to the MPI-IE on Friday, June 16th, 2017. She will give a talk at 1pm in the Main Lecture Hall. The title of the talk will be "Using variation in gene regulatory elements across individuals to gain insights in disease mechanisms". [mehr]

Bart Lambrecht – Dendritic cell - epithelial cell interactions at the heart of the allergy epidemic

Special Guest Seminar
Bart Lambrecht, Group Leader at the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, Ghent, Belgium, will come to Freiburg and join the Special Guest Seminar Series of the MPI-IE. He will give a talk entitled “Dendritic cell-epithelial cell interactions at the heart of the allergy epidemic” in the Main Lecture Hall on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 1pm. [mehr]

Nicolas Gompel – Regulatory evolution and the diversification of pigmentation patterns in Drosophila

Special Guest Seminar
Nicolas Gompel from the LMU Munich will visit the MPI-IE on Thursday, May, 15th 2017. He will give a talk entitled “Regulatory evolution and the diversification of pigmentation patterns in Drosophila” in the Main Lecture Hall of institute at 1pm. [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]

Didier Trono – Mobile genetic elements, polydactyl proteins and the species-specificity of human biology

Special Guest Seminar
Didier Trono will speak at the MPI-IE on “Mobile genetic elements, polydactyl proteins and the species-specificity of human biology ”. The talk will take place in the MPI-IE Main Lecture Hall on April, 27th 2017 – starting at 1pm. [mehr]

Zukunftstag 2017

Public Event
Berufunsorientierung zum Zukunftstag 2017 am Max-Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie und Epigenetik (MPI-IE) im Rahmen der bundesweiten Girls’ Day & Boys’ Day-Initiative. Am 27.04.2017 stehen die Türen des MPI-IE für interessierte Kinder und Jugendliche offen, um die spannende Welt der Molekularbiologie sowie das Berufsfeld einer Forscherin und eines Forschers einzutauchen.Das Angebot ist ausgebucht. [mehr]

Yann Herault – Modelling the 17q21.31 syndromes in mouse improves our knowledge on the contribution of Kansl1 to the disease

Max Planck Seminar
Dr. Yann Hérault is a Research Director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). The Biologist and mouse geneticist is leading the Mouse Clinical Institute and a research group on “Physiopathology of aneuploidy, gene dosage effect and Down syndrome” at the IGBMC, Strasbourg. He will visit the institute in April, 26th 2017. The title of his talk will be announced soon. The talk takes place in the Main Lecture Hall at 1pm. [mehr]

Laszlo Tora – The role of co-activator complexes in regulating RNA polymerase II transcription

Max Planck Seminar
Prof. Dr. Laszlo Tora, Research Director at the institut de génétique et de biologie moléculaire et cellulaire (IGBMC) in Strasbourg, France will give a talk the MPI-IE. His talk is entitled “The role of co-activator complexes in regulating RNA polymerase II transcription” and takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute on Monday, 24 4 2017 at 1pm. [mehr]

Irmgard Sinning – RAC/Ssb – a unique chaperone triad on the ribosome

Max Planck Seminar
Irmgard Sinning is professor at the Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (Germany), Leibniz Prize awardee in 2014 and expert in the field of membrane proteins. She will visit the MPI-IE in April and share her expertise in the MPI-IE seminar series. As usual, the event takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute at 13h. The talk is entitled “RAC/Ssb – a unique chaperone triad on the ribosome”. [mehr]

Monsef Benkirane - Paving the way towards elimination of HIV persistent CD4+ T cell in vivo

Special Guest Seminar
Monsef Benkirane, is director of the Laboratory of Molecular Virology at the CNRS Institute of Human Genetics in Montpellier, France and a leading international expert for research towards an HIV cure. Monsef Benkirane will visit the MPI-IE on Friday, April, 7th 2017. His talk entitled “Paving the way towards elimination of HIV persistent CD4+ T cell in vivo” starts in the Main Lecture Hall at 13:00. [mehr]

Manolis Papamichos-Chronakis – To be or not to be? Chromatin remodelling links RNA quality control to transcriptional regulation.

Max Planck Seminar
Dr. Manolis Papamichos-Chronakis will visit the MPI-IE on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. The expert on chromatin dynamics will give his talk in Main Lecture Hall at 1pm. The title of his talk will be “To be or not to be? Chromatin remodelling links RNA quality control to transcriptional regulation.” [mehr]

Angela Giangrande - Transcriptional regulation and neural differentiation in Drosophila

Max Planck Seminar
Angela Giangrande group leader at the IGBMC in Strasbourg and expert on neural stem cellsin Drosophila joins the the guest speaker seminar series of the MPI-IE. On Thursday, 30.03.2017 Angela Giangrande gives a talk on “Transcriptional regulation and neural differentiation in Drosophila” in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute. The talk starts at 13.00. [mehr]

Harinder Singh – Using single cell transcriptomics to analyze immune cell fate choice and dynamics

Special Guest Seminar
Harinder Singh, PhD is Director of the Division of Immunobiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, USA. As guest of Prof. Rudolf Grosschedl (MPI-IE) Dr. Singh will join our seminar series and give a talk entitled “Using single cell transcriptomics to analyze immune cell fate choice and dynamics”. The event takes place in the Main Lecture Hall of the MPI-IE on Friday, 24th of March 2017 at 1pm. [mehr]

Lea Sistonen - Transcriptional Response to Stress Is Pre-wired by Promoter and Enhancer Architecture

Max Planck Seminar

Ralf Baumeister – Sending signals from a distance: non-autonomous tumor induction in C. elegans models.

Special Friday Science Afternoon
On Friday Science Afternoons at the MPI-IE usually a group leader of the institute presents his or her research to an internal audience. But this time the MPI-IE is pleased to announce Ralf Baumeister, Professor of Bioinformatics and Molecular Genetics at the University of Freiburg. He is C. elegans expert and uses the roundworms for functional analyzes of genes involved in diseases neurodegenerative diseases and genetic regulation of aging. Ralf Baumeister will visit the institute in Friday, March 17th, 2017 (16:15). The talk is entitled “ Sending signals from a distance: non-autonomous tumor induction in C. elegans models.”The talk is open to members of other institutions in Freiburg and surroundings. [mehr]

Michael Milsom – Stress-induced stem cell attrition as a driver of hematologic ageing

Max Planck Seminar
Michael Milsom, group leader of the HI-STEM Experimental Hematology Group in Heidelberg will visit the MPI-IE on March 16th, 2017. He will give his talk at 4pm in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute. The talk is entitled “Stress-induced stem cell attrition as a driver of hematologic ageing.” [mehr]

Valérie Hilgers - Von Fliegenhirnen und Botenmolekülen. Wie wir mit Fruchtfliegen Nervenzellen erforschen.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

Constanze Bonifer – The interplay between constitutive and signaling responsive transcription factors regulates hematopoietic specification

Max Planck Seminar
Constanze Bonifer is Chair of Experimental Haematology at the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences (ICGS), University of Birmingham, and is Director of the Birmingham Centre of Genome Biology. In their work, she and her team address the question of how the regulators of transcription, the sequence-specific DNA binding proteins or transcription factors, interact with the chromatin template and change its structure. It is known from genetic studies that chromatin modification complexes play essential roles in all phases of the development of multicellular organisms and that transcription factors bring these epigenetic regulatory proteins to specific genes. Constanze Bonifer will give a talk about her research at the MPI-IE Freiburg (Main Lecture Hall) on March 14th, 2017 at 11am. [mehr]

Douglas Green – To the edge of necroptosis, and back

Special Guest Seminar
The Post-Doc representatives of the MPI-IE invited Prof. Douglas Green, renowned expert on T cell biology, to share his expertise within our Special Guest seminar series. Douglas Green will visit the institute on February, 28th 2017 and give his talk in the Main Lecture Hall at 1pm. [mehr]

David Vilchez – Proteostasis of aging and stem cells

Max Planck Seminar
David Vilchez will visit the institute on February 23rd, 2016. He will present his research in a talk on “Proteostasis of aging and stem cells”. The talk starts in the Main Lecture Hall of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg at 1pm. [mehr]

Ben Lehner – Trans-generational epigenetic inheritance of environmental information in C. elegans

Special Guest Seminar
Ben Lehner will speak at the MPI-IE on “Trans-generational epigenetic inheritance of environmental information in C. elegans”. The talk will take place in the MPI-IE Main Lecture Hall on February, 9th, 2017 – starting at 1pm. [mehr]

Winship Herr – Regulation of mammalian cell metabolism and proliferation via the versatile HCF-1 transcription hub

Max Planck Seminar
Winship Herr, Professor at the Center for Integrative Genomics (University of Lausanne), visits MPI-IE in February. During his stay he will give a lecture on “Regulation of mammalian cell metabolism and proliferation via the versatile HCF-1 transcription hub”. The seminar will take place in the Main Lecture Hall at 13 o'clock. [mehr]

Diego Pasini – Control of Cellular Identity by Polycomb Chromatin Modifiers

Max Planck Seminar
Diego Pasini will give a talk on the “Control of Cellular Identity by Polycomb Chromatin Modifiers” at the MPI-IE (Main Lecture Hall) on Dec. 15th, 2016 (1pm). [mehr]

Eirini Trompouki – Blutige Signalwege. Wie aus Stammzellen unser Blut entsteht.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

4th Max Planck Epigenetics Meeting

Meeting
The international meeting on the broad area of epigenetics and chromatin takes place on November 30th - December 2nd, 2016, at the MPI-IE in Freiburg. [mehr]

Matthias Hentze - Smartphone proteins connecting gene expression and metabolism

Max Planck Seminar
During his short stop at the MPI-IE on Monday, December 21st, 2016 Matthias Hentze will give a seminar entitled “Smartphone proteins connecting gene expression and metabolism”. The seminar starts at 1pm in the Main Lecture Hall of the institute. [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]

Lutz Hein – Dynamics of the cardiomyocyte epigenome in development and disease

Special Friday Science Afternoon
  • Datum: 11.11.2016
  • Uhrzeit: 16:00 - 17:00
  • Vortragende(r): Lutz Hein
  • Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Ort: MPI-IE
  • Raum: Main Lecture Hall
  • Gastgeber: Nicola Iovino
On Friday Science Afternoons at the MPI-IE usually a group leader of the institute presents his/her research to the internal audience. But this time the MPI-IE is pleased to announce Prof. Dr. med. Lutz Hein, Professor and Chair at Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. [mehr]

Mina Bissell – Closing the Loop: “How a Linear DNA Sequence Becomes a Three Dimensional Tissue and How it May Become Malignant and Metastatic”

Special Guest Seminar
Mina Bissell has been recognized for her lifetime contributions to the fields of breast cancer research, the enhanced role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and the nucleus environment to gene expression in normal and malignant tissues. These works have ushered and have changed some central paradigms that have strengthened the importance of context in the development of cancer. [mehr]

Meinrad Busslinger - Control of B cell immunity and leukemia by the transcription factor Pax5

Special Guest Seminar

Angelika Rambold – Organellen-Netzwerke. Wie sich die Organe unserer Zellen aufeinander abstimmen.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

Marc Schmidt-Supprian – Investigating Lymphomagenesis, NF-kB Activation and Beyond

Special Guest Seminar
The research group of Professor Schmidt-Supprian (b. 1972) investigates aspects of human autoimmune diseases and immune cell cancers in genetically modified mice. Professor Schmidt-Supprian studied chemistry and biochemistry at the Universities of Würzburg and Tübingen and Trinity College Dublin. Between 1999 and 2003 he performed his doctoral studies under the supervision of Professor Rajewsky at the University of Cologne and Harvard Medical School, acquiring his doctorate in 2003. He continued to work with Professor Rajewsky at Harvard as a postdoctoral fellow (2004) and as a junior investigator/instructor in pathology (2004-2007). At the end of 2007 Professor Schmidt-Supprian started a DFG Emmy Noether research group at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. In 2014 he was appointed to a tenure track professorship position at TUM. [mehr]

Dominic Grün – Zellen würfeln nicht? Wie Zellen zu ihrer Identität finden.

Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]

Christoph Kleineidam – Colony coherence and individual decisions in ants

Biologisches Kolloquium – Uni Freiburg
Christoph Kleineidam is heading a neurobiology research group at the University of Konstanz. In his research he aims to better understand the neuronal basis of behavior and its consequences for social organization in insects. [mehr]

Rita Rebollo – Epigenetic interplay between mammalian transposable elements and host genes.

Max Planck Seminar

Gerhard Mittler – Massenspektronomie. Was das Wiegen von Eiweißen über unsere Zellen verrät

Forschung höchstpersönlich: Forschung höchstpersönlich
The talk series “Forschung höchstpersönlich” was established in 2012 at the MPI-IE. Four times a year, scientists of the institute present their research within a broader context to non-scientific employees to allow better insights into the performed research. The talks are hosted by the public relations officer of the institute and are given in German. [mehr]
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, Ph.D. students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high-quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. [mehr]
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