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Director

Prof. Robert Schneider

Director Functional Epigenetics

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Deputy Director

Dr Till Bartke

Deputy Director of the Institute of Functional Epigenetics

The Schneider Lab

Sandra Nitsch

Doctoral Researcher

Kevin Brockers

Doctoral Researcher

Palma Rico

Research Technician

Marlet Morales Franco

Doctoral Researcher

Simona Nasiscionyte

Doctoral Researcher

Dr. Amelie Johanna Kraus

Scientific Coordinator for Epigenetics

Amelie J. Kraus did her Master’s degree at the University of Würzburg. There, she got interested in Epigenetics and joined the Siegel's Lab for her PhD. She worked on the epigenetic gene regulation in the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei. During her PhD, Amelie could gain experience in event and non-scientific project management. She joined the team in October 2019 as Scientific Coordinator for Epigenetics.

Nationality: German

Dr Till Bartke

Deputy Director of the Institute of Functional Epigenetics

Magdalena Valenta

PhD Student

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Scarlett Dornauer

Senior Lab Manager

Dr. Andrey Tvardovskiy

Postdoc

Huiwen Li

Doctoral Researcher

Yu-Hao (Eric) Liu

Doctoral Researcher

Gabriela Santos

Bioinformatician

Dr. Jessica Pellegrino

Postdoc

Dr. Igor Kukhtevich

Postdoc

Prof. Robert Schneider

Director Functional Epigenetics

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Bihter Özdemir Aygenli

Doctoral Researcher

Emilia Izabela Cepowska

Doctoral Researcher

The Cabianca Lab

Dr. Iratxe Estivariz

Postdoc

Dr. Daphne Selvaggia Cabianca

Group Leader

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Johanna Hornung

Research Technician

Nada Saad Norildin Al-Refaie

Doctoral Researcher

Carole Zaratiegui

Doctoral Researcher

Lorenz Pudelko

Doctoral Researcher

The Schmoller Lab

Purva Choudhary

Working student

Building 3526, Room 008

Dimitra Chatzitheodoridou

Doctoral Researcher

Arohi Khurana

Doctoral Researcher

Dr. Kurt Schmoller

Group Leader

Daniela Bureik

Research Technician

Alissa Finster

Doctoral Researcher

Dr. Francesco Padovani

Postdoc

Yagya Chadha

Doctoral Researcher

Minnah Irfan

MSc. student

    Leonardo Bolcato

    MSc. student

      Benedikt Mairhörmann

      Doctoral Researcher

      Anika Seel

      Doctoral Researcher

      The Scialdone Lab

      Dr. Antonio Scialdone

      Group Leader

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      Antonio completed his undergraduate studies in Physics at the University of Naples “Federico II", Italy, where he also received his PhD in Fundamental and Applied Physics. After that, he moved to the UK to work as a postdoc, first in the lab of Martin Howard at the John Innes Centre, then in the lab of John Marioni at the EMBL-EBI and the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute, in Cambridge. 

      Nationality: Italian

      Contact: antonio.scialdone@helmholtz-muenchen.de

      Gabriele Lubatti

      Doctoral Researcher

      Gabriele received his bachelor degree in Physics from the University of Torino, Italy in July 2017.  Then he obtained the master degree in Physics of Complex System from the same university in April 2019. During his master thesis he focused on cell competition in mouse embryo combining the analysis of single-cell RNA-seq data with mathematical modelling. He joined the lab in May 2019.

      Nationality: Italian

      Marco Stock

      Doctoral Researcher

      Aleksei Taradin

      Doctoral Researcher

      Dr. Karoline Holler

      Postdoc

      The Groth Lab

      Dr. Martin Groth

      Group Leader