Insight into the genome's dark matter

November 19, 2019

Expansions of DNA repeats can lead to diseases but are very hard to analyze. A new method now allows for a detailed look at these previously inaccessible regions of the genome.

Swiss Army Knife for Genome Research

November 08, 2019

The new multifunctional tool CRUP makes the prediction of enhancer regions in the genome quick and easy, and thereby making the method more accessible to other researchers.

Decisions at the crossroads of cellular life

October 23, 2019

During the transition phase between the stem cell state and specialized cells, a molecular barrier is established. It controls the efficiency of reprogramming

Next Dahlem Colloquium

January 27th, 2020, 2 pm

Aoife McLysaght 
Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin

Dosage sensitive genes in evolution and disease


The International Max Planck Research School for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) is a graduate program at the interface of molecular life sciences and computational sciences.

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