Stem Cells, Development, and Regeneration

Julius Brennecke (IMBA)

Transposon silencing and heterochromatin formation by small RNAs

Christa Buecker (MFPL)

Transcriptional Regulation during Early Embryonic Development

Meinrad Busslinger (IMP)

How do transcription factors control the development of B cells and plasma cells?

Luisa Cochella (IMP)

How are the many different cell types that form a multicellular animal specified during development?

Ulrich Elling (IMBA)

Functional genomic in embryonic stem cells

David Keays (IMP)

How do animals sense the earth’s magnetic field, and can this be used to study the brain?

Juergen Knoblich (IMBA)

Brain development and disease

Bon-Kyoung Koo (IMBA)

Homeostatic regulation of adult stem cells

Martin Leeb (MFPL)

Molecular control of cell identity

Sasha Mendjan (IMBA)

Molecular control of human organogenesis

Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid (GMI)

Epigenetic changes in plants

Michael Nodine (GMI)

Small RNA functions in plant embryos

Anna Obenauf (IMP)

What are the molecular mechanisms behind cancer? How can we exploit the vulnerabilities of cancer cells to find opportunities for new therapies?

Andrea Pauli (IMP)

What is the function of short open reading frames in embryonic development?

Josef Penninger (IMBA)

Modelling human disease

Florian Raible (MFPL)

Origin and Diversification of Hormone Systems

Kikue Tachibana (IMBA)

Chromatin reprogramming in totipotent stem cells

Elly Tanaka (IMP)

What gives a stem cell its ability to regenerate into a whole limb, and why is that ability lost in mammals?

Noelia Urban (IMBA)

Systemic regulation of adult neurogenesis